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Welcome to Nebula Core!
Nebula Core is a privately owned an operated "cloud services" provider built and maintained by Victor Rossi, a hobbyist designer, photographer, and tech enthusiast. Nebula Core is the central component in a growing network of machines and services, and aims to reduce Nebula users' reliance on major cloud platform providers like Google or Amazon.
If you've got a Nebula account (formerly Catserver account), log in with your credentials in the upper right. Having an account allows you to access the full array of features and services offered by Nebula Core, and allows you to provide some feedback, if you see fit. It's pretty neato.
If you need an account, send me an email and I'll set you up. Due to limited resources, accounts are only provided to friends and family at this time.
I've made the decision to separate my personal endeavors from my Catserver services, so that I can begin to use Nebula Nine (now renamed "Nebula Foundry") to promote my photography and design work. Catserver.net will be a separate site dedicated to the services Catserver offers like website hosting, data storage, user accounts, and game servers like Minecraft. And speaking of Minecraft...as a few of you have noticed (and have subsequently bothered me about), the Minecraft server has been down for a few days, as a result of an extremely unusual problem that prevents anyone from connecting to the server, but does not prevent the server from running. A friend and I have managed to track the problem down to an incompatibility with Atheros networking adapters, and although this is more or less confirmed, we have yet to find a solution. Obviously purchasing another adapter would solve this problem, but that is definitely not a preferred option. I'll update you all if
2011-05-23: Important information about Catserver/Nebula Nine, and Minecraft.►
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I've moved Catserver and it's data to it's semi-final new home, which should offer (again) improved performance. This will only matter to Minecraft players, however.
2011-05-15: Server hardware migration, last not much left to do.►
Since I took ALL the time and effort to rebuild the way comments are retrieved and output, I thought I may as well tweak how they look as well. Previously, comments were shown in descending order by date, with new comments hidden by default. Now, they're still in descending order, but older ones are hidden above the newer ones, like how Facebook does it. I thought it made more sense that way.
2011-05-09: Comments now working, Facebook style.►
It's still a work in progress, but now updates such as this are shown only five per page, with back buttons allowing you to view previous updates. Technically, this should reduce server load and page load time due to not having every Nebula Nine post ever showing up at once, but in practice it makes little difference. Especially with the extremely non-functional comment system enabled, as it is now.
2011-05-08: New paginated home page, comment system still sucks.►
Against the recommendation of the bukkit development team, I went ahead and installed an early version of the mod that now features support for Minecraft Server 1.5. So far, everything seems to be working, including all of our favorite plugins, although the problems that existed before are persistent. Homes also appear to have been reset, although this has yet to be confirmed. Here's a list of known issues:
2011-04-17: Minecraft 1.5 server now running Bukkit►
The area in and around C.D.L. Victor induces huge amounts of server lag, and has been "condemned" until further notice.
The spawnpoint is still in the middle of nowhere, I'll hopefully be able to fix that though.
It appears mobs spawn when one attempts to sleep regardless of light levels, very annoying. However this is a Minecraft problem, not a server one.