Tag Archive for "upgrades"

Brought to You by DreamHost

July 1st, 2008 by Andrew

First off, amwhalen.com is no longer brought to you by an old PC running Ubuntu from my room. I’ve upgraded to hosting with DreamHost, and things couldn’t be better. They offer so much bandwidth, disk space and features that it really wasn’t much of a decision to switch. Rather than maintaining my own hardware, I […]

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PowerBook RAM Upgrade

January 11th, 2008 by Andrew

I had meant to post this back in August when it was relevant. I didn’t. When my PowerBook hard drive crapped out on me, and I had to use Disk Warrior to retrieve all my data, I decided it was also a good time to finally upgrade my memory. Here’s a before and after of […]

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Server Problems

February 15th, 2007 by Andrew

Lately the server that hosts this site has been having some issues. It all started in January, when I started receiving kernel errors in my daily logwatch emails from the server. All the errors were pointing to a hard drive failure: WARNING: Kernel Errors Present Buffer I/O error on device hda, l …: 4 Time(s)end_request: […]

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A New Era

July 21st, 2006 by Andrew

After many long years of dealing with my own implementations of content management systems, I have finall caved in. I’m now using WordPress for my main “blog” and front page of amwhalen.com. I like all the nifty features, and I especially like the fact that someone else is coding the upgrades instead of me. When […]

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AMWhalen.com Facelift

September 16th, 2005 by Andrew

Once again, this site has gone under a massive retooling of its facade. The site is now laid out using CSS and XHTML exclusively. Gone are the days of using tables for page layout. All the features of the site are the same, it has simply had a major graphical and structural redesign. Also expect […]

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