I have finally, effectively, fully said goodbye to Dreamhost after around 14 years.Continue reading post "#4018"
Playing with GitHub Pages
This past weekend, I started playing with GitHub Pages for the first time. It took a while to figure out, but was somewhat fun. I’ve been interested in it for a while, but was unsure of how to do what I wanted, such as building with PHP, Sass, and Rollup. Turns out it was fairly easy with GitHub Actions to do most any sort of build steps I want. It is very interesting for free static site web-hosting.Continue reading post "Playing with GitHub Pages"
I have made my first (I believe) April fools feature for my website. On April 1st, the page will spin around 360° on load and every time the user clicks. It’s a quick script I threw together this evening after deciding I wanted to finally do something for the day, as a number of websites do such things. It didn’t come together as smoothly as I hoped, which made me all the more determined to get something in place before the end of the day.Continue reading post "April Fools"
DreamCompute downtime incident 2020
There was another DreamCompute incident leading to downtime of my site / server.Continue reading post "DreamCompute downtime incident 2020"
Today at work, a feature I worked on went from fun and cool as I was building it to a stressful fix and recover operation after it unintentionally deleted important site files when deployed.Continue reading post "#2820"
Dark theme for my site
This weekend, I implemented a dark theme for my site.Continue reading post "Dark theme for my site"
Forcing HTTPS and progressive enhancement
In the interest of progressive enhancement, my site doesn’t force browsers to connect over HTTPS unless they demonstrate support for it.Continue reading post "Forcing HTTPS and progressive enhancement"
This site was down tonight, possibly for a couple hours, seemingly due to another issue with DreamCompute.Continue reading post "#2486"
DreamCompute disruption incident
My server and site were down for about 16 hours from Tuesday evening (≈18:08) to Wednesday morning (≈10:36). This was due to a significant problem that occurred due to an upgrade to the Ceph system running Dreamcompute. Numerous people were affected, based on Twitter posts, and we still have little information about what happened.Continue reading post "DreamCompute disruption incident"
So, this site was down for like 16 hours due to a botched update of DreamCompute by Dreamhost. Back up and running now. Will report more when I get home tonight.