Adam Bolte is SitePoint's systems administrator and free software activist. He has been running various GNU/Linux distributions as his desktop of choice since 1998, and has a tendency to install the Linux kernel onto any device he owns.

Adam's articles

  1. CloudSpring: Five Reasons You Need a VPS

    Like many people in tech, I run my own online server. Iā€™m a bit old fashioned though ā€“ instead of paying a provider for my own Virtual Private Server (or VPS), I run a Xen server off my home Internet connection. Although upgraded over time, my server is nearing three years old. It houses five HDDs, and a bunch of fans to keep it cool.

  2. Five Reasons You Need a VPS

    Like many people in tech, I run my own online server. I’m a bit old fashioned though ā€“ instead of paying a provider for my own Virtual Private Server (or VPS), I run a Xen server off my home Internet connection. Although upgraded over time, my server is nearing three years old. It houses five […]

  3. SitePoint Migrates to Amazon EC2

    SitePoint’s systems administrator Adam Bolte gives us a peek inside the reasons that prompted our move to Amazon EC2, and the challenges faced in doing so.

  4. The Threat to Software Freedom

    This Saturday is Software Freedom Day. In celebration, SitePoint’s fearless sysadmin Adam Bolte walks us through some of the biggest threats to software freedom today, and what you can do to help.