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NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 11:39:15 Reply

As of yesterday, Newgrounds is now running with 13 webservers - that's the most we've ever had running at the same time! We have two more that are still being serviced before they can be put back into rotation, bringing the grand total to 15.

We are also experimenting with a new kernel that should result in better NFS performance... Don't ask me exactly what that means...

Our bandwidth graph is really starting to reach its 300mbps peak now that we have the new servers in place. Once we add a few more, it will probably be time to upgrade to 400mbps! That's some insane bandwidth! We are already looking into some really expensive file serving solutions to keep up with growth. Hopefully our current fileserver will hold out a bit longer, though.


This is the game JohnnyUtah and I have been working on.

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 11:41:30 Reply

Awsome! That's really much!

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 11:44:35 Reply

At 3/18/04 11:39 AM, TomFulp wrote:
Our bandwidth graph is really starting to reach its 300mbps peak now that we have the new servers in place. Once we add a few more, it will probably be time to upgrade to 400mbps! That's some insane bandwidth!

Cool, good to be kept up to date with upgrades and that. The site keeps going from strength to strength!


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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 11:44:36 Reply

At 3/18/04 11:39 AM, TomFulp wrote: We are also experimenting with a new kernel that should result in better NFS performance... Don't ask me exactly what that means...

nfs what?

Our bandwidth graph is really starting to reach its 300mbps peak now that we have the new servers in place.

Damn i still with there was a page where we could see stuff like that and total amount of people viewing ng every day and other stuff like that, would be nice for the statistics page.

Once we add a few more, it will probably be time to upgrade to 400mbps!

Why don't you just upgrade to 500mbps and save your self some time? =P

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 11:45:48 Reply

Is all that bandwith really necessary? Sure, at about 10:00pm, Newgrounds is impossible to access because everyone in America is trying to get on, but there's never any problems in the evening in Britain for access. Still, Newgrounds is ever-growing, we might need it soon.

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 11:51:45 Reply

Sounds fabulous. :-)


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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 11:56:49 Reply

damn thats a lot of tech crap....so how big is the electric bill??

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 12:03:46 Reply

good news. my connection went to 10mb to 100mb so hopefully this site will run fast for m3h.


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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 12:04:25 Reply

good for u tom, hopefully it doesn't cost an arm and a leg, because that 'd suck :( less profit, that'd hurt u when u tryin to get that warehouse up and running

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 12:06:18 Reply

because he's trying to save himself some money, if he upgrades to 500mbps when it isn't requires he'll be spending an arm and a leg on nothing

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 12:13:08 Reply

that pwns! already i never get the server overload thing, and now theres no way for it to happen (unless something fucks up) and plz remove the popup from when u clikc veiw this movie

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 12:19:03 Reply

lol
keep up the great work


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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 12:21:29 Reply

Great news - glad to hear that things are going smoothly - hopefully after he gets thats game into production he will bank enough chedda to make this the ultimate site and its goes faster than a bullet or something very fast.

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 12:48:55 Reply

Great Tom, Go on!!

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 12:56:10 Reply

Tom, that's really cool man! I can't wait!

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 13:04:16 Reply

HEY TOM, i see you reach level 10 tomorrow! Cool dude!

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 13:10:51 Reply

well what can you do. I hope this works.

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 13:16:44 Reply

At 3/18/04 01:04 PM, sneepioo wrote: HEY TOM, i see you reach level 10 tomorrow! Cool dude!

Tom was at level 10 but when back down to level 9 if he wants he can go to level 10 today.

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 13:20:37 Reply

Hmmm ... everyone seems to be congratulating Tom. Well, since that base is more than covered, I am going to be all different and crap and thank Jim for all his hard work in getting this place to run smoothly, despite hiccups like the IdiotXXX fiasco, constant upgrades, alllll the other stuff that crashes that we never even notice, and, most of all, listening to us whine, bitch, and moan, without succumbing to the urge to bite anyone's head off.

Stress: the mental condition that arises when one's mind overrides one's body's desire to choke the living shit out of some dumbass who really deserves it.

Thank God Jim's on decaf.

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 13:23:59 Reply

WOW that IS some insane bandwidth! It's like you're constantly feeding a gigantic crowd. And you're doing one hell of a job too, keep it up.


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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 13:27:21 Reply

At 3/18/04 01:20 PM, D0GMA wrote: Hail Jim!

I thought it was James, I hope I'm not wrong.

And I agree, most of his hard work is probably unnoticed. I'll have a lot more to be thankful for when he gets working on audio portal music requests!


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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 13:30:35 Reply

i...uhhh... have no clue what any of that means

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 13:46:53 Reply

Sounds great, the portal seemed abit fast today, so i guess its all good, any chance of us getting the text search thing back anytime soon???

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 13:49:17 Reply

I hope wade levels up and is able to use the upgraded banning stick, with 2-23 damage depending on roll of dice with +3 range

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 14:06:35 Reply

Yes, this is the fastest NG has ever been at! Its noticeable!!! Especially the forums! No errors at all!

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 14:13:06 Reply

THATS REALLY GOOD! ummmm can you e-mail me on what i need to make and submit stuff on newgrounds and some ways how i can earn EXP other than voting? my e-mail is Re9Bc@aol.com and good luck on your service Fulp!

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 14:37:19 Reply

At 3/18/04 11:39 AM, TomFulp wrote: As of yesterday, Newgrounds is now running with 13 webservers - that's the most we've ever had running at the same time! We have two more that are still being serviced before they can be put back into rotation, bringing the grand total to 15.

Thats awesome, Tommy Boy! Nice work everyone to keep this up and runnin

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 14:39:58 Reply

At 3/18/04 02:13 PM, King_Machine wrote:

some ways how i can earn EXP other than voting?
There is none. I think there should be more ways than just voting on movies. (hint hint)


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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 14:42:15 Reply

experimental kernel.... ahhhhhhhhh

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Response to NG Upgrades... 2004-03-18 15:06:24 Reply

i wonder if that is enough to make NG slashdot proof? :P