This morning, the home page loads in about 5 seconds, and downloading a batch took about 15 seconds. I'm guessing the submitting will be similarly fast.lajackson wrote:I have successfully completed a batch. The system is very, very slow.
So there's no question that the problems of last night were a result of heavy server load. The system works just fine when it's not overtaxed.
It's too bad that tens of thousands of faithful people (some of whom are first time indexers) had such a bad experience last night. Hopefully some of them will have an opportunity today to try again; at least on the USA's east coast, they have until 8pm tonight.