Joel Hans

Joel Hans

Joel is equal parts tech and literature geek, and loves helping people do more in the cloud. When not working at a blank page or a Linux terminal, he's mountain biking in the mountains surrounding Tucson, Arizona. Nurse Media | GitHub | Twitter | joelhans.com

Tutorials | May 01, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 11 min read

Back up your files with rsync and a VPS

With rsync and a VPS with some spare disk space, you can set up an automated backup system to ensure your important local files are safe(r).

Getting started with Docker
Tutorials | | By Joel Hans | 15 min read

Tutorial: Getting started with Docker on your VPS

Getting started with Docker on your VPS is pretty straightforward, and once you’re set up via this tutorial, it’s like you’ve “leveled up” in DevOps.

Record and share your Linux terminal wizardry with two simple tools
Development | Apr 25, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 5 min read

Record and share your Linux terminal wizardry with two simple tools

Your Linux terminal creations deserve to see the world. Using two simple tools we’ll record your commands and convert them into small vectorized SVG files!

How to use Docker and Nginx to host multiple websites
Tutorials | Apr 17, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 11 min read

Host multiple websites on one VPS with Docker and Nginx

With this tutorial, you’ll set up a reverse proxy that uses Docker and Nginx to host multiple websites, on different domains, with a single VPS.

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VPS Uses | Apr 11, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 7 min read

7 more uses for your VPS: setup a VPN & more

Want some more ways to use your VPS to its fullest? How about trying out a VPN, self-hosting, VoIP, or even some philanthropy?

13 smart terminal tools to level up your Linux servers
Development | Apr 04, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 21 min read

13 smart terminal tools to level up your Linux servers

The Linux terminal is highly flexible and customizable—here’s 13 surefire way to be more productive and make your Linux server life easier (or prettier!).

VPS Uses | Apr 01, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 6 min read

What is RAID 10? (and how does it help your VPS?)

We’re proud of the RAID 10 configuration we use on our SSD-based servers because it offers both tremendous speed and maximum file redundancy. Here’s how.

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