CloudSpring: Like many people in tech, I run my own online server. I’m a bit old fashioned though – 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.
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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.