[Rack] so... what is pony for?

Patrick Keys citizenkeys at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 18:37:18 PST 2011


I checked out Noisecloud on the wiki.  The thing that got me was this 
sentence:
"Machines are shut down every day at 3 AM and wiped."

What's up with that?


Patrick



On 1/5/2011 5:51 PM, Dr. Jesus wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 4:43 PM, Patrick Keys<citizenkeys at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I was thinking of just setting up some web-based projects to play around
>> with and also a sort of "Noisebridge labs" of web-based things that
>> Noisebridge might could use, like the diaspora node, phpbb, etc.
>>
>> I'm considering just getting a computer myself, setting it up with the
>> LAMP stack, putting it in the server room, and leaving it at that. Then
>> everybody could use it for web-based projects. But I see the issue with
>> people worrying about breaking somebody else's project.  Something I
>> haven't really setup before is a virtual machine server like Xen (
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xen ).  I'm going to research that some more.
>
> You probably want the free Amazon EC2 tier:
>
> The closest thing to "Noisebridge labs" is Noisecloud.  If EC2 isn't
> doing it for you then let me know and I'll show you how to use the
> self-service cloud controller to spin up machines.


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