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LowEndBoxTV: VPS with Free Plesk License for 1€/Month: Strato vs Ionos!

Looking for Plesk hosting? How about a VPS with a free Plesk license for 1€/month? Sound good? As always, there are devils in the details.

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LowEndBoxTV: VPS with Free Plesk License for 1€/Month: Strato vs Ionos!

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!

LowEndBoxTV: Is Windows or Linux Faster on a Hetzner Dedicated Server?

Is Windows or Linux faster on a server? The answer is, naturally, "it depends". But what it depends on might surprise you, and the benchmarks will definitely surprise you! 

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LowEndBoxTV: Is Windows or Linux Faster on a Hetzner Dedicated Server?

LowEndBoxTV: Piotr's Video Encoding Course, Part 3: In-Depth on Bit Depth Plus Which Codecs to Choose!

In part 3 of my series on video encoding, I'm going in-depth on some fundamental concepts in encoding. Do you want 8 bit depth or 10-bit? What is the best audio codec? Best video? I'll sort it all out for you!

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LowEndBoxTV: Piotr's Video Encoding Course, Part 3: In-Depth on Bit Depth Plus Which Codecs to Choose!

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!

LowEndBoxTV: Piotr's Video Encoding Course, Part 2: Constant vs. Variable Bitrates, Tools, Tips, and More

In Part 1, I explored what the heck a codec is, the difference between H.264, VP8, VP9, H.265, and AV1, compression, and more. Now let's continue and talk about bitrate, video artifacts, constant vs variable bitrates, and helpful tips and tools.

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LowEndBoxTV: Piotr's Video Encoding Course, Part 2: Constant vs. Variable Bitrates, Tools, Tips, and More

LowEndBoxTV: Piotr's Video Encoding Course, Part 1: Everything You Need to Know About Codecs

What the heck IS a codec anyway? What's the difference between H.264, VP8, VP9, H.265, and AV1? How do they work? How does compression fit in? And why would you pick one standard over the other? Allow me to demystify!

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LowEndBoxTV: Piotr's Video Encoding Course, Part 1: Everything You Need to Know About Codecs

LowEndBoxTV: How Does the Hetzner AX102 Dedicated Server Stack Up?

How does Hetzner's AX102 dedicated server compare to their AX41? Let's go in-depth and see!

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LowEndBoxTV: How Does the Hetzner AX102 Dedicated Server Stack Up?

LowEndBoxTV: The 5-Minute Setup Guide to Windows on Hetzner: How to Make it Work, and How to Secure it

Installing Windows on Hetzner servers is not as straightforward as you might think.  The tutorial they publish does not work on their newest dedicated servers. But Piotr has a fixed!

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LowEndBoxTV: The 5-Minute Setup Guide to Windows on Hetzner: How to Make it Work, and How to Secure it

The Five Videos Blowing Up Our Analytics on LowEndBoxTV

We've done all kinds of content on LowEndBoxTV: Mini-documentaries, such as the one we did on the HostSolutions Involucration saga Tutorials on topics such as NoMachine and building an HA Wordpress se...

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The Five Videos Blowing Up Our Analytics on LowEndBoxTV

LowEndBoxTV: Which Providers Does Piotr Use? Quite a Few!

Piotr uses a LOT of providers. In this video he goes into each and every provider he uses: RackNerd, GreenCloud, HostHatch, Hetzner, Netcup, PHP-Friends, and BuyVM! Get his opinions on the pros and cons of each service and why he chose them.

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LowEndBoxTV: Which Providers Does Piotr Use?  Quite a Few!

LowEndBoxTV: The Amazing Phoronix Benchmarking Suite!

Piotr has done a LOT of benchmarking. How does he do it? The Phoronix test suite! This amazing free product offers HUNDREDS (thousands?) of benchmarks for different services, applications, and systems. In this video, Piotr walks through all the options and demos the world's most comprehensive benchmarking suite.

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LowEndBoxTV: The Amazing Phoronix Benchmarking Suite!

LowEndBoxTV: How to End VNC/RDP Lag Forever: Use NoMachine! It's FREE!

If you've used VNC, perhaps you've encountered the sadness and pain of LAG. Is there any way to fix it? Yes: stop using VNC! Instead, use NoMachine, which is FREE. Piotr walks you through it in this video. He's in Poland using a server in Germany with ZERO LAG - see how you can enjoy similar speedy network performance!

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LowEndBoxTV: How to End VNC/RDP Lag Forever: Use NoMachine!  It's FREE!

LowEndBoxTV: Debian 12 "Bookworm" Benchmarks!

Piotr benchmarked Linux distros to find which one is fastest. Now that Debian 12 is out, he's updated his comprehensive benchmarks with fresh data. How does "Bookworm" perform compared to previous Debians and other distros? Let's find out!

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LowEndBoxTV: Debian 12

LowEndBoxTV: Piotr Reviews CloudPanel, an Awesome Free Panel!

In this LowEndBoxTV video, Piotr reviews CloudPanel, a free hosting panel that includes a ton of features at an unbeatable (literally) price.

