Fun with lawyers, politicians and copyright

Like a lot of software developers I take an interest in copyright issues.  I read the odd article, watch Linus and Richard debate GPL3, and was even once motivated enough to make a submission on another recent NZ copyright bill. The New Zealand government has a bill on the table looking at file sharing.  One… Continue reading Fun with lawyers, politicians and copyright

Failover – What happens when your VPS goes down?

A lot of customers are realizing that having 1 single VPS is great, but if for some reason it goes down and crashes, customers are left wondering what happened. Whilst rimuhosting monitor long term excessive CPU useage, it might be an hour before we realize a VPS has had an OOM error (out of memory)… Continue reading Failover – What happens when your VPS goes down?

Easy Peasy Linux Firewalling – iptables

A lot of our customers have asked for firewalls, and since this is a common theme, i decided that I would help them out. Of course it can be a mission to learn how to make your own and what to do or not do, and some of the pre-made ones can be confusing. So… Continue reading Easy Peasy Linux Firewalling – iptables