There is perhaps no VPS providers recently (other than the ones almost in the dead-pool, such as Hostrail or W2 Servers) has caused as much controversy as IPAP.Co. Their previous offer on LowEndBox has gathered close to 500 replies. However, they are definitely not satisfied with the amount publicity (positive or negative) that they have received, and this time, they came up with a even more surprising offer on LowEndBox, and for 6.99 USD per month, here is what you expect to receive: I have to say I really doubt how they could possibly offer this crazy amount of resources at this price. After all, 6.99 would perhaps cover the cost of 2IP + 2GB memory and nothing else. So, I decided to give it a shot myself to see how such a insane plan works. General and Set Up The origin of IPAP.CO is truly a mystery, besides a Read More
Posted in VPS Review
at June 28th, 2011.
By the time you have read the first three parts of Finding The Right Low-End VPS series at here, here and here, and if you have not get bored yet, you should have a pretty good idea to have a few service providers to pick from. The last, and perhaps one of, if not the most important step, is to verify those providers by digging through some of the publicly available data sources, that they are indeed what they claim to be. In this section, I will use QuickWeb as an example for illustration purposes, since they are one of my favourite providers! The first piece of information that is widely available is the domain registration. Google for "domain whois" information and you will find a myriad number of websites offering such information. I personally do not have a preference which website is better, but some websites do cache those Read More
Posted in Finding The Right Low-End VPS
at May 23rd, 2011.
After nine years of development and six and a half years since the first version of Nginx was released, we have finally managed to have a stable version of one of the most popular light-weight web servers in the world (which powers this website that you are reading right now as well)! You can download the official Linux/Unix version here: http://nginx.org/download/nginx-1.0.0.tar.gz Windows version is available here: http://nginx.org/download/nginx-1.0.0.zip Have fun Nginx-ing!
Posted in Miscellaneous
at April 12th, 2011.