Articles by Discogs

Update on Site Speed / New Hardware

Since our last post we’ve been working on a number of changes behind the scenes to make Discogs faster. Most important, we’re now running on four database servers instead of one. Two of those are configured as the main database cluster, and the other two are a cluster of user-specific data. Right now that second […]

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Site Slowdowns and Timeouts

We’re currently having some problems with our main database server. It’s now handling around 7,000 queries per second at peak times! That has grown quite a bit from the 1,000 qps from a few years ago. We recognize this is an inconvenience for those of you who use Discogs daily and we’re working hard to […]

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Discogs Loves Threadless // T-Shirt Design Contest

Our friends at [url=http://www.threadless.com/loves/discogs]Threadless[/url] have a contest inspired by Discogs and the theme of [b]”Music: Past, Present, Future”[/b] running for the next month. Threadless is an on-going design competition and releases amazing designs from incredible designers every week. We’re really excited about this contest and can’t wait to see what the winning design looks like. […]

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