angercore.aeturnalus.com is dead

July 4, 2018
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For the past couple of years, I’ve kept a box in DelimiterVPS’s Atlanta data center named angercore.aeturnalus.com. For just $20 a month, I had a (very old) HP BL260C blade server with plenty of disk space and RAM to run many of my random experimental projects on.

Unfortunately, angercore.aeturnalus.com has been offline for over three weeks, and it’s not looking like it will come back anytime soon.

C:\Users\Robert Ying>ping angercore.aeturnalus.com

Pinging angercore.aeturnalus.com [199.233.247.142] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 69.174.12.218: Destination host unreachable.
Reply from 69.174.12.218: Destination host unreachable.
Reply from 69.174.12.218: Destination host unreachable.
Reply from 69.174.12.218: Destination host unreachable.

Ping statistics for 199.233.247.142:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),

So, I guess it’s time to say goodbye. If I’m really lucky I’ll manage to get some of the data that lived on the box back, but I’m not holding out hope.

In fairness, I hadn’t actually done much of anything with angercore in the past couple of years, and I do have backups of my more important files. Over time, I will probably slowly resurrect most of the stuff that lived on there. Given my usage today, though, it’s quite likely my ShareLaTeX install won’t make the cut, nor my own GitLab instance – these are both pretty high-resource programs that it doesn’t make all that much sense to run for myself.

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