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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
By Chris Redman
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010
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Wednesday, December 30, 2009
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TWIH: CloudLinux offers fix for unstable hosting environments

Linux-for-hosting operating system developer CloudLinux has issued a white paper detailing the findings of a study the company conducted aimed at learning more about how to balance server load in situations faced by shared hosting firms, offering insight into the issues faced and potential solutions to help providers tackle them.

Most reliable hosting company websites in February 2010

NaviSite was named the most reliable hosting company website in February, according to a Netcraft survey. The company uses Apache on CentOS. DataPipe came in second place, followed by INetU. Six of the top ten sites were running Linux. Two identifiable hosts ran FreeBSD and one ran Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008.

Hosting4Less and The Planet – most reliable hosting sites in January 2010

A web analytics firm Netcraft has released the list of most reliable hosting company websites for the month of January 2010. Hosting4Less and The Planet both took the prize. During the tests, these sites responded to all the requests except once. While The Planet uses Windows Server 2003 as its server, Hosting4Less runs Apache on […]

Swishmail and Verio – most reliable sites in November

Swishmail and Verio topped the list of most reliable web hosting sites for the month of November. Swishmail’s features include email hosting and share calendars. Verio also provides SaaS applications aside from its web hosting service. The test was conducted by Netcraft and it is based on the response times of the sites of 50 […]

DreamHost not so dreamy

In what appears to be an ongoing issue for the past week, web hosting provider DreamHost has been experiencing numerous outages. The issues began shortly after the company migrated its data center and a resulting network failure occurred. From the looks of it, the web hosting company did not spend a little time beforehand planning […]

InetServices expands data center capacity to support its cloud infrastructure

InetServices, which offers dedicated and managed hosting solutions, recently announced that they have opened a second data center in the Boston area, which the company said would go online on January 1, 2010.

Twitter works to improve its “worst performing” social site image

So, the days of being constantly treated to the image of the soulful Twitter fail whale are in the past.  The main trending topic regarding Twitter isn’t so often pointing to “is Twitter down?” and, for the most part, social media addicts who savor each and every tweet are getting down to the business of […]

October’s most reliable hosting company sites

Acens and SingleHop were the most reliable hosting company websites in October, according to a web analytics firm Netcraft, which measures site performance at 15 minute intervals. SingleHop’s main site runs PHP and it also took top position in March this year. This is also the second time that Acens has tied for first place […]

1&1 chooses Nimsoft for server monitoring

Web hosting company 1&1 Internet has picked Nimsoft monitoring solution for thousands of its servers. 1&1 has approximately 8 million customers and 10 millions managed domains. 1&1 hopes that this deal would reduce administrative time and expense and also increase the availability and performance of its services.

Intermedia’s new DC targets small and mid-sized businesses

A new data center for Intermedia has been announced by the company. Built to meet the demand of small- and mid-sized businesses, the new location is operated by Switch and Data which offers 200 watts per square foot of power. Intermedia’s data centers are rated tier-4. It offers 99.999 percent uptime guarantee.

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