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

Development | Mar 15, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 7 min read

Worry Not: Our Hobbies Are Safe from AI

Will AI make sysadmins or webdevs obsolete? No matter how complex AI-driven tools get, they can’t share in the passion we have for creating cool new things.

Tutorials | Mar 13, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 8 min read

Installing Nginx, MySQL, PHP (LEMP) on Ubuntu 16.04

A virtual private server (VPS) is most often used to host dynamic websites and applications. This requires installing and configuring a web server.

Development | Mar 10, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 2 min read

Quick Tip: Know Your Linux Server Shutdowns

Every once in a while, you’ll need to either shutdown or reboot your virtual private server (VPS). Whether it’s completely expected or because of some major issue that can’t be …

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Tutorials | Mar 06, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 13 min read

Connecting to your VPS with SSH and improving security

As soon as your new virtual private server (VPS) is partitioned, you’ll probably want to log in and get started. SSH is your answer.

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VPS Uses | Mar 01, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 6 min read

Five Simple Tools for Managing Your VPS

One of the wonderful features about Linux is that you have infinite possibilities for not only what you install, but how. There’s much to be learned in firing up a …

VPS Uses | Feb 22, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 6 min read

How to Test SSD Hosting Performance

One of the primary reasons tech-savvy consumers choose SSD-based hosting like you get with SSD Nodes is that they want top-tier performance. You might think all SSD hosting performance is …

Development | Feb 08, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 6 min read

The 5 Stages of VPS Deployment Strategies

No matter whether you’re using SSD Nodes for your personal website hosting, game server, or as the home for your startup’s SaaS application, there will probably be a point where …