To keep up with this amazing amount of traffic, we have moved in to a new data center in Germany. We now have servers in 4 centers: San Jose, Iowa, London and Frankfurt. The latest server is hosted at Interxion and we are now a member of DE-CIX, a German Internet Exchange. This will be handling all Eastern and Central European traffic, so our European users will see faster loading times across all of Wikia.
As well as the new German server, we are also going to be adding new servers in the U.S. These will help with some of the heavier work, including Semantic MediaWiki and creating image thumbnails.
We are super excited about our new hardware and pleased about the new capacity it gives us. Faster loading pages and quicker, more reliable tool functionality. What's not to like?
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