Hosting/Server names

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Server names at Hetzner

Server names at hetzner will have band names. Again, short and easy to type. Zas and Ruaok reserve the right to reject suggested names.

Server Name Taken from Chosen By Notes
zappa Frank Zappa ruaok on behalf of zas
kiki Kiki & Herb IRC conversation
herb Kiki & Herb IRC conversation
serge Serge Gainsbourg Zas
paco Paco de Lucía Zas
trille Trille Freso Prominent Danish feminist activist († 2016). "En trille" is also a Danish word and musical term.
prince Prince bitmap
hip The Tragically Hip drsaunde
bootsy Bootsy Collins CallerNo6
ludwig Ludwig Von 88 yvanz
boingo Oingo Boingo ruaok
williams John Williams chirlu
lemmy Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead) CatCat
yehudi Yehudi Menuhin yvanz
burnside R.L. Burnside Quesito
wetton John Wetton HibiscusKazeneko
cage John Cage alastairp
frank Frank Ocean iliekcomputers
pink Pink Anderson and Pink Floyd alastairp
floyd Floyd Council and Pink Floyd alastairp

Retired Hetzner servers

Server Name Taken From Chosen By Notes
queen Queen CatCat
bowie David Bowie ruaok

Suggested names for new servers

Server Name Taken From Chosen By Notes
flobot Flobots Freso
wiseguys Wise Guys chirlu
reinhard Reinhard Mey chirlu
simmons Gene Simmons (KISS) HibiscusKazeneko
stanley Paul Stanley (KISS) HibiscusKazeneko
moroder Giorgio Moroder Leo Verto
patton Mike Patton Monkey
gaga Lady Gaga (alternatively work if you don't like her) CatQuest
rex Rex Rudi CatQuest
rudi Rex Rudi (I mean, either/both are good :D) CatQuest
clash The Clash rdswift Chat log
monster Monster Truck rdswift
lips (or mick) Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones) rdswift
mac Fleetwood Mac rdswift
buddy Buddy Holly rdswift
eric Eric Clapton rdswift

Historical at DWNI

Server Name Taken From Chosen By Notes
asterix Asterix navap [1]
astro Astro Boy alastairp [2]
baron Whisper of the Heart / The Cat Returns Nikki [3]
bert Sesame street ruaok
cartman South Park ruaok
dagon Dagon demosdemon I chose it after the deity linked or Lovecraftian deity (take your pick), I'll find a animated character that fits
dora Dora, La Exploradora warp [4]
ernie Sesame street ruaok
gir Invader Zim ruaok our switch -- in honor of Zim, our first server
hobbes Calvin and Hobbes murdos [5]
hoser Strange Brew drsaunde [6]
jiji Kiki's Delivery Service jesus2099 [7]
lobe Freakazoid! Freso
lolo The Adventures of Lolo the Penguin reosarevok [8]
luna Sailor Moon CatCat [9] - CatCat just watched the Sailor Moon S movie and was overwhelmed with cute. [10] (virtual machine running forums)
nomo Cross Game Mineo MyAnimeList says: "He is often seen eating, sleeping, meowing or just appears in the background throughout the series."
perry Phineas and Ferb CatCat [11]
pingu Pingu luks [12] (perry runs the wiki)
pino Ergo Proxy Mineo [13]
remy Ratatouille Nikki new Jira VM
rika Higurashi no Naku Koro ni ianmcorvidae [14] (user machine)
roobarb Roobarb ijabz [15]
rocko Rocko's Modern Life bitmap
sakura Cardcaptor Sakura kepstin
scooby Scooby-Doo ruaok Uh, duh. Scooby snacks!
spike My Little Pony warp Spike is a purple and green baby dragon. He is Twilight Sparkle's best friend and number one assistant.
tails Sonic the Hedgehog aCiD2 [16]
taz Looney Tunes Elliot Davis
teto Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind ianmcorvidae decided on my own, nausicaa (suggested by salo.rock) is way too long/hard-to-type for a server name and teto is a cute fox-squirrel
tintin The Adventures of Tintin bitmap (new VM for stats, on hoser)
totoro My Neighbour Totoro murdos, Nikki [17], [18]
wiley Merrie Melodies ruaok [19]
zaphod (alias for carl or lenny) The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy djce

Historical

Server Name Taken From Chosen By Notes
bender Futurama djce I forget
blik Catscratch keschte [20] memcached/backup server
carl The Simpsons Muz [21]
catbus My Neighbour Totoro Nikki Search/raw db server.
cosgrove Freakazoid! Freso chatlogger VM
dexter Dexter's Laboratory CatCat hefty
hefty The Smurfs Dave Evans (former mirror at last.fm)
jem Jem and the Holograms BrianFreud [22] Search server
lenny The Simpsons Muz [23]
lingling Drawn Together Jean (ruaok's ex) [24]
misty Pokémon warp [25] Search server
moose Muz DB server
odie Switch
stimpy Ren and Stimpy Kevin Murphy [26]
zim Invader Zim ruaok our first server! Used to run all of musicbrainz!

Other named things

Gear Named Taken From Chosen By
Backup disks HUEY, DEWEY, LOUIE ... djce
Dreadfully awful backup disks CAFFEINE, ALCOHOL, THC (life) ruaok
Retired backup disks SEX, DRUGS, ROCKNROLL (popular culture) djce, ruaok, [27]