Posts Tagged vps

My State of Serving, aka VPS recap

So I wrote a bunch about VPSes a few months ago, and what I thought my future looked like with them. Well, a bunch has changed since then, and will going forward, so let’s go: Full out cloud hosting Still good for buy-as-you-need systems, still not right for my usecase. Other than reading about price […]

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My state of VPSes

The VPS market is really really interesting to watch. Maybe it’s just me, but the idea of being able to get a year of a decent system for the price of a pizza is¬†fascinating – and somewhat dangerous to my wallet. At my peak, I had 4 VPSes running at the same time – and […]

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TF2 on DigitalOcean

Or how I spent 3 cents on Digital Ocean to play MvM with my friends for 2 hours. Maybe the MvM servers were having issues, but 4 different people trying to create a game didn’t work (or at least TF2 kept on saying ‘connection error’ – for everyone. So I decided to try and spin […]

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VPS Playtime

So… I found a cheap VPS for me to play around with on LowEndBox after a few weeks of lurking on their site. $12/year for 256MB ‘guaranteed’ RAM, 15GB of disk space and 300GB of bandwidth. I am pleased. Except for the fact that it’s an CentOS OpenVZ instance, and I have had bad experiences […]

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Postfix & poplock.db

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