Month: July 2012

  • Up-sized VPS options in Australia

    We are happy to announce that we have had some super fast servers land in Brisbane with a ton of memory.  As a result we can now offer even faster servers with more memory for less money.  Isn’t Moore’s law great? See: We recently spec-ed out, built and shipped a bunch of new Jaketown […]

  • Staff Member David Mace is in Hospital, he needs some video get well messages

    Some of you may know already, that David Mace is in hospital in a serious way after an aorta rupture. He was taken to the hospital and had several surgeries. Over the past couple of weeks he’s been in an induced coma, and there was some uncertainty if he was going to survive. He has started […]

  • WordPress mass update script 3.4.1

    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 […]

  • SSD-backed VPS hosts

    We are happy to announce the immediate availability of SSD-backed VPS hosts. These servers run the VPS images on a RAID array of SSDs. The SSDs increase the disk IO throughput and decrease disk IO latency (particularly on ‘random access’ activities, like database inserts/queries). You can order a new VPS (just select the SSD option […]