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Moving from VPS back to shared hosting

Moving from VPS back to shared hosting

A couple of months ago I wrote about how I’d migrated this blog to a Virtual Private Server (VPS)  from a shared hosting provider. Well, since then I’ve moved back to a shared hosting provider. Why the switch back? At the time, I was learning how to manage a VPS for work-related purposes so it was exciting to apply what I’d learnt to my own personal blog. But it only took a few months for a few things to sink…

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Initial impressions of Sparkstation VPS

Initial impressions of Sparkstation VPS

I’ve just been with Sparkstation for slightly more than a day on their Linux VPS. I thought I’d share some initial impressions, seeing that there is nary a review on these forums. I chose their cheapest VPS plan (VPS Value) without any control panel because I’m comfortable with managing my VPS without Cpanel or Plesk etc. I got my welcome emails for my VPS barely minutes after I made the payment – very refreshing indeed! I logged in by SSH…

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Blog is now on a VPS

Blog is now on a VPS

It has been 2.5 years now since I changed hosting providers for this blog. As you (probably don’t) recall, this blog began its life on Blogger. Not satisfied with the limitations of Blogger (which has since joined the Google family), I was excited to discover WordPress which I then found the super affordable Focushub to host on. A year or 2 later, I needed a little more and went on to hosting by Oryon Networks (by the way, Oryon Networks…

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