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  1. Subscriber Chris
    Site Admin
    28 Aug '05 05:23 / 1 edit
    As from today, there will no longer be a regular downtime each day for server maintenance.

    Although it may still be necessary from time to time to bring the server down for maintenance it will no longer be on a daily basis.

    Thanks to the support of our subscribers we have been able to invest in new hardware which will allow us to keep the main database running 24/7 without the need to bring it down for daily maintenance and backups.

    This is another milestone in the evolution of RHP. Even just 12 months ago we would not have been able even to consider this upgrade.

    We very much hope that this alleviates much of the inconvenience felt by those in timezones which unfortunately coincide with the previous backup hours (6am GMT).

    -Chris
  2. Standard member Nyxie
    The eyes of truth
    28 Aug '05 05:29
    This is awesome, thanks for the hard work in making this happen.
  3. 28 Aug '05 06:13 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Chrismo
    As from today, there will no longer be a regular downtime each day for server maintenance.

    Although it may still be necessary from time to time to bring the server down for maintenance it will no longer be on a daily basis.

    Thanks to the support of our subscribers we have been able to invest in new hardware which will allow us to keep the main database ...[text shortened]... se in timezones which unfortunately coincide with the previous backup hours (6am GMT).

    -Chris
    A perfect example of why people who can afford it should subscribe. Thanks!
  4. Subscriber phil nutley
    Quantum Theorist
    28 Aug '05 07:23
    Originally posted by Chrismo
    As from today, there will no longer be a regular downtime each day for server maintenance.

    Although it may still be necessary from time to time to bring the server down for maintenance it will no longer be on a daily basis.

    Thanks to the support of our subscribers we have been able to invest in new hardware which will allow us to keep the main database ...[text shortened]... se in timezones which unfortunately coincide with the previous backup hours (6am GMT).

    -Chris
    That rings my bell.
    I think for non subscribers though, you should still block them for about 45 mins each day. Then they might subscribe and become at one with the RHP family
  5. Subscriber PK
    surf bum
    28 Aug '05 07:27
    well done! good to see re-investement happening. the downtime did often coincide with my playtime, so i'm happy
  6. 28 Aug '05 07:29
    Very wonderful upgrade. Well the hell done.
  7. Standard member Freddie2008
    9 Edits
    28 Aug '05 11:43
    well done chris and russ. thanks very much. Not that it ever affected me
  8. Standard member KneverKnight
    Strawman
    28 Aug '05 12:49
    Excellent. Now I have no excuse to ever go to bed.
  9. Standard member zakkwylder
    Mouth for war
    28 Aug '05 12:57
    Originally posted by KneverKnight
    Excellent. Now I have no excuse to ever go to bed.
    indeed. the server went down at around midnight for me and with nothing to do, usually retired for the evening. dont know how ill get myself away from the coffee and computer now.
  10. 30 Aug '05 09:00
    YAYYY!!!!
  11. 31 Aug '05 08:14
    this is really nice. keep it up...
  12. 31 Aug '05 17:05
    This really improves the quality playing on RHP. It often affected my playing time in the weekends. Keep up the good work
  13. Standard member KJCavalier
    Happier Now!!
    01 Sep '05 06:23
    Well done there are quite a few of us who try to get those last moves in before the time expired, now we can keep it going throughout the night.
  14. Standard member orfeo
    Missing 285 + 1
    01 Sep '05 10:46
    OOH! No more 4pm lull!

    From someone in a part of the world that's out of synch with most of you.