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Can you smell something burning?

by Alex Schleifer
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Too much traffic, our server goes down, we’re back now. Yay!

OK, so nothing literally ‘burned’ but we did get a call late one night that our site was taking down the machine it was on and we had to do something about it ASAP. Why? Well, seems we got hit from various fronts: an article got Digged, a site that mentioned us got Digged, traffic was going up anyway, etc… Basically we had to upgrade.

Good thing then that the good folks at MediaTemple had already offered to sponsor some kick-ass hosting and we’d been in the process of migrating. We’ve been down for two days and some parts of the site will behave strangely until we’ve moved everything properly but at least we’re back online. Pfew…

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Alex Schleifer, Alex is CEO of Sideshow , an award winning creative agency. You can read his blog here.

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