Category: Geek

A Change of Direction

Ryan’s Tech Tidbits is having a direction change of sorts. Quite a lot has been happening since my last post. For the last 5 years I have been focusing on repairing Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8 computers. Prior to that, I worked and lived in the world of Linux, and loved it. Recently I …

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Home Server vs. VPS – a quick Cost and Performance analysis

Which is cheaper: Running a server from home, or renting a VPS (Virtual Private Server)? We’re trying to pinch pennies where we can, and my son Derrick suggested upgrading an extra PC we have and running his Minecraft server at home. Would it save enough money to be worth it? I didn’t know the answer. …

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