Ansible security playbook for your VPS (part 1)
In this step-by-step Ansible tutorial, let’s build a playbook that creates a new user, installs some packages, and hardens SSH from attack.
10 bad server habits you need to fix
We all make mistakes or take shortcuts from time to time, but if you’re dealing with servers on a regular basis, cleaning up your act has the potential to save …
One-line wise: A new tool for sneaky terminal commands
One-line wise, a new tool developed in-house, is an interactive list of our favorite terminal one-liners, from the invaluable to the downright quirky.
The best podcasts for developers and sysadmins
These podcasts by and for developers and sysadmins will teach you something new and give you the inspiration to build something great.
5 ways to deploy code when you’re a server ignoramus
Using a VPS to build amazing things online doesn’t have to be difficult. Let’s look at some of my favorite tools and tips that make deploying a breeze.
Do learn Colemak
It’s the weirdest, most difficult to explain, and perhaps the most productive change I’ve made in my computing life. It’s well worth the learning curve.
The top 5 (wrong) reasons you don’t monitor your VPS
I’ve been using virtual private servers for more than a decade, on and off, and only now have I come to realize the importance of VPS monitoring.