X360, PS3 Saturday, June 24, 2006 | 10:29 PM

Site maintenance this week-end

Site maintenance this week-end

The site will be moved to a new server this week-end, most likely tonight, and should be down for about 30 minutes. The new server costs about 50% the price of the old one with barely a difference in performance. This will allow us to use the money to get more download and streaming servers.
Update: The migration is done and seems to have worked well. Let me know if something strange is happening for you. The main and "rescue" mirrors will be down until I'm satisfied with the new download process I'm working on.


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Commented on 2006-06-24 10:48:23
Awesome , keep up the good work man.
Commented on 2006-06-24 10:55:25
Good luck!

Be interested to here how the donations are going, perhaps a monthly update?
Commented on 2006-06-24 11:06:28 In reply to rupbert
Posted by rupbert
Be interested to here how the donations are going, perhaps a monthly update?
Yeah I'll do something like that on the forum.
Commented on 2006-06-24 11:17:34
It's all been spent on Women and Beer, boy that Snoopers can party :)

Joking of course.
Commented on 2006-06-24 11:23:16
No, it is all be saved so he can afford a PS3 ;)

I hope it goes well Blim. As usual the servers are great and the service outstanding!
Commented on 2006-06-24 12:04:00
Out of interest Blim. How much roughly is a server?
Commented on 2006-06-24 12:07:03
The old one was 400 euros per month with 2*50 mbits of bandwidth (2 separate network cards). It was a very high end server, dual xeon, raid 1 with scsi drives, you name it.
The new one will be 210 euros per month with 100 mbits of bandwidth. It's a medium range server, Pentium D dual core 3.0 Ghz with hardware sata raid 1.
Commented on 2006-06-24 12:10:30
Wow, you was doing a grand job funding that yourself Blim.
Hope it all goes well.
Commented on 2006-06-24 12:14:55
Great work guys! Keep up the great work :D
Commented on 2006-06-24 13:32:21
great work blimster - xboxyde keeps on improving further and further and leaves the other sites behind
Commented on 2006-06-24 14:21:47
Good luck Blim, Keep up the awesome work!
Commented on 2006-06-24 16:28:28 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
The old one was 400 euros per month with 2*50 mbits of bandwidth (2 separate network cards). It was a very high end server, dual xeon, raid 1 with scsi drives, you name it.
The new one will be 210 euros per month with 100 mbits of bandwidth. It's a medium range server, Pentium D dual core 3.0 Ghz with hardware sata raid 1.
Great stuff Blim, hope it all goes well..
Commented on 2006-06-24 17:08:21
The new server is ready, the migration should happen sometimes tonight as expected. It shouldn't take more than 10 minutes, and then I'll update the DNS servers.
Commented on 2006-06-24 18:36:32
Good work mate, love your site , shout outs from the land down under.
Commented on 2006-06-24 18:39:19
Thats good news :)
Commented on 2006-06-24 19:22:06
Nice news!!
Keep the good work gentlemen!!
Commented on 2006-06-24 22:42:25
Good job BlimBlim. Working as good as before.
Commented on 2006-06-24 23:21:42
Keep up the good works.
Commented on 2006-06-24 23:54:27
hope it all goes well..nice to know site is getting better...
keep it up.
Commented on 2006-06-25 00:39:11
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Commented on 2006-06-25 01:00:23
coz "This will allow us to use the money to get more download and streaming servers." so its no wasting money
Commented on 2006-06-25 03:22:27
This Site rocks!
Commented on 2006-06-26 02:04:25
PORTUGAL WINS!!!! :D:D:D
Commented on 2006-06-26 03:03:05

The new server costs about 50% the price of the old one with barely a difference in performance.
Regardless, I'm experiencing a great boost in speed.
Everything is much smoother!
Commented on 2006-06-26 10:41:22
i've noticed that too. Sweet lovin'! :)
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