2018 and we're still rebooting?


(Lythius Arcturnus) #1

I know we are talking about 20 minutes here, but after all these years you guys really can’t get things to run for a few days without rebooting?

#downtimematters


(Rosov Aulmais) #2

For a mission farmer extra downtime is sometimes beneficial because everything respawns. Missed the days when Ogdin’s Eye Coordination Enhancer was over 200m.


(Major Errogance) #3

Why would they not reboot? It’s 5 to 20 minutes. Have a break, go to the toilet, eat, drink. Log back in.


(Ramon Sohei) #4

Yes, even in 2018 you still reboot. If you use Windows you probably see that a lot more often.
Reboot quickly and completely clears memory of any lingering processes. The alternative would be to ‘kill’ processes; and on a large clustered system would take a lot longer to complete.


(DireTurnack) #5

When your a owner of a game and you run it on old servers that cannot even support tidi without a reboot, you defo need to upgrade your servers, :smiley:


(Salt Foambreaker) #6

Some posts make you shake your head and feel the urge to violate the TOS :slight_smile:


(Gadget Helmsdottir) #7

I’m thinking a couple of crays would still have TiDi problems. Peeps would quickly find that line, and cross it. N+1 wins EvE.

–Gadget does like big numbers, though


(Dyver Phycad) #8

The daily downtime is one of the best things about EVE because CCP can do maintenance at a scheduled, predictable time and not willy-nilly like other developers.

Now, it would be good if CCP also used that time to do these things.


(Vortexo VonBrenner) #9


(Ivory Harcourt) #10

Fortunately that’s not a case of CCP, as they run it on new servers and they indeed support TiDi without a reboot. Additionally, would you be so kind to bring in a list of developers/games where anything like TiDi is used at all? Thank you in advance.


(Teinyhr) #11

Tranquility is quite possibly the strongest supercluster used specifically for gaming on the planet, and uses cutting edge technology nowadays.
What TQ is running now:


(system) #12

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