The forum will be down for maintenance at some point from Friday, November 16 at 19:00 EDT until Sunday, November 18 at 23:59 EDT. Downtime will be minimized but the exact timing is unknown.

...or is it just my impression?

FWIW, other websites (including parts of seem to be as responsive as usual whereas this forum seems to take a few seconds for each request...

asked 28 Feb '12, 07:55

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Volker Barth
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edited 28 Feb '12, 07:57

Very slow... almost 30 seconds to open this question, and I gave up waiting for a "search" on "insert" after a minute.

(28 Feb '12, 08:36) Breck Carter

The database server does seem to be working very hard right now, though there isn't much happening. I will investigate.

(28 Feb '12, 08:38) Graeme Perrow
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Just in case you have a database-related question - you know where you may ask:)

(28 Feb '12, 09:24) Volker Barth

The forum site is very slow again today, other sites are fine...

(29 Apr '12, 07:22) Volker Barth
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It does sometimes seem very slow to open a page today, but when I cancel and redisplay it goes quickly.

(29 Apr '12, 10:15) Breck Carter

The forum site is rather slow again today (both when viewing and editing), other sites are fine...

(20 Sep '12, 07:16) Volker Barth

Deja vu: The forum site is rather slow again today (both when viewing and editing), other sites are fine...

(24 Jan '13, 12:41) Volker Barth
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There were 4 or 5 database connections that were spinning. All were made within a few minutes of each other, several hours ago. I will continue the investigation into what caused the problem in the first place, but the spinning connections have been dropped and things seems OK now.

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answered 28 Feb '12, 09:47

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