Welcome!

Solar VPS

Subscribe to Solar VPS: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts
Get Solar VPS via: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn


Top Stories by Solar VPS

Everywhere you look, smart IT companies all over the world are touting Cloud Computing as the future of the IT industry. But here is the thing, for all the hotness of the term, what does Cloud even mean? The term is somewhat amorphous. It has multiple meanings to different people. For one person, the Cloud might mean the process of virtualizing all of the services needed to run an office. For someone else, the Cloud means syncing their iPad with their Macbook Pro and iPod via iCloud. For someone else, the Cloud might mean saving and sharing their files via Dropbox. For a fourth person, the Cloud means a private infrastructure held securely within an IT Integrators datacenter full with dedicated firewalls and add-on’s such as dotDefender. The truth of the matter is the Cloud is all these things and more. Recently, we have been seeing ads like this. It’s a pretty ad bu... (more)

The Standard for Cloud Backups

Regardless who you ask, regardless what study or poll you read and regardless of who you talk to, time and time again, the markets’ main concern with Cloud based solutions are shown in the form of security. Now, most Cloud computing security concerns come in a pretty standard worry: consumers are worried: Their data will be hacked and stolen by evil doers Data will be lost due to weather, blackouts, natural disasters etc While the former is possible – hacking does happen to even the largest, most well protected companies/government divisions, the latter is a misnomer of sorts. ... (more)

Cloud Gaming and the Future of Console Gaming

With the fall/winter 2013 release of Playstation 4 and Xbox One, the console world is starting to buzz about the possibilities of Cloud gaming. Now, we have to admit, we normally use this space to blog about more VPS Cloud centric topics however, we, like you, are nerds, geeks and gamers. Due to this, we are going to break from our normal indulgence in Cloud tech to talk about the future of console gaming and how it relates to the Cloud. Cloud Gaming: A Short History Before we can chat about the real subject of this post (the Cloud capabilities of PS4 vs. Xbox One), we have to tak... (more)

Using a Cloud VPS to Learn New Programming Languages

Learning a new programming language is more than just learning a new syntax. It can mean learning new patterns and anti-patterns, which means changing the way you think about and approach problems. Different paradigms can inspire you to use your preferred language differently. A virtual private server is the perfect environment for learning new programming languages and frameworks. Let’s compare a VPS to alternative development environments: Unlike shared hosting, you have complete control over the server. You can install and run anything you want. Compared to dedicated servers, ... (more)

Install Cloud Apps. Rule the Universe

For the past few months Solar VPS has been conducting an open lab beta test accessible for all Solar VPS clients. The test, known as Cosmo’s Lab, featured a product line called SolarSystem Cloud Apps on Demand, or One Click A.I. A screen shot can be seen below: The idea behind the laboratory test was very simple: like Google’s Beta Lab’s, we wanted to release and test a product line which we believe will have a great impact on the Cloud hosting and general marketplace. The product line is Cloud Apps on Demand. In short, SolarSystem Cloud Apps on Demand featured 260 + Cloud Appl... (more)