This week we’ve been cleaning up blogs on our oldest server. We updated blogs that had old WordPress versions, we cleanup up hacked blogs, and we did all sorts of misc cleanup on our oldest blogs. Most of our active users are already on a newer server that doesn’t really need any cleanup. However, it’s… Continue reading Cleanup update, Beccary.com expired and auctioned
I moved our databases to a more powerful server and tweaked the MySQL settings. Things seem super fast now, all that is left is to stress test it under heavier loads and check the stability.
Today I walked Riker through installing a new hard drive in our 8 core web server. Everything went smoothly and this weekend I hope to have the web server and DB server both running faster 🙂 NOTE, these are sponsored links: Check out these pages on loans and vacation rentals a friend of my mine… Continue reading New Hard Drives Arrived at Datacenter
We were recently approached by a business offering to sponsor Weblogs.us by paying a portion of our monthly hosting costs, in return for hosting approximately 200-300 pages of commercial content. This seemed like a good thing because it would help us defray hosting costs and spend some of those savings on improving our hosting for… Continue reading Sponsor Snafu, Fixed Now
Our blogs have been running rather smoothly since the server upgrades a few months ago. I revamped my personal blog, JD Hodges.com and many of our other bloggers like Jesse are getting back into the blogging grove this summer. We aren’t planning on accepting new Weblogs.us users anytime soon because we want to make sure… Continue reading Good Times at Weblogs.us
Lots of downtime recently. Here are some measures meant to improve the situation: I downgraded the Apache servers to the prior version (which seemed more stable) Cleaned up the httpd.conf files (removed the wp_619) blog [Temporarily] Replaced the weblogs.us frontpage with the “status” blog (lower resource usage) May provide an automate WP 2.1 upgrade feature for… Continue reading Some measures