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Mar 10, 2010

Spring is finally creeping into Chicago and with it comes one of SingleHop’s most exciting announcements to date. Today, we officially announced our cloud hosting platform, Cascade. While we must keep the details slim, we can assure you that what you love about your dedicated servers will not change, and what you yearn for in […]

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Mar 8, 2010

The future of our economy is directly related to the health of the technology sector. And how healthy a technology sector really is depends on how quickly and effectively bright new ideas can become reality. This is why, at SingleHop, we are committed to helping and fostering the start-up sector through a multitude of scaled […]

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Mar 5, 2010

There used to be a time when auto insurance was not mandatory:  some people would get it and others would not. When someone had an accident and they did not have insurance, that was when they would run out and purchase a little more. Yes, a bit chaotic, but oddly enough the idea of a […]

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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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Feb 17, 2010

Greetings Singlehop Fans and Clients!  The new reseller hosting program is finally here and in full swing.  We’re all excited about the new launch of the Tandem Reseller program, but you might still have some questions— so I have created what I believe are the TOP TEN things to know about Tandem.  Please use this […]

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Feb 16, 2010
Dan Ushman

My co-workers know this already, but I figured I’d share it here anyway. I’m a bit like a ‘kid on Christmas’ when the mail comes—I always run down to the mailbox and pick it up and then sort through it myself. Oh well, we all have our idiosyncratic little tendencies and this one is one […]

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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 […]

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Feb 10, 2010
Eric Schrombeck

While not a common necessity, I thought it would be a good idea to bring up the availability of clustering in Microsoft’s SQL Server with Singlehop. This is a technology that is available from us for both SQL Server 2005 and 2008 and is an excellent way to ensure near 100% uptime for your database […]

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Feb 10, 2010
Chris Larkin

Ladies and Gentleman, I wanted to take a few minutes and give you a brief introduction to our new, completely revolutionary, reseller hosting control panel that we lovingly call Tandem in light of our recent company skydiving experience and in the spirit of working together with our resellers. The program is currently undergoing beta testing […]

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Feb 4, 2010

This morning I arrived at work and to my surprise I found a stack of 9 awesome Thank You cards from the grateful children at Casa Central sitting on my desk. Decorated with drawings and words of gratitude, it instantly put a smile on my face….what a great way to start the day! It was […]

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