HTTPS and Load Balancer

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HTTPS and Load Balancer

Postby trilobyte » Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:54 am

Over the last couple weeks, the ever-awesome Burning Man tech team has help us roll out a couple great back-end improvements. The first is a load balancer, which will help ePlaya manage high volume and lots of traffic when things get busy around here (when big announcements get made, ticket sales, placement news, etc).

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The other is HTTPS - for improved security.

Both these things happen on the back-end, and don't require you to do anything special. The site should just run more smoothly during peak times, and provide you with a more secure connection whether you visit the site on a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Big thanks to Backbone and the rest of the Tech Team, the rest of the mod team (who helped out with testing), and everyone on the site for having a little patience with us (and entering CAPTCHA codes during every login) when there were a couple hiccups along the way.

If you experience any technical problems with the site, you can send me a private message or post about it here. Thanks!

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