Hosting: Why You May Require High Availability?
Server hosts offer a promise of high availability hosting in the sales agreement. This states that your website or hosted content will never be inaccessible and always online. For them to keep these promises it requires a special connection via a router, power, cooling and other special hardware. Therefore, it uses additional equipment to cover […]
ownCloud 9: New Features and Upgrades
With ownCloud being one of the most used file share and sync solutions; the new ownCloud 9 brings new and improved features and upgrades to its users. Furthermore, if you are one of its many users, and you are thinking about upgrading to the new ownCloud 9; here are some things you can expect. User […]
Plesk 12.5 vs cPanel 11.56: Which One is Better?
On average, most websites use a scoring system of hosting features for day to day operations from spam filtering to web analytics. Most control panels do deliver on most of these features, but do have their own unique differences within their usability, security, maintainability and much more. Therefore, both Plesk 12.5 and cPanel 11.56 have […]
PHP: Different Ways You Can Run It
As a developer you might not care too much about which PHP handler is running your application within the server. However you still have multiple options to choose from, depending on what the site you are running requires. Here are some different ways you can run PHP. Running PHP using Apache Only Alongside with its […]
MySQL Database: Tips on Optimisation
When using MySQL Databases, there are two ways of optimising it and improving performance. The first way would be trying to get the best possible performance out of the hardware and software, with their configuration already set in place. Second option however, is to search for ways you can upgrade MySQL software, generate storage engines […]
Nginx vs. Apache: Which Server Suits Your Needs Best?
With Nginx and Apache being the two most commonly used web servers out there; having a better understanding of how they work and their differences will help make the right choice to suit your business needs. The fact that both Nginx and Apache are used for serving above 50% of the world’s internet traffic, tells […]
WordPress: Operational and Stable Maintenance
If working with WordPress and your sites are WordPress based, there are ways of maintaining them and keeping them more stable and operational. Avoiding any problems that may occur due to slower speeds or your sites being down is something we will be focusing on. Here are a few steps you can take to stay […]
NoSQL Databases and Their Benefits
NoSQL Databases are proving to be a very useful tool for companies that are being overwhelmed with floods of data. Keep in mind that NoSQL is not a database product but simply a term which defines a database category, and it functions very differently from traditional SQL databases such as MySQL. If your business requires […]
Multiple Domain Hosting: Advantages for Your Business
Running multiple sites for you business will most likely make you think about using a Multiple Domain Hosting plan. Such a hosting plan can help your business attract more customers by forming a link farm, linking your websites together or on to your main site. Additionally, increased presence on the web will improve you search […]
Dedicated IP vs. Shared IP: Which One is Beneficial
Many businesses don’t know the difference between a dedicated IP and a shared IP and which one is better for their online presence. An IP is a series of numbers that identify computers that have access to the internet and is able to access the server or computer that your domain is hosted on. When […]