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What's Going On With LimeWave? Down For the Count?

Limewave has been off the air since January 29th, with zero communication. What's going on?

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What's Going On With LimeWave?  Down For the Count?

Hello, World! 16 Years Ago Today, LowEndBox Was Born! Plus the Fate of VPSLink

16 years ago today, LowEndBox burst onto the hosting scene and the world has never been the same! Let's take a quick look back at our origin.

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Hello, World!  16 Years Ago Today, LowEndBox Was Born!  Plus the Fate of VPSLink

Enjoy This Index of Thousands of FREE Programming Books! Python, Rust, Javascript, Java, C#, C++, You Name It!

Looking to learn a new programming language, or polish skills in one you already know? Then you'll want to bookmark this fantastic GitHub resource.

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Enjoy This Index of Thousands of FREE Programming Books!  Python, Rust, Javascript, Java, C#, C++, You Name It!

NOW() vs. SYSDATE() in MySQL/MariaDB: What's the Difference? Watch Out for This Gotcha!

Recently I read a long article about the difference between SYSDATE() and CURRENT_DATE() in Oracle databases.  It reminded me that I once researched the difference between NOW() and SYSDATE() in MySQL.  These functions seem very similar, and for many (most?) uses, you'd be hard-pressed to observe a difference.  But they're not exactly the same.  Here's a quick guide on which to use when.

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NOW() vs. SYSDATE() in MySQL/MariaDB: What's the Difference?  Watch Out for This Gotcha!

Has the Itanic Finally Hit Its Last Iceberg? It's Been Removed From the Linux Kernel After a Little Drama

Remember Itanium? I recently had a close encounter with it. Linux has finally dropped support from it in the kernel, with a bit of drama.

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Has the Itanic Finally Hit Its Last Iceberg?  It's Been Removed From the Linux Kernel After a Little Drama

Have You Read These Recent Provider Reviews on LowEndTalk?

Our community is usually not shy about making its opinions known.  From threads where people light into providers who disappoint them to people who fall in love with a host and put links in their sig, our readers are passionate about the providers they support. The reviews category is a great resource.  We never edit or reject reviews that are posted on LowEndTalk (unless they're obviously fraudulent).  You're getting the voice of the community and unvarnished, unfettered user experiences.

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Have You Read These Recent Provider Reviews on LowEndTalk?

ColoCrossing: New Year, Huge Savings on Cheap Dedicated Servers, Plus Bare Metal Cloud and VPS!

If you've been reading this blog, you've probably followed me adventures with ColoCrossing. I've been pleased with the service. Now you can get in on on their latest deals with some special 2024 offers!

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ColoCrossing: New Year, Huge Savings on Cheap Dedicated Servers, Plus Bare Metal Cloud and VPS!

Have You Seen These Five Videos? Thousands Have on LowEndBoxTV!

LowEndBoxTV started in 2021, and since that time we've had thousands and thousands of views.  We've tried different things, and then Piotr came on and took our channel to the next level. He mentioned...

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Have You Seen These Five Videos?  Thousands Have on LowEndBoxTV!

ACTION REQUIRED: Prepare Your DMARC Policy for Gmail & Yahoo 2024 Requirements!

Did you know that Gmail and Yahoo are enforcing new sending rules effective February 2024? It’s important for you to adapt and review quickly, to ensure your emails will be able to continue to reach your customers, considering that these email services are commonly used email services by customers to this day.

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ACTION REQUIRED: Prepare Your DMARC Policy for Gmail & Yahoo 2024 Requirements!

Republic Day Celebrations Continue with eWallHost's Shared Hosting Special Offer!

Republic Day celebrations continue!  Congratulations to India on the 74th anniversary of enacting their Constitution in 1950. eWallHost would like to bring you a special shared hosting offer to honor this holiday. Check it out!

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Republic Day Celebrations Continue with eWallHost's Shared Hosting Special Offer!

Today is Republic Day in India and VisualWebTechnologies is Celebrating With Shared Hosting Deals!

On this day in 1950, the Constitution of India came into effect for the Republic of India, and this day is celebrated as Republic Day. In honor of Republic Day, community proivder VisualWebTechnologies has an array of special offers for you!  They specialize in cheap cPanel, DirectAdmin, and Plesk hosting.  If you're looking for shared hosting, VisualWebTechnologies probably has something for you.

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Today is Republic Day in India and VisualWebTechnologies is Celebrating With Shared Hosting Deals!

Another MASSIVE RAM Day! LuxVPS Offers a 26GB RAM Cheap VPS for 10€/Month!

If having a lot of RAM is your definition of luxury, then the Luxvps Luxury Deal is for you. You'll live like royalty. Seriously, the amount of RAM here is just insanely awesome.

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Another MASSIVE RAM Day!  LuxVPS Offers a 26GB RAM Cheap VPS for 10€/Month!

Massive RAM Deal From ByteHosting: You Won't Get This Much for This Price Anywhere Else

Cheap VPS with tons of RAM? Must be ByteHosting...and this offer is incredible! So much for so little.

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Massive RAM Deal From ByteHosting: You Won't Get This Much for This Price Anywhere Else

LowEndBoxTV: Thinking About a Hetzner AX41? Consider the EX44 Instead! Nearly AX102 Performance!

The Hetzner AX41 looks like an amazing deal. But for just 2 EUR more per month, you can get something that is a bit more interesting! The EX44 features an i5, 14 cores, 65GB of RAM, and dual 512GB NVMe drives and is a lot closer to the AX102 in performance. Piotr conducts a full review!

