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My Projects Progress (ToDo List and Changelog): January 2018

Right … last year was an interesting one with trying to launch all the projects on the Options4ALL roadmap. I didn’t fail … but didn’t quite succeed either. Many people have absolutely no idea what it takes to pull it off! But as the late Steve Jobs once said:

If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.

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And indeed it does! However to still be able to launch everything I have in mind in this lifetime instead of the next I have to do things differently than all the other years I’ve been working on it. Hence why introducing this new monthly recurring posts, with everything I still have to do (better) and keeping tabs on all the changes.

My Projects progress: todo list / changelog

Disclaimer: what I show / share below is only a fraction of everything thats going on, but should give you a basic idea what goes on ‘behind the scenes’. Split into 3 sub categories.

High Priority

In the last week of 2017 a lot of companies and their cloud based tools / infrastructure /  building blocks decided to upgrade their software which has caused severe problems for my own projects. For example: losing MySQL DB access for all WP sites due to a VestaCP update. And through some quick hacks (by enabling root access) its obviously working — as you’re eyeballing this — however its not what it used to and has to be! Even more so as I just found out I cannot add nor modify anything through the webserver control panels  Sorted in order of priority.

  1. Re-install “Tesla” (Production server); the follow-up to the Aventador-server I touched upon in the screenshot at Options4ALL roadmap of 2017, but infinitely more powerful (scalable) …
  2. Upload B2B client projects to Tesla-server …
  3. Migrate important WP projects — including this blog — to Tesla-server.
  4. Re-install “Ferrari” | Project testing & management server (where this blog is running on to) …
  5. Re-instate WP central management backend …
  6. Reupload all testing projects …
  7. Re-install / migrate all B2B client projects …

The good news: it also presents an opportunity to do a lot of things that were planned for much later RIGHT NOW. The bad news: it all has to be done within hours what usually takes weeks. And severely messes with what I was hoping to do; like celebrating new year!!! Instead been coding and working 20 hours per day for the past couple of days.

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Medium Priority

Due for release in Week number 2-3 of January 2018 (what was originally scheduled for last week of 2017).

Webhosting related

  • migrated to to match branding …
  • Re-launch EKPC.NL v2018
  • Fix the ‘banners’ hosting account …
  • Upgrade ‘Project BST’ =
  • Install EDD / Gravity e-commerce environment on ComputerNerdinside’s front-end, as explained in this FB post.
  • Pre-launch ‘Project OPB’ = OnsPlanB.NL
  • Setup WP plugin github / bitbucket licensing server

API related

  • launch BST API
  • launch 3 more ‘secret’ APIs
  • Develop my Crypto currency arbitrade trading bot

My Virtual Office Space

  • Migrate all my data from my 2017 improvised Windows Budget Workstation to brand new Hackintosh ‘High Sierra’ workstation …
  • Order & setup my 1st GPU mining & local MMX rendering farm
  • Setup a Cloud / Streaming / Torrent Box / RDP environment
  • Setup a NAS environment … achieved!
  • Upgrade my office workstation from 1x SSD to 2x500GB RAID0 array … achieved!
  • Upgrade my office workstation from 8GB to 16GB RAM … achieved!
  • Re-setup the OS virtualization environment on my workstation … achieved!
  • Purchase & re-setup the cloud virtualization environment … achieved!

In fact all these virtual offices related upgrades? Were originally scheduled for December 2016! Re-scheduled for April 2017, and again re-scheduled for August 2017. So all this time I’ve been running a ‘skeleton-setup’ and getting things done, but not nearly as fast nor great as I like to!

Normal Priority & Unsorted ToDo’s

In no particular order and doing these in between everything else

  • Bring all my notes of the past 3 years to this blog

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