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I feel that I have to wait rather often for pages to open. This is both the website as the forum. Could it be that Arduino gets too popular in respect to server performance?
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We have started to ban IP numbers that are making a bad use of the website what is improving the server's performance a lot. As Massimo posted a couple of days ago, we discovered a constant flow of traffic to an undisclosed server that was sucking about 20GB daily.

Also, on Friday night we observed what we believe was a DoS attack. We have improved our QoS by buying a much more expensive server from our provider and the monitoring tools don't lie :-)

However, something I can say now is that the server doesn't die, it just slows down if we suffer DoS. We are working towards improving this even more. We are getting a lot of help, but all your opinions and feedback are needed to make this happen.

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