Site Upgrade Monday Morning

redundancyUPDATE: This is now complete. We had Zero transaction loss. We had registrations completing during the process successfully. We think that 3 users had to wait up to a minute for their registration to complete (the running guy at the end of registration).

We are doing a major database infrastructure upgrade on Monday morning, Feb. 29. Most operations will not be affected, but there may be some error messages for some operations for about a minute. Users will simply be able to refresh their browsers to complete what they are doing after that 60 seconds.

We will do a fuller update one what we are doing and how we were able to do it with such minimal impact on Monday (the short version is this is very cool).

Author: RunSignUp

RunSignUp is the leading innovator of online tools for race registration, race day solutions, and running clubs. Services include RunSignUp for registration, RunSignUp Go for Race Day, RunSignUp RD Go for Timers, RunSignUp Clubs to enable membership management, and RaceJoy for mobile experiences. More than 10,000 race directors, timers, running club officers and running stores use these services today, including leading organizations like the Boilermaker Road Race, Crim Festival of Races, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc., Fifth Third River Bank Run, Blacklight Run, Bubble Run, Night Nation, Mercedes Marathon, Kentucky Derby Festival, Leone Timing, KC Running Company, Compuscore Timing, Knoxville Track Club, Pikes Peak Road Runners, Gulf Coast Runners, Columbus Running Company, Playmakers Running Store and many more. In 2015, over 10,000 races used the system to register more than 2.7 million participants. In 2016 over 14,000 races will use the system to process over 4.3 million paid registrations. Services are free except for processing fees when conducting monetary transactions such as race registration or club membership renewal. RunSignUp is founded by runners for runners, using technical capabilities to bring the power of cloud computing to benefit the running community. For more information, visit www.RunSignUp.com.

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