What started out merely as the first online web forum for the Miri community in 2006 using a very affordable web hosting package and a domain name MiriCommunity.net, it has now transformed into an online beacon, a public brand and a movement where anyone in or from Miri are identifying their sites, online groups or services […]
MiriCommunity.net is now running on VPS (virtual private server). The forum was previously running on a semi-dedicated server shared among 3 other users but performance was hampered because of the pegged (or rather vigorously manually monitored) resources to ensure fair-play among the virtual neighbors. After spending a few days planning, staging, moving, optimizing, etc, I […]
Miri is my hometown and the community I grew up in can only be best described in a light bulb joke based on the latest Mirian population of 278,400: Question: How many Mirians does it take to change a light bulb?
From the day it started up till now, I am still getting lots of questions as to how it all began for MiriCommunity.net. To make it easier for everyone (and to myself), I’m just going to write an article about how the long journey began way back in 1998 when the idea was first conceived.