Tag: server

New CPU model of Linode Fremont

Recently I placed an order of a new VPS at Linode. It has a new CPU type. Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v4 @ 2.30GHz, 1 cores Another VPS I bought with Linode from July 2017, has Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v2 @ 2.80GHz, 1 cores Let me check these difference between E5-2697 v4 and E5-2680

Waiting for the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Based on the schedule of release, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) will be released on April 26, 2018, the day after tomorrow. Now, my all VPS is running on the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. LTS is an abbreviation for “Long Term Support”.  An LTS version is released every two years. So after Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, it

Upgrade to Calibre 3.0

It is a big upgrade. New version serials, starting 3.x. Calibre 3.0 is released on June 16, 2017. Calibre 2.x is starting almost two years ago. What is New in Calibre 3.0? The new Content server You can start the Content server by clicking the Connect/share button in calibre. Then just open up a browser

A new VPS service provider – Vultr

I  just ordered a new VPS from Vultr.com. It has All SSD. Maybe the lowest price per memory. Pay $0.007/hr, you get 768MB RAM, 3GHz CPU and 15GB storage. It is about $5/month. And more datacenters than other VPS service providers. There are 14 locations worldwide, right now. I did following test though Benchmark Serverbear.

Ubuntu 14.10 and phpBB 3.1.0 released

Ubuntu is always a good desktop Linux distributation in the world. In the past years. more and more are installed as servers. Now I have four VPS are running under ubuntu, from 12.04 to 14.04. Ubuntu 14.10 server is not a LTS edition. It will be supported in 9 months. Actually it will be upgrade

Linode VPS connection issue

Today, my VPS at Linode has problem. It can not connected for 3 hours. Later, I got a email from Linode, which displayed that my VPS restarted. Newark Connectivity Issues Sunday, April 13, 2014 3:05AM EDT (UTC -4): Many Linodes are booted at this time and we are working with the remaining hosts to fully restore

Varnish Cache built-in tools

When I start to use Varnish for my server, it is hard to start a new vcl. Most of vcl copy on internet make my Varnish failed to start. Later I know there is a tool to test the VCL file. Make sure it is legal, or validated. If something wrong, it will show the