Ok. Infosec.exchange is back up. It took much longer than I expected for two reasons:
1. glitch social has a bug that caused me to have to back everything out and start over - hopefully I can try glitch again in the near future.
2. my wife decided to clean the carpets, and our carpet cleaner died, which took precedent
In any event, I bought a new VPS and will be moving the media back to the local system. I will eventually need to regime media again, and will be looking at Digital Ocean, which apparently has a CDN in front of their object storage.
For the nerds, the new system has 32GB I’d ram and 8 vCPUs on a 128 core Xeon system with 320GB of nvme SSD. It is pretty fast. This host tends to oversubscribe, so it’ll get slower over time, I suspect.
No wonder media feels so painfully slow to load. Coincidentally, an account executive at Wasabi just emailed me asking how much data I expect to upload through the end of the year. I used that opportunity to tell her my thoughts on the service.
Also, it’s been running for 10 minutes and has transferred 39MB out of 120GB. Wtf
///infosec.exchange Downtime Alert///
Plan for the server to be down from 8am eastern to noon eastern - depends on how fast the tubes are tomorrow.
I will be moving infosec.exchange to a new server, as well as moving off of Wasabi (which seemed like a great idea at the time), and applying the glitch social extensions. The new server will not have an IPv6 address. There may be some DNS propagation delays too, but will try to mitigate that.
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