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Painless Removable Media Backups…to the Cloud!

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: January 17, 2022 @ 3:53 pm, by raindog308

Do you still use USB thumb drives?  Flash or SD or MicroSD cards?  Portable hard drives? Even in this age of ubiquitous cloud, there’s still a ton of bits and bytes being carried around in people’s backpacks, for a variety of reasons.  IT folk need portable media for those crash-cart, no-network situations where they have […]

iKoula Offers Hosted Synology NAS Servers

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: August 11, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Have you used a Synology NAS at home? Do you want one in the cloud? For those unfamiliar, Synology makes a line of inexpensive NAS systems aimed at both the home and small business markets.  They have very attractive web-based interfaces with a neat desktop-like graphical interface and they’re very easy to use.  One of […]

Excellence at Every Layer of the Stack: Interview with John Barker, Founder of SolaDrive

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: August 1, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Our interview series has featured a lot of industry leaders and we continue today by talking with John Barker, Founder and President of Operations of SolaDrive, an enterprise managed solutions provider (MSP).  They offer a wide variety of PaaS/SaaS solutions – everything from infrastructure basics like backups to heart-of-the-enterprise solutions like Odoo ERP…and they offer […]

Tarsnap: Cloud Backups for the Truly Paranoid

Tags: , , , Date/Time: July 18, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Tarsnap is a cloud backup company that emphasize strong cryptography. It’s the brainchild of Dr. Colin Percival, former FreeBSD security officer. Its motto is “online backups for the truly paranoid” and Tarsnap has been in business since 2008. Tarsnap uses an open, documented cryptographic design that securely encrypts your files. The command-line client is perfect […]

Incremental Remote Backups Using rsnapshot

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: April 17, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

There’s an old adage about backups: There are two kinds of people: people who’ve never lost data, and people who’ll never lose data again. If you’ve ever experienced data loss, you will instantly become passionate about backups.  To prevent bad experiences with your data, you want backups that are comprehensive, manageable, versioned, automated, and secure.  […]

Backing Up Your VPS With b2 and rclone

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: January 27, 2021 @ 4:35 am, by raindog308

b2 is cloud storage from Backblaze. Like Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Storage, it provides an API for storing files in the cloud and does so at a substantially cheaper price than its competitors.  In this tutorial, we’ll show how you can use b2 for backing up your VPS. Understanding B2 Pricing There […]

Poll Results: Which of These Features Do You Look for When Selecting a Provider?

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: September 26, 2020 @ 2:46 pm, by raindog308

Back on September 14, we asked you what features you look for when selecting a VPS provider. Those who’ve been around for a while remember the old days when every provider slapped SolusVM on a master node, slurped in some OpenVZ templates, and setup shop.  Today’s consumer expects more, and so we were curious which […]

Poll: Which of These Features Do You Look for When Selecting a Provider?

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: September 14, 2020 @ 4:00 am, by raindog308

Years ago, most providers offered SolusVM and OpenVZ templates. We’ve come a long way! Now even small providers have custom-developed features that rival the major public clouds. From block storage to custom ISOs to the ability to move your VM across a continent (or to a different one!) with the press of a button, there […]

Cloud Shards – $7/month 1GB in Los Angeles, Buffalo and Dallas, storage offers inside

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: October 28, 2013 @ 12:37 am, by Maarten Kossen

Harry, from CloudShards has sent in the following OpenVZ plans (backup plans inside) which are available in Los Angeles, Buffalo and Dallas. No coupon code is required for any of these offers. OpenVZ 512MB 2 CPU Cores 512MB RAM 512MB vSwap 35GB RAID10 Disk space SSD Disk Cache (LA ONLY) 700GB Bandwidth @ 1Gbps 1 […]

ServerDragon – $8/Year 32MB OpenVZ VPS in Tampa and Denver + Backup VPS

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: May 4, 2013 @ 11:29 am, by Liam

Info: The offers below appear to no longer be valid. Links may or may not work. If you require the deals listed below then it’s advised to contact the provider prior to sign up Joe, from ServerDragon, has sent in four OpenVZ yearly offers and three backup offers for LowEndBox readers. The OpenVZ yearly are […]