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May 8, 2008
Garett Murphy

When researching a dedicated server solution, many people are concerned with the management and administration of the server. For some people, the ability to manually install PHP modules or configure an Apache web server’s Virtual Host functionality to host multiple websites. But not everyone is a system administrator, and not everyone is truly experienced when […]

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Jun 30, 2008
Sam Bowling

It seems that with each new release of Windows system administrators have the world’s worst time migrating from the previous operating system release to the latest. One of many compatibility issues with 2008 is that .NET is built into Windows 2008 but is only 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5. When you try to install ASP.NET Windows […]

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Jul 3, 2008
Andy Pace

The most important aspect of any MySQL-Driven web application is tuning MySQL to perform at it’s peak. Typically the SingleHop Technicians do this all manually, which takes a lot of time and perseverance. However, recently Igor from the Development Team introduced this very easy to use script — mysql-tuning-primer.sh The script was developed by Matthew […]

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Jul 4, 2008
Andy Pace

Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP) is a link management protocol that provides path redundancy while preventing undesirable loops in the network. When it comes toEthernet networks, in order for them to function properly only one active path can exist between two stations. Loops occur in networks for a variety of reasons. The most common reason you find […]

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Sep 2, 2008
Zak Boca

Google announced it’s anticipated browser, Google Chome, yesterday, and then quickly pulled it offline. Today they finally released it, and we were all anxious to try it out. Our developers of course, were anxious to see how it rendered LEAP. (screenshot attached below) We were all very impressed with how fast Chrome rendered LEAP. Windows […]

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Sep 3, 2008
Andy Pace

Speed — Everyone wants it. Global distribution of static content — everyone needs it. Diverse paths of delivery — SingleHop has it! After months of developing and studious planning, we have finally released our latest addition to the SingleHop services portfolio: IPCast — a Content Delivery Network! Often referred to as a “CDN“, a Content […]

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Sep 22, 2008
Dan Ushman

Some months ago our Co-Founder and Vice President, Dan Ushman, did an interview with TheWHIR TV about LEAP, our Server Manager Webtop. Below is the interview video…  

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Jan 19, 2009

Setting up secure sites via WHM can often be confusing, but is also a requirement for encrypted transactions made on security-concious websites and applications. We here at SingleHop hope to break this process down into 10 easy steps! Certificate and Signing Request 1)For your certificate authority to generate you an SSL Certificate  you will most […]

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Feb 26, 2009
Dan Ushman

Just a short post today. I went to check our mailbox today and the Chicago branch of the BBB had sent us the below certificate. The certificate says that not a single one of our clients has complained to the BBB in all of 2008. This doesn’t mean that we went all of last year […]

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Mar 31, 2009
Andrew Brooks

For most clients, security is often regarded as simply a component of their infrastructure. However, from a system administrator’s perspective, security is paramount. With the omnipresence of the Internet and constant connectivity, it should never be forgotten that at any given point in time, we are no more than 100 milliseconds away from some of […]

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