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Site back online!


Well, it took a lot longer than I had expected to rebuild the database but the site is back online.

There is one change though that I will update probably this evening. On the character search page, it is now CASE sensitive for the time being. That means if you do a search on rollie, you will not find anyone, but if you search on Rollie, you'll get the expected results.

I'll give a little more info later when I have a chance to better explain the changes.



I am disappointed in the gains that I have received from the rebuild. I was hoping for more. The good thing is that international characters should be handled properly now under all cases (crosses fingers). I am still working on further tweaks and enhancements and I hope to make things even better. I just don't have enough experience in throwing this much data around. I learn more and more every day though!

The biggest problem I see right now is the searching in the character history. If you do a search and you don't give it several letters to use in the search, then the search takes a very long time. I am doing what I can to decrease the search time. In the meantime, I would suggest searching on at least 3 characters when doing a character search.

I have not yet re-enabled processing. I am going to start that back tomorrow when I have a chance to closely monitor the progress.

Of course if you see any problems, let me know!
Anonymous says:
June 12,2005 at 17:51
Hello Rollie,

I was just wondering if my uploads thru the uni-uploader interface we indeed recieved and integrated into the database while the website was down (or at least stored for later integration). Uni-uploader recieved the same response as if the servers were up, but I suspect that it was a canned response. Just asking out of curiosity. :)

Can't wait to see the change-list,
Anonymous says:
June 12,2005 at 18:34
Hi Rollie!

I noticed that in the signature for my characters on the Azjol-Nerub server, when I put on the server name, it comes out as ol-Nerub.


I don't know if it did that before as I saw the option to do it today only. >.>;

Anyway, keep up the good work! And thanks again for this really cool feature, I think it's one of the best thing I ever saw someone do. (b^.^)b
Rollie says:
June 12,2005 at 21:43

Yes UNIUPLOAD files still came through.

Shinryu -

THanks for bringing that to my attention, was a small problem with the EU- server detection. Should be all better now =)

All- I am still working on improvements. The update hasn't given me the performance boost I was hoping for so I hope it hasn't been all for naught. We'll see soon enough though. In the meantime, I'm sorry for long query times when doing character history searches.
Anonymous says:
June 13,2005 at 3:5
When you try to open a server on the section "EU Realm Stats" an error is showing:
1016: Can't open file: 'wr_census_query_cache.MYI'. (errno: 145)
Anonymous says:
June 13,2005 at 9:26
[quote:016dee3429="Anonymous"]When you try to open a server on the section "EU Realm Stats" an error is showing:
1016: Can't open file: 'wr_census_query_cache.MYI'. (errno: 145)[/quote:016dee3429]

same problem :(
Rollie says:
June 13,2005 at 9:35
I think it should be fixed now.
Vanterax says:
June 13,2005 at 12:54
Is this upgrade to blame for my signature to be busted? :(

Anonymous says:
June 13,2005 at 12:55

Is there a way to know how many unique people update a given realm/faction combination at this time? The reason I ask is because I've been monitoring the number of updateds for my realm/faction combination (Alleria/Alliance) and it seems to me that I am the only person uploading data for that. Just out of curiosity,


PD: My Honorable Kills are missing in action again. Any sure way of this not happening?

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