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Monitoring Network Usage

You may all be familiar with top or htop that lets you monitor how your server is doing. L...

Easy Wordpress Install

Wordpress has its famous “5-minute install”. This requires you to setup a working web serv...

Installing GUI on your VPS

The most common use for a VPS is that of a server, a host that provides a specific functio...

The First Hour with Your VPS

I don’t have hundreds of VPSes, but I have installed & re-installed enough boxes to reach ...

ChicagoVPS Featured on HostingAdvice.com

ChicagoVPS was recently featured HostingAdvice.com. Check out the article below and click ...

Tip-Top VPS

Maintaining a VPS is often critical. Putting in a little time & effort to do this has mult...

There is a (Self-Hosted) App for That

In a survey conducted by BetterCloud.com, close to three quarters of the companies respond...

Monit For Your Services

As you may have observed, server uptime and application availability is a theme I keep all...

Cache Me If You Can

Introduction Almost every user experience survey will tell you, a slow loading site is a s...

Honeypot SSH

Introduction In their book, “Think like a Freak”, authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner...

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