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Credit card processor change

FYI our original credit card processor (WorldPay) has pulled out of the New Zealand market.  We are now using a different credit card processor (BNZ). You may find that the transaction description that appears on your CC statement is slightly … Continue reading

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Running Vagrant in your VPS

Vagrant is often used to set up development environments in a standardized way, so that your software project deployed via vagrant has a standard environment with all the operating system components and set-up it needs to work properly. It creates … Continue reading

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Getting help

The following conversation plays out in our inbox and Live Chat a good few times a week. In fact, you may have received a link to this post from one of those places. If so, then the dialog below could … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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DebConf15 Report

Camera Canon EOS 650D We love Debian.  A lot.  In fact we make it our recommended distro.  We do that since it makes it easy to deploy, and maintain most recent packages resulting in fewer sysadmin headaches for us and … Continue reading

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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.

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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

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