View Full Version : Delete old threads
September 4th, 2006, 02:31 PM
Maybe you should dlete all threads in each forum but the 500 most recent, do increase releibilty, speed and uptime.
September 4th, 2006, 03:19 PM
Ive read why they dont do this. Its to let the people have access to 'the wealth of knowledge' which is in the forum, be it old, new and/or redundant. or something like that.
September 4th, 2006, 03:37 PM
In other words, I can find my question already answered instead of posting it again.
How would it improve uptime anyway?
September 4th, 2006, 08:03 PM
Good pont - it won't improve uptime, but it will increase the speed of SQL queries, because there will be fewer rows to search through.
September 5th, 2006, 01:09 AM
But then threads which would have been valuable help to someone with a problem will be deleted very quickly. And there will be no point in searching the forum any more for people who had a similar problem, especially if you have a rare problem, because your solution might have happened to be in a thread that was old, and got deleted.
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