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Recommended setup for Rackspace Cloud Servers

edited April 2010 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
Dear Vanilla team,
I attempted to install Vanilla 2 on a Rackspace Cloud Site (that's Site, not Server) and discovered it isn't possible because Clouse Sites don't support MySQL full text indexes. My next option is to run up a Cloud Server. Given that this is the same platform you guys use for the hosted Vanilla forums at, I was wondering whether you could recommend an OS config (server image) that you've found works best with Vanilla 2?

RS offers a bewildering assortment (Ubuntu, Debian, Centos, Fedora, Red Hat etc.) - thought I'd check whether you had a preference.



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    Ubuntu i use at home :D thats really good
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    MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    I think it's all about personal choice and "what you're used to". We use chose Ubuntu because it has a pretty good support community, and we are big fans of apt-get.

    I actually didn't know that cloud sites doesn't support fulltext indexing. That's total bs if you ask me. Makes me think we should consider having a non-fulltext version of search that just does straight LIKE comparisons for smaller forums. @Todd - what do you think?
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    Thanks Mark. I'll give it a try with Ubuntu.

    The error I received installing V2 on my Cloud Site is in this discussion with Rackspace's response:
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