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ShoveHost – $6/month 768MB RAM Non-Oversold OpenVZ VPS in San Diego

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 13, 2013 @ 1:30 am, by Maarten Kossen

ShoveHostMichael from ShoveHost has sent in an offer recently. This offer features a non-oversold OpenVZ VPS in San Diego and is exclusive to LowEndBox.

  • 1 Shared CPU Core (E3-1270v2)
  • 768MB RAM
  • 256MB vSwap
  • 20GB RAID10 Disk space
  • 250GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbps (when Gbit ports are coming you are upgraded for free)
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • 10 IPv6 addresses
  • OpenVZ/WHMCS-Integrated control panel
  • Coupon code: LEB600EconomyVPS9-30-2013
  • $6/month | Order link

This is ShoveHost’s second time on LowEndBox. Even though he’s had kind of a bumpy start, Michael has found a way to establish a solid basis for a company. He is registered as a sole proprietorship in the state of California. ShoveHost operates out of the American Internet Services “Lightwave” Datacenter Facility in San Diego, California, USA.

ShoveHost accepts PayPal as well as credit cards through Stripe. They have been in business since 2011 and have been offering web hosting since 2012. Their terms of service can be found here: https://www.shovehost.com/termsofservice.php. ShoveHost does generally not offer refunds, but all tickets to their billing department requesting a refund will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

I’d say, give ShoveHost a try, but not without checking the connectivity first ;-)

Test IP/address: speedtest.shovehost.com
Test files: speedtest.shovehost.com

Maarten Kossen was the administrator of LowEndBox from 2013 to 2015, and brought many ideas and improvements to the website during his leadership. Today he is member of our community and LowEndTalk.

26 Comments

  1. oh, long coupon code…..

    October 13, 2013 @ 2:22 am | Reply
    • Hence they invented Copy and paste as a staple function on keyboards.

      October 14, 2013 @ 1:27 am | Reply
  2. Non-Oversold.I like your attitude.

    October 13, 2013 @ 2:39 am | Reply
    • Just because it’s OpenVZ, doesn’t mean that it’s oversold rubbish on lousy servers. We use blazing fast Xeon E3 servers, Hardware RAID10 with battery backup, and carefully monitor every VPS node to keep abusers off of our servers.

      October 13, 2013 @ 3:08 am | Reply
      • Alex:

        Haha, OpenVZ was developed especially for overselling.

        October 13, 2013 @ 5:25 am | Reply
        • Maarten Kossen:

          Somehow I doubt that… sure, giving containers more resources than are physically available was probably an important feature. But I doubt it was designed for what it is being used for now.

          Anyway, I personally think this is a good offer and the no overselling makes islet more unique compared to other OpenVZ offers.

          October 13, 2013 @ 5:54 am | Reply
          • Pau:

            My main problem with OpenVZ is not overselling (which is a problem) but abusers. AFAIK with OpenVZ there is no way to limit the CPU a user is consuming, which means if I start compiling something in my OVZ VPS, I will be hurting other people’s performance. Am I right?

            October 13, 2013 @ 6:30 pm | Reply
    • Lucas:

      Yea, if someone wants Oversold, not much their criteria :)

      October 13, 2013 @ 8:51 am | Reply
      • Lucas:

        Non-Oversold OR Oversold OpenVZ for a choice from will be more correct :)

        October 13, 2013 @ 5:12 pm | Reply
  3. sundaymouse:

    Why isn’t this provider a CC customer? Amazed.

    October 13, 2013 @ 6:46 am | Reply
  4. kingpin:

    What does CC mean? I often see this used here. Thanks.

    October 13, 2013 @ 7:15 am | Reply
    • Maarten Kossen:

      CC is used here for ColoCrossing, the company that owns and hosts this site and lowendtalk.com.

      October 13, 2013 @ 10:32 am | Reply
  5. Ishaq:

    That coupon code needs to be a bit longer ;)

    October 13, 2013 @ 7:57 am | Reply
    • DalComp:

      LEB600EconomyVPS9-30-2013 ~
      wwwLowEndBoxCom-6point00dollar-EconomyVirtualPrivateServer-SubmittedOnThirtySeptemberTwoThousandandThirteen-PublishedOnThirteenOctoberTwoThousandandThirteen

      October 13, 2013 @ 8:42 am | Reply
  6. nunim:

    Dear Sir,

    We have attempted to purchase your hosting services but unfortunately you do not seem to accept orders from Tatooine. Is this an oversight or have you experienced problems with my planet in the past? We hope this issue can be resolved soon we may enjoy your fine services.

    Regards,

    The Tusken Raiders

    October 13, 2013 @ 8:18 am | Reply
  7. seriesn:

    “This is ShoveHost’s first time on LowEndBox.”

    http://lowendbox.com/blog/shovehost-7month-2048mb-openvz-vps-in-beauharnois-canada/

    little correction. None the less, like the way you write Marteen :)

    October 13, 2013 @ 8:47 am | Reply
    • Maarten Kossen:

      Hmm, I didn’t find that before. Anyway, thanks! And I’ll edit the post.

      October 13, 2013 @ 10:33 am | Reply
  8. Nice deal you have there Michael. Let’s hope there isn’t no overselling :P

    Very sustainable plan nonetheless.

    October 13, 2013 @ 10:52 am | Reply
    • “Let’s hope there isn’t no overselling :P” Only one way to find out! Look forward to seeing your order.

      October 13, 2013 @ 11:51 pm | Reply
  9. I bought one of these a few days ago to help support another friendly provider. Using it to test some mail server setups and what not. So far solid VPS and haven’t seen any sign of abuse from noisy neighbors. Great offer, if you haven’t tried ShoveHost, give him a chance.

    October 13, 2013 @ 11:14 am | Reply
    • Thank you, your business is appreciated. Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any problems or questions!

      October 13, 2013 @ 4:44 pm | Reply
  10. Wow, this listing has been quite popular!
    We currently have 0 IPv4 addresses left – I’ve contacted the datacenter to get some more but please be aware that any orders placed after now will show as Pending until we get more IPs.
    Your patience is appreciated and thank you for your business!
    -Michael

    October 16, 2013 @ 7:49 pm | Reply
    • john:

      can you do “price match”?

      October 21, 2013 @ 11:39 am | Reply
      • Sorry, we don’t price match. We do believe that our service is superior to our lower priced competitors.

        October 22, 2013 @ 8:15 pm | Reply
  11. Figured I’d simply post here that we now accept Bitcoin as well as PayPal and Stripe.

    January 12, 2014 @ 8:45 pm | Reply

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