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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 […]

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Apr 21, 2010

Hello everyone! Today SingleHop announced a very exciting 5-year and $7.0-million-dollar deal to double the datacenter space of our second computing facility. Since we moved into this location in late May of 2009, we have experienced zero downtime, which is a testament to both the exceptional quality of the facility’s equipment as well as our […]

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Aug 17, 2012
Matthew Doak

As a system Administrator at SingleHop, one common type of scenario that we run into almost every day is when a client will call or send us a ticket saying “Help!  My server is slow and we’re not sure why!” Depending on the server OS, there are a lot of different ways to approach troubleshooting […]

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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 […]

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Sep 7, 2012
Dan Ushman

CHICAGO (SH) — We have officially transitioned our entire affiliate base to our new affiliate tracking system, internally developed. The new system is completely integrated within our award winning LEAP client portal and will result in faster payouts, better tracking, simpler reporting and an overall superior affiliate system. Here are some of the many advantages of the […]

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Mar 13, 2012

Most of us work on a computer or even computers, throughout the day. We move from application to application, website to website, and all of this is happens without a second of thought behind how it all really works. I remember my first week on the job when one of our co-founders said “the hosting […]

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Aug 23, 2011

And it’s all thanks to our clients, literally!  Without you we would have two massive data centers with nearly 9,000 very lonely servers! “Making the Inc.500 list for the second year in a row is a tremendous honor. Our company has historically focused on automating the management of Internet infrastructure, so we find this be […]

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Oct 14, 2011

Similar to the early days of several other industries, clients within the web hosting industry have been brainwashed into thinking that the lowest price solution is the best decision.  Users have been trained by hosting-provider marketing and promotions that “less is more.”  It’s simply not so. There are no absolutes in life, so there are […]

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Oct 28, 2010

A few years ago while SingleHop was still a very young company a friendly outfit calling themselves “TECH Cocktail” approached us and suggested that we sponsor some technology focused mixers around Chicago. Both companies were in their startup stage and a partnership seemed pretty natural. SingleHop needed to gain a lot of brand recognition and […]

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Oct 6, 2011
Dan Ushman

One of the biggest mistakes many companies make is confusing the terms advertising and marketing and assuming that they are interchangeable. Though they are practically cousins, they do have their own individual meanings and uses. I know many people do comprehend the difference between those terms, but on online forums like Web Hosting Talk I […]

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