MotoBarsteward
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Re: Getting database errors whilst trying to access this forum

Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:46 pm

Is it just me (Safari on iMac Lion but with v.fast internet) or is there a problem with the forum.

I get a database access error very three or 4 pages. Just tried to post and got an error and lost the post.

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Re: Getting database errors whilst trying to access this forum

Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:49 pm

It's under quite heavy load at the moment, with lots of people awaiting news of the launch.  I believe there are plans to move to a more capable server sometime around the end of the week.

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Re: Getting database errors whilst trying to access this forum

Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:09 pm

MotoBarsteward said:


Is it just me (Safari on iMac Lion but with v.fast internet) or is there a problem with the forum.

I get a database access error very three or 4 pages. Just tried to post and got an error and lost the post.



You're lucky - I hit an error and it posted me twice.....

MOST embarassing!

It may be a limit on how many connections the database engine can accept at any one moment.  And if people keep making repeated requests it'll get itself tied in knots.  When I hit the database error message I give up for a couple of minutes.  It generally rights itself by then.
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Re: Getting database errors whilst trying to access this forum

Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:31 pm

TheEponymousBob said:


It's under quite heavy load at the moment, with lots of people awaiting news of the launch.  I believe there are plans to move to a more capable server sometime around the end of the week.


What TEB said...
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Re: Getting database errors whilst trying to access this forum

Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:02 am

Put some more coal in the firebox.


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Re: Getting database errors whilst trying to access this forum

Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:22 am

Try to avoid 1300 GMT and 1530 GMT. A lot of people seem to be online during lunch and coffee breaks.

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Re: Getting database errors whilst trying to access this forum

Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:13 am

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Re: Getting database errors whilst trying to access this forum

Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:36 pm

There's several of these threads floating around all of which are saying the same thing.  Plus the question has been answered so I'm closing this thread
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