SaaS Alternatives | Aug 29, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 9 min read

10 Flat-File Content Managers to Help You Ditch WordPress

Wordpress is great, but its database can make security harder and slow down page loads. These flat-file content management systems offer an alternative.

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 …

Updates | Aug 17, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 7 min read

The Road to KVM

The road to KVM (kernel-based virtual machines) hasn’t been an easy one, but as of today, we’ve officially launched the public preview for our KVM offering. If you’re interested in …

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Development | Aug 15, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 9 min read

Things No One Tells You About Servers and Hosting

Choosing and maintaining a VPS. Here’s a few of our favorite, usually unspoken tips to maintaining some of your sanity as you put on your sysadmin hat.

Development | Aug 09, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 8 min read

Why Rebuilding ls is a Good Thing

You step into a crowded room, maybe a convention center floor, or a wedding reception, or a meetup of tech professionals. Faces start to blur together. Voices crowd one another …

Streisand VPN: How to install and configure
Tutorials | Aug 03, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 8 min read

Streisand VPN tutorial: How to install and configure

If you’re looking to install a virtual private network (VPN) on your VPS without the hassle, give Streisand VPN (and our step-by-step tutorial) a shot.

Development | Aug 02, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 6 min read

$0 Development Tools: Build Products Faster

We do a ton of frontend development here at SSD Nodes, which means we’re always looking for more (free/open source) tools to use. Here’s some favorites.