While taking a closer look at VULTR, I became very interested in their “$2.50 plan”, as it is half as much as you would have to pay for the same performance at similar providers. Now I wanted to deploy my permanent test and development VPS and was surprised to see that they were “sold out” … Continue reading VULTR: Instances sold out
Just the latest example why the SSL certificate industry is widely regarded as shady and has such a bad reputation. Not the first time either that Symantec or Comodo are in the news because of their sloppy security practises. There are rumours that Symantec and other companies want to sell their SSL businesses as quickly as possible.
Let’s hope that the awesome work of Let’s Encrypt will accelerate the extinction of these shady and insecure Certificate Authorities. I predict that the launch of wildcard certificates will be the last nail to the coffin of the CA business model. And with it, the begginning of the end for these dishonest and untrustworthy practices.
I was very surprised to see VultR offering Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016. To my knowledge, it is the only VPS provider to do so. There is an additional monthly fee for the license, but the price is quie tolerable in my opinion. You don’t have to buy the license yourself and … Continue reading Windows Server 2016 VPS at VultR
For the reasons of diversity and high availability I was looking for an alternative to DigitalOcean. Not that I was dissatisfied with their service, but it is always good to try new services and to spread your services between several providers. People on the IRC channel and posts on social media mentioned VULTR. Their service … Continue reading VPS Provider VULTR
Atom now with built-in GitHub support. Finally, it was about time! Just installed the new version yesterday. Not that the GitPlus plugin was not good, but it feels better if it is directly integrated into the core product.
Jason Schreier with a nice summary of the latest Mass Effect game’s development. A very insightful look behind the curtain of game development in general and the tough development of Mass Effect Andromeda in particular.
Nice write-up and comparison. I am a bit dissappointed by Apple. Now everything is on Kay Lake, the ultra-portable MacBook now supports up to 16 GB of RAM. But a 32 GB option for the MacBook Pro’s is nowhere in sight. I still hope it will be a “silent update” in the fall.