VPS and Blogging

Writing a blog is now a growing popular pursuit whether it is the blog attached to your corporate or personal site, or one that is more personal to you and your interests. By hosting your own blog it allows you to create your very own professional customised look, and we’ve outlined some useful tips to be aware of when hosting your blog on a VPS platform.

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Migrating from Konqueror to Firefox

Konqueror has been my web browser of choice for many years now. I still think the font rendering looks amazing, the web shortcut features are brilliant, I can customise the tab behaviour to behave exactly as I want it to and of course it’s seamlessly integrated with KDE. Things have had to change though and […]

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Dedicated Hosting: What hardware kit do you need?

Managed or unmanaged hosting Server Hardware Kit; what you need and why? Now you’ve decided on having your own dedicated server what are the things you should look for? Well, as with picking your operating system or what software your site uses, your hardware choice should be based on what your web site’s current and […]

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Editing Crontab in Plesk

Within Crontab, you will notice a list of system users within the preferences section, select the name of the user for whom you wish to manage the crontab settings, and have, should you choose edit the email settings and have the crontab messages sent to the specified email address.

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VPS Hosting Rules and guidelines

General ByteHouse VPS Hosting Rules 1. The VPS hosting service is at all times a fully managed hosting service. Our support team pro-actively monitors, supports and is responsible for the overall VPS node(s). 2. Individual processes running within the VPS containers are not the responsibility of our support team.  Furthermore the support team is only […]

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Too Manage or not to Manage that is the question . . . .

What to look for in purchasing the best dedicated hosting plan? Managed hosting or Unmanaged hosting; what’s right for you? Ahh, the slings and arrows of a multitude of question. This is the second in a five part serious outlining how to purchase the best dedicated hosting plans for your needs. Managed Dedicated Hosting Under […]

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My site is down! Help what can I do!

“You sit, down go online to your site, and nothing happens! You stop for a sec, refresh the site and still nothing happens! Sweat starts pouring down as you wonder about all those people trying to access your site and can’t place an order. You start think how much money are you losing :-(!”

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Purchasing the best dedicated hosting plans for your needs – a five part series.

What is a dedicated server? How does it work? A dedicated web hosting server or dedicated hosting service is a hosting plan where the client leases an entire server that is for their exclusive use.  This is a far more flexible arrangement then a shared hosting or a VPS hosting platform where you have total […]

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Data backup through Plesk

“At the end of the day the reasons for backup are many and varied it could be as simple as you doing something wrong, and you wish to correct it or as malicious as hackers targeting your site, getting through and deleting/ modifying your data. At the end of the data, it doesn’t take that long, and it is a worthwhile tool for ease of mind!”

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