Posts tagged with Linux administration.

VPS troubleshooting: A man frustrated over his laptop
VPS Uses | Apr 05, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 8 min read

7 powerful VPS troubleshooting tips to minimize downtime

Your server is down. However you do learn about downtime, and no matter what you’re doing with your virtual private server (VPS), your priority is clear: Get it back online. …

An example from our dotfiles tutorial
Tutorials | Feb 14, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 19 min read

Dotfiles to simplify developing and administering servers

Imagine downloading a repository with git and running a single command to put all your preferences back in place after booting up a new server. Enter our dotfiles tutorial.

Development | Sep 12, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 14 min read

The Equifax fiasco: Here’s what devs need to learn

You might have heard about the massive Equifax data breach from September 2017, but have you thought about what it means for VPS security?

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 …

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!

Development | Apr 14, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 3 min read

Quick Tip: Get on ‘top’ of VPS Processes

Whether you’ve just noticed some sluggishness on your VPS or you’ve run into a situation where you’re using more than your fair share of your shared resources, there might come …

Development | Mar 24, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 2 min read

Quick Tip: Using Aliases for Good

In Bash, the default Unix shell on most Linux systems, you can save yourself a little bit of time and typing effort by using the alias command to create some …