mariadb

MariaDB or MySQL: What is a Better Fit ?

There are plenty of databases that exist today, but how do you know which one is better and what would really make your business thrive online? Well we have narrowed it down to possibly the two best databases out there and they are MySQL and MariaDB. But what exactly are they and what can they […]

read more
public cloud

Public Cloud: Security Concerns Halt Growth

The lack of advanced visibility, monitoring and infrastructure control of public cloud environments is continuing to worry IT professionals, according to a new study   The poll showed a whopping 82% of organisations questioned said they were unable to ensure optimum performance, health and availability of their public cloud workloads, according to the latest research […]

read more

Private Clouds Security Attracts Businesses

Cloud security concerns are driving more businesses to invest in private clouds, according to a new study. With Private Clouds technology becoming ever more important to business growth, 37% of businesses are investing in the additional security offered by encrypted private clouds, with an additional 40% of organisations ready to invest in additional security guarantees if […]

read more

Opencart: 5 Tips to Boost Your Sales

The growth of e-commerce and online shopping has become unstoppable and with an increasingly crowded marketplace it can be hard to stand out. Here are some top tips for Opencart users to help get the most out of your features Adding a Product Review in OpenCart Reviews can increase your e-commerce conversions by up to […]

read more

Ecommerce Hosting Moves to the Cloud

More than half of US retailers are moving their ecommerce hosting to the cloud, as the trend to cloud hosting continues upwards. 55% of those questioned were planning on moving to the cloud to support their ecommerce hosting growth, with inventory management, marketing program management and CRM also seen as areas in which the move […]

read more

Ecommerce moves European Christmas rush abroad

Ecommerce in Europe has led to around one in twenty Christmas gifts bought online in Europe this year coming from foreign local retailers with online stores, according to new research. A projected €2.8 million (£2.06 million) was expected to be spent at foreign online stores by European ecommerce Christmas hunters – up from €2.2 million […]

read more

PHP 7: What you need to know

Do your sites run on PHP-enabled CMS such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla or Magento? Here’s five things you need to know about the new PHP 7.   Brand new Zend Engine Zend has been powering PHP since way back in 1999 when it was first introduced with the release of PHP 4. Zend is an […]

read more

PHP 7 AKA PHPNG (PHP Next Generation)

PHP 7 – the biggest update in years   The arrival of the new PHPNG (PHP next generation) marks the biggest update for the software in years and for those more savvy marks a jump directly from PHP 5.6.15 to PHP 7 AKA PHP 007 license to thrill :).   While the massively improved performance […]

read more

Online Security and Data Protection

Online Security and Data Protection For those of you interested in Data Protection and online security following the breakdown and invalidation of the safe harbour regulation governing online security and data protection between the EU and US since 2000. Within the European Union the 3 legislative bodies — EU parliament, EU commission and the EU […]

read more

Owncloud 8.2 Setup Using PHP 7

Installing and configuring ownCloud 8.2 in CentOS using PHP 7.0 We created on Saturday some fresh VM and dedicated installs for our clients hosting ownCloud 8.2 on our cloud and dedicated servers. OwnCloud 8,2 (stylized ownCloud) is a suite of client-server software for creating file hosting services. You can find more details about ownCloud here. You […]

read more