Motoring Alliance :: MINI Cooper Forums   Motoring Alliance :: MINI Cooper Forums Motoring Alliance :: MINI Cooper Forums
Home

Menu




Notices

Sponsor

» Random Garage
Site Update
Eugene

Johnna

» Ad Links
» Recent Threads
Go to first new post Word Association
72,838 Replies, 1,547,300 Views
Go to first new post 2017 - F1
1,056 Replies, 118,906 Views
Go to first new post Can't log in via desktop
54 Replies, 536 Views
Go to first new post Rally Videos
350 Replies, 87,609 Views
Go to first new post What did you do with your MINI today?
14,767 Replies, 983,227 Views
Go to first new post Mini greetings
11 Replies, 233 Views
Go to first new post Refreshing Rufus - 2005 MCS JCW
198 Replies, 27,038 Views
Go to first new post 2003 MINI Cooper S
4 Replies, 258 Views
Go to first new post Gen 1 PS Issues
6 Replies, 204 Views
Advert

» Ad
Sponsors

Likes Likes:  23
Reply
Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 08-08-2017, 01:22 PM #1
Sully Sully is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 323
Likes (Given): 71
Likes (Received): 151
Sully Sully is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 323
Likes (Given): 71
Likes (Received): 151
Site Update

All,

I wanted to provide a quick update.

Based on the recent issues and some of the long term challenges of managing an older forum software I began looking into new platforms, their functionality, speed, etc. Based on my research many of the new platforms provide a lot of new integrated features not available to us without heavy custom development. Over the next few weeks I will be testing some options. During this time, there will be some work done on the server. In theory none of the testing or server modifications should impact the current site.

At this point, I just wanted to let you know what we are working on to potentially improve the overall usability. If over the next few weeks you see any new issues please let me know. Once the testing is complete, I will provide an update with a proposed plan.

If have any questions please do not hesitate to respond to this thread or PM me.

Thanks,
__________________
Motoring Alliance - MINI Country!
Sully is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Post Thanks / Like - 13 Likes
Likes Dave.0, Zapski, Redbeard, MCS02, Savvy and 8 others liked this post
Unread 08-08-2017, 07:18 PM #2
Redbeard's Avatar
Redbeard Redbeard is offline
JCW: because fast is fun!
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 1,553
Likes (Given): 364
Likes (Received): 544
Site Update
Redbeard Redbeard is offline
JCW: because fast is fun!

Redbeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 1,553
Likes (Given): 364
Likes (Received): 544
Site Update
Awesome. Thanks for the hard work.
__________________
2018 JCW Moonwalk Grey and Red.
Redbeard is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Post Thanks / Like - 2 Likes
Likes vetsvette, Sully liked this post
Unread 08-09-2017, 10:34 AM #3
ScottinBend's Avatar
ScottinBend ScottinBend is offline
Space Cowboy
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Bend, OR USA
Posts: 8,514
Likes (Given): 2721
Likes (Received): 2417
Site Update
ScottinBend ScottinBend is offline
Space Cowboy

ScottinBend's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Bend, OR USA
Posts: 8,514
Likes (Given): 2721
Likes (Received): 2417
Site Update
Thanks!
__________________
Never do anything that you wouldn't want to explain to the paramedics. ......

If it uses lipstick or a dipstick, it's gonna give you trouble

2004 EB/W R53 with stuff
ScottinBend is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Post Thanks / Like - 1 Likes
Likes Sully liked this post
Unread 08-09-2017, 11:08 AM #4
Sully Sully is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 323
Likes (Given): 71
Likes (Received): 151
Sully Sully is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 323
Likes (Given): 71
Likes (Received): 151
Lets see how this goes. Working on setting stuff up today for initial testing.
__________________
Motoring Alliance - MINI Country!
Sully is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Post Thanks / Like - 2 Likes
Likes Redbeard, MCS02 liked this post
Unread 08-18-2017, 07:39 PM #5
Sully Sully is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 323
Likes (Given): 71
Likes (Received): 151
Sully Sully is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 323
Likes (Given): 71
Likes (Received): 151
Members,

I wanted to provide a quick update regarding the site migration. I spent the last week working on preparing the server for the initial test migration. If all goes well, the initial test migration will be complete and I can begin working on organizing the site and testing the initial functionality. Once everything is stable in the default setup I will then work on some of the additional functionality etc. At this point we are a few weeks away from have a site that is close to being ready for full testing and migration (partially because I have a vacation in the middle of it).

Either way, I wanted to let you know things are progressing along. As always if you have any questions, thoughts, ideas please let me know.

Have a great weekend,
__________________
Motoring Alliance - MINI Country!
Sully is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Post Thanks / Like - 5 Likes
Likes 00Mini, wmwny, Zapski, MCS02, Redbeard liked this post
Unread 08-19-2017, 09:26 AM #6
Metalman's Avatar
Metalman Metalman is offline
Stage 6
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 12,516
Likes (Given): 4
Likes (Received): 8919
Site Update
Metalman Metalman is offline
Stage 6

Metalman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 12,516
Likes (Given): 4
Likes (Received): 8919
Site Update
Thanks for the update Sully....
__________________
Fungo Squiggly - 2009 Factory John Cooper Works Shooting Brake - Born May 22 2009

Sitting in the third stall down, keeping extremely quiet while getting my M/A forum updates, and hoping management won't find me until after payday.
Metalman is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Post Thanks / Like - 1 Likes
Likes vetsvette liked this post
Unread 10-21-2017, 04:35 PM #7
Sully Sully is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 323
Likes (Given): 71
Likes (Received): 151
Sully Sully is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 323
Likes (Given): 71
Likes (Received): 151
All -

This update is way overdue! Needless to say the site migration has been a bit more challenging than initially anticipated. There were some significant challenges with the data migration that required extensive scripting to automate and some will need to be handled manually once the rest of the data is migrated over. If you have any interest in testing the site in advance, please let me know. I would love to have a other members begin looking at the site. If you are interested, please send me a PM and I will walk you through where we are and how to test. The more folks we have looking at it the better it will be on day one.

Hope everyone has a great weekend!
__________________
Motoring Alliance - MINI Country!
Sully is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Post Thanks / Like - 1 Likes
Likes Zapski liked this post
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
platforms, provide, testing, update, weeks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:23 PM.

Powered by vBulletin; Version - A Very Customized 3.8.2
Copyright ©2009 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Clubs, Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like v3.4.1 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Motoring Alliance is an independently operated web site supporting MINI owners and enthusiasts worldwide. All original artwork and design is Copyright © 2009 - 2016 Motoring Alliance.
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO