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mjohnson
05-02-2006, 03:52 PM
Is it just me or is this web site unbelievably slow?

robert.hammen
05-02-2006, 04:31 PM
It's not just you... sometimes waiting to view posts takes 30+ seconds. Seems odd for the relatively small amount of traffic... either there are a lot of looky-loo's, or the machine this software is on is underpowered/RAM-restricted server...

rgoodman
05-03-2006, 09:56 PM
Slowwwwwwwwwwwwww here as well.

Just curious what everyone is using to browse this site and if that has anything to do with it.

I'm on a Mac G4 and using Safari in OS 10.3.9

robert.hammen
05-08-2006, 05:25 PM
PowerBook G4/1.5 GHz/1 GB/10.4.6/Safari 2.0.3
We have 2 T-1's that average 40% utilization during the day - so it's not our connection that is slow... though the site seems fine today...

robert.hammen
05-08-2006, 09:59 PM
Shortly after posting that, earlier today, the web site got molasses-slow. As in, click on a thread, wait 30-60 seconds for it to display (if it doesn't time out). I am guessing that whatever hardware that vBulletin is running on, it most likely doesn't have enough RAM, and may not have enough processor, either...

agiovanni
05-09-2006, 02:27 PM
Both this site and ecentral are dog slow. It's not the browser, I use both firefox on Windows and Safari. Same speed - slow. I would have to guess it's the server hosting the pages or the database behind it.