Archive for the ‘General News’ Category

Site5 Maintenance News

September 27, 2006

If you’ll direct your attention to the right side nav bar, you’ll notice that I have added a widget that displays the latest Site5 maintenance notices. This pulls from an RSS feed generated by their forum, so every time they post a new announcement, it should automatically update in the sidebar on this site. I hope that this will bring some more timely news and information in the occasions where I am unable to post my own updates right away.

Also, I’ve added a link to our Statistics page on SiteUptime. This will show you the uptime for the prwdot.org web server for the past few months. Note that in September it’s particularly bad. I apologize for this, but there is nothing I can do about it (well, except for switching web hosts, which I am always considering as an option).

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Cancelled! Hooray!

June 10, 2005

Woohoo! (Even the request to cancel took them a while to respond to… sheesh.)

Peter Wood

Posted on 09 Jun 2005 02:20 PM
Greetings,

Could you please cancel my TekTonic VPS account and all associated packages.

Thanks,

Peter
Ryan M. Adzima

Posted on 10 Jun 2005 04:58 PM
This has been canceled.

Gimme 5!

June 4, 2005

I’ve just finished migrating prwdot.org from TekTonic to Site5. The only downside to this move is that I will lose any ability to have direct control over the machine that prwdot.org runs on – I can’t install a newer version of Apache or MySQL or Perl, nor can I tweak the server configuration. Other than that, there are tons of upsides:

* The server itself is more powerful, so prwdot.org should be much quicker now.
* Site5’s support is actually responsive, helpful, and friendly.
* Site5 will take care of all the server administration. I don’t have to worry about upgrading the OS, cleaning up logs, security threats, or running out of disk space.
* It’s cheaper – my TekTonic plan was $26/mo for 6 gigs of disk space, while Site5 is $21.95/mo for 12+ gigs of disk space.

I’m very happy about this move, and I hope all of the prwdot.org users will be, too. Please leave a comment if you have any questions!