Many have noticed our nightly backup window. I’m working to reduce that significantly, but doing so requires some system updates, including a reboot.
I’m rebooting in mid-day in order to diagnose things over the rest of the day. THR should be back up within minutes>
Going down: 13:38 EST
Back up: 13:40 EST
Now we’ll [...]
Something we implemented a couple of years ago was Sphinx Search. It is much faster than MySQL’s built-in text search, and is something that’s been generally trouble-free. Until today.
Normally it indexes our database in the morning and takes a minute or two to crank through all 8.whatever million posts in our database. Then every [...]