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One million daily requests: where do they come from, and how we’ll cope with them

Since improving iRail server performance back in October, the iRail servers have been serving everyone without any major issues. The servers handled around 300.000 requests every day, which left quite some margin. Back then, we estimated the server capacity at … Continue reading

16. March 2018 by Bert
Categories: iRail | Tags: , , | 3 comments

More API data in less network data

Days are getting shorter, and iRail API responses are getting longer. We’ve added some more data to various API endpoints, so you can build even better applications. We’ve also improved support for HTTP caching, and are closing in on a … Continue reading

10. November 2017 by Bert
Categories: iRail, NMBS, open data | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

iRail server move and bugfixing

Hi, I’m Bert, a 21 year old student at Ghent University. I came into contact with iRail when I fixed an existing but broken application to view realtime train data on Qt devices (mostly for Nokia’s Symbian OS). A few … Continue reading

26. September 2017 by Bert
Categories: iRail | Tags: , | 1 comment

iRail Trac

iRail project page is located at project.irail.be. Also, biggest issue (station bug) seems to have been fixed in the API (mobile site soon!). Thanks Pieter Colpaert.

12. August 2010 by Yeri Tiete
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iRail updates

We’ve been busy. First of all, big thanks for all the code and help from Pieter Colpaert. Updates: API (extreme beta), thanks Pieter (wiki), Code clean up, improvements, Station bug has not been solved, yet — working on it, (edit: … Continue reading

06. August 2010 by Yeri Tiete
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