Performance Enhancing Site Updates

John Foster Site

It takes a lot to keep an online marketplace running, especially one that showcases over half a million assets to over a million visitors each month. When dealing with such large quantities, even the slightest improvements to the experience feel like a bit of a win.

Over the past few weeks, we have been making hardware and software improvements to our application and database servers.

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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 the server to the fastest hardware available to us which has increased performance site-wide.  Some key areas where you should notice the performance boost are Full Preview, Product Manager, and Forums. Read More