Use Dropbear SSH to save memory

Tag: , , — June 26, 2006 @ 3:50 am Comments 4

In this blog post I will be looking at cutting down the memory used by the Secure Shell daemon running on your VPS, by replacing it with a lite-version that does 90% of what OpenSSH can do — Dropbear.

GPLHost now provides Xen VPS hosting in Sydney, Australia

Tag: , , — June 23, 2006 @ 7:56 am Comments 2

Got a comment from Damien of GPLHost on my XenFu blog that they have started to provide Xen based VPS hosting in Sydney Australia. The data centre utilises MCI network, which has a nice 15-20ms return trip time from both my home ADSL connection and work.

No More CPU Minute Restrictions on DreamHost

Tag: , — June 9, 2006 @ 2:23 pm

I have previously written about how DreamHost’s CPU minute restriction limits their otherwise generous bandwidth/storage allowance. In the June (or was it May?) issue of their news letter, they have decided to abolish this very restriction that seems to be the biggest complain about this otherwise very high quality web hosting service.

Web Hosting Related Podcast

Tag: , — June 5, 2006 @ 8:41 am

I have been searching for web hosting related podcast so I can learn about the industry while I am commuting, where sometimes it is inconvenient to read. To my surprise, there aren’t many that are available, consider web hosting would be a highly competitive (though low margin) industry.

New Shared Hosting Plans from Site5

Tag: — June 2, 2006 @ 7:45 am

I love big web hosting companies releasing new plans to challenge their competitors. Larger storage space. Fatter bandwidth. More “unlimited” features. Bigger bang for your buck. Arose your competitors, “beat these if you can!” So when I saw Site5 announced their new web hosting plans on their blog, I was very excited to see what […]