At SingleHop, we have always been environmentally conscious, as we like to do our part to decrease the carbon footprint left by data centers worldwide. A new report was recently presented at the Green Enterprise Computing Symposium by McKinsey and Co. using data from the Uptime Institute. The data that this report presents is a [...]
People who have used Linux are aware of the never-ending debate over what is the best package management system. There are a lot of them out there like YUM, APT, Portage and YaST. All have their positives and negatives as well as have their individual uses.
Picture this. Your site finally hits it big. You’re getting 2000 hits per second and swimming in bandwidth. Everything is going great and then all of the sudden your dedicated server crashes. When the server is checked out it appears the hard drive has failed and all your data is lost. This is when you [...]
I came across this on Digg, and I think it’s a great idea to bring some awareness to the amount of power we’re all using to power computers when they aren’t being used, etc. We actually have something similar that we use to monitor our dedicated server power consumption, but I’m a big fan of [...]