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LowEndBoxTV: Thinking About a Hetzner AX41?  Consider the EX44 Instead!  Nearly AX102 Performance!

Not Your Typical Provider! Meet EntryWan and Check Out Their Full Service Cloud Offerings

In our community, we see a lot of providers who build out a very "same as everyone else" kind of infrastructure: rent some servers, set up Solus and WHMCS, and call it a day.  And for some users, that's all they need.  But if you want a full cloud experience - load balancers, objects storage, snapshots, K8s, API, etc. - then a company like Entrywan is who you want to look at.

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Not Your Typical Provider!  Meet EntryWan and Check Out Their Full Service Cloud Offerings

Looking for a FOREX VPS? Try CheapForexVPS!

Last December, we ran a piece on FOREX, based on a LowEndBox thread.  We said: "The odds are stacked against the trader." And that is certainly true.  But if you decide to take your shot, you might want to check out CheapForexVPS.

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Looking for a FOREX VPS?  Try CheapForexVPS!

Fully Designed, Fully Populated, Fully Maintained Website: The HostPapa Do-It-For-Me Website Deal! Includes a Free Logo!

This offer won't be for everyone in our community of mostly DIYers...but some people are DIFMers.  As in "do it for me".  They're business people, side hustlers, or organizations that want someone else to handle all the heavy lifting. After all, a web site requires a range of technical decisions, and then the actual setup, content creation, artwork, and optimization.  For those who'd like to avoid all of that and let someone else do the driving, HostPapa has a Do-It-For-Me plan!

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Fully Designed, Fully Populated, Fully Maintained Website: The HostPapa Do-It-For-Me Website Deal!  Includes a Free Logo!

LowEndLore: A Community Glossary for the Confused

Over the years, our community has organically created a ton of slang and terminology, some of which is obscure in origin and some of which is completely incomprehensible to the newcomer.  I mean, if you go up to someone on the street and ask them what a Summerhost, Cest Pit, or LowEndBox is, they'll give you a blank stare. Get hip to the lingo with this guide!

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LowEndLore: A Community Glossary for the Confused

Friday Was National Popcorn Day and We Had Some Drama

What should you do when a competitor misconfigures their web server and exposes their WHMCS credentials for all the world to see? Not what was done on LowEndTalk.

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Friday Was National Popcorn Day and We Had Some Drama

Free VPSes, Shirts, Hoodies, and Firearms! Crunchbits is Giving Away a Galaxy of Swag!

Win a free VPS, a T-shirt, a hoodie, or a new firearm! All courtesy of Crunchbits as they compete for Top Provider. This is an amazing story.

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Free VPSes, Shirts, Hoodies, and Firearms!  Crunchbits is Giving Away a Galaxy of Swag!

You Can Win AMAZING Prizes in LowEndTalk's Top Provider Poll!

Want to win a Steam Deck, smart TV, Nintendo switch, mini PC, smart ring, or something else fabulous? Then you need to participate in LowEndTalk's Top Provider poll, going on now through the end of January.

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You Can Win AMAZING Prizes in LowEndTalk's Top Provider Poll!

Let's Try Out RPiServers.com! Raspberry Pi in the Cloud

Interested in a Raspberry Pi in the cloud? Let's try a board from RPIServers.com in Texas.

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Let's Try Out RPiServers.com!  Raspberry Pi in the Cloud

Now on LowEndBoxTV: "The Deprecated, Bloodstained Code in the Linux Kernel" Documentary

One of our most popular posts ever was a piece we ran last year entitled The Deprecated, Bloodstained Code in the Linux Kernel. Now we've got a YouTube version of the story for you to watch, including some new audio of Hans commenting on his marriage from a prison phone call.  It's just just a word-for-word reading of our story but a fresh script, and we think you'll enjoy it.

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Now on LowEndBoxTV:

The Windows 12 Preview is Here

Windows 10 was a hit, Windows 11 less so. Let's take a look at Windows 12.

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The Windows 12 Preview is Here

Raspberry Pi Photo Frame: The Major Slideshow Options + Thermal Monitoring Script

I've been hacking on my Raspberry Pi this week, and today I'd like to share my experiences with a variety of Linux slideshow programs. We'll also take a look at monitoring the Pi's temperature.

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Raspberry Pi Photo Frame: The Major Slideshow Options + Thermal Monitoring Script

PloxHost: Winter Deals on VPSes and Dedi Servers!

Cheap VPSes in Dallas and Amsterdam plus cheap dedi servers in New York City are on offer from PloxHost. Check out what they shared today on LowEndTalk for their winter sale!

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PloxHost: Winter Deals on VPSes and Dedi Servers!

How Private is Your Hosted Data, Really? Even That Encrypted Stuff...

If you upload something to your VPS, can the provider see it? What about a dedicated server? Let's take a look...you're probably not going to like the answer.

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How Private is Your Hosted Data, Really? Even That Encrypted Stuff...

How to Turn Off the HDMI Monitor on Your Raspberry Pi 5. It's Not As Easy as You Might Think

The answer is not tvservice, cec-client, or vcgencmd. Let's explore the fast-changing world of Raspberry Pi display commands.

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How to Turn Off the HDMI Monitor on Your Raspberry Pi 5.  It's Not As Easy as You Might Think
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