Help server down

We are currently having an issue with a server that runs our email system, help.discogs.com, and advanced account activation. We are not sure exactly what the issue is, but we expect to have it up and running at some point today. Sorry for any inconvenience whilst this gets fixed.

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Updating the submission limits, Pt II – reducing the queue

Following on from http://www.discogs.com/forums/topic?topic_id=131584 As most regular users will have noticed, we are in the middle of bringing out a new queue management system at the moment. We hope this will help keep the pending queue a reasonable size, and lower the time most submissions take to be accepted. We also hope the new system […]

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Downtime – 27 Apr

I’m very sorry but I had to take the site offline to perform some emergency maintenance to help with the recent site slowdowns. I’ll have to do this a few more times over the next couple of weeks as we add more databases and get the system to a point where we can do this […]

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Outage – 24 Apr

FYI, We had a brief outage today (about 30 minutes). Our load balancer crashed while I was adding additional web servers to the pool. It’s now a top priority to get a replacement for that. Sorry about any inconvenience caused.

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New formats added

Just added HD DVD, HD DVD-R, and Blu-ray to the format drop downs.

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Update to the submission limit

As of now we are working with a new system to help us manage the number of submissions in a much more dynamic way. The first stage of this system has just been turned on, you may notice a fairly radical reduction in the number of submissions and updates you can make. The reasons for […]

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New submission error checks being rolled out!

We are in the process of adding a lot more error checks to the submission form. It is hoped that by ‘hard coding’ some of our rules into the form, everyone will find it easier to submit, and that submissions will be more correct and easier to moderate. Some errors have a tick box that […]

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Changing the Featuring and Presents rules.

[b]Changing the Featuring and Presents rules.[/b] http://help.discogs.com/wiki/SubmissionGuidelinesArtist http://help.discogs.com/wiki/SubmissionGuidelinesGeneralRules The rules that restrict entering the ‘Featuring’ or ‘Presenting’ artists from being entered into the main artist field will be removed. These rules were made some time ago on the understanding that the featured or presenting artist was a secondary role. It is now apparent that this […]

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Site outage 30 Jan

There has been a site outage today – we are now back up and running. This seems to be the same error that hit us last week. Error logs are being checked and others are being put in place to help us track the problem. There is a bunch of new hardware being set up […]

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Site outage 22 jan

There has been a site outage this morning – we are now back up and running and will be looking into the cause of this. Very sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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