VPS backups are really simple, you’re just thinking too hard
VPS Uses | Sep 20, 2018 | By Dwijadas Dey | 13 min read

VPS backups are really simple, you’re just thinking too hard

People keep thinking that manual VPS backups are some impossible task. Let’s see what happens when we stop overthinking and just use rsync smarter.

The top 5 (wrong) reasons you don’t monitor your VPS
VPS Uses | Sep 19, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 11 min read

The top 5 (wrong) reasons you don’t monitor your VPS

I’ve been using virtual private servers for more than a decade, on and off, and only now have I come to realize the importance of VPS monitoring.

VPS monitoring with NetData
Self-Hosting Handbook | Sep 18, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 9 min read

Smarter VPS monitoring with NetData and Docker Compose

VPS monitoring a self-hosted stack might seem like overkill, but we want to know if and when something crashes. NetData to the rescue.

A slightly newer face for Serverwise
Updates | Sep 13, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 5 min read

A slightly newer face for Serverwise

We’re believers in constant iteration, and our blog is no different. While most changes are pushed under the radar, let’s look into what’s new.

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VPS Uses | Sep 12, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 10 min read

Using Browsh and a VPS to browse ‘bandwidth-free’?

Browsh lets you browse the web using a terminal, which got me thinking: Could I significantly reduce my bandwidth by routing it through my VPS and SSH?

I kill every VPS I touch
Development | Sep 11, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 10 min read

I kill every VPS I touch

I am not a good sysadmin. In fact, I’m a pretty terrible one. But admitting that just might be the only way I actually remember to keep learning.

VPS beginner's guide
Tutorials | Aug 30, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 4 min read

The ultimate VPS beginner’s guide

Every sysadmin starts somewhere. Build yourself kickass LAMP-busting, reverse-proxying, self-hosting colossus with this VPS beginner’s guide.