THE SITE HAS NOT DIED
Posted by Filter on 03/12/2013 7:43 pm
THE DOWNLOAD PROBLEM HAS BEEN RESOLVED, SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE
Attention Internet: MT is experiencing some technical issues and the servers are currently down. Please do not panic, we are working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.
Please do not spam the forum with questions regarding this issue. We will remove this post and/or update you on how things are going as details become available to us.
Thank you for flying Air Manga.
Takedown Request Recieved (Naruto, Bleach, One Piece, etc)
Posted by Yukimura on 12/28/2012 1:10 am
Today we got a C&D order on Naruto, One Piece, Bleach, Vampire Knight, Ao no Exorcist, and Death Note. All files related to the series have been removed from the site.
Aftershock doesn't want the series visible even as information only pages either so for now their links will route to error pages and they won't show up in the search, which I'm sure has caused much confusion throughout the day and will cause the staff much consternation for the next several weeks. I will try to cobble together a more sensible error page but for now we will be ignoring and/or linking to this post for any comments or questions about the fate of these series.
All download servers were unresponsive
Posted by Yukimura on 11/01/2012 9:19 pm
EDIT - All clear, everything seems to be working again.
As the title states all download servers are currently offline due to problems at the data center. The viewer still works though so try to make do until this all gets sorted out.
New (Experimental) Server Added
Posted by Yukimura on 09/10/2012 12:24 pm
I doubt many of you noticed because you don't pay attention to anything but your watched lists and maybe search results but we added a new server yesterday. There were a few minor glitches but for the most part I am quite impressed with myself for how smoothly the site framework accepted the new addition. When I first started working on MT it would have taken days to get a new server up and running and integrated into the system, but for dl6 it only took a few hours for the server to be ready for the site. It is a testament to how far my scripting prowess has come, but there is still room to improve and I hope to have the next one ready in an hour or less!
In any case, the new server is an experiment due to utilizing cloud infrastructure but if it is able to deliver comparable or better performance than our current servers we hope to be able to add on a few more to bring down the average download time across the board without an increase in overall costs.
Some Changes Were Made (More to Come Soon)
Posted by Yukimura on 08/27/2012 7:07 pm
Hi all, long time no nothing it seems.
Manga of the Week has been sort of on hiatus since all the staff have been busy with real life stuff. It's gotten so bad I actually have to do actual site work again. Terrible, I know, but anyway, I stayed up literally all night Friday (feel free to shower me with praise for my dedication to you) working on some tweaks to the site which will hopefully speed things up all as well as make the online viewer more responsive and user friendly, please check out the changes for yourselves. Unfortunately due to the nature of the changes some things might get a little weird for the next hour or so as some things are incompatible with the way the site used to work and it will take time for the new stuff to make its way through the site. Everything should be back to normal relatively quickly but there's always the chance I made some mistakes or missed something major so if you notice any glaring problems with the site over the next day or two please be sure to let us know.
Also, as a heads up, sometime in the next week or two I will begin deleting everyone's download history from earlier than one year ago. The way I have to do this is such that I will have to make it look like I deleted everyone's entire download history but rest assured I will be bringing back all the data which is less than one year old over the course of the coming weeks. As an Easter egg, anyone who complains about their download history being removed during the restoration process, demonstrating that they didn't read this post, will have their user id added to the list of people whose entire download history will be deleted. I look forward to seeing how many people are willing to whine about the site but not bother reading my posts. The alternative to this remove everything and rebuild process would be to take the entire site offline while I do the pruning, so you can probably imagine why I prefer doing it the other way despite all the angst I'm sure there will be from those who can't be bothered to read and be patient. Some of you may have been around a few years ago when everyone's download history was completely lost so you at least should appreciate that while doing this may suck in the short term, in the long run it will allow us to continue to keep at least 1 year of download history indefinitely.
EDIT - Apparently KaKaR had actually posted MotW this week despite being on vacation so I stand corrected on that. KaKaR deserves plenty of dedication appreciation as well as she works herself to the bone for the site constantly and sometimes quite irrationally.
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