Yeah dev.thing.net is alive...

Well got my new development server up and running... Well its not new, I've managed to update an old 1U from 500MHZ/64MB (it was a name server)->900MHZ/320MB... Its merrily been running along on Ubuntu Breezy since day 1.

There a three goals for this server..

1) Track thing.net development projects.

2) start developing thing.net's next generation hosting platform...
... Virtualization, Apache2, and the php5/mysql5 move....

3) Offer SCM/Project tracking support for small teams working on new media related software projects.

To meet these goals I'm going to have to back track a little since I found Xen... IE) backup the current setup, install a Xen dom0, then rebuild dev.thing.net in a vm...

goals 1 and 3 are met by a nice installation of trac/svn and a nice create_project script I wrote which automates setting up svn, trac, and apache for a project.