Tim Linden

I'm the CTO of TimTech, I love coding with PHP and MySQL.
I'm addicted to tracking clicks and email marketing.

Database Maintenence Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Thursday, at 9AM EST we will be performing maintenance on our database server. There will be downtime. We do not know the exact amount of time but have been given a one hour window.

If you are using Trck.me trackers it’s up to you if you wish to pause them on sites. If you are advertising on any of our sites you do not need to pause them as our sites will also be offline.

I’m sure you are wondering why. We are upgrading our server ram. This will allow us to grow into the future without server crashes or slow downs. We feel it’s important to have bigger servers to leave room for growth.

Sticking some extra sticks of ram into a server doesn’t take long. However the size of our server means the shut down and start up times take a while when compared to your personal computer. The exact time depends on many variables.

I’m making this post so you can leave any comments or questions below. You can also be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest updates: @timlinden, @justinledvina, @theteguy.

10 comments for “Database Maintenence Tomorrow

  1. February 13, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    You’re doing that on Valentines Day? Not very loving if you ask me, LOL….ty for the advance notice!

  2. February 13, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    seriously? i have thousands of dollars worth of solo ads going out tomorrow. there is no way to cancel these.

  3. February 13, 2013 at 12:57 pm

    Upgrade to 64GB? That’s great stuff man, just remember that electrostatic discharges (ESD) can kill ram modules at touch! (don’t ask me how I learned that lol)

    Good luck and congrats on the upgrade!

    Sergio

  4. February 13, 2013 at 12:57 pm

    Thanks for the warning and the info. That gives everyone a chance to fit in an extra hour of romance tomorrow!

    Seriously… it’s good to know you are planning ahead instead of waiting for an unexpected crash.

    Nick Grimshawe

  5. February 13, 2013 at 1:01 pm

    seriously? I have several thousand dollars worth of solo ads going out tomorrow to these trackers. these can’t be stopped.

  6. February 13, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    Hi Tim.
    Thank you so much for doing this, and the advance notice, even tho it is on Valentines day. I hope everything runs smoothly. I am doing a big promo tomorrow and Friday.

  7. February 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    FUN FUN FUN – Done my next please/

  8. February 13, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    I think we can all bare with that for an hour or so :) Thanks for the heads up!

  9. February 13, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    Thanks Tim I am sending a copy to my adkreator list. Thanks! Barb :)

  10. February 14, 2013 at 4:55 am

    Thanks for the update Tim, I’ve posted to my OldSkoolers! ;) Congrats on the upgrade too, it’s good to know you’re taking care of our future! ;) Happy Valentines Day, Lee :)

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