Review: Linode

Posted on Tue 07 December 2010 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, hosting, linode, linux, reviews, webfaction • 4 min read

Well, after many years of posting my nonsense on the internets, I have finally made the transition from shared hosting to a VPS. This last week, I migrated this site over to a Linode VPS, and I must say that the whole experience has been pretty painless.

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Meet our new Q&A community site - WebFaction Blog

Posted on Tue 16 November 2010 in Dispatches • Tagged with business, hosting, support, webfaction • 1 min read

My web host has just introduced a new Q&A site based on the Stack Exchange model. Looks like a slick way to get help that’s a major improvement over the old forums. Webfaction support has always been stellar, and I expect this to be a very useful addition …


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Creepy Sleepy Gets Bit By Bluehost

Posted on Thu 22 January 2009 in Dispatches • Tagged with creepy sleepy, customer service, hosting • 4 min read

My good friend Dan Patterson of Creepy Sleepy just recently had a rather nasty wake-up call with regards to his current hosting provider, Bluehost. Due to a security flaw on their servers, malicious files were injected into several of the websites he was hosting there, but despite the fact that …


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