HazeNet takenover

OK, so I have been pretty busy lately, This is an old news from Mar 14 but let me share with you all

Hi

This email is to inform you that Haznet.co.uk has been acquired by Thrust::VPS. As part of this we are currently bringing services upto our normal high operating standards. However currently there are 900+ support tickets open going back a number of months. As we understand that time is of the essance for everyone can we ask that if you have an issue that you open a NEW support ticket. We will be doing a review of all billing as well. As such can we ask that if you do have an outstanding invoice that payment is made as we have now moved transcations over to our Paypal account

Should you have any questions do please open a support ticket and someone will get back to you ASAP

GigeVPS.net Purchase by NetIntelligence Ltd (ThrustVPS)

So the news I missed last week is, GigeVPS.net has been Purchase by NetIntelligence Ltd (ThrustVPS). Well it was not so long ago that Jacob purchased HostLatch.net from Adam and after nearly two months its been resold again, pretty fast I would say.

This is what they have emailed to all their customers. Personally, I dont like Rus Foster and the way he operates business, especially after the last incident where he blackmailed me for a domain name that he wanted from me.
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ThrustVPS (A Review, Summary – STAY AWAY from them)

I signed up with ThrustVPS on Jul 27, 2010. Sounded like a good company although I read a lot of bad review about Rus Foster who is now leading this new venture previously known as DamnVPS. There were lots of issues in the start and not to mention so many down times that went unaccounted for.

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ThrustVPS XEN HVM Benchmark

Update (25-Aug-2010): Rus Foster from ThrustVPS.com is a blackmailer and a person with low self-esteem. He actually blackmailed me to hand him over certain domain names which he thinks believes is breaching the AUP. My accounts, VPS and the $60 of affiliate commission was terminated. I will advise everyone to KEEP AWAY from Rus Foster and ThrustVPS.com (click here to read the full review)

Unix Benchmark results from ThrustVPS (XEN HVM running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on their West Coast (LA) node) using unixbench v 5.1.2

Specs: 512MB / 15GB XEN HVM running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32bit

Note: Although the test results from the previous bechmark on their XEN PV is just average, this one is the best benchmark I had on a 512MB VPS ever!

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ThrustVPS Benchmark

Update (25-Aug-2010): Rus Foster from ThrustVPS.com is a blackmailer and a person with low self-esteem. He actually blackmailed me to hand him over certain domain names which he thinks believes is breaching the AUP. My accounts, VPS and the $60 of affiliate commission was terminated. I will advise everyone to KEEP AWAY from Rus Foster and ThrustVPS.com (click here to read the full review)

Unix Benchmark results from ThrustVPS using unixbench v 5.1.2

Specs: 512MB / 15GB XEN PV running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

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   Version 5.1.2                      Based on the Byte Magazine Unix Benchmark

   Multi-CPU version                  Version 5 revisions by Ian Smith,
                                      Sunnyvale, CA, USA
   December 22, 2007                  johantheghost at yahoo period com


1 x Dhrystone 2 using register variables  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Double-Precision Whetstone  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Execl Throughput  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x Pipe Throughput  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Pipe-based Context Switching  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Process Creation  1 2 3

1 x System Call Overhead  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)  1 2 3

1 x Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)  1 2 3

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   BYTE UNIX Benchmarks (Version 5.1.2)

   System: wc.li-node.com: GNU/Linux
   OS: GNU/Linux -- 2.6.32-306-ec2 -- #11-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 1 14:35:25 UTC 2010
   Machine: x86_64 (unknown)
   Language: en_US.utf8 (charmap="UTF-8", collate="UTF-8")
   CPU 0: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5620 @ 2.40GHz (4791.1 bogomips)
          Hyper-Threading, x86-64, MMX, Physical Address Ext, SYSENTER/SYSEXIT, SYSCALL/SYSRET
   18:19:22 up  3:09,  1 user,  load average: 0.26, 0.26, 0.32; runlevel 2

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Benchmark Run: Wed Jul 28 2010 18:19:22 - 18:47:38
1 CPU in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       26329137.2 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     3042.7 MWIPS (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               1574.9 lps   (29.7 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        231428.5 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks           59019.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks        719938.8 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              365359.6 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                  89788.9 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               3490.3 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   3024.7 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                    396.9 lpm   (60.1 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         429628.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   26329137.2   2256.1
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       3042.7    553.2
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       1574.9    366.3
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     231428.5    584.4
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0      59019.0    356.6
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0     719938.8   1241.3
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     365359.6    293.7
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0      89788.9    224.5
Process Creation                                126.0       3490.3    277.0
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       3024.7    713.4
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0        396.9    661.5
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     429628.4    286.4
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System Benchmarks Index Score                                         507.5

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