Administravia

Server Move Cancelled

The server won’t be moving now – I have found that the database is way too big to move to Google AppEngine and I’ve tracked down one of the reasons why it was running so slow and eliminated that. I am aware there is some weirdness going on that requires investigation such as some pages …

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Server Move Likely Soon

Hey all, It’s very likely that the DearDiary.Net server will switch to use Google AppEngine since this now supports PHP and the DD.Net is all in PHP. The database is quite large however and there will be a bit of downtime while it’s all copied across and while the nameservices catch up. I don’t have …

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Spammers Begone

I have today released a new feature for the DearDiary.Net site which puts the power to dispose of spammers firmly in the hands of our trusted users. I will no longer need to verify that people who are marked as spammers should in fact be removed from the site. Instead of relying on any user …

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Call for Volunteers

I’m looking for volunteers…. I’ve long since abandoned the idea that DearDiary.Net will ever pay for the server on which it’s hosted and as a result I’ve set up some other websites that do assist with paying the server fees. They can be found at http://imho.qodo.org/ and http://www.reviewmacsoftware.com/ But, and this is where my call for help comes …

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Server Strangeisms

I have updated the server – which should result in increased speed (both the hardware has been upgraded and the software running it) However, the software side of things has caused some compatibility issues which I’ve tracked down and currently believe I have fixed. With that said though, there may be something I haven’t spotted …

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