Notice: Site Migration beginning this weekend (Oct 3-5)

Discussion in 'Site Announcements' started by Azi al'Thone, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. Azi al'Thone

    Azi al'Thone Gaidin

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    REMINDER!

    This weekend we will begin the migration process of bringing us over to the new version of vBulletin.

    I'll be beginning a backup and export of the current site this Friday (Oct 3). This may result in some downtime/slowness. I don't expect this to take too long, but the whole weekend is game for downtime and other oddities, so bear with us!

    In the following week or so, we will be doing a lot of work on the backend to make the migration smooth. However, that means anything posted after the database export is performed will not be migrated over. We're aiming for Oct 11, but that's a holiday in Canada so we might need a few extra days ;)

    Original post:

    https://www.tarvalon.net/content.php?1286-Coming-Soon-vBulletin-5-1
     
  2. Zandera Sommers

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    Thank you for your hard work. :)
     
  3. Jaim al`Bearach

    Jaim al`Bearach Gaidin

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    Azi, beer?
     
  4. Lillian O' Neeus

    Lillian O' Neeus Sparkly Brown Goddess Aes Sedai Servant of All Coordinator

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    I was thinking Balefire, but that might go horribly wrong.
     
  5. Azi al'Thone

    Azi al'Thone Gaidin

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    :beer we shall have some to celebrate a successful backup! :look

    Not speaking from experience or anything :look
     
  6. Lillian O' Neeus

    Lillian O' Neeus Sparkly Brown Goddess Aes Sedai Servant of All Coordinator

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    Not at all. :look
     
  7. Beldur Ardright

    Beldur Ardright Citizen

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    Alright everyone you heard the man, prepare to panic in an orderly, civilized manner this weekend.
     
  8. Syera Faelron

    Syera Faelron Aes Sedai

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    Do actual real stuff instead! Cheers Azi :beer
     
  9. Wil Cambrae

    Wil Cambrae Sparkle Chief Gaidin

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    rut roh, looks like it's camping time :look
     
  10. Laralelle Susandrea

    Laralelle Susandrea Aes Sedai

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    :lol I like you.
     
  11. Narysse a'Jahar

    Narysse a'Jahar Aes Sedai

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    Time for a chat party? :shifty
     
  12. Mendo Cath

    Mendo Cath Voidbringer Aes Sedai

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    I think so :D
     
  13. Aryawnah Federov

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    Chat party! :joy
     
  14. Maibella ni Rhoiden t'al'Varrak

    Maibella ni Rhoiden t'al'Varrak Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    Great idea ... if I can remember to get on chat! :look

    Mendo maybe you can message me on G+ when there's a group there?
     
  15. Mendo Cath

    Mendo Cath Voidbringer Aes Sedai

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    Will do. :D

    Reminder the link to IRC is at the top of the page labeled as 'Chat' that opens the Mibbit web based chat.

    There is another web based client named 'Kiwi IRC' for those who have had issues with Mibbit. :D
     
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  16. Alyria Savoinya

    Alyria Savoinya Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    Come see us in our chat, #wheel!
     
  17. Zandera Sommers

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    Isn't he awesome? ;)
     
  18. Aryawnah Federov

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    Yes... I think he just may be. :look
     
  19. Stephen Lightheart

    Stephen Lightheart Aes Sedai

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    So wait, will posts actually disappear, or will they just disappear if you mess up and need to use the emergency back up?
     
  20. Azi al'Thone

    Azi al'Thone Gaidin

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    Any posts made after the backup is taken will not be migrated to the new site.

    This is because we need to do some massaging data and config setup on the new site, but we don't have a way of porting just posts over after that's done (well, we maybe technically could, but it'd be way too much effort).