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Development && VPS Uses | Dec 15, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 13 min read

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, …

Development && VPS Uses | Aug 22, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 9 min read

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 …

SaaS Alternatives && VPS Uses | Jul 11, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 11 min read

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!

VPS Uses | Jul 05, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 7 min read

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 …

SaaS Alternatives && VPS Uses | May 31, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 7 min read

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.

VPS Uses | May 10, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 8 min read

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 …

VPS Uses | Apr 12, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 10 min read

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 …