March 05, 2014
Ace says that mu.nu is under a massive spam attack today. I know that Wonderduck caught some of the flack. mu.nu is the same physical server as mee.nu (they're different virtual servers running on the same hardware) so indirectly it's possible for it to affect mee.nu performance, and I've noticed performance being poor a couple of times.
Be patient. I'm sure Pixy will do whatever he can to fix it.
I mean, "yeah, I did... me and Ace, yeah, we're about equal importance in the blogosphere."
Posted by: Wonderduck at March 05, 2014 07:26 PM (JpqPY)
And yes, mee.nu was running like a slug for about half an hour while I fixed things. It should be happier now. Load on the server peaked at around 400; it's back down to 7 now.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at March 05, 2014 07:38 PM (PiXy!)
Maybe this is a sign of technical advance and we'll have ampersands any day now.
Posted by: pgfraering at March 06, 2014 06:27 PM (kwc/t)
It's one physical box with about a thousand cores (give or take). The advantage of doing it that way is shared peripherals (SSD's, HD's) and shared RAM (measured in dozens of gigabytes).
And then when you set up your virtual machines you can control how much resources each one uses, so as to make the busy ones more hefty.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at March 06, 2014 06:59 PM (+rSRq)
Now pricing has moved in a different direction and it's cheaper to run multiple small servers again, so I'm working on that. On the one hand, there's more to look after; on the other hand, no single problem can take down the whole network.
(I'll have to look at that ampersand thing... I think it's the HTML filter over at Ace's site.)
Posted by: Pixy Misa at March 07, 2014 01:26 AM (PiXy!)
I think the running joke is 'ampersands are for closers!"
Posted by: pgfraering at March 07, 2014 09:22 AM (MABdW)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at March 07, 2014 11:04 AM (+rSRq)
Posted by: pgfraering at March 09, 2014 05:19 PM (RBlwW)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at March 09, 2014 06:46 PM (+rSRq)
And no hitting!
Posted by: Wonderduck at March 09, 2014 07:28 PM (OLSt7)
Posted by: pgfraering at March 09, 2014 10:41 PM (MABdW)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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