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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
By Chris Redman
WebhostingDay 2010: dates, location, speakers
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
By Chris Redman
Web hosting socially and in the cloud in 2010
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
By Renee Hendricks
One man’s data loss is another man’s lesson
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
By Chris Redman
Questions you didn’t know you can ask potential web hosting providers
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
By Artashes Toumanov

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Automattic introduces VaultPress for WordPress backup

The founders of the incredibly popular WordPress platform have introduced a revolutionary service that will allow users of the open-source software the ability to easily backup their data via a secure service dubbed VaultPress. Currently available as a private beta for testing, VaultPress is built on the Automattic grid, the same that powers and […]

GoDaddy continues growth with Mac and affiliation

Web hosting and domain name giant GoDaddy continues to make the news with their rapid growth this month, this time with their latest announcements of both Apple Xserve-based hosting services and a brand new affiliate program with improved rewards. outage downs 10.2 million blogs for 2 hours

The giant of blog hosting has seen an outage Thursday this week that lasted for nearly 2 hours. An unscheduled router change took 10.0 million blogs down when all the mechanisms for failover also broke. The company is working on a plan to make sure a similar issue does not occur in the future. users get short URL service have partnered with WordPress CMS to create an URL shortening service in blog posts. This makes posting long URLs easier on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. The short links are approximately 70 percent smaller according to the co-founder of WordPress. The service only works with URLs and the links are permanent.

Chinese micro-blogging sites shut down by government

Digu and Zuosa, Chinese micro-blogging websites similar to Twitter have been shut down by China’s government. The decision is a tactic on government’s campaign against online porn and it may be intended to clean the local internet environment of offensive material.

Web hosting news with an attitude

Can today’s web hosting news sites be more dull? “Network upgrades at Layered Technologies” – how exciting! “Fasthosts unveils new unlimited reseller plans” – you don’t say! Source after source with nothing but syndicated press releases. Bo-ring… Time to shake things up!

The road to crème brulee

The time has come when I can finally sit back and relax a little. If you knew the level of pain and emotional distress that I have been through for the past ten months creating this blog, you’d understand me better. Broken promises, missed deadlines, lost investments – all turned out to be just a part […]

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