Subversion Error OPTIONS of “…” could not connect to server – Fixed!

Tag: , — October 27, 2009 @ 1:31 pm Comments 4

Tried to set up a new VPS last night — a Xen VPS with stock kernel 2.6.18. Picked Debian 5 Lenny as operating system, and then upgrade to Squeeze using apt-get dist-upgrade. Smooth sailing so far. Until I tried to pull some of the toolchains I was trying to build from a remote subversion repository. […]

Hosting in Australia Doesn’t Necessarily Give You Low Latency

Tag: — October 26, 2009 @ 10:50 am Comments 5

Did the following command on one of my Australian VPS this morning. $ mtr -n –report www.aussiehq.com.au HOST: my-vps-in-bne Loss% Snt Last Avg Best Wrst StDev 1. 202.60.89.xx 0.0% 10 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 2. 118.127.9.xx 0.0% 10 267.6 262.3 256.3 267.6 4.3 3. 202.60.84.78 0.0% 10 270.8 265.5 258.5 275.2 5.4 4. 203.88.112.4 […]

Common Sysadmin Mistakes Start-Ups Make

Tag: , — October 21, 2009 @ 7:02 pm Comment 1

Via Hacker News, here is a blog post from cloudkick — Three sysadmin mistakes start-ups make. While being a start-up with scaling issues is a sign that things are going well, sometimes such a small team does not have the expertise to make sure all their servers are in order. We wanted to share a […]