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Unscheduled maintainance, site should work slightly better now

Started by Yuki, September 19, 2017, 06:26:54 PM

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Yuki

Well, as you might know, the site ran into quite a bunch of issue these days, including PHP-FPM starting to ramp the CPU up to 100% for no reson, so this morning I upgraded our LAMP stack to newer versions, including PHP 7.1 (which should be faster than our old PHP 5). We also enabled Cloudflare for additional speed and to mitigate a possible DDoS. For admins, the IPs should still be properly shown in the forum logs. So, as this was a pretty major change, if you run into any issues, please contact staff and we'll look this up.
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DJ Omnimaga

I was starting wondering if we were being DDoS'ed or something. The site was brutally slow earlier and crashed on the 3rd page load or so
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Yuki

Yeah, seems I fixed it when I added some Cloudflare, which does mean the load became a bit too high. I noticed a lot of requests on this thread, though.
  • Calculators owned: TI-83+ (dead?), Casio Prizm (also dead???)
  • Consoles, mobile devices and vintage computers owned: A lot
Read Zarmina!
YUKI-CHAAAANNNN
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_iPhoenix_

The topic name reminds me of Elon Musk's rapid unscheduled disassemblies.
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Yuki

Oh, by the way, the only issue we had with PHP 7 is the URL shortener, it used one function that was removed in PHP 7. Not bad.
  • Calculators owned: TI-83+ (dead?), Casio Prizm (also dead???)
  • Consoles, mobile devices and vintage computers owned: A lot
Read Zarmina!
YUKI-CHAAAANNNN
In the beginning there was walrii. In the end there will be walrii. All hail our supreme leader :walrii: --Snektron



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p2

aah so that explains the reported failure of shortened URLs ^^
glad it was only a minor problem
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DJ Omnimaga

On a side note, we got 488504 forum page hits on that day, compared to 16000-25000 a day. I think that we were not only having issues with our server config, but the forum might also have been victim of a direct DDoS attack.
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