For our software development we use Subversion – a powerful free tool for version control of files. Any file types are supported, even binary files. To be able to work with Subversion you have to setup a Subversion server. Then you can access the server from Subversion clients.
This blog entry shows one way to setup Subversion server on a Linux machine.
Yeah right :-). Maybe after we sort out problems in our own back yard….
Our web server crashed again the other day (It last happened about 2 years ago). I was on holiday at the time and got an automated message saying “www.loadbalancer.org is toast!”. I thought OK thats annoying but not the end of the world, but it was a Sunday afternoon and about an hour later I got a message from one of our support guys saying that they could not get through to the 24*7 support engineers to look into the server failure. Thats when I remembered that last time this happened I thought about setting up a mirror dedicated server to save downtime in the event of a re-build being required… oops didn’t do that did I?