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. …
Perk up your VPS and terminal with Zsh and more
Like most things with Linux, the terminal is highly customizable. With a few switches and some additional tools, you can create a terminal experience that not only feels more user-friendly, …
How much RAM does my VPS need?
The question that plagues more VPS buyers than any other. And while no one size fits all, there are some easy ways to determine your needs or current usage.
Hacking the youth: Why every kid should have a VPS
With my first kid on the way in November, I can’t help but start to plan. It’s in my nature—the more I feel like I have a handle on the …
7 free New Relic alternatives for VPS monitoring
Try out one of the many New Relic alternatives to monitor your VPS and identify issues, receive alerts, or look at comprehensive dashboards—all for free!
5 self-hosted, Docker-Friendly apps to install this weekend
Perhaps the best thing about having a VPS is the ability to experiment with hosting pretty much any application out there. And by using Docker as the foundation, it gets …
Five cool (and impractical) things to do with Docker
Docker is a wildly flexible, wildly fun piece of software. Here’s some of our favorite uses for Docker and a VPS, like using Minecraft for sysadmin tasks.