[H-ADMIN] [H-SASIG] Moving Excalibur

Greg Black gjb at yaxom.com
Mon Apr 15 22:34:31 EDT 2013

That's what we're trying to move away from. We've used members' hosting for
years, but it's a constant pain when we need to move. I think it's time for
Humbug to have its own host and the Amazon offer makes that possible.

On 16 April 2013 12:32, Marek Knappe <marek.knappe at gmail.com> wrote:

> If you want I can give you VPS in europe, it's very fast and will be for
> free as my contribution to Humbug. I will start in 2-3 months with
> dedicated servers/VPS/Hosting in Australia so then we can move it to there.
> 2013/4/16 Russell Stuart <russell-humbug at stuart.id.au>
>> Our current provider, Stephen Thorne, has decided it's time to retire
>> the Linode host we are running Excalibur on.  (I think this was prompted
>> by the recent Linode exploit, followed by the VM refusing to boot after
>> a migration.)
>> So we have to move.  This isn't a huge issue for us, as Amazon has given
>> us a $500 voucher for EC2 which that have said they will renew every
>> year and if for some reason that doesn't suite there are plenty of very
>> affordable (to Humbug) VPS's out there now under the $50/year.  In fact,
>> if we were game we could buy a Raspberry Pi, put a 8Gb SDCARD in it and
>> host it for free.
>> So the main issue is getting our act together.  Fortunately we have
>> time.
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