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Oh also, there's an online con being organized by /mlp/, wonder how much of a shit show it'll be this time

Twibooru is still importing some images we missed before implementing the regular derpi imports, so image processing has slowed a bit. Sorry :twinotsad:

I should post here more often? :twithink:
Should definitely add more Twi emotes.
I'm on matrix now

That was relatively painless, the new server for is back up and everything appears normal.

There may be some hidden bugs, so if you have any problems, please let me know.

Oh, if you are still seeing the error message I put up and you're using Chrome, it's because they cache DNS lookups. Go to chrome://net-internals/#dns and click "Clear Host Cache" to clear it.

Pony.Tube's going down tonight, hope to have it up again in the next 24 hours at the new server, but no guarantees.

Fingers crossed.

Have the new server configured about how I want it and ready to begin migrating over.

There will likely be some extensive downtime for this weekend.

Just completed a long overdue upgrade of to Mastodon v3.3.0.
We're now completely up-to-date.
All ready for the server move.

Initial sync of videos off of S3 is complete, now just waiting for the new dedicated server to be ready. According to my order, that should be by end of day today, so fingers crossed :hoofscrossed:

Currently I am performing a sync from the videos stored on S3 to a local drive on my EC2 instance, this may cause some slowness in UI performance for both and over the next few days.

Once the new server is available (soon™️), I'll begin setting up an instance of there.

Once that's up, I'll be shutting down and beginning the transfer. This may take a while and includes a database, video files, config, and even DNS transfer.

In order to reduce costs to a more manageable level, I am moving (and probably from AWS cloud to a dedicated server.

This should also improve performance as the specs on the new machine are significantly better than the virtual machine we have now.

Over the next few weeks, both sites may experience some downtime - maybe even for a few days. I'll try to keep downtime to a minimum.

With hosting costs getting near $500, I finally broke down and made a Patreon for Pony.Tube.
The costs seem to keep going up, and if it remains at this level I simply won't be able to afford it much longer.
I really don't want that to happen, I love how this site has become a place where people can share horse videos and not worry about them being taken down for no reason.

It's a bit overdue, but just upgraded to PeerTube 2.1.1

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Pone.Social is a Mastodon-enabled social network for bronies, pegasisters, and all the rest of you horsefucker degenerates.

As long as there are at least two of us talking about ponies, the ride will never end. 🎢