Posts Tagged ‘hosting’

Rackspace Acquisitions

Despite the bad economy, Rackspace is acquiring startup JungleDisk and SliceHost. This is a very interesting step on their behalf. Buying JungleDisk makes sense since Rackspace wants to get into the cloud storage business. JungleDisk is one of the bigger Amazon S3 products out there. By adding Rackspace support to the product they can quickly […]

Site Outages

This and other sites of mine will experience a few outages this weekend as the servers move to a new temporary data center. Update: Server is snug in it’s new home. Will be moving again to a permanent new data center.

Mac Mini – Make Your Own Cluster?

Ok, I admitted to being a geek a long time ago, but here’s what I’m thinking: Take Apple’s new Mac Mini, which is 2″ in height (slightly over 1U). Put several of them on a metal tray. Why? Because it can become a makeshift blade server. Granted your limited to Firewire, USB, and 10/100 Ethernet. […]

Server Move

Server’s been moved to a new Data Center. Now with Sprint connectivity. Should notice it’s now a bit more zippy. Sprint is much faster than Verio. Pings are looking great. Hurray for more speed.