The top 5 (wrong) reasons you don’t monitor your VPS
VPS Uses | Sep 19, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 11 min read

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. This change in …

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VPS Uses | Sep 12, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 10 min read

Using Browsh and a VPS to browse ‘bandwidth-free’?

Browsh lets you browse the web using a terminal, which got me thinking: Could I significantly reduce my bandwidth by routing it through my VPS and SSH?

What is a web server and how does it work?
VPS Uses | Aug 29, 2018 | By Dwijadas Dey | 17 min read

What is a web server, and how does it work?

Between LAMPs and LEMPs and PHP and other acronyms, web servers can be a confusing lot. Let’s answer an essential-but-common question: What is a web server?

Shared hosting to VPS: What to expect in the migration
VPS Uses | Aug 15, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 11 min read

Shared hosting to VPS: What to expect in the migration

A virtual private server offers more power and less cost compared to shared hosting, but keep these tips in mind when migrating from shared hosting to VPS.

7 Docker uses for minimalists: GUIs, IDEs, and honeypots
VPS Uses | Jul 25, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 9 min read

7 Docker uses for minimalists: GUIs, IDEs, and honeypots

There’s a ton of Docker uses those who are both minimalists and sysadmins—use it to run GUI apps locally or set up a honeypot for ultimate VPS security.

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SaaS Alternatives && Self-Hosting && VPS Uses | May 22, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 9 min read

5 simple ways to get a return on your VPS investment

For those of you who want something tangible in return for your VPS investment, how does at least $62.38/mo sound? Replace your paid SaaS apps with free alternatives and get …

VPS troubleshooting: A man frustrated over his laptop
VPS Uses | Apr 05, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 8 min read

7 powerful VPS troubleshooting tips to minimize downtime

Your server is down. However you do learn about downtime, and no matter what you’re doing with your virtual private server (VPS), your priority is clear: Get it back online. …