Happy Halloween from Spry and VPSLink

Abby and Tyler from DomainTools were kind enough to carve us a beautiful Spry pumpkin for Halloween. The staff of Spry would like to wish each of you a safe and happy Halloween!

We’re happy to announce the availability of the newest release of our Ubuntu VPS. Ubuntu released the official availability of Gutsy Gibbon just a few short days ago. We have three versions of Ubuntu for you to pick from: default server image, Ruby on Rails, or LAMP. Our Ruby and LAMP stacks include everything you [...]

We’re proud to announce our newest product offering on VPSLink, XEN VPS accounts! After a month long beta we’ve ironed out the issues, and are ready to release this product to all of our users. XEN is a virtualization technology that provides several new features to our users:

Swap Space
Full control of iptables
Ability to load kernel [...]

Death of a Decade

A few more years down the road,  and the response to some of your stories to your children could be “What’s a GPS?  Pager? MP3 player??”
Anymore it seems as though the cellular network has almost become the backbone of human existence. Forget oxygen my friends, without a cell phone (You know, that dangerous radioactive smoking [...]

The ‘Remote’ Market

It’s no secret the internet realm has expanded over the last ten year period, so should it be very complicated nailing a good ‘Remote Contractual Position’ working from your own office? If you aren’t familiar with the way of the world, then in reality yes, it’s that difficult.
For starters, most people in todays workplace [...]

The Paper Trail of Wireless?

So you decided not to buy the new Iphone online because you just couldn’t feel comfortable about your security eh? Should you really be that concerned about your identity being stolen online through purchases that, lets face it, are put through secure connections utilizing ‘https’ at the beginning of the address? Here are [...]

System resource monitoring is one of those ‘black arts’ in Unixland that many dabble in, but few really master. Few of us ever need to go beyond top to find out what’s affecting the performance of a server, but there are other aspects of monitoring system resource usage where top is worthless. In addition, a [...]

MS-DOS 5 Upgrade Video

All I can say is wow!

PostgreSQL authentication

When PostgreSQL is installed, it has its own user added, usually postgres or pgsql. By default, just this user will be able to connect to a datatabase, and without a password. If you are running as root, you can su to the postgresql user using ‘su – postgres‘, then run ‘psql databasename‘ to connect.
You may [...]

In recent weeks, I’ve seen many domain registrations come across my desk where the registrant provides false or incorrect contact information. Let me just get this off my chest:
There, now I feel a little better…
Let me break it down for you like [...]

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