Secure your Minecraft server with offsite backups

Keeping incremental backups of your world folder may not be enough to prevent the loss of the your Minecraft server data. This guide will show you how to backup your entire server director to Amazon’s cloud storage solution, S3.  I chose S3 mainly because…

GuruPlug

In doing some of my final research on the home server I stumbled across this awesome little gadget. The GuruPlug is an all-in-one linux server solution that fits in the palm of your hand and plugs into the wall like any other AC-DC power…

Blashphemy!

So I’m still looking into replacing my giant server with a budget of $200.  Currently what I have so far is: Intel D510 Motherboard/CPU combination 2x1GB OCZ DDR2-800 RAM Apex MI-100 Mini-ITX case with 250W PSU This brings me to about $160, well under…

Kubuntu?

I hadn’t used KDE in at least 5 or 6 years, so I decided I’d give it a try again. Wow, I didn’t think it was possible to get uglier but apparently it was. I’m currently installing regular Ubuntu 9.10, I haven’t used Ubuntu…

Amazon AWS is pretty awesome

After getting S3 setup, I am very happy with it.  Pay as you go service couldn’t get better than this.  It has some interesting “features” though, which are kind of weird.  I wanted to setup a static html index at the base of my…

Cheesejaguar.com is now in the cloud!

Well, sort of.  At least all static multimedia such as images, audio and video will now be hosted in the cloud.  It’s pretty awesome, and it’s pretty cheap.  I’m using Amazon’s S3, and using their bill calculator it should only be about 30-50 cents…

Possible 540house server “upgrade”

So there really is no reason for the server to be on the machine its on right now. The server is a P4 3.0GHz with 1GB PC3200 400MHz RAM in a 7 year old Dell configuration. The thing must suck a lot of power….