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Apr 17, 2008
Chris Larkin

There are several factors that one needs to consider when deciding between Microsoft SQL server 2005 Standard Version and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Workgroup edition. There is a vast pricing difference, per processor, $220.00 per month for the Standard version and $55.00 per month for the Workgroup version, so I will be examining the major […]

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Apr 17, 2008
Dan Ushman

In this post, I will explore the various technical aspects that you should consider when launching a shared hosting company. I won’t discuss marketing or sales tactics, because that is an entirely different conversation. Many business people who want to start Web Hosting Businesses go for reseller accounts. Reseller accounts offer a very inexpensive and […]

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Apr 25, 2008
Garett Murphy

Some people may think that their website is so small and insignificant that it will never become as big, or as popular, as a site like YouTube or MySpace. With the Slashdot and Digg effects, even the smallest of blogs could become extremely popular (or just receive tons of unexpected traffic) overnight. But even then, most people don’t expect […]

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Apr 30, 2008

Ultimately everyone needs a firewall if your computer is connected to the internet. Having a server connected online without one nowadays is just the same has leaving your car doors open at night with the engine running in a bad neighborhood, you just don’t do it. Something as simple as enabling a basic firewall can […]

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Feb 19, 2008

Lately we have been doing everything we can to help out the open source community along the lines of mirroring linux distributions and providing faster spots to download kernel source, and our latest mirror addition is no exception! Over the past few months SingleHop has been working closely with cPanel engineers in setting up a […]

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Jan 2, 2008

To help kernel.org celebrate 10 years of being the primary spot to grab the latest linux kernel source, SingleHop would like to add The Linux Kernel Archives their participating mirror list! The idea of Linux has been buzzing around technology centers everywhere since 1983, and in 1997 kernel.org decided to take it upon themselves to […]

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Nov 28, 2007

SingleHop is now an official mirror for the CentOS operating system! http://www.centos.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=30 You read correctly, SingleHop is now contributing to the Open Source movement at the rate of 2MBps. We hope to see a dramatic increase in usage in the next few months, but for right now we are just happy to be included in […]

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Feb 21, 2007
Dan Ushman

Network Neutrality, the concept that all traffic on the Internet should be treated equally, is under attack in Congress. It has been for a while, largely due to lobbying efforts by large telecom and cable companies to allow them to prioritize, and shape traffic through their networks. Essentially, this means that (in theory) customers of […]

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Mar 16, 2007

The SingleHop crew was generously allowed to attend the Google’s Chicago Sales Office’s St. Patrick’s open house last evening in the River North area of the city. The event turned out to be quite a success, and it was rumored that some people were denied due to the number of attendees. Google did quite a […]

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Apr 23, 2007

Recently, we migrated both the midPhase and SingleHop phone systems to a VoIP solution powered by Digium and Asterisk. Matt asked me to write a short piece sharing the lessons I learned. Let me first say, if you are considering implementing VoIP – do it! Let me also say that I am by no means […]

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