[HOT] Tasking Manager Slow

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 01:44:27 UTC 2016

Hi Blake,

Thanks for your reply with all of the detailed information, and thanks for
all that you do for HOT!

I am glad to hear that the team is aware of the issue and that there are
plans to resolve it.


On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 6:26 PM, Blake Girardot HOT/OSM <
blake.girardot at hotosm.org> wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> We are working to get this fixed permanently in the very near future
> by distributing our infrastructure a bit more (1 month or less) and
> make improvements to the Tasking Manager code so it is less demanding
> on hardware in general (6 months).
> We also spent time last week trying to prepare the server for GeoWeek
> knowing the load was going to be increased this week and met with
> limited options for safely (read: untested changes) increasing
> capacity.
> Over the last few months we have basically reached the limit of our
> existing infrastructure as the load on the Tasking Manager has
> increased due to increased use, which is, I do not want to say is
> good, but an encouraging sign really because it is a result of both
> organizations and mappers using the HOT Tasking Manager increasing a
> fair amount.
> I apologize for it making mapping and validating more difficult, it is
> very high priority for us, basically our top technical priority at the
> moment. I really wish we were able  get some of these infrastructure
> improvements in place sooner but it just was not possible.
> Thank you for taking the time to write the email, we should have
> communicated our awareness of the issue and our effort to get the
> situation fixed more.
> Respectfully,
> Blake
> ----------------------------------------------------
> Blake Girardot
> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
> skype: jblakegirardot
> HOT Core Team Contact: info at hotosm.org
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 4:14 PM, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > The tasking manager seems to be slow and has been for some time.
> Sometimes
> > it is necessary to click on a choice multiple times before the tasking
> > manager actually performs the requested action. Sometimes the project
> grid
> > doesn't show up right away or doesn't show up at all. Can anything be
> done
> > about this? It is slowing down mapping and validation, and it is
> frustrating
> > for new people who are just being introduced to the project (I try and
> tell
> > them that there are 1000's of people around the world on HOT projects and
> > that is why things are slow).
> >
> > I know that many of the people that support the project are volunteers
> and
> > that budgets for hosting services are tight.  I am not trying to be
> > critical, but rather trying to raise awareness so that hopefully a
> solution
> > can be found.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Mike
> >
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