The Dodger Thoughts game threads have been a good test for the Fairpole software.
At one point yesterday during the Dodger game, the CPU started working a little too hard. So today, I installed a new version that has a couple of changes:
1. Comments are now cached, instead of hitting the database for each page load.
2. When the number of comments gets over 50, the comments become collapsable, in groups of 50.
The changes looked good on the CPU load, until Jose Valentin hit that triple in the 10th inning, and the CPU went berserk again. So obviously, I still have some debugging to do. There's a bug somewhere, and today's changes have done only lowered the odds that we'll encounter the bug. It didn't kill the bug.