More like a link-late, but here it finally is.
Condolences to the person running mastodon.rocks (which lost its database). I know that sinking feeling as you realize that something went wrong.
Let it be a serious reminder to everyone to have regular backups.
I've lost an entire VPS to Scaleway once, it wasn't even anything I did, their hardware just failed. Not having backups is living on the edge.
#FreeRadical blog: "How we backup"
I woke up to the terrible news that our good friends on another instance had lost their database during a software upgrade. Godspeed and good luck in bringing it back online. We’re pulling for you! The Free Radical site backs itself up hourly to a private S3 bucket, and keeps a month’s worth [...]
(posted at Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:52:28 +0000)
about 4 days ago i had this incredibly stupid musical idea and it keep hearing it in my head. it won't go away
so i've had to actually create it
i present to you: the
ELEANOR RIGBY BATTLE THEME
me on twitter: ugh my TL is hot garbage, I need to unfollow like 200 people
me on the fediverse: followed. followed. followed. youre all followed. all of you are beautiful souls and I want to see all ur posts
New blog post: The Mastodon Spring Creator’s Release: What’s in 2.3 for art and photography
Please share it around! ✨
I will give you some free stickers of our instance !!!!
Contact me by mail on contact[@]mastodon.cloud with your address !! Limited stock 😺
Don't forget that if you like our instance, you can contribute a little pledge on Patreon !
Hey, if you want to join, witches.town's door will be open during the next hour ^^.
If you are new to Mastodon, you might wanna read this article I wrote recently, that illustrates the principles of Mastodon: https://medium.com/tootsuite/twitter-is-not-a-public-utility-2bc49567152b
And share it around outside of Mastodon for other people to see 😋
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