Author Archives: Peter Bryant

About Peter Bryant

Peter founded RimuHosting in 2003

Free Kubernetes hosting for developers

RimuHosting are working on a command line tool set to easily setup and manage a Kubernetes cluster.  We are currently in a trial phase. During this phase we will be providing free Kubernetes cluster hosting to developers needing an easy-to-setup, … Continue reading

Posted in Rimuhosting | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Free Kubernetes hosting for developers

Kubernetes support on RimuHosting VMs

"Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions. Using the concepts of "labels" and "pods", … Continue reading

Posted in Clustering, Rimuhosting | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Kubernetes support on RimuHosting VMs

RimuHosting offering CoreOS

You can now order RimuHosting VMs running CoreOS! CoreOS lets you provide startup 'recipies' (via cloud init files) to automatically install and provision container based micro services and applications.  You can use tools like fleet and kubernetes to manage clusters … Continue reading

Posted in Rimuhosting | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Letting 3rd parties update credit card details

Some of our customers pay for their servers using a 3rd party's credit card (their boss', partner's or a generous friend's). Every now and then those details need to get updated (new CC expiry dates, or a replacement card).   … Continue reading

Posted in Rimuhosting | Tagged , | Comments Off on Letting 3rd parties update credit card details

Jobs at RimuHosting!

RimuHosting is looking for experienced Linux sysadmins to provide support to our hosting customers as well as to help build and maintain our global hosting infrastructure.

Posted in Rimuhosting | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Jobs at RimuHosting!

July 2015 brings more resources, less money

We have just tweaked 0ur pricing.  You can now get more memory and disk for the same money!  New order pricing starts from $12/m for a minimally configured VM.  On the VM Hosting Budget plan on average you will be … Continue reading

Posted in Rimuhosting | Comments Off on July 2015 brings more resources, less money

$40 hosting credit coupon on new orders

A little coupon fun! You can add a $40 credit to your account when you order a new server with us. Our servers are popular for hosting WordPress sites, drupal and Tomcat-based websites.  When paired with a hosting control panel … Continue reading

Posted in Rimuhosting | Comments Off on $40 hosting credit coupon on new orders

Rimuhosting May 2015 newsletter

A recap of recent improvements We have been doing some major networking upgrades over in Dallas. Lots of 10G fiber being run. More uplink capacity. More capacity between servers. We have expanded our global presence to Frankfurt. You can order … Continue reading

Posted in Rimuhosting | Tagged | Comments Off on Rimuhosting May 2015 newsletter

Debian 8 (Jessie) available

We now have a Debian 8 image available for new VM setups and reinstalls. Debian 8 is code named "Jessie". There is only a 64 bit image.  Most customers are now ordering 64 bit distros.  And some distros only come … Continue reading

Posted in Rimuhosting | Tagged , | Comments Off on Debian 8 (Jessie) available

Linux 4.0 kernel available

On the http://rimuhosting.com/cp/vps/kernel.jsp page you can now select the 4.0 kernel for your VM.  Includes: OverlayFS, carries on with support required for Docker and SELinux, lots of new nf/eb table options, openvswitch, nfs4 support and too many other new kernel … Continue reading

Posted in Rimuhosting | Comments Off on Linux 4.0 kernel available