Website Update Log

Discussion in 'Site Discussion' started by Geit, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. Geit

    aa Geit 💜 I probably broke it 💜

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    So, I thought it was about time we made a little thread to keep track of all dem changes going on round here. This thread can also be used to give feedback on said changes and make suggestions.

    4th March 2011

    • Optimized the feedback Cron script, it is now 2750% faster - This should stop the random freezing every 10 minutes on the feedback subdomain
    8th March 2011
    • Installed eAccelerator (a PHP OPCode Cache), pages around the site should now load around 1~10 times faster, depending on their complexity. (Dr. P)
    • Updated the Map Uploader, it should no longer complain about invalid BSP files, supports multiple uploads and is able to upload to the TF2M UK server. It should also be faster than the previous one. (Backend: Geit. Implementation: Dr. P)
    • A few other miscellaneous site updates to improve speed and stability.
    9th March 2011
    • Created an MOTD for the servers. See here: Clicky (Please note that server name and the player name displayed are dynamic when it is shown in game) - Get access at http://forums.tf2maps.net/payments.php
    • Switched vBulletin to use persistent MySQL connections, reducing overhead from establishing a MySQL connection on every page load. Should make pages loads noticeably faster.
    • Fixed the new uploader completely failing if a map failed to upload to one of the FTP servers. It will now skip that server if a failure is detected, upload to the failed server will have to be done by a member of the Server Staff.
     
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    Last edited: Mar 9, 2011
  2. Seba

    aa Seba DR. BIG FUCKER, PHD

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    I think that we should have a 'no porn sprays' rule on our servers, mainly because of how situations like that are handled when Trotim and Selentic play.
     
  3. LeSwordfish

    aa LeSwordfish semi-trained quasi-professional

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    The MOTD is kinda big, and... i dont like it. It's big and cartoony and childish.
     
  4. Okrag

    aa Okrag Wall Staples

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    It looks better when you are actually on the server.
     
  5. Seba

    aa Seba DR. BIG FUCKER, PHD

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    I think it'd be useful if we had pictures of some customs instead of stock maps; we do make those, after all.