Tag Archives: upgrades

Random Thought

I wonder how much faster my server would be if I ran it off of a 64 GB SSD… It would only be a $115 upgrade. Though, site speed would still be limited by the 3 Mbps upload rate. I … Continue reading

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Server Upgrade Finally Complete!

I finally did it! The new server has all the parts that used to be in my old gaming machine, but it has the same HDDs as before (because I’m too lazy and cheap to get it a 1 TB … Continue reading

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Speed Increase?

Well, I’ve recently had my Internet connection upgraded to 24 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream from 3 Mbps downstream and 1 Mbps upstream. I love it. Can you see a 3X speed increase in the blog’s loading time? No? … Continue reading

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MakerBot Fixes and Upgrades

Well, I just bought some new parts for my Makerbot. First, because my build platform broke, I bought the MakerBot Heated Build Platform Kit. I decided that, since I was switching back to ABS, I should be using a heated … Continue reading

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I fixed the blog!

Yay me! I downloaded the entire database as a .sql file, opened it up in gedit, did a Find/Replace for cyrozap.blogdns.com to cyrozap.com, restored the database with that file, and I was done! I’m sure I could have done a … Continue reading

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Strange happenings with the blog…

For some reason, it only works in Google Chrome–all other browsers that I’ve tried (Firefox, IE, Safari) don’t show the theme. I’ve changed the theme, repaired the database, but nothing works. Maybe if I didn’t change the domain and upgrade … Continue reading

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Domain name change!

Woohoo! I successfully switched the domain name from cyrozap.com (DynDNS) to cyrozap.com! I got a really good deal with 1and1.com ($8.99/year or something like that with the first year free–that’s $.25 per month), and if you click on an individual … Continue reading

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Is there a noticeable speed difference?

I just installed the WP Super Cache plugin to prepare my site in the event that something I do actually becomes popular on Hack a Day, Digg, etc. I was just wondering: do you see a speed difference? My server … Continue reading

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PuSH

I just installed the PuSHPress plugin for WordPress.org. It should increase the speed at which feed readers are notified of new posts from the blog. This post is pretty much testing the plugin.

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Storage upgrade!

I just installed an 80 GB HDD into this server. It’s mounted to wp-uploads on boot, so whenever I upload a file to the server, it goes directly onto the 80 GB HDD. I think it’s 7200 RPM but I … Continue reading

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