We realize just how frustrating the weekend lag can be, and it seems to have been even worse this
weekend than usual. The good news is that we're looking to implement some back-end changes in the (very) near future that we hope will lighten the database's load. We can't promise anything on that front - it really depends on how much of the bottleneck causing this lag is the database's fault - but hopefully it'll help.
Shiroe wrote:Tristan, I think the servers could use a nudge again either now or at patch release...
Would you believe they got one on Friday afternoon at the first sign of trouble? Some weekends are just worse than others for load, and we seem to have hit a new high watermark this time. The pending back-end changes should help, though - and we'll be deploying those as soon as we've verified that they won't break All The Things™.