Migrating Fleptic to a VPS
In one line, the GitHub Student Developer Pack is awesome! Among the many fabulous things it includes, I got $50 worth of DigitalOcean credits, which is what I’ve decided to use in the coming months to host Fleptic.
Currently Fleptic is being hosted on a DigitalOcean droplet (their fancy term for VPS) with 512MB RAM, 1 CPU core and 20GB harddisk space, running Fedora 24 x86_64. Apache is running the webserver and Jekyll is generating static webpages that I push using git.
I’m looking forward to learning a thing or two about maintaining a server now. I will write more blog posts later documenting about how I went about setting my site up on this VPS.
In case you’re a student currently enrolled at a school/university, go and get your student pack from GitHub
P.S. I’ve already written a new post detailing the process. Check it out!