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Steve Tsiopanos

Steve Tsiopanos

Family-smitten IT entrepreneur who enjoys running, biking, gadgets, piano & guitar, drawing and coding. Founded Annatech in 2006 and serves as DevOps Manager & Atlassian Product Owner at 14 West Global Technologies.

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Saturday, 27 June 2015 20:15

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As an acronym, the term “LAMP” stack exists because it is convenient and also because it runs almost all the websites on the Internet (roughly, but who's counting anymore...). Generally, it refers to a Linux server* running a webserver with an embedded database server and PHP code interpreter.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 21:08

Cloud Hosting: Proceed With Caution

I see new technology being tossed around on various infrastructure plans, but what I don’t see is justification for the added complexity.

Saturday, 18 April 2015 07:30

When Is FOSS Right For Your Enterprise?

In a Microsoft-dominated IT environment, considering free open-source software will often cause arguments over costs, long term support, security and reliability.

We are pleased to announce our new Virtual Appliance subscription service, tailor-made for developers and IT professionals!

Sunday, 15 March 2015 11:19

Get Started With Virtual Appliances

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 Choose Your Plan

Choose Your Plan

We offer three subscription plans that best fit the needs of Freelancers, Professional Software Developers and Development Operations Managers & Engineers.

  • Freelancer - Ideal for LAMP-stack developers seeking pre-built local hosting environments.
  • Developer - Ideal for Java / PHP / Python / Ruby developers experienced with coding & testing on Linux.
  • Engineer - Ideal for systems engineers supporting development operations, hosting infrastructure and applications & database servers.

We offer three subscription plans that best fit the needs of Freelancers, Professional Software Developers and Development Operations Managers & Engineers.



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Subscribe & Log In  

Subscribe & Log In

Signup and pay directly on our website to gain instant access to a growing collection of Linux servers, workstations, pre-staged web applications and purpose-built virtual appliances. We currently accept credit card payments through our payment processor, Stripe.

Signup and pay on our website to gain access to a growing collection of Linux servers, workstations, pre-staged web applications and purpose-built virtual appliances.



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 Download A Virtual Appliance

Download A Virtual Appliance

Visit our Downloads section to access fully-configured Open Virtualization Format (OVF / OVA) virtual machine template files. Please note that file sizes may range from less than 2GB to 10GB or more, depending on the server build and use-case. No packages are removed for the sole purpose of limiting server size. Engineer club members will find no functional limitation of any features but should exercize care when deploying to production networks.

Visit our Downloads section to access fully-configured Open Virtualization Format (OVF / OVA) virtual machine template files.



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Install Locally or Deploy to Your Datacenter  

Install or Deploy

Once downloaded, you may open your .ova file in VMware Workstation™, VMware Fusion®, Oracle Virtualbox, or other OVF-compliant hypervisor. DevOps Engineer club members have the addtional benefit of full root access (for staging purposes only, of course) and Linux servers pre-configured with the ability to join Active Directory domains, browse DFS shares, and more!

Once downloaded, you may open your .ova file in VMware Workstation™, VMware Fusion®, Oracle Virtualbox, or other OVF-compliant hypervisor.

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