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Jun 21, 2010
Dan Ushman

A short while ago, Zak Boca, our beloved President, CEO and head Pug groomer, floated the idea of launching a community forum so that our customers can interact with each other (and ourselves) in an open-to-the-public medium. SingleHop is a family, and we have always striven to make that clear: We’re more than just a […]

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Jun 21, 2010

One of the basic questions you need to answer when working on a startup is where the project will live—what infrastructure will you use to serve your application and store your project data? Until 2007, the most common solution was to buy a server (or a server cluster, depending on the size of the project) […]

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Jun 18, 2010

If you feel constantly strapped to your computer because you are afraid of your server unexpectedly coming offline, fear no more. In the event your dedicated server were to experience downtime, our QuickReaction Monitoring service immediately alerts our on-site data center technicians. Once they receive the alert, our technicians move your server to their top […]

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Jun 17, 2010
Kyle Kinder

What exactly is cloud computing? Search Cloud Computing on any major search engine and you will find a seemingly infinite number of definitions.  I decided to write on this subject because like many others I find this extremely confusing.  How can a buzzword such as this have so many different and complex definitions?  After researching […]

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Jun 14, 2010

Like summer songs, technologies have their own life-cycles. Jay-Z’s ‘Young forever’, and Black Eyed Pea’s ‘I Gotta Feeling’ seem bound to dominate 2010′s pop music summer charts. However, once fall and winter begin to swoop in newer and maybe even catchier songs will begin to take their place. Cloud computing is one of those technologies […]

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Jun 10, 2010

I often get questions from clients asking what all is included in general managed services and how can it help me? The quick answer is that general managed services gives you 2 hours of technical support for your dedicated server from our team, anytime it is required. Yes that inlcudes 24/7/365. Expert support, all the […]

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Jun 1, 2010
Chris Larkin

One major factor when it comes to picking a dedicated server is price versus scalability. This is especially true for those about to launch a site for the first time. The decision on whether to pay as little as possible until the site gets on its feet and can pay for the server or to […]

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May 25, 2010

Is the dedicated server market in a price war?  The market has been rife with low, low offers on cheap dedicated servers, including some as low as $30/month.  But the revolutionary pricing raises more than a few questions:  are the offers legitimate?  Is the savings worth it in the long run? Choosing your dedicated server […]

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May 20, 2010

Lately I have been asked several times by clients who are not very tech savvy what are Kernel & OS security updates, and what are Event notifications. Ultimately, they wanted to understand how these would help them as a client. So what are Kernel & OS security updates? They are simply that, security updates that […]

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May 15, 2010

This is our final If you have any experience with hosting MySQL systems you have probably come across the following error. Here are some tips on how to fix it. Error 28 is a common error message from your MySQL storage engine.  This message indicates that the drive is full – meaning that one or […]

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