Tag Archives: Digital Ocean

But what does it cost?

I remain interested in the cost of hosting—surprise surprise. Since January I’ve been hosting my blog on a Digital Ocean droplet, with the exception of a 30-day jaunt over to Kinsta in March to explore container-based WordPress hosting. At a … Continue reading

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5 Top GIFs on the bava according to Kinsta’s Analytics

I’ve been a bit distracted by the outside world, as you all can imagine. I have to say I feel like Northern Italy has been going through the Corona Virus cycle for weeks now (my kids have been out of … Continue reading

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New Year, New Digs for the bava

I’ve been pretty good about trying to catch up and organize my photos on Flickr, more on that anon, but I got sucked into a New Year’s project that consumed me for the last two days. I decided to move … Continue reading

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Migrating a cPanel server between Cloud Hosting Providers

This post is a quick run down of the steps for migrating servers so the next time I have all the steps in one place. The scenario in this case is we’re migrating a school’s server from Linode to Digital … Continue reading

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Reclaim’s Dedicated to Virtual Infrastructure

Tim and I did a Reclaim Today show to celebrate the fact our infrastructure is now entirely hosted on virtual servers, and predominantly Digital Ocean at this point. We talked a bit about where we’ve been, where we are, and … Continue reading

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Swimming in a Digital Ocean of Love

Yesterday Digital Ocean published a customer story featuring Reclaim Hosting. It was nice. A month ago Tim and I talked with Lisa Tagliaferri (a CUNY Grad Center alum-I love CUNY!) who is keenly interested in framing the power and possibility of Digital … Continue reading

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Digital Ocean’s One-Click Apps vs. Cloudron

Digital Ocean has been en fuego as of late. They announced a whole bunch of new droplet plans, and the price-point for all of them has gone down. This is very good news for Reclaim Hosting because it gives us … Continue reading

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We’re Just a Minor Threat

The semester is well under way now, and the deluge of support over the last two days has been ample evidence of that. But we added a bit to our plates this months when we decided to decommission two shared hosting … Continue reading

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Give Up the AWS Ghost

Building on my last post about moving ds106.club off Amazon Web Services (AWS), I moved another EC2 instance I setup back in 2014 to run the blogging platform Ghost. Like ds106.club, I had not been able to access the server … Continue reading

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Ocean’s 106 Club

My own personal web monitoring system, Alan Levine, sent me this tweet Friday: @jimgroom what the ~ happened to https://t.co/sKXA0liG9y ? — Alan Levine (@cogdog) September 8, 2016 Turns out ds106.club was down, and I’m pretty sure a quick reboot would … Continue reading

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