Diagnosing your server’s internet issues with traceroute
The traceroute command, available on all Linux and OS X machines (or tracert on Windows), gives deep insight into how a packet travels from one location to another across the …
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 …
Installing Timestrap On CentOS 7
timestrap is a new self-hosted time tracking system—let’s take a quick walkthrough of how you can install it on a VPS running CentOS.
Tutorial: Get More From Terminals With tmux
tmux allows you to switch between several programs within a single terminal—particularly useful when working on a VPS. Let’s dive in to see how it works.
Getting Started With Vagrant And WordPress
If one wants to work from standard LAMP stack—Wordpress, in particular—the best advice in the past was to install MAMP or XAMPP to develop locally.
What’s Next for SSD Nodes: KVM and Containers
Here at SSD Nodes, we field a lot of feature and infrastructure requests from our customers. Of them all, the most prevalent might be: “When is KVM coming? When can …
Quick Tip: Track Your Bash History
Sometimes, you want to look back in time and see what commands you ran in the past. Thanks to the history command built into the Linux shell, you can do …