RimuHosting provide a bunch of services that make hosting
your websites easier, more reliable.
RimuHosting’s goal is to help make life easier for people
RimuHosting is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
We provide the Internet plumbing, so our customers can
work on launching their cool web-based businesses.
RimuHosting has been helping web site owners since 2003.
Named by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing technology
companies in NZ and the Asia-Pacific region 3 years running.
Fully owned and operated by geeks and techies.
We are a New Zealand-based 'micro multi-national' with a
NZ head office, staff in 6 countries to help provide 24x7 support
and servers in 4 countries to support our customers from all
around the world (but mostly in the US, Europe and Australasia).
We now have a Debian 8 image available for
new VM setups
There is a 64 bit image, and we have not done a 32 bit image. Most customers
are now ordering 64 bit distros. And some distros only come in a 64 bit flavor,
e.g. Centos 7.
Debian 8 is also an option for regular dedicated server setups.
page you can now select the 4.0 kernel for your VM. Includes: OverlayFS,
carries on with support required for Docker and SELinux, lots of new nf/eb
table options, openvswitch, nfs4 support and too many other new kernel
tweaks to mention. Plus newer, fresher kernel code with lots of fixes to
bugs (which likely are not affecting you).
We have only produced a 64 bit kernel this time around.
That should be fine even for 32 bit distros.
Dallas is our busiest location. We have many, many cabinets there filled with
wonderfully shiny servers (all black, as befits our Kiwi origins). That setup
has grown somewhat organically since 2005. Our core networking wiring was
starting to be a little scary. And network capacity (ports and bandwidth was
staring to be an issue).
So for our 10th year in Dallas we opted to rebuild our network from scratch.
Get new, faster networking gear; tidily re-cable everything with fiber;
simplify things as much as possible; and increase our uplink capacity.
Apache is probably the most common web service our customers use.
It is an amazingly powerful and mature tool for serving all your website needs.
And is very easy to get up and running with
Our team is often asked to tune apache to run more smoothly, more quickly, and more reliably.
With a few simple server side tweaks you can easily polish your server
till it is ready for ‘production’ use of your website.
As part of our mission to wipe the
(CVE-2015-0235) from our customers servers we have created 'deghost'.
Deghost is a cross-distro script to determine the vulnerability of a libc
library on a server and then patch that where possible.
We are excited to announce that we now offer servers in Frankfurt, Germany.
This will be a great for users wanting a server central to the EU,
and complements the plans we already offer in London.
You can see more information about the data center at