Hosting Websites on Bare Minimum VPS/Dedicated Servers

SmokyHosts – $6.47 Virtuozzo VPS with 128MB guranteed

Tags: , , Date/Time: February 13, 2008 @ 12:03 am, by LowEndAdmin

Sometimes you should only consider buying VPS plans during sales, as sometimes you can get deals as much as 50% off regular price. Via this offer on WHT (coupon code HalfCostSp, valid until 2008-02-20), SmokeyHosts is offering lifetime 50% off their Virtuozzo VPS plans, which brings down their base plan to as little as $6.47/month. […]

Tuning for 64MB Virtual Private Server

Tags: Date/Time: February 12, 2008 @ 11:38 pm, by LowEndAdmin

Zein: Making the most out of a 64MB VPS — how Ahmed tuned his 64MB Xen VPS from VPS Village to run Lighttpd, PHP/FastCGI and MySQL. He was also trying to get a Ruby on Rails app running but OOM seems inevitable. Great article on getting PHP applications like WordPress running on a minimal VPS. […] – $29.95 Refurbished Dedicated Server

Tags: , , Date/Time: February 9, 2008 @ 8:21 am, by LowEndAdmin

Yes we all know these are refurbished, but at least have been honest to advertise them this way on their refurbished dedicated servers. For $29.95 per month you get Pentium !!! 1GHz or above 256MB memory 25GB storage 2500GB monthly transfer Fedora Core $50 setup fee if pay month by month, waived if 12 […] – €3.99 64MB OpenVZ VPS

Tags: , , Date/Time: February 9, 2008 @ 3:15 am, by LowEndAdmin has a minimum OpenVZ VPS package that starts at €3.99 per month (or $5.82 at the time of writing), and you get: 64MB guaranteed memory 256MB burstable memory 1GB storage 2Mbps unmetred (600+GB per month) Fedora Core, CentOS, Debian, OpenSUSE and Ubuntu DC is in Germany I believe.

VPS Village – $6 64MB Xen VPS

Tags: , , Date/Time: February 9, 2008 @ 3:02 am, by LowEndAdmin

VPS Villiage, part of, is having a budge Xen VPS plan for $6/month, and you get: 64MB memory 128MB swap 4GB storage 50GB monthly transfer Debian, Fedora Core or Ubuntu Philadelphia, PA Quarterly billing so $18 for 3 months. has been in Xen VPS business for many years so a trust worthy provider.

ServerPronto – $29.95 AMD Starter Dedicated

Tags: , , Date/Time: February 8, 2008 @ 2:58 am, by LowEndAdmin

One of the first under-$30 dedicated server, ServerPronto Starter Server has been pretty popular amongst low-end box admins. For $29.95 per month (+$69 setup fee) you’ll get this AMD box with the following spec: AMD 2000+ CPU 256MB RAM 40GB storage 200GB transfer Various Linux/BSD/Windows distributions. And almost any service costs money. Their website is […]

CoreNetworks – $24.95 Dedicated 512M Celeron D

Tags: , , Date/Time: February 7, 2008 @ 11:58 pm, by LowEndAdmin

Not as low-end as those low-end virtual servers, but dedicated servers under $30/month are also hard to come by but can be a good solution if you need consistent performance on a budget (whereas on a VPS your performance pretty much depends on how busy your neighbours are). $24.95/month from CoreNetworks (+$69 setup fee) gets […]

VPSLink – $6.62 64MB Xen or OpenVZ

Tags: , , , Date/Time: February 6, 2008 @ 1:15 am, by LowEndAdmin

If you are willing to prepay 12 months, VPSLink‘s Xen VPS or OpenVZ VPS can be had for as little as $6.62/month, and they come with: 64MB RAM 128MB swap for Xen VPS 2.5GB storage 100GB transfer Seattle DC And there are heaps of Linux distributions to choose from. It is a bit more expensive […]

Datarealm – $4.95 64MB Xen VPS with 1Mbps Unmetred

Tags: , , , Date/Time: February 5, 2008 @ 4:20 pm, by LowEndAdmin

Updated January 2011: is now redirected to VPS hosting page at Datarealm., part of Datarealm, is having its base Xen VPS for under $5 a month. 64MB RAM 128MB swap 2GB storage 1Mbps unmetred bandwidth (> 300GB/month) Limelight Network at Phoenix Arizona Available in various different Linux distributions.

Mini VDS – $5.99 64MB Linux or FreeBSD

Tags: , , Date/Time: February 4, 2008 @ 1:30 pm, by LowEndAdmin

Update Nov 2009: appears to have expired on 21 Nov 2009. Their service could have been dead before the domain expiry, but it looks pretty dead now. As of Nov 25, it is now redirecting to Via Web Hosting Talk. Mini VDS‘s VDS-Raccon is a $5.99/month Linux or FreeBSD VPS plan with the […]

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