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AlienVPS.com – $3.75 256MB OpenVZ VPS in LA

Tags: , , Date/Time: December 21, 2010 @ 12:33 pm, by LowEndAdmin

AlienVPS I am back! Home sweet home now, although it looks like I’ll be busy catching up with work for the next week or two. Caught a night flight last night and here is a tip — try NOT to watch Inception on an overnight long haul flight. I am still struggling with the reality, waking up from my dream holidays :)

Anyway. I’ll be spending the next couple of days catching up some Christmas deals as well with low end cheap VPS. Russell from webRulon, who acquired AlienVPS, emailed me about their Christmas special, which can be found on WebhostingTalk. Same 25offlifetime 25% off life-time discount as last time. You can also get 50% off discount on plans that don’t fit with this site so I won’t go there. Also, instead of Phoenix AZ, now AlienVPS is also available in Los Angeles CA. $3.75/month for “UFO 1”. Direct sign up link.

  • 256MB memory
  • 25GB storage
  • 250GB/month data transfer
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM

Test IP: 173.234.147.10 which WHOIS says belongs to Ubiquity Server.

The original owner of LowEndBox known as "LowEndAdmin" or "LEA" for short founded LowEndBox in 2008 and created the concept of hosting applications on low resource "Low End Boxes". After creating the roots of the community that we know today, "LEA" stepped aside and allowed others to carry the torch forward.

12 Comments

  1. Brendan Sleight:

    Welcome back :)

    December 21, 2010 @ 1:00 pm | Reply
  2. hotsnow:

    Welcome back :)

    December 21, 2010 @ 2:53 pm | Reply
  3. cps:

    Welcome home.. :D

    December 21, 2010 @ 2:57 pm | Reply
  4. Anand:

    Welcome back LEA… :)

    December 21, 2010 @ 3:42 pm | Reply
  5. Who are you again? :D

    December 21, 2010 @ 5:24 pm | Reply
  6. Welcome back :p

    December 22, 2010 @ 3:48 am | Reply
  7. back to home lea. home sweet home

    December 22, 2010 @ 3:07 pm | Reply
  8. Christopher:

    I have ordered a VPS to test out, and I find their servers are giving me lag spikes quite often, can anyone else confirms this?

    January 21, 2011 @ 8:19 pm | Reply
    • Erin:

      I can confirm, their servers appear to be on a 10mbit connection (or atleast throttled), the maximum speed I was ever able to get was about 800-900kb/s download speed on a good day.

      Also, if you plan on using your vps as a seedbox, you’ll be disappointed because they just put something in place that kills any process with ‘rtorrent’, ‘transmission’ and possibly others seconds after you start it (which is why i’m leaving them).

      January 22, 2011 @ 9:19 am | Reply
    • tux:

      I can confirm this. It seems some IP transit issue.

      January 22, 2011 @ 12:28 pm | Reply
  9. Christopher:

    Wow, this is getting more and more interesting. Asked for refund on unsatisfactory performance on the server and ticket opened as “HIGH” for more than 24hours.

    I suggest no one else should buy their VPS. Service is very poor. Kept avoiding my tickets.

    Anyone should suggest what should I do?

    January 29, 2011 @ 1:10 pm | Reply
    • tux:

      This normal. Ticket answering speed are normally very low.

      PS. Read TOS. It says no refund.

      January 29, 2011 @ 2:05 pm | Reply

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