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 …

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 …

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.

Tutorials | Jul 28, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 4 min read

Redis Cache For Speeding Up Your WordPress Website

A quick tutorial on installing Redis and configuring Wordpress to communicate with Redis as a caching layer.

Development | Jul 21, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 6 min read

Cheatsheet: Productivity-boosting Bash shortcuts

The default Linux Bash shell might, at first, feel like a rather restrictive environment to work in. Many users get stuck on the inability to select text with the mouse, …

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!