I got to dig a bit deeper that I would have liked recently into the bowels of aegir. I needed to alter the apache site .conf file. This is a file that is controlled by aegir, so if you modify it directly. It will surely change at the next verify.
We are embarking on a new direction in Virtual Machines. We have been running VMware for the last 4 years. It has not been the happiest of relationships. I like access to the Command Line, and they keep attempting to take that away. So, off to play with Xen for a while.
Here at the Worx, we love Drupal. We have been using it since 2005 and are fully commited to it. In fact, in 2008 we made the decision that all new projects that we accept will be done only in Drupal. This has worked very well for our clients as well as for us.
Local Oklahoma programmers develop and maintain a small but significant online game, www.grendelscave.com, hosted in Oklahoma City by Meridian Data Systems. Grendel’s Net started work on the game in 1997 and ran it on the Web until 2001. Grendel Enterprises revived the project in 2005. They continue to operate it to this day.
My client wanted to be able to search their list manager archives (uses mailman) with Solr. We already had a pretty major investment in Drupal with about 80K PDF files. In the past, each of the different databases were managed by separate dtSearch indexes. With the new, Drupal system, we are now able to consolidate everything into one master index. With the special ‘faceting’ that is provided within Solr/Drupal, it becomes very easy to drill from the general request down to the specifics.
Sometimes a project takes a while. And there are long intervals of working on details but you really want to see ALL the emails associated with a project. I use Mac Mail for my email client and it has a function called Smart Folders. This allows you to define filters to winnow things down to just the subject matter that you want to see. But, when it is all said and done, there is usually a bit of TMI (Too Much Information). I wanted to be able to:
MacHeist is up to their same tricks and have just released a new bundle. Inside that bundle is a product called MacJournal that has tempted me. So, I have downloaded a 15 day trial and started to play with it. The first thing I wanted to do was make sure that I could use it for my blogging.