[sf-lug] Questions about Cloud Services

Jonathan Drews jondrews at fastmail.com
Fri Feb 3 07:04:44 PST 2023

I came across this Gem:
How To Set Up A Botnet On Digital Ocean


"Setting up a botnet on DigitalOcean is a simple process that can be completed in just a few minutes. This guide will show you how to set up a botnet on DigitalOcean, and provide some tips on how to make it more effective. A botnet is a network of computers controlled by a single entity."

On Fri, Feb 3, 2023, at 07:09, Jonathan Drews wrote:
> Hi Folks:
> I have a little company that sells fabric for sewing online. I currently use Shopify. I looked at the reviews for cloud services at Trustpilot and most of them are negative.
> AWS Avg. rating 1.7 out of 5
> https://www.trustpilot.com/review/aws.amazon.com?page=2
> Digital Ocean Avg. rating 2.0 out of 5
> https://www.trustpilot.com/review/digitalocean.com
> Oracle Avg. rating 2.3 out of 5
> https://www.trustpilot.com/review/oracle.com
> Microsoft Azure rating 2.4 out of 5
> https://www.trustpilot.com/review/azure.microsoft.com
> Typical complaints are:
> 1) Substandard or nonexistent tech support.
> 2) Poor security. A lot of complaints about the containers being hacked.
> 3) Devious billing practices 
> 4) Difficult to admin.
> Any guidance you can give me on Cloud Services would be appreciated. My take is that Containers are at the top the hype cycle.
> Ideally, I would prefer to run my own OpenBSD Server on bare metal.
> --
> Kind regards,
> Jonathan
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