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laboRHEinz
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New ISP

Post by laboRHEinz » Sun 31. Oct 2010, 08:43

Good news folks!
Last friday, I've sent another server to a new ISP. It's just because several players had lags and packet loss. I've tried everything I can think of to reduce it on the current server - nothing helped. Thus I think there's something wrong at the current ISP. Maybe badly configured switches or not enough peerings or connection overload. I don't know tbh. Let's hope, the new ISP is better at that matter. Referring to the naked facts, it should be, just compare the ISPs peerings:

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Current ISP:
1 GBit/s DTAG - Deutsche Telekom 
2 GBit/s Tiscali International 
1 GBit/s DeCIX 
1 GBit/s AboveNet 
100MBit/s Kleyrex 

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New ISP:
1x 10 + 2x 1Gigabit Global Crossing
3x Gigabit Tiscali
1x Gigabit Teleglobe
1x Gigabit Abovenet
1x Gigabit Telia Sonera
2x 2.5GBit De-CIX via TNG
1x Gigabit AMSTERDAM Internet Exchange
2x Gigabit Deutsche Telekom AG
1x Gigabit Vienna Internet Exchange
1x Gigabit Kleyrex Peering Exchange
1x 100 MBit NL-IX
As you see, we have the chance to have better connectivity :D
The hardware is almost the same as the current one (Intel Xeon 3450, Intel server board etc.), just one thing changed: This time I didn't choose a SSD but a HDD RAID 1 - should be even more reliable. You'll notice a slightly increased map change duration. During playing, there won't be a performance difference. The current system turned out to be sufficient for UT. Under full stress, the CPU load never exceeds 10%. OK, have to admit that it's a quad core CPU and 10% means about 40% for single threaded apps like UT, but still ;-)
So let's hope lags and P/L will be gone :D
Ahh - forgot to tell: Server should be up on wednesday.

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Re: New ISP

Post by Pegasus » Mon 1. Nov 2010, 13:33

Thorough and interesting report, looking forward to trying out CEONSS with the improved con. Tanks a lot :)!

PS: We still don't have a quick reply box, eh? Hmm.
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Re: New ISP

Post by laboRHEinz » Tue 2. Nov 2010, 19:04

Grrrrr .... :evil: the new server / new ISP won't be available tomorrow: hardware problems appeared. Most likely caused by the deliverer. The guys at the data center are on it atm. Will keep you informed.

UPDATE: Somehow they did it - it's up. I'll switch the server tomorrow morning - if it's stable until then. If anyone wants to test it tonight, the server name is "CEONSS_Test" atm, http:\\195.140.210.78:7777

Regarding quick replies: they ARE available ;) ; you just have to choose a board skin supporting it, e.g. prosilver. Take a look into your user control panel.

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Re: New ISP

Post by laboRHEinz » Wed 3. Nov 2010, 09:36

OK, new server is up and running.
Last night, there was horrible lag on the old server / ISP. So the new one is just in time :D

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Re: New ISP

Post by Alex* » Fri 5. Nov 2010, 21:54

Hi HeinZ ))

You still have not registered your new server for the GT ? )
There is only one record of the old server.

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Re: New ISP

Post by laboRHEinz » Sun 7. Nov 2010, 08:50

I had to wait for the server to be empty.
Now, here you go:
http://www.gametracker.com/server_info/ ... 0.78:7777/
8-)