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Does Your Provider Offer Snapshots?

For a long time, VPS snapshots were only available in high-end hosting companies, but over the last few years they’ve become increasingly common in the marketplace.  This neat feature can be a real time-saver if your provider offers it. What is a Snapshot? Imagine if you could clone your VPS exactly as it is – […]

Vultr Has Started Charging for Snapshots

Tags: , , , Date/Time: October 3, 2021 @ 7:07 pm, by raindog308

Since October 1, cheap VPS provider Vultr has begun charging for snapshots. This was announced in a blog post on September 20.  They explained the reason for this change is due to abuse of the previously free service: “Vultr now has hundreds of thousands of customers, with millions of cloud instances deployed. Because snapshot storage […]

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 […]