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MadGenius – $6 64MB Xen/OpenVZ VPS

Tags: , Date/Time: August 14, 2009 @ 11:25 pm, by LowEndAdmin

MadGenius Via this WHT offer. Mad Genius is now offering some Xen or OpenVZ VPS plans from $6/month. For their “Mad Host 1 64” plan, you get:

  • 64MB memory
  • 2.5GB storage
  • 100GB/month data transfer

I could not work out where the VPS is situated. From their home page it says they are Minneapolis based business. From traceroute to their web site it lands in New York via Frontier (with a very bad latency).

And as of the logo. Hmm — are you sure you really want to trust your virtual server with a “mad scientist”?! About page is empty, and the SSL certificate is not valid. Although the domain has been registered for the last 10+ years, and the same logo has been used before. However I would be wary hosting with a mad genius, no matter how much a genius he might be.

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.

2 Comments

  1. This is a great throwback, I wish I would have seen this back in 2009. We have since resolved all of these issues and moved our VPS platform to KVM.

    July 21, 2020 @ 7:59 am | Reply
  2. Pingback: MadGenius Offers Scientifically Proven Services in Chicago and Virginia! (1GB from $7.49/mo) - Low End Box

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