I checked with the devs and it turns out the answer is: Caching Heavy caching even. Each of our web servers buffer incrementing view counts until a threshold is met, then all the updates are written to the database. So, we have 9 web servers and the default site threshold is 10 views of all profiles for each site. Therefore a web server needs to get 10 ...


As a beta site, we don't get a custom image. If we want to get a custom image, theme and the like we'd have to meet the graduation criteria and become a fully fledged site.

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