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East Midlands Broadband Consortium (EMBC) Thread, Anyone else's embc school website go down? in Regional Broadband Consortiums (RBC); Yeah ... that happened to the council site when we had the bad weather in Feb, but they have improved ...
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    Yeah ... that happened to the council site when we had the bad weather in Feb, but they have improved it all now and don't have a problem. A pretty good, load balanced sharepoint front end, with feeds that get pulled of by the local radio stations so that they have quick access to the info for news reports.

    Northamptonshire CC even have general news and info going out via twitter now, often with some 'good news' stories or raising awareness of projects.

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    I don't know BBC Leicester site holds up but Leicester sound never does.

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    Quote Originally Posted by russdev View Post
    It did get me thinking I should setup a template html file so can rename ad set as main index page to give a single html page with the info on it.

    Russ
    That's a pretty good idea, would cut out on all the MySQL queries and such that are carried out by lets say a Joomla website.

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    My tech had brain wave on joomla site we can just set it to close with a message minimum sql queries and means do not need to ftp into embc etc.

    Russ

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    Quote Originally Posted by russdev View Post
    My tech had brain wave on joomla site we can just set it to close with a message minimum sql queries and means do not need to ftp into embc etc.

    Russ
    Ah, nice one.

    Must update the maintenance page now then and get rid of the Joomla logo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by russdev View Post
    My tech had brain wave on joomla site we can just set it to close with a message minimum sql queries and means do not need to ftp into embc etc.

    Russ
    Yeah thats a good idea
    To a certain extent it would depend on other schools doing the same to reduce the load as well?

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    Brilliant idea - where can we get rid of joomla logo?

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    I dont seem to have any offline.php in my root dir

    regards

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    Found it -

    go into templates - system and offline.php is in there

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigjb View Post
    Ours went down as well. Ended up creating a single .html file which displayed the school was closed message. Have asked LEA for reason as the Head wants an explanation.
    Heard back from the LEA the problem was down to high cpu usage on the hosting server

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    i moved our website and host it elsewhere now due to Lincolnshire CC not allowing us to run Joomla!

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    You can now - its being done by 4 or 5 schools that i know of

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    Ours died yesterday and today as it got hit for weather news. As in, died completely in a 'Service unavailable' kinda way, so couldn't even make a plain HTML page...

    I went after some more info of my own and found this:
    Reverse IP Lookup - Find Other Web Sites Hosted on a Web Server

    From where I discovered EMBC serve 151 school sites (Northants and Notts) through one IP!
    (I imagine this is common with clustered servers/virtualisation and whatnot, but you can bet the EMBC implementation leaves a lot to be desired!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigjb View Post
    Heard back from the LEA the problem was down to high cpu usage on the hosting server
    ....so they are hosting multiple schools off one server with no redundancy.... great =(

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