1. drmike

    Vultr Coupon Code $50 Free Credit (with $2.50 pre-authorization charge)

    For all the frugal folks needing sandbox instances for dev / testing, Vultr has a coupon code for $50 credit. The $50 free credit is good for 60 days.  You will have to provide payment pre-authorization in amount of $2.50 (which supposedly gets refunded). The promotion is over here: ...
  2. drmike

    Vultr - What hardware exactly are they running on their SSD nodes?

    Someone was poking around Vultr tonight and looking at CPU related info.   Reason why?   Hardware builds there are clouded in mystery. cat /proc/cpuinfo outputs semi-vague info.... there at Vultr... The Storage VPS offering is a match on output for:  Intel® Xeon® CPU E5506 @ 2.13GHz [Family 6...
  3. drmike

    Vultr the great animal f*****

    Here's the problem with paying third world clowns to mass spam offers on Twitter and other social... You end end up with your message slapped upside some fairly seedy content.   Case in point, Vultr the DigitalOcean wannabe.   Go to ALL...
  4. eva2000

    DigitalOcean versus Linode versus Vultr Benchmarks

    Hey guys thought I'd share my DigitalOcean vs Linode vs Vultr benchmarks I just did using my own benchmark script, :) Full results at :D Still trying to...
  5. drmike

    Vultr SMTP restriction requirements are unreasonable

    So Vultr, who advertises here blocks SMTP by default. To have such block lifted, requires an authorization form. That sounds, reasonable. However, Vultr seems to want front and back scans of both a photo identification card and credit card to enable SMTP. I don't support collection of...
  6. HalfEatenPie

    DigitalOcean vs Vultr - The Asian Face-off

    Howdy everyone!   So I decided to spin up an instance of DigitalOcean Singapore and Vultr Japan to see which one truly kicks more butt for Asia! (Or in my case... for me).  This may look like a review, but its not meant to be a review (probably because I just got this and believe a true review...
  7. drmike

    Choopa sends out Vultr to drown in the DigitalOcean

    So Choopa has dropped a new product called, it's attempt to compete directly with DigitalOcean. A side-by-side comparison of and show a lot of similarities.  A total ripoff if I may say so myself. The bottom end package 512MB, 20GB disk and 1TB transit is...