Sometimes we have to take the website down for a bit – be it a new version being deployed, some technical problem that needs to be fixed or a database being migrated. The latter is the case tomorrow morning (Vienna time), hence we have to take the site for about two hours.
The details again: we have to take the community site down for a database migration tomorrow morning between 10:00 and 12:00 Vienna time. We hope it will take less, but we just want to be on the safe side. This will only affect the community site, not the shop!
Given that you are reading this article we assume you spend quite a bit of time on this site. Thanks for doing so, it makes us happy and proud so many people visit our site daily! Especially if you have been around since the beginning you might have experienced some downtime, the site being slow, things taking forever, …
So what’s the process? Who is working on this site? Basically we are two designers and four programmers. We constantly work on the community and shop site: be it redesigns, bug fixing, new features, improving old features, working on feedback, trying out things in the playground, trying to make this a fun place for you to hang out – most of my articles either cover new features or random galleries if you wanna catch up.
That’s about it. Is there anything you want to know? Please ask us anything in the comments!
Oh, the article title refers to We Have A Technical by Matt Sharp & Damon Albarn (a Gary Numan cover version).