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Running out of disk space

Just to let you know, we are currently facing a simple but quite nasty problem: Our SSD RAID is full! The rented server has 250 GB disk only and the database plus all the images are eating it all up. At first I could free some memory up by optimizing some DB tables, but it didn't last long. Currently we are moving images back and forth to be able to optimize the biggest tables. This will generate some additional free gigs.The site should be back online tomorrow again.However it's just a matter of time until the disk is full again. Expect a server move at the end of this year. We're going to double the SSDs up! Until then, stay safe and Corona-free!

Written on November 04, 2020 at 10:28 PM

Happy Easter! New Version Out!

Guess what, I found some free time to dive a little deeper into AchStats code base again - et voilĂ , here is the new 1.20 version!Age-restricted AppsUnrestricted games but with age-restricted DLCs are now all indexed by AchStats. This also applies to completely age-restricted games with their DLCs. I've backported some already done AchStas 2.0 stuff for that. Higher Success RatesI've tried to utilize the Steam Web API much more in favor of the deprecated community XML data. It's still cumbersome in terms of the available informations, but adding and updating profiles should now be A LOT more successful than before!Completed TranslationsMost of the existing translations are now up2date again. Thanks to all maintainers still caring about that.More EnhancementsI've also improved the handling of private profiles and private only game details and friendships respectively. Rankings now displays proper hints and icons instead of nothing or zeros. The European GDPR regulations are also officially part of the release.What's Next?Depending on the spare time I will try to finally tackle loading times of the games list and huge profiles. But until then, stay safe and healthy! Happy Easter!

Written on April 12, 2020 at 10:01 PM

Hello there!

How are you doing? We're currently deep into celebrating our 8th birthday! I would like to take this opportunity to announce that we've entered a cooperation with Game DB[gamedb.online]. We're now linking each other and from our point of view it is a nice addition beyond AchStats's core features.We've also hit another milestone: AchStats is now tracking more than half a million profiles and more than two million achievements! So much data! Check out the numbers in detail here: https://www.achievementstats.com/index.php?action=statistics

Written on March 13, 2020 at 06:47 PM

Merry Christmas 2019

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a festive achievement hunt! Check out the calendar[www.achievementstats.com] for the current seasonal achievements. Happy Holidays!

Written on December 24, 2019 at 10:51 PM

New Turkish Translation

Closing out the 7th anniversary of AchStats, we are very happy to announce support of the Turkish language! Many thanks to %1s for providing all the translations!!Speaking of it, we are still eager on supporting more languages and also looking for new maintainers of existing but outdated translations[www.achievementstats.com] - namely Greek, Japanese, Dutch, Slovak and Vietnamese.You might also have noticed another enhancement: Public profiles with activated game details privacy are now showing an appropriate hint with a warning sign.

Written on April 17, 2019 at 07:56 PM

Merry Christmas 2018

Christmas Eve is almost here, so we wish everyone a merry Xmas! It's time to finish off this year's achievement hunting season[www.achievementstats.com]. See you again in 2019!

Written on December 24, 2018 at 12:05 AM

Small update

Looks like someone forgot to pay the bills... Anyway, site is back online and I used the outage time to tweak some database queries. Overview[www.achievementstats.com], achievement lists[www.achievementstats.com] and rankings[www.achievementstats.com] is now much MUCH faster than before. While you're checking this out *wink wink*, don't forget to take a look at our achievements calendar[www.achievementstats.com]. Don't miss all the Halloween related cheevos! Happy hunting!

Written on November 02, 2018 at 02:22 PM

Hardware failures

We have currently some extended downtime due to serious hardware failures. One SSD is completely broken and the other hard drive has some bad sectors damaging the database. So far we have backed up the remaining readable data, exchanged one SSD and right now sync'ing the RAID system again. Stay tuned for more updates

Written on June 01, 2018 at 02:15 AM

Check Your Game Details Privacy Setting

I guess you've already read about some new profile privacy settings, so I'm keeping this short and simple: Make sure your "Game details" are set to public again or AchStats won't work as expected! Here's the full announcement from the Steam Blog:https://steamcommunity.com/games/593110/announcements/detail/1667896941884942467

Written on April 11, 2018 at 11:42 PM

Statistics insights

We recently hit ONE MILLION achievements and 400,000 profiles being tracked. Also to conclude our 6th birthday, let's run some numbers!Achievements added per yearYearNumber2011 and before16,954201211,543201319,253201434,015201551,586201682,0422017578,8582018 so far264,978A constant flow of newly added achievements, but a really steep curve at the end - due to spam games. So what would the table look like without them?Achievements without spam added per yearYearNumber2011 and before16,954201211,543201319,253201434,015201551,581201680,5652017131,0932018 so far27,935More than 130k added in one year is still a big chunk. And we can expect even more for 2018. We also started tracking deleted achievements in 2017. So let's take a look at that:Achievements deleted per yearYearNumber201728222018 so far699Achievements without spam deleted per yearYearNumber201724792018 so far589It is also interesting to note the lifespan of a deleted achievements. Some are really quickly removed again, while others last for several years. Let's break down the deleted cheevos by their added year:Deleted achievements added by yearYearNumber2011 and before52012920132920145920151712016564201725312018 so far153The oldest deleted achievement is from Lead and Gold - Gangs of the Wild being "Detonator / Win 30 powder keg matches".The fastest deleted achievement again is from ANIMALITY being "Hamster High Score - 90 / Reach a high score of 90 with the Hamster" with a life span of only 33 minutes.Now let's take a look at the public profiles. What about the Steam (not AchStats!) join date for each year?Steam profiles created per yearYearNumber20039165200415,88720059565200610,483200717,718200820,892200928,860201033,514201144,920201248,537201347,407201425,844201516,744201610,350201765832018 so far914The most achievement hunters joined Steam in 2012, closely followed by 2013.Hope you liked this little insight! Keep on hunting!

Written on March 26, 2018 at 12:43 AM

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