Multi-blog MovableType... a bad idea?

Trials and tribulations of multi-blog MovableType (3.x).

We have been running a single install of MovableType 3.21 to run approximately 33 different blogs. This setup has been running for a few years now, and though it has not been without it's difficulties, overall the system was stable. However, for the past few months, some of the blogs have been experiencing increasingly horrendous rebuild times. Additionally, since comment posting triggers a rebuild, the system times-out before the commenter sees any response to their browser resulting in...

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