I am trying to build a new engine to be run on the site (half weblog, half portal, half personal website that all tie together (yeah, I know that make 1.5
The jist of it is that the hardware on the machine can't really handle JBoss, a good DB, tomcat, and a slew of JSPs, plus the space it'd require to hold all that, plus website info. It runs slowly enough with just PHP pages, and I'm on the brink of running outta HD space.
I need an upgrade, and there is the dayton computerfest that I can use to steal deals for hardware. Unfortunately, I'm pretty broke and asking for donations to help upgrade the server.
I only ask for donations if you visit the site, would like to see this new engine (oh, it'll be open source, too), and have extra cash to spare. Info on donating is available on marotti.com.