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Richard Report 1 May 2012 15:26

Too large. Needs splitting- alphabetically perhaps to speed up searches as this takes too long on auto using key words and gets timed out.



Reggie Report 1 May 2012 15:43

Which 'message board'?

And how would you envisage this being facilitated?

GR have enough problems maintaining the existing boards

The advanced search is not quick, but I've never had it 'timed out'


InspectorGreenPen Report 1 May 2012 19:03

Which Message Board needs splitting? There already 8 boards.

GR has a generic problem - which incidentally they have acknowledged on these forums - in that the database has now grown too large for the server's management system to cope with

So, no matter what it is you are trying to do, if the volume of data that has to be retrieved and sorted is large, eg in excess of 10,000 records or so, it is likely to fail and you will get the timeout error message.

As soon as this fundamental problem is sorted, then the better for member's experiences of the site.