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LowEndBoxTV: Piotr Reviews CloudPanel, an Awesome Free Panel!

LowEndBoxTV: Storage VPS Benchmarks!

Everyone loves a storage VPS! If you've never run across the term, we're talking about a system that offers lots of disk storage (often in the TB range) with generous bandwidth to serve up backups, media, or anything else. But they're not all alike! In this video, Piotr goes in depth and compares Alwyzon, GreenCloud, LiteServer, ServerFactory, and Hosthatch.

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LowEndBoxTV: Storage VPS Benchmarks!

Have You Checked Out LowEndBoxTV Lately? Wow!

From ARM benchmarks to optimizing a 100TB dedi to checking if your hosting is oversold, LowEndBoxTV is releasing compelling content and is worth your subscription.

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Have You Checked Out LowEndBoxTV Lately?  Wow!

Hetzner CAX vs CPX - What's the Deal with ARM?

CAX vs CPX - or in other words ARM vs x86. Which is the best choice for you? Piotr helps you pick as he breaks down the pros and cons of each offering.

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Hetzner CAX vs CPX - What's the Deal with ARM?

100TB Storage Server for $110: Why You Want to Use ZFS Instead of EXT4 RAID

Piotr got at 100TB server but then faced the question of how best to set it up. The benchmarks he did might surprise you!

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100TB Storage Server for $110: Why You Want to Use ZFS Instead of EXT4 RAID

Cheap Dedicated Servers $10 to $30! Let's Make Piotr Buy One

In this video on LowEndBoxTV, Piotr goes through some awesome options for cheap dedicated servers. Plus you have the chance to force him to buy one 👍

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Cheap Dedicated Servers $10 to $30!  Let's Make Piotr Buy One

Piotr has a Cheap Dedicated Server with 100TB of Disk: Optimizing it With ZFS

Piotr likes disk. A LOT of disk. How should he optimize his 10x10TB hard drives? With ZFS it's a snap but setting it up on a Hetzner dedi is not straightforward. Fortunately Piotr makes it a breeze.

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Piotr has a Cheap Dedicated Server with 100TB of Disk: Optimizing it With ZFS

LowEndBoxTV: Get FREE SSD Shared Hosting From a Provider You've Never Heard Of

LowEndBoxTV host Piotr reviews a FREE shared hosting offer in this video. 3GB SSD, nginx, MySQL/Postgres, and a boat load of features...for FREE! What's the catch? There isn't any! No, really! Piotr w...

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LowEndBoxTV: Get FREE SSD Shared Hosting From a Provider You've Never Heard Of

Have You Missed Any of Our New LowEndBoxTV Videos?

LowEndBoxTV's new host has been racking up tons of views. Have you seen his recent videos? From VPS benchmarks to Cloudflare to Bunny.net CDN, Piotr is must-watch YouTube.

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Have You Missed Any of Our New LowEndBoxTV Videos?

LowEndBoxTV: Is Your VPS or Web Hosting OVERSOLD? 🤔 How to Check!

It's no secret that when you sign up for virtualized services such as a VPS/VM or shared hosting, you're sharing those resources with other subscribers and only getting them on an as-needed basis.This is called overselling.The question is how much overselling is going on with your provider, and in this video, Piotr walks through some tools you can use to evaluate!

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LowEndBoxTV: Is Your VPS or Web Hosting OVERSOLD? 🤔 How to Check!

LowEndBoxTV: Bunny.net Stream Tips, Tricks, and Gotchas

Piotr was recently asked to help a friend with his web site. Splitting the video content off to a CDN was easy but he learned a lot about best practices for Bunny.net Stream. In this video he goes over everything he learned and how you can make the service as pain-free as possible.

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LowEndBoxTV: Bunny.net Stream Tips, Tricks, and Gotchas

LowEndBoxTV: Which Distro is Fastest?

Using popular benchmarks (PHPBench, Redis, ZSTD, Geekbench, VP9 Encode, WebP, OpenSSL, etc.) Piotr compares Debian, Ubuntu, and various RHEL-universe distros to see how they perform on typical LowEnd VPSes. Lots of data and interesting conclusions!

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LowEndBoxTV: Which Distro is Fastest?

LowEndBoxTV: Use Cloudflare Free LIKE A BOSS!

Are you a Cloudflare user? Our of the box, the service has some warts but in this video, Piotr shows how to tune it up. Learn some unadvertised tricks to determine your POP, setup rate limiting,. and page rules. Maybe as you grow you'll want to sign up for paid CF services, but you'll be amazed what you can do with CF without paying a penny!

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LowEndBoxTV: Use Cloudflare Free LIKE A BOSS!

Shared Hosting IS a BETTER choice than VPS. Really 🙂

If you've been researching online, you have heard the chorus of those who insist a VPS is the only way to fly. And if you've signed up with mass-market providers such as Hostinger, InMotion, GoDaddy,...

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Shared Hosting IS a BETTER choice than VPS. Really 🙂
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