On Friday afternoon/evening, I'll be moving my web site and tons of other stuff from the old machine to the new machine. It should be mostly seamless, but there are bound to be some hiccups.

This also affects my e-mail, DNS, MySQL, and several other blogs I host: varchars.com, Soup is Good, and Because I Can.

I'll have my fingers crossed...

Posted by jzawodn at January 23, 2004 11:28 AM

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# Jeremy Zawodny said:

Test post.

on January 23, 2004 05:14 PM
# Arcterex said:

Hey Jeremy, what do you think of the hardware you got as far as cost/performance? I'm in the middle of hardware hell trying to upgrade a system that I have (dual 1.13 2G ecc ram on a supermicro board with gobs of HD but only about 40 used) and have been considering cutting the home built system off at the knees and just buying a "full" system. Is the one you got something you'd recommend for a good linux server for something with a fair number of users and high DB (mysql of course :) access for various virtual websites?

on January 24, 2004 12:22 AM
# Jonathan Disher said:

For work, we've been buying a bunch of 1U boxes from QSol. Mostly 1U single P4 2.4GHz with 1G and no disk, and dual P4 Xeon 2.8GHz with 2G and no disk (everything in production is netbooted). Back in October I leased a server from RackShack (now EV1Servers), a 1.7GHz celeron with a gig of ram and a 60GB HD, and 700GB of transfer a month for ~$130/mth. If I hadn't done that, and I could find a reasonably comparable place to colo, I would probably buy a 1U box from QSol and colo it myself.

The only thing I don't like about the leased server is there's no option to do a 3Ware RAID1 (I could get a box with two HD's and do it myself, but.) Otherwise they've been great.

Good luck Arc, I know people are anxiously waiting for ufies.org to come back :)

on January 25, 2004 09:12 PM
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