As 9AM hit, WWE fans across the U.S. hit the WWE.COM website to sign up for the WWE Network, slowing down the servers and making it difficult to sign up for new accounts.
WWE acknowledged the problem and issued a small statement saying, “Please be patient if you’re ordering WWE Network as we’re experiencing extremely high demand. Your order will be processed as soon as possible.” Two of the coolest tools that have ever come out from Microsoft are certainly Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access databases have certainly become more prevalent over the last 2 years as large corporations break the imposed ban on using the tool. Many of our large corporate clients and government clients have stymied development in Microsoft Access for varying reasons which can include security issues or simply the IT Managements belief that they don’t want to support the application. Some of the reasons why IT Departments do not want Microsoft Access in their environments are quite valid. For example, the use of Access Databases in high security areas such as in the Education Department for storing student information, Department of Defence systems, Hospitals storing patient data are all valid reasons why data should not be stored in a MS Access Database. However, one of the key advantages that Microsoft Access has is the ability to build a software system to manage a range of services very quickly. You can find more information about Microsoft SQL Server Cost through this site www.servermania.com/kb/articles/sql-server-cost/.
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The actual streaming service is not suffering from any issues and once signed in, streams start playing immediately with no buffering at all.
A post later on Facebook stated that WWE’s technology partner Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) was overwhelmed with traffic and their systems were unable to process most orders since 9AM due to demand for WWE Network.
“MLBAM has been working aggressively to resolve this issue,” the WWE Network statement said.