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LowEndBoxTV Weekend Update for July 17, 2021

This week we review some breaking news a provider let slip on LowEndTalk, our first-ever offer for hosting on Cyprus, cheap vps offers from around the world, an update on the involucration saga, plus tutorials, interviews, and our quest to find our roots. It’s all here in the LowEndBoxTV weekend update for July 17, 2021.

Is HostSolutions Down for the Count?

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

On LowEndTalk, there has been a great deal of discussion about the fate of HostSolutions: First Thread Second Thread In a nutshell, HostSolutions suffered some sort of massive disk array failure which wiped out service to 3,000 users.  You can read the history in those threads, or in these alternate forms: LowEndBoxTV posted a detailed […]

HostSolutions Outage Update – The “Involucration” Saga

On LowEndTalk, we’ve been following the saga of cheap VPS provider HostSolutions‘ involucration. Not sure what that word means?  No need to Google it, because we’ll explain how this new word entered the IT vocabulary as a result of electrocuted hard drives.  We’ll also cover financial questions, Romanian weddings, time travel, and how a woman […]

LowEndBoxTV: Weekend Update for May 22, 2021

This week we had a great interview with Paul Phillips of Blesta, talked about hard times at HostSolutions, and published a number of great tutorials on WordPress, inotify, and Linux filesystem permissions. Of course, we also had our usual cheap hosting offers.  All this and more in this week’s LowEndBoxTV weekend update!  

Hard Times at HostSolutions

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 18, 2021 @ 10:44 pm, by raindog308

The LowEndTalk community has been abuzz with concern over HostSolutions, a popular host based in Romania.  They’re well-known for their spectacular, low-priced offers.  We recently interviewed Marius, HostSolutions’ owner. News broke of troubling financial filings and many users reported their VMs are offline for a significant period of time. However, this was not a universal […]

LowEndTalk 2020 Best Providers Award Results

LowEndTalk’s 2020 Best Providers poll has been taken, the votes have been counted, the people have spoken, and the awards have been given!  Here are the results: Congrats to RackNerd, NexusBytes, and HostHatch! Voting was close near the top, so it’s worth mentioning the rest of the top 10: 4. VirMach 5. BuyVM 6. Hetzner […]

Thank You to All Our Black Friday/Cyber Monday Providers

Some previous posts about 2020 Black Friday/Cyber Monday in case you missed them: Black Friday Recap Cyber Monday Recap Top Ten Offers Special Awards for Black Friday/Cyber Monday All of us here at LowEndBox would like to give a big thank you to all of the 40 providers who participated in our Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales […]

HostSolutions’ First Offer on LowEndBox: Big Discounts for Black Friday! (1GB with 10TB traffic for 2.40EUR/mo!)

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: November 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm, by raindog308

HostSolutions.ro is a legend on LowEndTalk – but can you believe this is their first offer on LowEndBox?  It’s true!  We interviewed their CEO, Marius (@cociu) back in August.  I reached out to him to ask if he’d like to offer anything for Black Friday/Cyber Monday and he replied with some big offers. How big?  Check […]