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The blockchain technology is not new

People eat myths and lies like never before. You just have to repeat a false mantra one thousand times: once you get the lie spread and being repeated by others you have won. The number one lie about the blockchain technology is that it is new. Yet it is simply a W.O.R.M. database: Write Once… read more »

How to recover a domain from Freenom®

I have talked already about Freenom® previously: if they mark your domain as FRAUD and cancel it, you will see this in the WHOIS: Your selected domain name is a domain name that has been cancelled, suspended, refused or reserved at the Registry If you try to register your domain it will say “Not available”…. read more »

The OpenVZ® IPv6 bug that is costing hosting companies millions

OpenVZ® is a virtualization software from a company called Virtuozzo. It is popular with hosting companies (because it is cheap), and it gives the ability to sell VPS. Typically an offer will include a limit on the bandwidth (for example: “1TB/month traffic”). However there is a little dirty secret that most hosting companies do not… read more »

A review of sandstorm.io

Sandstorm.io is a manager of self-hosted applications. Managers of self-hosted applications are getting a huge interest lately. Quantum Hosting® has tried sandstorm.io for you. It was installed on this server: The installation is eating all the RAM and swap file and the server is not responding during 8 minutes. Once you recover control of the… read more »

Where are the servers of Binance.com located?

Binance.com is a very controversial business: a scam for some, or the best crypto-currencies trading platform for others. But where are the servers of Binance.com located?… Their domain name gives those NS servers (as of today): They are using Amazon AWS Route 53 service! The IP addresses returned are (as of today): Those IP addresses… read more »

How to reduce your AWS bill by 20% instantly

AWS announced back in December 2020 that they have a new SSD type of drive for EBS (Elastic Block Storage) called: gp3. You can cut your EBS bill by 20% if you are currently using the gp2 type. The magnetic type still remains the cheapest. Transition is easy and without any downtime. If you have… read more »

How to remove a website from Google? And how long does it take?

When you have a private website that should not be in Google’ search results: you probably need to remove it from the index. There are two methods to remove a website: Method #1: add “noindex” on each page and wait for Google to crawl the website back! With this method: it takes 2 to 6… read more »

CloudFlare® outage: solutions and alternatives

Too big to fail does not apply in the world of servers. Regardless of your provider you need to have redundancy to achieve 100% uptime. It is all about avoiding the single point of failure. CloudFlare® is down?! It’s impossible! The outage has been a reality for many during half an hour. If you run… read more »

How to save more than US$600 per month by NOT using AWS® Transfer Family?

AWS® Transfer Family is the new service from Amazon AWS® to access S3® via FTP, FTPS and SFTP. Unfortunately the cost per month for the 3 protocols is over US$600 per month… Plus: additional upload and download costs arenot included! Do not use AWS Transfer Family! Says Quantum Hosting® There are many gateways alternative starting… read more »

Això és el final del pla i del proxy gratuït de CloudFlare®

CloudFlare és una empresa d’alta tecnologia innovadora a nivell DNS i SSL. Quan utilitzeu el seu servei de proxy, un servidor de vora CloudFlare® es posarà entre el vostre servidor i els vostres visitants, tal com es mostra en aquest diagrama a continuació: Aquest servidor de vora utilitzava un certificat SSL emès per a noms… read more »

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