Node Package Manager (or NPM) has expanded to ridiculous proportions in the year 2019. There are thousands upon thousands of packages available to developers. So how do you know which ones to choose? The answer to that question varies greatly project by project. However, there are certain packages that nearly every app can benefit from. Today, we take a look at 5 essential NPM packages for 2019.
Following up on last year’s arrival of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, we are happy to announce Ubuntu 19.04 has dropped and been updated to the SkySilk Cloud Platform. Read on for more info about Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo), how to upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04 from older versions or an existing Ubuntu VPS, and how to get an Ubuntu 19.04 VPS.
New Linux VPS Hosting Templates – Even EASIER to Deploy! WordPress, Grafana, TeamSpeak, and more all updated and available now.
We are happy to announce a new initiative to make our one-click Linux VPS Hosting templates easier than ever to deploy and configure. Say goodbye to clunky installs and hello to a new template built custom by the SkySilk Team. WordPress has been updated while Grafana, TeamSpeak, Sentora, and ShadowSocks are new additions to the SkySilk Cloud Platform. All are available now via the SkySilk VPS Dashboard. Read on to see how you can get up to $200 in Free VPS Hosting Credit…
On May 14th, 2019, Intel and other industry partners shared details and information about a new group of vulnerabilities collectively named Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS). We immediately took note and have been closely monitoring the situation. We have formulated a coordinated response to troubleshoot that will result in minimal-to-zero disruption to running containers.
When choosing a new cloud hosting provider, it’s always important to understand the architecture you’ll be working with — The main differentiation being LXC vs KVM. What do they mean and what are the important distinctions between each? LXC vs KVM: The Main Distinction Let us begin by defining each term and the overarching difference between LXC vs KVM. LXC stands for Linux Containers and KVM is an acronym for Kernel-Based Virtual Machine. The main difference here is that virtual machines require their own kernel instance to run while containers share the same kernel. However, each container still acts as
Free. Cloud. Credits. By popular request from our user Discord server, we’re introducing the new cloud credit matching feature on the SkySilk platform. The process is quite simple and you can earn yourself up to $200 in free VPS hosting credits and significantly reduce your cloud server cost.
Are you the kind of person that just wants to do something quick and easy? Do you hate having to set up new configurations and make sure you did something correctly? Fortunately, there’s a solution for you and it’s called YunoHost. YunoHost is a server operating system which allows self-hosting to become greatly accessible. Beginning the YunoHost Installation Installing YunoHost is straightforward, and you can do this with a VPS right out of the box. First, you’ll need to deploy a Debian 9 server. Deploying a Debian 9 Server We’ll cover deployment in 3 simple steps: Sign into your
Since its inception, SkySilk has been committed to creating a cloud platform designed around simplicity. Within the notion of simplicity, we’ve always strived to produce easier access to the cloud whether it be lower costs of entry, providing pre-configured server templates, or even a user-focused Discord server. Now we’re proud to introduce the latest advancement of the SkySilk cloud platform; Complete VPS mobile management. It comes with great pleasure to announce that the SkySilk mobile cloud app is now available on both iOS and Android!
LAMP, or otherwise referred to as the “LAMP stack” (no, not a stack of light-emitting furniture) is a popular software stack typically installed together in a server environment. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, and PHP. All of which are required to serve dynamic websites from a virtual private server. Without further ado, let’s dive into installing the LAMP stack on your own server in just 5 easy steps. How to install LAMP on CentOS 7 (5 Steps) Before we learn how to install LAMP on CentOS 7, let’s observe the function which each piece of software servers. Firstly,
Online gaming: The holy grail and lofty goal of many aspiring game developers out there. There is something about other humans being able to connect, compete, and sit in awe of your creation. With new technologies emerging and evolving rapidly, creating your own multiplayer game for others to enjoy is becoming more and more realistic. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to make your own online game with Node.js. Our game will be a group rock-paper-scissors game, with an automated AI opponent. Players will choose their move, and receive points in the event that they defeat the