Managed WordPress Showdown - June 2019 - Flywheel vs. Kinsta vs. WP Engine

By Josh Sherman
7 min read
reviews
hosting
WordPress
flywheel
kinsta
wp engine

Wow, can’t believe it’s been 4 weeks since I started venturing down the path of reviewing managed WordPress hosting. Since this still a new post series, things are a bit all over the place, and I’m still working out some kinks. Fortunately, this month is going to have a few […]

A guide to working by the pool

By Josh Sherman
6 min read
productivity

Being a Florida Man in a past life, I absolutely crave the water. Not the beach per se, I can do without the sand. I’m talking about that sea breeze, the salt in the air, and of course the angry seagulls. Being landlocked in Texas the past few years has […]

How to downgrade Terraform to 0.11.x on Arch Linux

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
linux
arch linux
terraform

The latest minor version of terraform, the 0.12.x series, dropped recently and in true bleeding edge Arch Linux fashion, I’m already running it. Thing is though, the latest release of terraform, even though it’s a minor point release, does include breaking changes from the 0.11.x series. If you’re running Arch […]

VPS Showdown - June 2019 - DigitalOcean vs. Lightsail vs. Linode vs. UpCloud vs. Vultr

By Josh Sherman
11 min read
reviews
hosting
digitalocean
lightsail
linode
upcloud
vultr

Wow, pretty big news week for DigitalOcean last week, after some strongly worded accusations about ruining somebody’s business. If we learned anything, it’s that off-site backups are an absolute must, especially if you’re serving Fortune 500 companies and/or providing SLAs. Okay, now that I got that out of the way, […]