[ANN] Privex April Updates - New server packages, Steem soft-fork stance, and a new staff member

in #hive-1395317 months ago (edited)

Hello to everyone from Privex.io Staff! It has been a long time since we've written a post. We've been focused on handling orders and adding more nodes in our datacenters to meet the demand after the launch of HIVE. We would like to thank every one of our customers personally!

Today, we have several announcements new and old to make.

Our First Announcement

STEEM blockchain. As we have previously addressed on our Discord server (which you can join here) we officially notified our customers of our stance in STEEM's v22.8888 softfork.

Privex, as an advocate for privacy and freedom of speech, will NOT SUPPORT a softfork which blocks several accounts. We will not be offering any technical assistance nor selling pre-replayed nodes for this specific softfork.

However, our customers are welcome to install whatever version they want, and we will not be suspending or terminating any services. We're simply not actively supporting 0.22.8888 in any form.

Our Second Announcement

The HIVE and Graphene blockchain is an excellent platform for new developers to try out their programming skills in various programming languages. One of the most common projects is coding bots to automate your daily tasks on the blockchain.

These bots can do things ranging from automatic transactions, votes, price feed submission for witnesses, checking specific accounts for certain actions, notification bots and many more!

However, there is one caveat while programming a bot, most of them are made to run 24/7 alas, not everyone has access to a server where they can leave their program running and has to keep their computers running so that their bot can work.

We have a solution for you!

Today, we are announcing our newest package located in our Sweden Datacenter.

For just $1.99/month you can order a server with 2 virtual cores, 512 megabytes of RAM, 20GB HDD Storage and 100 Mbps network speed, running the Debian 10 Linux distro.

NOTE: These Micro-VPS's are IPv6 only (IPv4 addresses are scarce and expensive in 2020) - read about how this might affect you here: https://www.privex.io/articles/micro-ipv6-vps-s

We've also stocked up on hardware for our Node-in-a-box™ servers (Hive and Steem), currently available with SSDs in Germany from just $50/mo, and with HDDs in Sweden for just $30/mo - order one today, both cheap AND easy to setup :)

If you have any questions or problems about your order, you can always join our Discord server!

Our Third Announcement

We've added a new member to the Privex team - @deathwing - who's been working hard to support our customers, improving customer support response time on both Discord, and on our tickets :)

Check out his blog at https://peakd.com/@deathwing/

Thanks for reading

A big thank you to all of you from all of us at Privex.io!

Thank you!

We would be grateful if you would vote for our CEO @someguy123 as a witness, go to https://wallet.hive.blog/~witnesses and click the arrow near @someguy123's name.

Don't forget to join our Discord!

You can join our Discord here: https://discord.gg/zUVyjzV

Don't like Discord? We have a Matrix too: https://riot.privex.io (those with existing Matrix accounts, just join #privex:privex.io and #announcements:privex.io)

If you'd like to grab a server, just go to our website: https://www.privex.io - we accept HIVE, HBD, EOS, LTC, DOGE, XMR and BTC as payment. We offer both Virtual and Dedicated servers. Our offers range from as small as 256MB RAM, all the way up to 768GB of RAM!


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Wow, you don't even have one?

Nope - but soon I'll have 30 stickers!


If I ever meet you, I expect you to be a walking privex billboard, otherwise I will be dissapointed. 😂

His head is just the privex logo.

Someone with photoshop experience remake the cereal guy meme with a privex logo head plz

Thanks for mentioning us!

Feel free to join our Discord or Telegram for more information or any questions. We're also active on Twitter!

Cheers, the 3Speak Team.

Privex is a great company. Get your servers from them. I'd recommend them for sure.

good call, dont support but let customers do that they want

We've also stocked up on hardware for our Node-in-a-box™ servers (Hive and Steem), currently available with SSDs in Germany from just $50/mo, and with HDDs in Sweden for just $30/mo - order one today, both cheap AND easy to setup :)

Hive/Steem witness node running on HDDs? Does it even work? How long does the replay time lasts?
The $30/mo price is a neat ;)

Through the power of VPS templating - there's no need to replay :)

When a replay is needed - we update our VPS template, and can easily re-install customer VPS's with the freshly replayed image when customers request the update.

And yes, it does work on HDD. Maybe not for top 20's, but lower ranking witnesses should work just fine - as well as seeds

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Dear @privex

I've just noticed that you downvotedour Project.Hope recent post on HIVE and I was wondering ... what could be the cause of your downvote?

Did I upset you in any way? I simply cannot recall any confrontation between us.

This is post downvoted by you:https://hive.blog/hive-175254/@project.hope/i-would-love-to-announce-that-our-project-hope-core-team-is-expanding

ps. Is there any way to reach out to you? Would you use discord or telegram by any chance?

Hope to hear from you,
Yours, Piotr
@project.hope founder