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Setting up FTP server on Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure doesn't have a managed FTP service, which I needed today to simulate integration with legacy systems. However, it's really easy to set up by yourself. All you need to do is create a Ubuntu VM, even A0 instance is enough, and it costs something like £8 a month. If you are cheap like ...

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Hosting your home server with your own Dynamic DNS (GoDaddy)

I'm a geek. I have a home (on premise!) server running Linux used for a lot of experimentation and runs a lot of software I had to otherwise pay for when using a public cloud. And I'm building another two thanks to one of my friends who gave away two powerful servers he doesn't use. And I'd like t ...

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