Posts Tagged ‘hosting’

For the last few years the fantastic chaps at GreenQloud have been hosting my automated builds for OpenELEC. Sadly (for me) their business is shifting from running a cloud to selling their ‘QStack‘ cloud platform to others, so GreenQloud are shutting down their IaaS (so that they’re not competing with their customers). I’m pleased to say that […]

Not long after my friend and colleague Leslie Muller created his first virtual machine manager[1] we came to a realisation that the primary resource constraint was RAM (rather than CPU or storage). Virtual machines can quickly consume giant quantities of RAM, and that’s what we ended up carving up the underlying hardware by. Apparently the […]

I first came across GreenQloud at GigaOm Structure Europe last year. It’s a cloud service based in Iceland that is powered entirely from renewable energy. I bumped into Eiki and Bala again last week at London CloudCamp, and gave them my sob story about hosting. They’ve very kindly offered to provide free hosting for my […]

BuyVM, the main hosting service that I use for OpenELEC builds at (and, moved servers from San Jose to Las Vegas over the weekend. Whilst the move was happening I temporarily redirected traffic to my secondary VPS to avoid any down time. I’ve just switched things back to the main server[1], as it has […]

Moving house


For a few months now I’ve been offering OpenELEC release bundles and SD card images at, and more recently I set up to host a broader range of Raspberry Pi related downloads. The servers that I’ve been using were part of the beta, so I’ve not been picking up the tab for […]