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Fast track your way to Sysadmin

Published on July 22, 2014 at 12:35 pm by Sam Turner in: Web Hosting Articles

Want to make yourself stand out in the department? Need to prove yourself during an internship? Here’s the single most powerful way to make your website, application or database more robust. Save your company from lost time, revenue and business - then take the credit!SysAdmin Hero
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Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 – Day 1

Published on July 14, 2014 at 1:25 pm by Eric Sarault in: Web Hosting Articles

Here we are in Washington D.C. for the 2014 edition of the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.

This year’s vision keynote kicked off with a celebration of the winners in this year Global Impact Awards. Afterward, the clear focus on Microsoft being in a challenger mindset is shared to help us better understand how Microsoft should be perceived for 2015. The key trends identified are once again the usual suspects: Social medias, Big Data, Cloud and Devices.

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Planning a Server Migration

Published on July 2, 2014 at 10:26 am by Sam Turner in: Web Hosting Articles

Planning a server migration is a complex task. But it’s also an opportunity to build a scalable hosting architecture for the future. The success of a migration to your new setup is all in the planning. So read this article, and get your thoughts in order before you begin.

This article will be useful if you’re planning to move hosting platform or provider, upgrade to a more powerful dedicated server, or migrate to a more scalable cluster architecture. We’ll address the broad planning areas, and what to consider at the outset of your migration project. We won’t provide specific scripts and step-by-step instructions here, but you will find some links to other resources.

Contents:

Part one: preparing to migrate
Part two: tools and services
Part three: migration checklist

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5 steps to choosing faster hosting

Published on May 7, 2014 at 3:30 pm by Sam Turner in: Web Hosting Articles

Speed counts. A faster website means a better user experience, lower exit rates, improved SEO and higher conversion rates. And if you stream media, use VOIP or provide real time data, it’s likely that speed is critical to your success. But how can you make sure you get the fastest hosting service? iWeb proposes the following five simple steps to faster hosting, based on years of experience helping different types of customers all over the world. Simpler still, you can chat live on our website with an advisor who will propose a solution tailor made to meet your speed needs.
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Joomla v3 iSQL Security Alert: Update to Joomla v3.2.3 Today

Published on March 13, 2014 at 2:04 pm by Sam Turner in: Web Hosting Articles

If you or any of your shared hosting customers use Joomla v3, please update to the latest version today in order to secure your database from a known security vulnerability present in versions 3.1.0 to 3.2.2.

Even if your website uses Joomla 3.2.2, you are strongly advised to update to the new version Joomla 3.2.3, released today, 13 March 2014.

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