Hey everyone, small update today to our YouTube channel requirements! As of today, we have amended the requirements so that YouTube channels over 5000 subscribers who produce Bedrock-related content (and not NetherGames related content) are now eligible for the YouTube rank subject to other requirements.
To be clear, the YouTube requirement is still staying as 1000 subscribers, this is just an addition so that we can offer this rank as well to larger Bedrock YouTubers who do not have any NetherGames content.
Until not long ago, NetherGames was using the same infrastructure design we had back in 2020. While that wouldn't sound bad, a lot has happened since then. NetherGames has rapidly grown, and we had to get used to higher demand.
In the old design of the infrastructure, we had several physical nodes. We call them nodes in this blog post. You can imagine a node as a physical server in a data centre. And we had a few of these. (See on the right)
Now, what's the issue, you might ask. Well, we managed all of these servers separately. If we wanted to schedule more Bedwars Squads servers, we would have to manually start them after calculating which node would be the best to start them on.
Imagine the pain of manually restarting servers on all of these nodes separately when pushing an update. You had to essentially open every node's control panel and restart the servers there. That usually...
To celebrate the 6th anniversary of NetherGames today and as a thank you for supporting us in 2021, we're giving out free ranks on the network. Check out the video created by our Social Media team to enter