Special Offer: Upgrade your RimuHosting VPS to a VPS on a dedicated server?

Updating this list as part of our commitment to offering great server deals, current as of 28th August 2011. We have some older but still powerful machines available. Rather than let them gather dust, we thought we would offer them to customers who are currently have a VPS on a shared host. And would like… Continue reading Special Offer: Upgrade your RimuHosting VPS to a VPS on a dedicated server?

WordPress mass update script 3.1.3

This script will search /var/www (changeable in a variable) for any wordpress installs and make sure its upgraded to the latest version. It will run a backup to /root/wp_upgrade/ of all files and database before doing anything with the site in case of major catastrophe (make sure you have spare disk space if your sites… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.1.3

Sandy Bridge servers in stock; get one quick

Remember back a couple of years and Pentium 4 CPUs were nearly hitting 4Ghz?  Then along came the new Core 2 Duos and we were back to a mere 2Ghz (albeit with these new 'cores'). Intel has been pushing performance via efficiency (e.g. multiple cores) not brute Ghz.  But that has always hampered 'straight-line' performance.… Continue reading Sandy Bridge servers in stock; get one quick

mod_flvx – flv movies working with apache/apache2

Want to do some streaming of flv on your site? heres how! cd /usr/local/src wget http://people.apache.org/~pquerna/modules/mod_flvx.c apxs -i -a -c mod_flvx.ccd /usr/local/src wget http://people.apache.org/~pquerna/modules/mod_flvx.c apxs -i -a -c mod_flvx.c if apxs does not exist, then apxs2 should. If neither do then install the apache dev packages Debian based distros use apt-get install apache2-prefork-devapt-get install apache2-prefork-dev… Continue reading mod_flvx – flv movies working with apache/apache2