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

Smart VPS monitoring with NetData and Docker

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

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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.

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.

What is a web server and how does it work?
VPS Uses | Aug 29, 2018 | By Dwijadas Dey | 17 min read

What is a web server, and how does it work?

Between LAMPs and LEMPs and PHP and other acronyms, web servers can be a confusing lot. Let’s answer an essential-but-common question: What is a web server?

We're joining YCombinator's 2018 Startup School!
Updates | Aug 28, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 6 min read

We’re joining YCombinator’s 2018 Startup School!

SSD Nodes is a proud self-funded startup, and joining YCombinator’s 2018 Startup School gives us access knowledge and tools to help us grow even bigger.