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.
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.
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!
Recently, you may have noticed a new input field when deploying a SkySilk VPS – reverse DNS (or rDNS for short). If you’re already familiar with forward DNS, the concept of rDNS shouldn’t come off as too complex. Although what might remain a fuzzy topic is the exact use for rDNS. First, it’s important to understand how reverse DNS works and why adding this capability to your server might come in handy.
The clouds above have formed some new space for SkySilk as our new Linux VPS hosting platform is now live and available to the public! Being in beta since early 2017, we have become the home to more than 20,000 newly deployed virtual private servers around the world. SkySilk has had the opportunity to thoroughly test, improve stability, fortify server security to protect from malicious activity, implement new features, and create the most affordable, flexible cloud computing platform possible. As a result, our live launch comes with a list of new features and perks for all users to explore. With $1
How does one keep their network activity secure? One of the solutions to this pressing issue is OpenVPN, a virtual private network. Users can transfer and request data while connected to a public network, as though they are connected to the private network. Therefore, once a VPN is set up and you navigate to google.com and type in “what is my IP“, you will see that your IP would match that of your private server. While this technology is nothing new, learning how to install OpenVPN on Linux to setup and utilize it is an invaluable skill.
SkySilk has achieved Manifest Destiny! As SkySilk server locations continue to expand, New York VPS hosting has now been added to our list of available server locations. More data center locations provide more local support, meaning an improved user-end connection. With the addition of the New York VPS servers, users can now deploy their Linux VPS to the East Coast.
Brief Intro In this guide, you will learn about employing an MVC web framework for a basic web app, which is written in Python. Python is a powerful and popular programming language. This text is a Django tutorial that gives emphasis to utilizing Django and Python to create a web application in the cloud with many common features found in today’s Web 2.0 applications.
Connecting a mobile app to a database is a critical foundation of many of the world’s most popular applications. User accounts, news updates, and statistics are just a few examples of the data one may wish to store and pull. In this post, we are going to look at how to connect an Android app to a MySQL database using a free SkySilk VPS. Our Android app will be a mock stock price tracker, displaying the name and price of some made up stocks.
Connecting a mobile app to a database is a critical foundation of many of the world’s most popular applications. User accounts, news updates, and statistics are just a few examples of the data one may wish to store and pull. In this post, we are going to look at how to connect an iOS app to a MySQL database using a free SkySilk VPS. Our iOS app will be a mock stock price tracker written with Swift, displaying the name and price of some made up stocks.