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Forum: Game Servers 05-15-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,831
Posted By Rikaelus
Gaming Server: Cores vs. Speed

I'm sort of researching where I'll take my dream server once I get together the money to buy it, and now I've fallen on the age-old question of: What's better? More cores or higher speed?

In the...
Forum: Game Servers 03-10-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By Rikaelus
Why's that? The hosting, in this case, will...

Why's that? The hosting, in this case, will require almost nothing in the way of resources, compared to the game servers. If all goes well it'll be allocated to a core not being used for games, and...
Forum: Game Servers 03-09-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By Rikaelus
Thanks for the estimates, guys. That really helps...

Thanks for the estimates, guys. That really helps me ballpark expectations.

Since I took the community over I've hosted 2 TF2 servers, 2 L4D2 servers, Minecraft, and almost HL2:MP. Obviously not...
Forum: Specialty Hosting and Markets 02-05-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,303
Posted By Rikaelus
Nevermind! It seems to be creating them...

Nevermind! It seems to be creating them automatically now. I must have had a bad config somewhere else preventing it.
Forum: Specialty Hosting and Markets 02-05-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,303
Posted By Rikaelus
Postfix+Courier-IMAP: Automatic Directory Creation

Annoyed with QMail's convoluted logs, I decided to start from scratch with Postfix. So far it's mostly working, aside from a couple outstanding problems.

This one is about the automatic creation...
Forum: Game Servers 02-05-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By Rikaelus
Anyone else have any server/slot capacity...

Anyone else have any server/slot capacity estimates?
Forum: Programming Discussion 02-04-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By Rikaelus
Right, but renaming the file could very likely...

Right, but renaming the file could very likely prevent it from downloading correctly, if the game client expects a certain filename in the download directory.

My experience comes from TF2 maps. If...
Forum: Specialty Hosting and Markets 02-04-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By Rikaelus
I considered that, but right I'm only hosting a...

I considered that, but right I'm only hosting a single site and can account for its emailing operations.

I'll think about switching to another one. I just hate to have the downtime and uncertainty...
Forum: Programming Discussion 02-04-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By Rikaelus
Yeah, there's no reason to keep two complete...

Yeah, there's no reason to keep two complete copies of the file if it's on the same machine. Just use a symbolic link. You might still need a script to create them based on what's in your clients'...
Forum: Programming Discussion 02-04-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,423
Posted By Rikaelus
"The most secure will be the most obscure." - Me....

"The most secure will be the most obscure." - Me.

It's not a rule, but a guideline.

The more popular the software you use, the more it'll be in the cross hairs of hackers. That isn't to say the...
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Forum: Programming Discussion 02-04-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,219
Posted By Rikaelus
The big response here...

The big response here (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/263010/whats-your-favorite-cross-domain-cookie-sharing-approach) is the one I'd take. I think it's effectively how Facebook handles things as...
Forum: Specialty Hosting and Markets 02-04-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By Rikaelus
Compromised QMail Server

I don't know most of what I'm talking about since I didn't configure it, myself, so bare with me here...

I've found that my email server has been blacklisted in a couple places and I've been...
Forum: Game Servers 02-03-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By Rikaelus
Got links to any of those benchmarks? I only have...

Got links to any of those benchmarks? I only have experience with desktop benchmarks so have no idea how they test servers doing heavy multitasking.



Any idea what kind of prices the E5's will...
Forum: Game Servers 02-03-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By Rikaelus
Huh. I didn't realize memory was per-CPU. Good...

Huh. I didn't realize memory was per-CPU. Good catch, and good to know. I'll probably go back to my original plan of 4x4GB sticks, then.

Is the E3-1270 simply more cost effective, or does it have...
Forum: Game Servers 02-03-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By Rikaelus
I'm too noob to find the edit button or...

I'm too noob to find the edit button or something, so to add:

Linux server, preferably Gentoo since that's what I know. It'll be running some other services but none to such a degree that they...
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