Progress bar for diaspora pod donations

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I added this little nifty JavaScript bar for 2016 pod donations and it worked well to get the server and costs paid for. Wanted to share with other podmins, so a step by step! With links to my code base so you can see it. Edit app/views/shared/_right_sections.html.haml Add to beginning: :javascript   $(document).ready(function() {progress(103, $(‘#progressBar’));}); […]

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Migrating diaspora from mysql to postgres

So I decided also on the update to move to postgresql. I found http://blog.koehn.com/technology/2014/08/21/diaspora-mariadb-to-postgres.html to be my best place to start, however I had lots of crap in my DB to also solve. First I have open_aspects and password_salt in my users table that should have dropped, so I did. Second, I had tons of […]

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Happy New Year *Again*

Well its been a year again since my last blog post.. I moved to the east coast from the west coast, getting settled in. We have a new dog and 2 new cats here at the house. Not been as active on the pod as I would like, I think the slowness bugs me, but […]

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Happy New Year – Upgrade time!

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Well its time to upgrade Ubuntu to the new LTS so I can keep up on packages. Tomorrow 1/10/2015 at 8am (UTC-8) I will start the update, a extra db backup even though I have a offsite nightly, db backup takes several hours to dump. I imagine pod will be offline for 2-3 hours if […]

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Summer Update

Pod is humming along on its new host. Having everything on one server is working ok, our numbers are way down on users. I have registrations open, mostly because new users = some donations and we can handle the capacity, once I see that change I will close them again. Backups without the db on […]

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Happy New Year && Spring Cleaning Time!

Well since closing signups we have become a much quieter pod, donations are pretty quiet also, so its a chance once again to trim the pods server needs and move to a single large dedicated server. New datacentre, New host, the old one is very cost effective, but when things go wrong they are slow […]

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Fall pod update

Its been a rough week with getting hit with a spam flood of some sort, I was able to make some adjustments on the fly to connections and speeds, but need to spend some time to do more and get the OS’s updated on the servers. So Saturday 10/19/13 at 9am Pacific time I am […]

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