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The replacement VPS didn’t go BOOM!

Yesterday I moved my WordPress network from one VPS in Chicago to Atlanta (different VPS hosting company). I like using a VPS because it maintains my illusion of being in control of my server. *Drinks more coffee* Surprisingly it went… Continue Reading →

So far so good with Nginx

This blog is running on a VPS provided by Slicehost. It’s the 512MB package and I have no complaints. The network connectivity is pretty good too. 512MB is not what it used to be. When I run out of ram,… Continue Reading →

Upgrade of VPS from Ubuntu 6.06 LTS to 8.04 LTS

My upgrade from Ubuntu 6.06 LTS = FAIL. Last week I created a VPS on Slicehost.  I’ve been using Tektonic for a while now and have no complaints.  The support is very good and I can backup my VPS for… Continue Reading →

A brown out or “why DR planning is your friend”

My server is in the basement of my home. In Long Island. Where we have brown outs like the one we had today. The clocks came back and had to be reset but my Linux server apparently did not, or… Continue Reading →

VPS server is acting up

I had to move my WordPress installation from the VPS to the machine in my basement.  The VPS web server was sending the headers and then closing the connection before sending the web page.  Still trying to sort it out.

Webserver problems

I have been having some weird response times from my WordPress installation. I’m running Opensuse 10.0 which comes with PHP 5.0.4. PHP caches like APC and XCache don’t work with 5.0.4. I can’t just upgrade the distribution since a) this… Continue Reading →

Virtual Private Servers

According to Wikipedia:

“A virtual private server (also referred to as virtual dedicated server or virtual server , and abbreviated VPS or VDS ) is a server run through virtualization in tandem…

VPS Servers

My domain is managed by me on my own name servers. When I moved to Long Island I lost my static IP addresses from my DSL line. So I moved both my DNS servers to Stefan’s house via his DSL line.
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