My thoughts are the website itself on Multisite WordPress… the MySQL database sharded across the three servers, an IPFS file server, Diaspora, Mastodon, and a Nginx proxy for the website.
I’m anticipating a second multisite to run the backend offloaded RSS and content editing tasks…
I’m thinking of dropping all the paperwork and a laptop to admin the whole system into a briefcase. That laptop would have all the tools I use to run a website including a set of backup files. a local host for testing purposes, a copy of HTTrack, the guided Tour files, and remote MySQL for maintenance.
I’m toying with the WordPress itself being static and headless, with a CDN to serve up files and Cloudflare.
This would be a great multifaceted social networking site with the Diaspora and Mastodon twins, a really nice website to tie this all together and enough tools and horsepower that the new owner could run a WordPress based webhosting operation off the system.
The servers would most likely run a VestaCP control panel to ease some of the chores and I’m thinking package the whole with some sort of domain resellers hosting so the whole operation could offer a one-stop shop operation.
Maybe formed up as a LLC would make it easy enough to sell off once I’m satisfied with it.
I’m interested in your thoughts…