Tag Archives: s3

Offloading Peertube Media to S3

My last post documented offloading Azuracast media to Digital Ocean’s Spaces, and this is a follow-up on the offloading theme. Only this time it was for my Peertube instance hosted at bava.tv. I’ll be honest, this could have been a … Continue reading

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Offloading Azuracast Media, Recordings, and Backups to S3

I’ve been on a bit of an offloading kick these last months, and I’m digging the idea of controlling server environment bloat by having media hosted in an S3 storage situation. It simplifies cloning, updating, and/or migrating a server environment, … Continue reading

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Macaulay Migrations, Random Litespeed Issues, and S3 Media Offloads – Oh My!

[Lessons learned: never do a victory lap on your blog before the migration is in the bag.] It’s been well over a month in the making, and in many ways it started my descent into the Mouth of Madness that … Continue reading

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Coming Full CUNY Circle

One of the projects I have been working on for the last two weeks is migrating the old gold WordPress Multisite platform for the Macaulay Honors College. The Eportfolios platform has been around for near on 15 years, and has … Continue reading

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More Notes on ds106 Clean-Up

I think the worst of the ds106 hack is behind us, and thanks to Wordfence managing most of the heavy lifting it was not all that bad in the end. Now I’m just going through and pretty ruthlessly removing plugins … Continue reading

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Notes on WP Offload Media

At Reclaim Hosting we’ve been exploring plugins for offloading media from larger WordPress instances to object storage such as AWS’s S3 or Digital Ocean’s Spaces. There are a lot of good reasons to do this: First and foremost, we want … Continue reading

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Creating a Domain Alias for Mastodon Files Served through DigitalOcean Spaces

As promised in my last missive, this post will take you through creating a custom domain alias for the files being served by a DigitalOcean Spaces bucket. What does that mean? Well, DigitalOcean Spaces is a cloud-based file storage that … Continue reading

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Moving Mastodon Object Storage from AWS S3 to DigitalOcean Spaces

These days I’ve been in a Mastodon maintenance state-of-mind, as my last post highlights. Early this week I tried to shore up some security issues linked with listing files publicly in our AWS S3 bucket. This encouraged me to explore … Continue reading

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Mastodon Version Updates, Object Storage Security, and More

This post provides a place for me to capture some of the maintenance work I’ve been doing on social.ds106.us and reclaim.rocks; the two Mastodon instances of note I’m currently administering. Keep in mind these two instances are running on a … Continue reading

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Defaulting to the Cloud

Earlier this month I did a session for Reclaim Edtech’s Open Media Ecosystem series on the open source web radio software Azuracast. I also posted about Azuracast’s web hooks that sent notifications to both Twitter and Mastodon when a live … Continue reading

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