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Due to an issue at my hosting provider, my server has been deleted.
So, pxlfd.me is down, sorry.
My last backup is 2 or 3 months old...
As soon as I get my server back, I'll restore what I have and setup an automatic backup...
Now I've learned something, never trust anybody and always do backup

If you don't trust me anymore (I can understand it), you can go on @dada 's instance pix.diaspodon.fr
But if you wait a bit, pxlfd.me will probably be back tomorrow (not in the mood tonight, sorry)

⚠️ pxlfd.me is back online! ⚠
There is more than 5 months deleted, but it looks like it works, so...
Really sorry about all of this

Also, now there is a backup of Pixelfed data everyday stored during 1 month, so normally, I won't get a new lose like that

It's worse than I thought... Last backup is from the 10 february 2019...

@oufmilo
To be honest, no
I'll do it later, but firstly I want to make a better setup for my instance, the server-side is a bit too messy so to get it back fast, I was obliged to just reinstall it on the same server
Also, I got 3 months free so...

@Whaxion Sorry to hear that, hope everything turns out ok.

@Whaxion "Always back up" is this wonderful lesson everyone has to learn for oneself

@Whaxion set up a CRON job to toss an archive up to Amazon Glacier. I keep a years worth of weekly backups, literally terabytes of storage, for something like $15/mo.
Think of it less as “can I afford backups,” and more like “can I afford not to have backups?”

@judahnator
I'll do with OVH Archive Storage, it cost less and I don't have a lot of data

@Whaxion Have you thought of becoming your own hosting provider?

@wnymathguy
Yes, I've thought, but my internet connection isn't stable enough and I still live at family house...

@Whaxion I guess it would depend on how unstable it is. I'm using the cheapest connection I can buy for my residential connection. I get 100 down and only 12 up-speed, but it's generally reliable. I serve two low traffic Friendica's and a bunch of other things that have low traffic. I'm also behind a stupid DHCP instead of a Static IP, but I make it work.
I made a set of notes to go from bare metal to hosting on a budget here:
ubuntu.wnymathguy.com
It's a bit messy and unfinished, but I have plans to translate it over to my Moodle server in the future to make it a living document where the public can improve it.

@wnymathguy
Sometimes I got ping of 1s so.. And I only have 7Mb in upload so for a Pixelfed instance, it's not great... Also, we're 3 at home (4 but one doesn't use internet), some when we are all connected, the modem just doesn't work like it should
But thanks for your advice! 😊

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