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We regularly post offers for the cheapest VPSes on the planet…but did you know there are places you can get a VPS for free? Naturally there are caveats, provisos, and gotchas, but if your budget is pinched, here are some options for obtaining a VPS for absolutely no cost.  Note that All of these hosts […]

Cloud Platforms, Warp Cores, and Revolutionary Software: Interview with Steve Fenton, Head of Marketing for OnApp

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 20, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

In this post we continue our interview series with Steve Fenton, Head of Marketing of OnApp.  OnApp recently released Cloud.net, an exciting new cloud platform – read on for more details!  You also might enjoy reading our recent interview with OnApp’s CEO Ditlev Bredahl.  In this interview, Steve gives us a behind-the-scenes look at OnApp […]

RoboVPS: Ruble-Denominated VMs in Germany or the Netherlands from $1.67/mo!

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: April 19, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Welcome, RoboVPS!  Couldn’t resist using the bruiser on their home page for this offer.  Hopefully he’s the guy who guards the datacenter. They’ve been in business since 2003 and have several long-serving staff on site.  If you check them out, you’ll find their site is in Russian – which makes sense, since they’re based in […]

HostBastic: For the Price of a Cup of Coffee, Host for a Year with DirectAdmin in Singapore/London/USA!

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: April 19, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

HostBastic made their first offer back January 5, 2021 and now they’ve returned with some DirectAdmin-based shared hosting in Singapore, London, or Eastern US starting at only £3.00/year!  That’s about $4.15 per year in USD, or less than 35 cents a month.  So for a cup of fancy pants coffee, you can host your sites.  Nice! […]

ProwHost Offers Shared Hosting Around the World (13 Locations) Starting at 99 Cents/Month!

Hello again, ProwHost!  We last had an offer for them on February 13, 2021.  They’re bringing us some deeply discounted shared hosting offers starting at just 99 cents per month. And I’ll add that you can host in Virginia, USA Oregon, USA Ohio, USA Singapore London, UK Frankfurt, Germany Mumbai, India Paris, France Seoul, South Korea […]

LowEndTalk Offers Weekly Roundup (April 17, 2021)

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

We feature many great offers here on LowEndBox, but you’ll also find some unique provider postings on our sister site, LowEndTalk.  If you’re in the market for great hosting, be sure to check both sites.  Here’s a summary of what offers have been posted on LowEndTalk this week! MivoCloud offered a dedi with 1 Gbps […]

Incremental Remote Backups Using rsnapshot

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: April 17, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

There’s an old adage about backups: There are two kinds of people: people who’ve never lost data, and people who’ll never lose data again. If you’ve ever experienced data loss, you will instantly become passionate about backups.  To prevent bad experiences with your data, you want backups that are comprehensive, manageable, versioned, automated, and secure.  […]

AcroServers.com: Spanning the Globe (37 Locations Around the World Including North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Oceania)

Some of you may remember the ABC Wide World of Sports intro which pronounced they were “spanning the globe to bring you constant variety in sports”.  AcroServers isn’t sports programming, but they are spanning the globe to bring you a VM in your neck of the woods (or someone else’s, if that’s what you want). […]

Comment Free For All: Which Obscure Linux Distro Do You Regularly Use?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 14, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Most folks use Debian, Ubuntu, or CentOS, with the occasional pro using RedHat or the hipster using Arch.  But there are over 1,000 Linux distros!  Not all are suitable for running on a VPS of course, and some are quite specialized. But the question we’re throwing out to community is: Which obscure Linux distro do […]

Community News: AlmaLinux OS Now Available on RackNerd’s Platform!

To continue LowEndBox’s new “interesting news” series, we recently received a new submission from Dustin B. Cisneros over at RackNerd to let everybody know that AlmaLinux is now officially available as an OS template on their platform! RackNerd has been featured here within the LowEndBox/LowEndTalk community many times. RackNerd is a resident host on LowEndBox […]

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