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Geocaching.com down 12/14/10, 6pm CT, for +/- 6 hours
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Pear Head
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:08 pm    Post subject: Geocaching.com down 12/14/10, 6pm CT, for +/- 6 hours Reply with quote

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As Groundspeak and Geocaching.com have grown, the demands on our production network infrastructure have increased significantly. As a result, on Tuesday December 14, 2010 at 8:00 PM PST (GMT -8), we will be performing a number of major upgrades to our production network. These upgrades include a new network design as well as new hardware to help increase the performance, scalability, and security of the network.

We're estimating that the downtime may take up to 6 hours, and during that time, all Groundspeak sites and services including Geocaching.com, the Groundspeak Forums, Pocket Queries, Geocaching Mobile Applications, and other 3rd party applications that access our API will be inaccessible.

While we're giving ourselves a 6 hour window to cover anything unexpected that might come up, we'll be doing everything possible to minimize the downtime and are confident that we'll have the site back up much sooner.


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timewellspent
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the heads up!
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WestSideDaddy
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So I wonder if things went badly. I'm not getting pages to load very well (sometime they load, sometimes they don't) and when they do, assuming it isn't from cache, they still have the maintenance header on them.
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IBcrashen
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can anyone with an iPhone post on the GC forums since the update? I can't.

Scratch that, now I can.
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Moe the Sleaze
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Location: Champlin, MN

PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 8:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Posted on Twitter:
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We've identified the issue causing the site slowdowns and are working to resolve them. We should have this resolved shortly.

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15Tango
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So aside from breaking it, what did they do to the infrastructure?
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KRedEP
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This was on facebook:
http://firennice.squarespace.com/
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King Boreas
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

KRedEP wrote:
This was on facebook:
http://firennice.squarespace.com/


I don't see any of that stuff.

Code:
Your search exceeded 500 caches.
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Pear Head
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

King Boreas wrote:
KRedEP wrote:
This was on facebook:
http://firennice.squarespace.com/


I don't see any of that stuff.

Code:
Your search exceeded 500 caches.


The changes mentioned on that site aren't part of the upgrade on the 14th. The upgrade on the 14th was a hardware-only upgrade I believe. There will be a software upgrade (which is what that page talks about) soon - I'm thinking it is schedule for the next week or so barring any problems.
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MNMizzou
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I keep hearing next Tuesday for some reason... I don't know why, but at least its working for me! =)
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KRedEP
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone else having problems with maps not showing all the caches on GC.com when you pan around?
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Red_Devil35
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

KRedEP wrote:
This was on facebook:
http://firennice.squarespace.com/


I thought that looked familiar.
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Mygeocachingprofile.com Acquired by Groundspeak!
12/15/2010
Great news for lovers of geocaching statistics! Groundspeak has acquired the mygeocachingprofile.com site and will be moving the statistics, charts, and maps into the geocaching.com website! They have already begun an initial transfer of several profile sections into a new "Stats" tab in your geocaching profile and they plan to move over more sections in the near future. Look for the new "Stats" profile tab in the upcoming geocaching.com release next week!


http://www.mygeocachingprofile.com/
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EPMinnesota
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool! That's the stat site that I use so that should make it quicker and easier, right?
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MrRogersNghbor
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It would be cool if they also bought out the defunct "It's not about the numbers.com" maps and incorporate them also.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MrRogersNghbor wrote:
It would be cool if they also bought out the defunct "It's not about the numbers.com" maps and incorporate them also.


Yes, the county maps were handy!
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