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Migrating to a New Host

20th February 2010, 23:35 GMT Update:

Finally. If you see this message then you’re now at my new domain and host.

It was pretty troublesome trying to import the big SQL database over because phpMyAdmin wouldn’t accept anything bigger than 2MB. I ended up trying to figure out how to import it directly via an SSH session and the command line. Didn’t take too long after that though.

You may have noticed the old domain name Xcomprandomness.co.uk now re-directs you here to Lhyeung.net. I’ll explain later once the rest of my re-designs are complete ^^;

Until then, I hope you continue enjoying the content I write here.

My blog’s migrated a number of times. Starting off from free blog services to someone’s own private server and now my own hosting space and domain.

Well, now I’m about to move again to a different host that offers a cheaper and better deal than the current one – And hopefully a more reliable service too. They offer unlimited bandwidth and more SQL databases whereas the current package only offers one and bandwidth that barely meets the current monthly demand.

Quite a bit to backup and move. Even though today’s connections are fast, when you’re working with paid hosting, you need to consider bandwidth i.e. how much data you’re downloading and uploading. If you just happen to have more on the server than your monthly quota allows then you could be in a little trouble. In my case, I’m still in the green so I’m good.

During the move you might have trouble accessing the site. It all depends on how frequently your ISP updates its internet address book i.e. flush its DNS records which could take a few hours to several days.

I’m working on some changes to the site’s layout to better organise the content I’m focusing on. I was hoping to get it all completed before the move but, it looks like they won’t be completed in time… Guess I’ll have to make them afterwards ^^;

別のサーバーへ移動します~ この間アクセス出来ないかもしれません。しばらくお待ち下さいね。

這綱站將會移到新的服務器。

Bandwidth Trouble October 2009

Oooo, bandwidth ran out again this month, one day earlier than last month I think – Probably because of the sudden surge of P3P fans coming over from Livejournal and GameFAQs for translations.

Of course, lots of visitors is always a good thing for a site but just wondering how many of them will be returning visitors now that the game is out in Japan. Would also be easier to choose a more suitable hosting package once the current contract expires ^^;

Anyway, site’s back online now and time to make up the update I missed for Case of Shinra last weekend. Nojima teases quite a bit in this short story…

Hope you guys had a good Halloween for those who went out or are going out for it!

Hmmm...

Site Downtime, September 2009

Yay, the site’s back after about a day of downtime (right after covering MCF2009 as well!) and it had nothing to do with sharing large files from my hosting space this time. Instead, it looks like the recent boost in traffic had so many people viewing the site this month, the quota got used up faster than expected. Might be time to find some better hosting deals but, can’t really do much about it until the contract’s up since Daily doesn’t refund partial payments.

Somehow I think the traffic should settle down again once Persona 3 Portable is out and the hype’s died down, though ^^;

Bandwidth makes the internet go round.

Bandwidth Troubles, June 2009 Edition

Some of you may have noticed my blog went down again for a couple of hours last night. Looks like that sample HD video I put up for my review of the Canon Powershot SX200 compact camera ate up a fair bit of bandwidth. The file itself was just 60MB but it still ended up eating a total of 7.5GB, ending my quota for June! Fortunately, it was once again close to the end of the month. Yet another coincidence?

It really doesn’t look like my current hosting plan is fit for downloads ^^;

Bandwidth usage for June, 2009

Anyway, haven’t been posting much lately because there hasn’t been much to write about for me. That and I’m busy translating the FFVII On the Way to a Smile stories along with something else…

Bandwidth Depleted for April, A Bit of Blog Stats

Ouch! Looks like the decision to host 227MB of those unofficial Trauma Centre OSTs privately really hit my bandwidth usage this month, eating up the full 30GB allowance and knocking my blog offline since around 08:30 BST. I don’t see many hits to those posts though, which means a lot of people must have been “leeching” off my blog even though I asked not to link directly to them nicely.

The New Blood OST being the most popular had 296 downloads (13.5GB), Second Opinion OST received 58 downloads (2.6GB) while Under The Knife OST received zero.

That only accounts for roughly half of my monthly bandwidth so I really don’t know where the other half went when my daily traffic’s halved since I decided to stop trying to cover all Japanese PSP/DS related news. Perhaps it’s because I host larger full size photos now when I’m reviewing purchases I make or taking those photo strolls.

Top 10 URLs for April 2009

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