Happy New Year && Spring Cleaning Time! 1

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 ...

Fall pod update 4

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 ...

podupti.me site

My VPS tanked 9am on 8/16. I am still working with my VPS host for a solution. They spun up a new VPS but it was not performing well. I hope for resolution today and will get the poduptime site back online first on the new box. Also it looks like the dia.so site css ...

Pod down IP issues 3

My IP’s have been suspended by my host for to much email traffic or some BS, working to resolve. http://www.senderbase.org/lookup?search_string=204.12.211.42 Moved email to 3rd party smtp and waiting for them to unblock the IP’s Make sure you follow me https://www.facebook.com/Diasp.org and https://twitter.com/diasporg

restoring blog and dia.so 1

Found a partial blog backup and restored. Working to restore dia.so currently, I do not think I will find a db backup for in

dia.so URL and Diaspora service hub 2

If you are a diasp.org user you have seen dia.so URL’s and can shorten any URL with it inside Diaspora. I have offered others to use it, but no one has bitten, that’s ok! I did just launch a profile shortner on the main dia.so page. Idea is to simplify connecting with others via a ...

Android App for podupti.me 5

Android App for podupti.me
Well I spent sometime setting up Eclipse and the Android SDK. Then I remembered App Builder and wanted to give it a try. So I wrote this little ditty for podupti.me to promote Diaspora overall. Its just basic and I am sure some ideas will come to mind on how to make it better! Click ...

August Pod Update! 3

Well we survived the doors of my host closing and are now on a dedicated server! Its humming along just fine.Still trying to get back some $ from the VPS jumps and loosing the clubuptime one. But people have been donating and signing up for the coffee subscription and helping out, Thank You! The Diaspora ...

Servers, Issues – August. 1

Most of you know my host http://clubuptime.com closed its doors last week. Zero notice, just pulled the plug and no server. I was able to get the pod back up in a few hours using a backup from the night before and a VPS I was able to get spun up from a deal on ...

July Pod Update 1

July Pod Update
I first want to really thank the folks who have subscribed/flattrd or donated, I really appreciate your help and am back at the break even point and that’s right where I want/need to be! The server speed seems to be holding steady and all is working ok. I personally have been working on other things ...