I am a die hard Dropbox fan, although the files that I share are neither too sensitive nor do I pay attention to the TOS (Terms of Service) of dropbox but this article is a nice read for anyone who is considering syncing sensitive files (private file that is). If you are interested in using Dropbox, you may register for it by clicking here.
Update (01-April-2011): I contacted HostDime to ask for an offer that Adam accepted some months ago AND I was going to purchase that in June this year. HostDime staff was pretty professional to go through the tickets and offer me the same (right now OR when I later come and give reference to the ticket number with HostDime .... SOLID OFFER I must say) Not an April Fool joke ... (more…)
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I always had the question (when I am running plenty of scripts on a linux box as to what is eating up all the memory? Finding memory consumed by current running processes in your favorite linux distro. Luckily, I found a great Python utility (scriplet to be exact). (more…)
Some of you might have not noticed it but Facebook has rolled out a new Photo-preview feature silently to its HOME tab. So feed news like the one below Will become The expanded view in the modal window even has LIKE buttons, two browse buttons and a place to comment on it. Sleak! What do you think about this new feature?
Unix Benchmark results from QuickWeb using unixbench v 5.1.2. QuickWeb offers 2 Core i5 750 @ 2.67GHz cores on their Germany node. Brilliant result!. I am really impressed with the benchmark numbers because this is pretty close to the benchmark results of 1024MB OpenVZ with another provider that I posted earlier. Specs: 512MB OpenVZ running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32bit (more…)
Update (14-May-2011): HazeNet has been taken over by ThrustVPS / Rus Foster. Read more about it here This benchmark is #2 in the series from HazNet, the previous one was done on their Core2Quad series and this one is on their latest XEON nodes. Unix Benchmark results from HazNet using unixbench v 5.1.2. HazeNet offers 4 cores on their 1024 and 2048 packages. Specs: 1024MB OpenVZ running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32bit (more…)
Unix Benchmark results from VPSLatch (OpenVZ running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32bit on their Orlando, FL node) using unixbench v 5.1.2 Specs: 1024MB / 60GB OpenVZ running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32bit Note: This VPS has the best benchmark that I have ever seen, wow, no doubt Adam is having busy managing the best VPS+CPanel combination ever! (more…)
I signed up with ThrustVPS on Jul 27, 2010. Sounded like a good company although I read a lot of bad review about Rus Foster who is now leading this new venture previously known as DamnVPS. There were lots of issues in the start and not to mention so many down times that went unaccounted for. (more…)