forums running slow

Discussion in 'Site and Forum Feedback' started by smithrh, Jun 22, 2012.

  1. macrumors 68020

    smithrh

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    I'm sure the right people already know, but just in case...

    Some simple actions are taking 5-10 seconds and even longer.
     
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    SandboxGeneral

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    I'm noticing it too.

    When clicking on a thread, the highlighted item is where it seems to be hanging up. Within a few seconds, everything loads quickly. But before that, it's a tad slow.

    Same experience on Safari and Chrome.

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    Comeagain?

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    I believe it's where all the graphics are stored that is running slower. On Chrome I always see "Waiting for cdn.macrumors.com."
     
  4. arn
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    arn

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    This still happening? Or did it resolve itself?

    arn
     
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    SandboxGeneral

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    I've not had any issues today. Seems to be resolved.
     
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    MacDawg

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    No problems for me today either
     
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    Macky-Mac

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    I've noticed the front page loading extremely slowly today, or at least the right hand section with forum threads. It's been so slow that I've opened a new tab, gone off to another site and then come back after the front page has finished loading
     
  8. simsaladimbamba

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    The forums and threads load quite quickly, but the profile pages take quite some time to do the same. A minute or more or no loading is all I get.

    Example
     
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    Macman45

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    I'm noticing that pages are loading okay, but many avatars are absent (replaced by the ? symbol)
     
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    OllyW

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    The servers can't cope with all those Ballmers. :eek:
     
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    Macman45

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    :D Damn those virus files...Your avatar is invisible!
     
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    SandboxGeneral

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    The forum is running fine for me. Macman45 maybe open up Activity Window in Safari and see which link is causing the problems for you and post it for Arn & Co.
     
  13. simsaladimbamba

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    Now everything seems slow, graphics (Quote, Reply and other buttons, avatars) don't show up and so on. It seems to happen with every page (I sampled a few).

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    Okay, I just tried to edit the above post (to add new information (Firefox shows text links instead of missing graphics), and I go the "Invalid Thread" page, like when you open a recently closed/deleted thread. Bastards.
     
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    Macman45

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    I was about to when the site went down...Now all seems well again, all avatars are displaying and page loads are back to normal...Re-boot I guess?
     
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    SandboxGeneral

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    It must be or have been one of the servers in your area(s) is my guess. I'm not experiencing any of those issues in the Michigan, USA area.
     
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    Macman45

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    Maybe the Ballmer virus hasn't hit Michigan yet?:D
     
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    MacDawg

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    All's quiet on the Eastern Front
    No problems to report here in ATL
     
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    SandboxGeneral

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    haha... must be propagating this way though!
     
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    GGJstudios

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    I've been getting extremely slow performance from the forum over the past few days. Threads and User CP take sometimes over a minute to load. Naturally, I've reset Safari, checked my connection speed, verified it doesn't affect other sites, etc. Anyone else seeing this?
     
  20. macrumors Penryn

    rdowns

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    Working fine for me. Maybe you have a virus.
     
  21. macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    LOL! I'll take some vitamin C and get some bed rest!
     
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    ChristianJapan

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    still for me very slow response times, too.
     
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    willmtaylor

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    Yeah, definitely some backend issues on forums.macrumors.com this morning. Other sites, like the main page, loading fine & dandy, but definitely some intermittent issues on the forums.
     
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    SandboxGeneral

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    I've been in contact with one of the site admins, and they are looking into it.
     
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    willmtaylor

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    I figured as much; you folks are awesome, as always.
     

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