Proud of how the server architecture of and the code of Mastodon is keeping up with the load, but wishing for this to transform into new Mastodon servers springing up.

If you were considering starting a Mastodon server, right now would be a pretty good time. Anyone can do it from source, see docs:

There are also hosting providers (not affiliated with me) which are super easy to work with without technical knowledge, like and

@Gargron Literally setup a instance 48 hours ago to keep my skills in infra engineering sharp.

@hyperion @Gargron Not 48 hours ago, but same stuff about a month ago. Only me here, but so much fun!


@pawelorzech @Gargron yeah. I have nagios and libre nms and grafana and a few other toilets configured. Will have auto failover running soon as well.

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