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Digibase Operations (also known as "Digibase" informally) is an organization founded in August of 1998 and run by Kradorex Xeron (also known as Digital Xeron) with many purposes, including research and development of advanced computer systems, system and network security, special projects, and webhosting services. In the Sonic community it is most known for its webhosting.
This is a current listing of staff of Digibase Operations for staff that have a presence within the community, note, this isn't a full listing of all staff, as some are hired from outside the Sonic community.
Below is a short history timeline of The Operations and how it came to be what it is today:
August 19th 1998 - Digibase Operations launched under the codename "The Sector Zero Project". it was established as a simple FTP server limited to a select few users running on a Windows 98 machine. It was strictly an experimental project.
2000 - The Sector Zero Project changed it's name to Digibase Operations and it entered establishment as an organization, It retained the original name as an internal codename.
2001 - The original design of the "Computer Core" was established and was installed, all hosted data was moved to this new system as this system was designed to run Linux and was a dedicated system.
2003 - The great fatal loss of data had occurred, most hosted data was lost due to a massive disk failure of the computer core.
October 2005 -- Long time crew member Mustapha breaksdown, starts handing various people in #cult Xeron's passwords, taking down several websites on Digibase and DigitalNET IRC. Mustapha was then subsequently terminated and the aftermath of the event became a discussion on the "site trashing" mentality some sceners had. This event also led to higher security standards being used on the Digibase Operations/DigitalNET Network. http://forums.sonicretro.org/index.php?showtopic=5600&st=0&start=0
September 2006 - Some (limited) services restored as The Operations obtained a residential internet connection.
Winter 2007 - The Operations receives a commercial internet connection superior to its old commercial connection through funding once more, and brings regular services back into operation as it takes on webhosting users again.
DigitalNET Systems, usually just written DigitalNET is the systems and network management subsidary of Digibase Operations. Usually when system hardware is in question, it is used under the scope of DigitalNET. The IRC Network is also identified under this operation as systems linked to the IRC network must be approved at the DigitalNET level and must operate to such standards. Those who operate networks approved by DigitalNET receive special identification by Digibase Operations. However, there is an extensive process for such approval.
Computer Core - A system designed that consists of a server or group of servers operating as one in a centralized operation.