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    AmiBay Update...

    From the few comments I've read on Face Book & no.... I am not a member....

    It looks like you've had a few issues getting the 0ld Site up to speed H.
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    Indeed. I abandoned the upgrade and migration to a new server late Saturday (after wasting a lot of Friday and Saturday on it).

    The new server purchased for the migration wasn't fit for purpose. Ionos have decided to restrict the maximum database size of MySQL5.7 databases to 2GB! How mad is that, on your own dedicated server! And in fact when you try to create a new database it actually now states 1GB. The Amibay db is currently 3.5GB so that was a non starter.

    So now looking at alternative hosts again. I was really hoping to get the site moved over the weekend, so it was out of my hands. So annoyed.

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    Hosting with a Max of 2GB for MySQL? -

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    My standard advice in a situation like this is to consider taking off and nuking the site from orbit.

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    I was communicating with the datacentre support discussing alternative solutions and they said the only option to allow a larger database was to obtain a root server instead of a managed server. I took a look but currently their cheapest root server is 90 + vat pwr month, compared to 35 + vat for the new managed server. Amibay donations only allow 50 pm max so that's a non starter. Plus the amusing thing is the hardware the cheapest root server is based on is using a CPU that came out 8 years ago! Complete rip off.

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    So what gives with AmiBay?

    There appears to be a front end & that's it. Can not see any for sale or wanted sections....

    *edit* So if I type "Amibay.com/forum".... I see the forums. - Why isn't there a Forum link to click on or am I missing something?
    Last edited by Kin Hell; 19th November 2021 at 12:25.
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