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 …
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.
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 …
$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.
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.
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, …
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!