Dedicated or Virtual Private Servers?

Tag: , — September 29, 2006 @ 8:39 am Comments 11

When a web site or hosted application out grown the shared hosting accounts, the natural progression is usually stepping up to a VPS or a dedicated server. I have seen quite a few times on WHT where people ask whether they should go to dedicated or virtual private server — usually those with budget slightly […]

cPanel Security Hole Exploited in Wild

Tag: , — September 24, 2006 @ 1:31 pm

Netcraft: in reflecting to a previous report where HostGator sites were hacked to distribute IE exploits, HostGator responded saying that there is a bad security hole in cPanel that is currently wildly distributed. Hackers gained access to HostGator’s servers late Thursday and began redirecting customer sites to outside web pages that exploit an unpatched VML […]

Unixshell resumes sign up

Tag: — September 22, 2006 @ 1:04 am Comments 4

Matt Ayres of Unixshell has just announced that orders are back! We are back open for orders. Due to the inability for us to keep up with supply at the lower prices we’ve been forced to increase prices across the board and restructure the plans. Current customers will NOT have their current plan prices changed.

SliceHost – Initial Impression Review

Tag: , , — September 14, 2006 @ 5:09 am Comments 49

Oh no! Why do I need another VPS for? Anyway, I have just signed up with SliceHost earlier this week, getting a 256Mb “Slice” of Xen-powered VPS, running Gentoo Linux on their dual dual-core Opteron servers. So far so good, and here’s my initial impression.

Joyent Released Bingo! online storage

Tag: , — September 13, 2006 @ 12:25 pm Comment 1

Joyent, the company behind the developer-centric hosting service TextDrive, has released a new product — Bingo! on-line disk service. Joyent’s new Bingo! on-line disk service gives you 100 gigabytes of disk storage on Sun’s amazing X4500 platform with 10 gigabytes of bandwidth per month over WebDAV for the super-low price of $199 a year! You […]

Communication during down time

Tag: , — September 9, 2006 @ 11:59 am

Two hours ago I tried to go to my daughter‘s website, and all that was presented was an error message from my proxy server saying (113) No route to host. D’oh. Is the server down again? The website is hosted on an OpenVZ VPS on VPSLink running Gentoo Linux, and VPSLink has been very stable […]