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

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VPS beginner's guide
Tutorials | Apr 21, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 4 min read

The Ultimate VPS Beginner’s Guide

Every sysadmin starts somewhere. Build yourself kickass LAMP-busting, reverse-proxying, self-hosting colossus with this VPS beginner’s guide.

How to use Docker and Nginx to host multiple websites
Tutorials | Apr 17, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 9 min read

Host Multiple Websites On One VPS With Docker and Nginx

Docker is an excellent tool for running multiple services on a single VPS without them interfering with each other—for example, one website built on Wordpress and another built on Ghost. …

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.

New server? 29 projects and resources to get you going
VPS Uses | Mar 29, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 16 min read

New Server? 29 Projects and Resources To Get You Going

The Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 frenzy is done, and you’ve found yourself with a shiny new server. Here’s how to make the most of it.

An image of Warren Buffett: What Warren Buffett can teach developers about goal-setting
Development | Jan 31, 2019 | By Joel Hans | 6 min read

What Warren Buffett can teach developers about their goals

The development community moves fast. Too fast. A simple strategy from a very rich man can help developers set goals and prioritize properly.