London special, two months free hosting!

** Update: this offer is officially closed. If you are looking for cheap dedicated server options ask us about our Dallas based Core2Duo plans. We recently had a few unusual servers released to us. These powerful chassis are in an interesting fixed configuration, with 2xDual quad core E5410 Xeon CPUs, 24G RAM, and with 2x750G… Continue reading London special, two months free hosting!

Tomcat 7 released, installer updated

Tomcat is one the most popular Java servlet/JSP containers. Tomcat 6 has been out since 2006 and the Tomcat team has just announced the first stable release of Tomcat 7. At the time of writing version 7.06 is the latest stable release. Tomcat 7 implements the Servlet 3.0, JSP 2.2 and EL 2.2 specifications. Along… Continue reading Tomcat 7 released, installer updated

Setting up Monit + with tomcat

We get asked a lot by customers to install and setup monit. Its not an overly hard task, in fact its pretty darned easy. Monit is brilliant for monitoring and restarting services when they are down, it can alert you or just restart after 5 failed connects/attempts. It handles everything from disk space, to memory,… Continue reading Setting up Monit + with tomcat

WordPress mass update script 3.04 – Urgent

From the guys at wordpress We've fixed a pretty critical vulnerability in WordPress' core HTML sanitation library, and because this library is used lots of places it's important that everyone update as soon as possible. I realize an update during the holidays is no fun, but this one is worth putting down the eggnog for.… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.04 – Urgent

Happy holidays 2010

Thank you to all our wonderful customers for your business in 2010. We have had a great time setting up servers and helping out with so many varied and interesting environments. And helping our customers launch some cool websites. A number of our staff are taking a break over Christmas and the New Year to… Continue reading Happy holidays 2010

Launchtime twitter competition

Know an open source developer that is looking to launch their application?  Help them out by nominating them in our Launchtime VPS twitter competition. Yesterday we launchtimevps.com , the VPS-focused RimuHosting website.  http://blog.rimuhosting.com/2010/12/16/introducing-launchtime-ri-mu/ Today we would like to help some open source software developers launch their own website.  Competition-style for a bit of fun. Up… Continue reading Launchtime twitter competition

Introducing Launchtime VPS hosting

We are uber-happy to announce the 2010 UI RimuHosting website refresh.  And it is not all merely fresh fonts, headers, footers and colors.  We have a new ordering system to make it quicker and easier to get a new server up and running.  Simplified navigation.  A new domain.  And setup-as-part-of-the-order-process. launchtimevps.com domain: First up there… Continue reading Introducing Launchtime VPS hosting

Proftpd exploitable versions

Due the severity of the proftp bug, and the mixed systems and versions in the VPSs, we many customers have switched to use vsftp, others just started using sftp, regardless that we have the following notes for customers willing to enable proftpd again: The bug affects versions >= 1.3.2rc3, for more information: http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3521 Here is… Continue reading Proftpd exploitable versions