[Adium-devl] New adiumx.com Server Specifications

Colin Barrett timber at lava.net
Sun Aug 20 10:50:08 UTC 2006

On Aug 20, 2006, at 12:45 AM, Christopher Forsythe wrote:

> On Aug 20, 2006, at 5:39 AM, Colin Barrett wrote:
>> Yet, the box with trac and svn goes down often, and the performance  
>> is non-optimal. It would be one thing if everything was peachy keen  
>> on 23i, but it's not. I applaud James's efforts, and I think he's a  
>> great guy. I just think we may be getting a little bit out of his  
>> league, is all.
> This is different than your first proposal to put everything onto  
> one machine.

No, it's the same.

>> Also, NR is a professional hosting company, with multiple employees  
>> and, I'm assuming, some sort of datacenter space. My recollection  
>> of 23i is that it's a bit more closer towards a hobby of James's  
>> and not an actual business that he runs full time. I would think  
>> that in the event of downtime, a full-time company like NR could  
>> provide better support than James could in his spare time.
> Ya, that's about how I feel about it too

Glad we agree.

>> I'm really not trying to bash or insult James, or say he sucks and  
>> is a terrible admin and should be fired out of a cannon into the  
>> sun. On the contrary, he's done a heroic job. I just feel that  
>> we're trying to expand, and at NR we will have room to grow, while  
>> with 23i I think we're bursting our britches a bit.
> Your suggestion implied putting adiumx.com and trac onto the same  
> box, along with other items. Or rather, that's at least how I read  
> it. Which is what I think would be a bad idea.

Well, IIRC, NR are only offering us one dedicated server, not two. So  
by definition, we would have trac, svn, adiumx.com, and adiumxtras.com  
all on the same machine. Perhaps Evan can clear this up.


> Chris
>> On Aug 20, 2006, at 12:32 AM, Christopher Forsythe wrote:
>>> Eh, I don't know about that. If that box were to go down, god  
>>> forbid, we'd still have trac and svn. Whereas if we had it all on  
>>> the same machine, it'd all go down and everything would be hosed.
>>> I'm not in favor of putting all our resources on the same machine.
>>> Chris
>>> On Aug 20, 2006, at 5:17 AM, Colin Barrett wrote:
>>>> A bit Johnny-Come-Lately, but this is very awesome. Absolutely no  
>>>> disrespect to imajes, he's been very kind in hosting trac and  
>>>> svn, but with this new dedicated machine, I say we should  
>>>> centralize everything there. With 1.0 coming, I think we want all  
>>>> of our services to be in tip-top shape, especially trac.
>>>> -Colin
>>>> On Aug 18, 2006, at 7:21 AM, Evan Schoenberg wrote:
>>>>> FYI, Thomas of Network Redux is going to be giving us a  
>>>>> dedicated server for adiumx.com and adiumxtras.com. Can you say  
>>>>> awesome?
>>>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>>>>> AMD Opteron 165, Dual Core 1.8Ghz
>>>>>> 2GB Memory
>>>>>> 250GB Drive
>>>>>> 100Mbps network connectivity
>>>>>> With cPanel on it.
>>>>> -Evan
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