DONE -- Scheduled Maintenance this Friday! The Sandlot is getting an upgrade!

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by c0wg0d, Feb 9, 2021.

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  1. c0wg0d

    c0wg0d Master Owner Moderator VIP

    The Sandlot will be transferring to a new server on Friday. The server will be offline for a minimum of 1 hour, with the potential to go much longer if something goes wrong. All servers will be taken offline at 7 PM Pacific/8 PM Arizona/10 PM Eastern on Friday, Feb. 12.

    With this new server, I am hoping that the performance will be improved slightly, and that we will experience fewer crashes. Our current hardware is the following:

    Intel Xeon-E 2136 - 6c/12t - 3.3GHz/4.5GHz CPU
    64 GB DDR4 ECC 2666 Mhz RAM
    2x500 GB NVMe SSD
    2x4 TB HDD SATA

    Our new hardware is the following:

    AMD Ryzen 7 3800X - 8c/16t - 3.9 GHz/4.5 GHz
    128 GB DDR4 ECC 2666 Mhz RAM
    2x960 GB NVMe SSD
    2x4 TB HDD SATA

    This will give us 2 extra CPU cores and a 600 MHz bump in non-turbo CPU clock speed, and a massive memory upgrade which is doubled to 128 GB.

    I will update this thread when maintenance begins, as well as informing everyone in game, and I will update this thread throughout the transfer with status updates.

    Do not worry--nothing is being reset!

    Thank you for your patience and understanding.
     
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  2. TruWolf_

    TruWolf_ Wielder of the Tactical Shovel Helper

    Thanks a ton c0w!
     
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  3. 2much_2handle

    2much_2handle Adept VIP

    yes thank you for making the server muh better than it already is!!
     
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  4. waseric

    waseric Skyblock! Now even Floatier! Moderator VIP

    Thank you c0w, for performing this upgrade!

    In addition to our all-volunteer staff, and our wonderful users who make Sandlot the safe, friendly environment for all ages that it is, I would also like to thank everybody who has been able to help support the Sandlot through their VIP donations. Those donations keep the Sandlot servers running, and are what make this upgrade possible.

    So, thank you everybody! :)
     
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  5. Flaming_Flare

    Flaming_Flare Gummy Bear

    It’ll be 10;00 pm anyway! HAHAHAHA! I cant play Minecraft that late! But thx c0w for making the server great!
     
  6. hamsrus1

    hamsrus1 unmoderated Moderator VIP Elder

    128 GB
     
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  8. _Lard

    _Lard Greasy?

    you just made my day
     
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  9. trubuhl

    trubuhl Dirt Lord Moderator VIP Elder

    Awesome! Everything is Awesome!

    Nice, @c0wg0d, good luck with the cutover hope all goes smoothly! That looks like a really nice upgrade and should give the Sandlot a little more breathing room.
     
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  10. iamneko_

    iamneko_ floofer: part 2

    d e d o t a t e d w a m

    as a tech nerd, that makes me feel happy noises
     
  11. Mickeyheart

    Mickeyheart Wielder of the Forbidden Ukelele Helper

    This is exciting to hear about! Thanks, c0w!
     
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  12. RKRuns

    RKRuns RKish

    Ok, thx!
     
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  13. KRiskKaT

    KRiskKaT Cinnamon Roll Hairbuns! VIP Helper Elder

    It seems like only yesterday for the last server upgrade! <Sniff> they grow up so fast!
     
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  14. trubuhl

    trubuhl Dirt Lord Moderator VIP Elder

    Ha! Sometimes you have to try new stuff and resize as needed. I think 1.16 was a big change for server requirements as well. But clearly the Sandlot needed more speed, more memory, more storage! Nothing can stop us now! :D
     
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  15. bizarr0

    bizarr0 Chocolate Milk Taste Tester Moderator VIP Elder

    Can you please update the ice cream machine too? What comes out of the current one taste like what I imagine trub's socks taste like, on a good day. I call it Jungle Chocolate Swirl. 8DROFL
     
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    SupersonicE9 Retro Gamer VIP Helper Elder

    Dedotaded Ham
     
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  17. Volga56

    Volga56 King of Subject Changes VIP

    Can't wait to see the impact on server performance
     
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  18. Giraffon

    Giraffon Expert Helper

    Nice! Haven't been on much, but glad to see the server updates! I hope everything goes as planned! Thanks for spending your free time to improve our free time!
     
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  19. SantaFeRailroad

    SantaFeRailroad Master VIP

    That's a nice little upgrade! I'm excited
     
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  20. YSElectro

    YSElectro tesseracting since 2016 VIP

    wandom access memowies
     
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