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.
6 reasons data centers make better hosts than desktops
Many of those just dipping their toes into hosting web services, or trying to learn at a young age, tend to ask what seems like a rather benign question: “Why …
Should Setting up a VPN Be This Hard?
In the last days of March, the U.S. government overturned rules aimed at protecting the privacy of users of internet service providers (ISP). With the rules gone, ISPs no longer …
7 more things to do with your VPS: VPNs and 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?