Our servers are powered by 100% Green Energy

Preserving the planet is a responsibility that we take very seriously. In order to reduce our carbon footprint by any means possible, all of our servers are powered by 100% green energy. The staggering ecological impact of cloud computing Digital technologies are responsible for 4% of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) The internet’s energy consumption is projected to reach 21% of the […]

Server update: page speed, caching, security, and optimization

On November 24, members of the forums started reporting issues with two of our servers started experiencing intermittent downtimes due to overloaded CPUs. On December 1, the tech team finally completed its investigation and implanted various fixes and updates on the site to speed up page load times. It will have finally taken the intervention […]

Memcached added to 3 of our servers

We have added Memcached support to many sites we are hosting to speed up the page load. It is connected both to WordPress Object Caching and Mod_PageSpeed. The main difference with other caching mechanisms we use is that Memcached will store the cached assets in the server’s memory instead of the disk cache. Since Memcached […]

10 servers and 30 activist websites hosted by NGNM Cooperative

Our network now has 10 servers in total, which are fully funded by the NGNM coop, and hosts more than thirty activist sites free of charge. This logistical and financial support also includes web development, web design, backend programming, 24/7 system administration, cybersecurity, and technical support. These services normally reserved for professionals are made accessible […]

Disaster Recovery – Major fire at our Data Center

This Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 12:47 am, a major fire destroyed the data center where our European servers are hosted. These servers host around 30 websites of different anarchist associations, including 10 sites linked to our network. One of our main server was completely destroyed during the fire. About a hundred firefighters immediately intervened […]

New dedicated server for Anarchist Federation

After its successful first year online, the Anarchist Federation Network has now migrated to its own dedicated server. Following the launch of the project in 2020, the website went from a single site to an international platform available in 9 different languages and 9 sites, one for each language. In total, the number of sites […]

Migration to 2 new dedicated servers

We have just acquired 2 new and more efficient dedicated servers. Our current servers were very old so this update was really needed. There were too many problems with the old servers which greatly complicated the work of the tech team. We’re starting all over again under the latest version of Linux CentOS 8, which […]

Acquisition of 2 new backup servers

In 2017 we added 2 new backup servers to the network. The purpose of those servers is to store our backups in a remote and secure location. Backups run on a schedule twice a week. We take backups of each site including the files, database, and emails, and then this backup is sent to a […]

New server for the forums

We have just completed the migration to the new server ! All users should now be redirected to the new server but some of them may not be able to reach the new server until 48 hours depending on your internet provider. The last server that was purchased in 2011 and it began to show […]

Launching our first file hosting server!

As you may know, most of our downloads were offline for 1 year following issues with copyright (read more here: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=8983) We have finally came up with a permanent solution to the download’s file hosting problem by creating our own file hosting service. After 1 month of hard work, it’s finally ready ! What is […]