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#1 echeng

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 12:25 PM

I've just swapped out part of the server infrastructure behind Wetpixel. The new software is much, much faster, and everyone should see a tremendous speed increase all over the site. I'm told that the speed increase is particularly dramatic for those of you hitting this site from outside of the United States.

Please let me know here on this thread whether you see anything strange, and let me know whether it impacts your use of the site.

Those of you who are part of Team Wetpixel shouldn't see any change in the forums, since you're browsing ad-free.
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Posted 29 April 2009 - 12:34 PM

Thank you, it seems much faster here in Tonga on 125mb internet. Appreciate it.
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#3 Poliwog

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 01:00 PM

Yes, much faster up here in the Great White North. Thanks, the speed increase is much appreciated. :blink:
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#4 Timmoranuk

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 01:41 PM

Hi Eric. I'm experiencing 'red shift' here in the UK... Thanks, :blink:
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#5 echeng

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 01:46 PM

Awesome. Here in California, each page loads 1-2 seconds more quickly (this is for the front page). That is a significant percentage! I am happy. :blink:
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#6 cor

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 01:51 PM

The speed increase is very noticeable.
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#7 yahsemtough

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:40 PM

Awesome!!
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#8 Scubamoose

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 09:10 PM

Using ad-free version, I don't see any difference - it's the same speed = reallly fast :blink:
Good that this improvement is for the likeing of many many others!!
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#9 Alexis

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 10:25 PM

even from France wetpixel becomes readable :blink:

thanks Eric, great improvement
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Posted 30 April 2009 - 12:31 AM

Yep it's running faster over here too.
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Posted 30 April 2009 - 06:22 AM

gracias!

#12 ScubaSapiens

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Posted 30 April 2009 - 12:43 PM

I can, with appreciation, report a significant increase in speed/loading time from Norway as well :blink:

This voids one of my main reasons for not using the forum as often as I'd like...

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#13 Edward Lai

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 09:40 AM

Hi Eric,

Very significant improvement even when I browse WP in China.

Edward