Derfor skal du ikke vælge en VPS som iværksætter

Jeg skrev indlægget “Hvorfor VPS med lokal storage ikke holder.” Den bygger på den tekniske baggrund omkring VPS’er og tildelte ressourcer, men forklarer ikke hvorfor du ikke skal vælge en VPS som iværksætter, og i sidste ende koste dig kunder (og omsætning). Kender du det med at din virksomheds hjemmeside bliver nævnt på en nyhedsside, … Continued

Hvorfor VPS med lokal storage ikke holder

Jeg ser rigtig mange mennesker der anbefaler at man skal bruge en VPS fremfor f.eks. shared hosting. Og begrundelsen er altid “Det vil være hurtigere”. Men denne blogpost handler om hvorfor VPS med lokal storage ikke holder som det skal, og hvorfor du skal passe på med at købe disse. Der findes en række VPS … Continued

R1Soft ‘unable to open snapshot device’

R1Soft is a great backup solution because it allows you to do incremental (block device) backups down to every 15 minutes. But we all know that no software is perfect, and sometimes the lack of information can give frustrations because the fixes are not always that easy to find. One of them which I’ve seen happen … Continued

Use KernelCare and stop rebooting

Use KernelCare and stop rebooting sounds awesome, and it indeed is. One of the things I used to hate the most by maintaining servers was kernel updates, not only because it requires rebooting the system which causes downtime. But also because rebooting a system is a nightmare, because you don’t know what will happen when … Continued

Add R1Soft to Paper Lantern

cPanel was released just a few days ago, which includes a major upgrade to the Paper Lantern theme, but since the theme is working differently I’m going to explain how to add r1soft to Paper Lantern. Since Paper Lantern was introduced, the way of installing plugins work a little differently, you need to create your … Continued

Replication using lsyncd

Sometimes it happens that you want to sync to servers, this could be e.g. load balancing of a site, surely you can always make a master/slave MySQL setup for your database, but you also need to sync all the data, so this post will be about replication using lsyncd which is a small daemon you … Continued

Fix bandwidth statistics in Bandmin

I recently took a look at the built-in bandmin interface in cPanel and found out that the bandwidth stats doesn’t work as they should, to be very specific the transfer in kbit/s, kb/s, mbit/s doesn’t show the right result. So I’ll show you how to fix bandwidth statistics in Bandmin. The whole problem is the … Continued

NGINX restarts on cPanel servers

Today we’ll fix NGINX restarts on cPanel servers. When running NGINX on a cPanel server, it often requires that you put a restart of NGINX inside your httpd init script to make NGINX and Apache restart at same time to get the changes updated. The problem people often will find is that cPanel from time … Continued

IP location doesn’t matter

Many people say that hosting their website in the country they’re targeting matters for SEO, so the IP needs to fit to the country.. The truth is: IP location doesn’t matter. A lot of SEO ‘experts’ still says it matters, but I would assume an ‘expert’ is up to date, sadly they’re not. Let’s say … Continued

Things I’ve learned by hosting websites

There’s a few things I’ve learned by hosting websites, some of them should be pretty obvious where others might be obvious after you’ve made a mistake. #1: Use raid on your system I must admit, the first server I ever had, didn’t have any raid. It had two disks, but no raid. Back then, I … Continued