Lag on the server (currently)

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Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Red Ropes » Wed May 22, 2019 8:32 am

Some time ago we had some crippling lag- that was banished - but for the last two weeks or so I've noticed a uptick in lag on all three servers. It's not as bad as it was but there have been like 3-5 second pauses and resetting the servers doesn't really seem to fix it.

Any idea what it is?
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Farlius » Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:14 pm

Noticed this also.
It becomes nearly unplayable at high user counts with the server seemingly about to crash as if paused then righting itself, but even low counts of 20-40 players is still causing the lag as described.

I would also like to know if the cause is known/being worked on.

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Woper_The_Black » Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:48 am

I've noticed the same thing too.

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by NauVaseline » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:05 pm

I thought I was the only one.

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by A good boy » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:09 am

This lag has been unbearable several times over the last week for me, specifically on Cities. Currently I'm experience 10+ second delays, as are at least three other people in game I've asked.

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Nekonecro » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:09 am

Lag's been getting pretty bad of late, can anyone look into this please?

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Shaeris » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:09 am

Genuinely painful at this point. I haven't been able to reliably go out adventuring or really play the game in any mechanical function without constant rubber-banding.
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Scurvy Cur » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:10 am

I've noticed it as well. Surface and Distant Shores seem to be less spiky than C&P, but all three servers are running with significant and frequent lag.
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Lunargent » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:11 am

I'm rubberbanding almost all the time when the player counts are up.

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Malcontent » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:11 am

Cities and Planes is lagging tremendously, right now. It's practically impossible to do anything, The lag has been pretty bad the past week or more, but it's especially bad today. As mentioned, getting delays of ten seconds or greater.

Do we know what's causing this? Or if there's a fix in the works?

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Diplomacy » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:12 am

playing rn and have been reporting to dm channel that the lag spikes are bandying from 10 seconds to 30 seconds with about 10 to 15 seconds inbetween

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Spyre » Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:15 am

We will continue to monitor our performance tools and perform root cause analysis of the issues in attempt to resolve this issue.

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Red Ropes » Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:02 am

Good to know! Hope it gets resolved soon.
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by NauVaseline » Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:48 am

It's especially bad today.

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Red Ropes » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:33 pm

Lag seems to have gotten worse. Any news on this end?
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by good man of god » Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:48 pm

+1 on this!

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Brandon Steel » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:19 am

Ah yeah want to add onto this as well. It comes and goes but it can get really bad and lag for a good 15 seconds every other minute or so. Haven't noticed until this week and perhaps the tail end of the previous.

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Nobs » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:06 pm

Do all the servers lag ot is it just Arelith?

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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by the grim yeeter » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:36 pm

Nobs wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:06 pm
Do all the servers lag ot is it just Arelith?
It is Arelith. Most of the times it seems to be specifically the C&P server for me.
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by The Greater Good » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:44 pm

Definitely just Arelith, and yeah I can go from Distant Shores and occasionally surface, having a relatively lagfree experience, to Cities and Planes and be rubberbanding everywhere.
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Royal Blood » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:27 pm

Just wanted to add to this- the lag is stupidly bad right now and has been all day. From other players I've spoken to it's been this way constantly so it's not an issue on my end : /
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Sockss » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:35 pm

Absolutely awful on C&P right now. (Has been for the last hour)
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by the grim yeeter » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:37 pm

And again, right now, the lag is absolutely horrendous and unplayable. Lag spikes every few seconds, ranging from 3 to 8 seconds long. Cities & Planes.
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by The Greater Good » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:20 pm

Getting the same sort of lag intermittently on Distant Shores.
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Re: Lag on the server (currently)

Post by Royal Blood » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:10 pm

It does seem. To come and go. Was fine for a few hours then back to rubberbanding and waiting several seconds for actions to occur. It spoked again for me at like 3-5 pm Central
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