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.
In search of a secure alternative to FTP? Or perhaps you wish to learn how to securely transfer files via the command line to your VPS? SCP is a simple (yet effective) option to easily transfer local files to a remote server. The scp command uses SSH for transferring files and provides the same level of security and benefits as SFTP. However, the two do differ in a few aspects which will be touched upon later in this guide. How to structure an SCP command An SCP command is typically structured using three main components. Option Source File (Relative or
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
There is no doubt that Discord has mass appeal to gamers. Using the app, players can easily communicate with their clan members, guilds, and other teammates to plan their next moves or perhaps dungeon raid. In recent times, Discord has evolved its functionality and it has become a communication and bot hub for communities of all walks of life including music, books, YouTubers, and essentially any other form of entertainment. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that its core market, being gamers, has disappeared. Rather it has only grown in popularity. And with its rise in popularity came a community of developers
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!