The ancient dedicated server that this blog and several sites are hosted on will be receiving badly-needed RAM upgrades to support a Space Engineers I have been asked to host. I still have to schedule a date with the datacenter, but it’ll probably be within a week or two. Unfortunately, even after manually patching the game’s IL, I was able to get the UI to pop up and get the remote API running, but the game crashes with an access violation after running for a bit. – MORE
When Space Station 14 was first getting its sea legs, we had the need for a project management system that could easily handle hundreds of developers, and had ways for the team to easily review changes without stumbling all over each other. We ended up using Phabricator from Phacility, and while its effectiveness is debatable (Arcanist is a pain in the ass to install on Windows, for example), it has many useful features. – MORE
For those who don’t know me all that well, I’m a lighttpd fan. I use it for serving web data from all sorts of systems: PHP, HHVM, Python, and even Lua have run on my servers, and all through lighttpd. However, there’s always been one big outlier who just doesn’t get along with everything else, and that has been Ruby. – MORE
Just switched this server (dedi.nexisonline.net) to HHVM, a recode of PHP by Facebook. The process went smoother than expected, although I switched the ChanMan/testing server to HHVM a while ago, and therefore had some prior experience.
Unfortunately, HHVM has rather piss-poor documentation on how to get it running on Lighttpd, which is fairly odd, considering they have docs for Apache and nginx. – MORE