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Nov 23, 2009
Sam Bowling

While this is not something that we would offer or host on our dedicated servers, last week Google graced the internet via a webcast showcasing their latest project, dubbed Chrome OS. This is the newest endeavor that utilizes their Chrome browser, which they have integrated into Linux to form an operating system. Many people on […]

Jun 23, 2013
Andrew Brooks

I’d like to preface this by saying this post is a mile wide and an inch deep when it comes to reverse engineering on the Android platform.  However, for those who are new to mobile and looking to get a quick test environment set up, this post is for you.  We’ll assume you have a […]

Stack Trace
Sep 3, 2012
Dan Ushman

I’ve been waiting to submit this post for a while now. So without further ado, let me jump into it. Introducing a New Server Line-Up After several months of exhaustive research, planning and execution, I am very proud to announce to the world that we have launched a major new refresh to our line of Dedicated […]

Apr 12, 2010

There has been a lot of hype in the SEO world surrounding Google’s new Caffeine search algorithm update. In all fairness, every time Google makes a chance, heads turn. It’s not a surprise that “how will this affect my rankings?” is the first question to pop into most webmasters heads the moment an algorithm change […]

Aug 27, 2013
Chris Locke

If the campaign for cloud infrastructure keeps failing, it’s time to try a new strategy. Too many IT heroes fall because they don’t know how to talk to a CFO. IT and finance employ languages as different as C++ and Ruby. Virtualization and cloud IaaS may be exactly what your organization needs, but you must […]

How Your CFO Will Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the Cloud
Aug 23, 2013
Dan Ushman

With all of the hype surrounding cloud nowadays, it’s easy to get a bad case of tunnel vision while researching infrastructure platforms for your business. Many businesses focus so much on cloud that they sacrifice the optimum environment for the sake of using the cloud. In this blog post, I am going to make a […]

Hybrid Cloud
Feb 15, 2010
Sam Bowling

Here at SingleHop we deal with a lot of sites that are heavy in MySQL database usage and over time the dedicated servers end up with so much traffic that their MySQL service gets overloaded. There are many options we here at SingleHop utilize to expand their MySQL service and I’d like to go over […]

Aug 9, 2012

Welcome to Part II of the Lost in the Cloud blog series.  In today’s entry, we will go over  the Public Cloud or shared cloud, in more detail.  As a quick refresher, let’s look at the general description of the Public Cloud first: Public Cloud Refers to what could also be called a shared cloud. […]

Mar 1, 2010

Even with reliable software and competent users, there are still countless ways to lose or corrupt your MySQL data from your database server.  Fortunately, recovery is actually a straightforward process when you have reliable backups. InnoDB has an automatic internal recovery system, which much of the time operates transparently.  In the case of database hosting […]

Jul 23, 2013
Adrienne Wicklund

We’ve all heard those horror stories of being a client somewhere that had terrible customer service. An unlucky few of us may have even been on the receiving end. One of the many great things about SingleHop is that we recognize this and we strive every day to make certain no one leaves our company […]