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10th Anniversary!

It's hard to believe, but we started AchStats a full decade ago! Now ten years later we're still alive and kicking! In terms of a special update, this was already deployed last week for more performance facing the huge amount of newly added profiles.Speaking of new profiles, it is still going on: Just another ~30,000 additions in the last two days totaling in ~984k profiles! Those are just not immediately crawled or the update queue is going to explode again. So the journey of AchStats continues and some day we might release version 2.0 as a complete overhaul. Maybe for the 20th anniversary? Stay healthy and keep on achievement hunting!

Written on February 18, 2022 at 09:11 PM

WTF?

Granted, the site was never the fastest but in the recent days it really slowed down and was barely usable. So I was trying to figure the reason out and noticed a really big influx of newly added profiles. Why? I have no idea, but just to give you a number:At the beginning of this year we tracked ~657k profiles. At the end of January we counted ~718k profiles. After two more weeks the number climbed up to ~822k! More than 100,000 profiles have been added in under two weeks! That's kinda insane compared to the usual growth.We're currently at ~837k profiles, that means 180,000 new profiles in this year only. To put it in another perspective: It took from August 2019 to 2022 to grow for the same number of new profiles.ANYWAY, I had to do something, so I sat down and implemented a persistent cache for best achievements of each profile. This was the bottleneck and had to be solved. Et voilĂ , it is now active and speeds up the overview, global rankings and friend rankings! Consider this as an early anniversary gift! Go try it out!! Until next week!

Written on February 12, 2022 at 10:24 PM

Merry Christmas 2021

Christmas Eve has arrived and we wish you a merry X-mas! Don't miss all the seasonal achievements in our calendar[www.achievementstats.com] or upcoming[www.achievementstats.com] listing! Happy hunting!

Written on December 25, 2021 at 01:23 PM

One More Thing

With the constant additions of all the event based achievements, the calendar[www.achievementstats.com] is really crowded. Therefore I've added a new listing: The upcoming achievements from your profile view is now available as a global one[www.achievementstats.com]! The current unlockables are highlighted just as usual.Cheers!

Written on October 31, 2021 at 10:37 PM

Database and Halloween!

If you haven't seen yet, the site is back online since two weeks and the database is running smoothly. We had to set up everything again, but this time with the proper import configuration to prevent another three weeks of downtime. By now you can tell it did work, so we can fully focus on the more fun things: Halloween!The calendar is PACKED with date specific achievements and your profile is FULL TO THE BRIM with upcoming cheevos. All newly added seasonal achievements are maintained, so take a look and don't miss them! Good hunting and Happy Halloween!

Written on October 30, 2021 at 05:44 PM

Database doesn't want to play

Remember the inconsistencies after the last restore? Turns out they are technical not possible but still exist and while trying to fix them the database did not liked that at all. Last week we had no time whatsoever to take care about it. We are now looking into it. More updates soon. Thanks for your understanding.

Written on October 13, 2021 at 01:09 PM

Database alive

Holy moly, the import took 3 weeks to finish! After that, the most recent data salvaged from the crashed database was applied and we're finally back.However, there are some inconsistencies, so I needed to rebuild a table manually and I'm still checking on the overall data integrity. For example, you have unlocks from a game you don't own - I'm currently working on that.But anyway, the site is at your service again. Enjoy!

Written on September 18, 2021 at 06:02 PM

Database crashed

Update on the database issues: That was a major blow, far beyond some corruption. We actually needed to wipe everything and reinstall MySQL, because it was no longer operational. Before that, we could back up almost all the data except three bigger tables.Right now we're importing the latest backup (dated 2 days before the crash) and once it's done, we are updating it with the stuff we could save from the crashed state. The actual data loss should be very minor.Expect some more days of downtime, your Quake achievements have to wait a bit longer. ;)

Written on August 23, 2021 at 07:05 PM

Database issues

Looks like we ran into some database corruption issues. We're currently investigating, so expect a longer downtime.More infos following as soon as possible!

Written on August 20, 2021 at 08:37 PM

Easter Update!

Happy Easter! Here is some new stuff for you!Upcoming Achievement DatesMany seasonal and nonrecurring achievements are tied to a specific timeframe, which you can always check out in our up2date calendar[www.achievementstats.com]. However it can be quite crowded, especially during Halloween and Christmas. So check out your profile with a new link "View upcoming achievements" to your PERSONAL list of upcoming date-specific achievements! Current active ones are even highlighted, so you will never ever miss an unlock opportunity again!Deleted Achievement ImagesStarted with our server move we're now keeping the image icons of deleted achievements[www.achievementstats.com]. Now you can also see what it looked like before it was removed.More PercentagesYour profile view was updated with total number of achievements for each game plus the percentages of unlocked and locked cheevos. Of course, fully sortable! Thanks to noob_Lurker for the suggestion.Untouched GamesA new option to toggle between showing an hiding untouched games was also added to your profile. This allows to keep even better track with your ongoing completion progress. If you like, filter it down to in-progress games only and prioritize you next unlocks!Working EmailsLast but not least our mail system is now up and running again. If you requested an API key last month, you want probably request it again. ;)

Written on April 04, 2021 at 02:28 PM

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