Irrational Exuberance!

Leaving DreamHost

February 23, 2009 It was a good run, but I finally closed my DreamHost account and left behind that era. From here on it's all VPSs and servers.

Upgrading from 256 to 512 megs of ram

December 16, 2007 Minor upgrade to my VPS from 256 to 512 megs of RAM. Things should be more stable.

Dreamier Dream Server with Nginx

July 17, 2007 Upon posting my first dream server setup, it became apparent that it was less dreamy than I had thought. This article is a reworking of the earlier post, but using nginx as a frontend to an Apache2 backend. Rather than... Apache2 as a frontend to Lighttpd. It has also been pared down a bit, removing the security topics (it didn't cover them well anyway). And its more concise, as in its very much unlike this description.

Creating my Dream Server for Django

July 13, 2007 Recently I redid my server to have a solid Django serving atmosphere: apache2, Python 2.5, memcached, lighttpd for serving static media. These are the cleaned up and formatted notes I used to guide myself through the installation process on my 256 meg SliceHost slice.