Upgrades at TurboSquid

Chris Phillips Site

I wanted to give a quick summary of where we are in development. My Files: Publisher and Download system redesign: We’ve spent a lot of time this year improving the new My Files section.  Uploads processing and stability improved. Customers’ experience with downloading  was streamlined, and they got new features like zip downloads.  Publishing received many tweaks, upgrades and bug …

Today’s site upgrades

Chris Phillips Site

The site was upgraded today to improve the Publisher and fix a number of small bugs. We’ve run through all the requests from those who were still using the old Publisher. After six months of fixes, upgrades, new features, and multiple contacts to all interested parties, we’ve removed the links to the old Download area, Product Manager, and Upload pages. …

Dashboard and Reports now much faster

Chris Phillips Site

Last week we upgraded our Database Warehouse infrastructure. That’s the system that holds large data sets for reports, such as the Statistic reports you can access from your Dashboard. The infrastructure allows complex report requests to run in the background, so the reports themselves will come up faster when you request them. This new setup has shown dramatic increases in …

End of Beta for Publisher and My Files

Chris Phillips Site

As expected, the new Publisher and Download section have left Beta and are now the default interfaces. The “Download” item in the navigation bar is now this new My Files section, containing all your purchases, published products, and uploads. You will still be able to use the old Product Manager and Download page for the next 1-2 months, but then …

Main Database Server Upgrade

John Foster Site

Hi, I’m John Foster, the Systems Administrator at TurboSquid.  We’ve been making some changes recently on the back-end of our site to try and improve performance and create a better user experience.  Most recently, this past Sunday morning, we upgraded our main database server, and I wanted to share some of the before and after data with you. We upgraded …