Some Good News and Some (Temporary) Not So Good

Here’s the good news:  On Monday, September 6th, AAR will be operating solely on our own spiffy dedicated server.

Now for the (temporary) not so good news:

In order to make the transfer, the site will be unavailable for message board posting from 5 p.m. eastern time on Friday, September 3rd until Monday morning, September 6th.  The site will also not be updated with new reviews or blogs on Saturday.

We apologize for the inconvenience this is causing our readers, but if we have to be down, then a holiday weekend is probably the best time to do it, right?

And the upside to AAR being housed on its own server will be felt immediately in faster load times and a buh-bye to those irritating message board posting problems that have been making us all cringe for some time.

AAR has been running traffic levels for quite some time that made getting our own dedicated server desirable and we’re delighted we’re able to do it.  And, again, we apologize for the inconvenience but think you will find it worth the downtime on Monday morning.

Happy Labor Day weekend, everyone!

- Sandy AAR

8 Responses to “Some Good News and Some (Temporary) Not So Good”

  1. PatW says:

    This is excellent news – may the transfer/transition go smoothly. Fingers crossed. I have a working weekend (hobby wise, at least) so I wouldn’t be logging on to AAR in any case. The timing is perfect for me.

  2. Tee says:

    Sandy said: “…but if we have to be down, then a holiday weekend is probably the best time to do it, right?”

    Yep. Unfortunately, we are not planning much this coming weekend. So, I’ll definitely miss it. But it’s a good way to wean myself for a while from the boards. Discipline and all that other stuff. LOL

  3. Nathalie T says:

    Good luck with the transfer.

  4. xina says:

    Good luck with the transition. Here’s hoping it will go smoothly! :) I am fairly busy this weekend so I won’t go through withdrawal not getting my AAR fix. :)

  5. kathy says:

    Happy Labor Day weekend to everyone at AAR!! We love you guys!

  6. Letty says:

    this is great news. Good luck with the transfer

  7. Yulie says:

    I thought the message boards would be closed to posting but we’d still be able to read messages? Because right now that’s not exactly the case – all the posts made after June 23rd have disappeared.

    Anyway, good luck with the transfer.

  8. Tee says:

    It’s only Saturday morning and I’m already experiencing withdrawal symptoms. LOL Good luck with the transfer, but hurry back!