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Jul 21, 2008
Dan Ushman

This is a big post and I’m very excited to be making it. Over the past year we have been developing a new control panel – a new customer portal. The system is finally ready for release and I wanted to explain why it is cool and some of its major advantages. LEAP is entirely […]

Jul 16, 2008
Garett Murphy

By default most computers are left vulnerable to attack the moment they are attached to a network because they either have an inadequate firewall or no firewall configured on their machine. This is the case, in many situations, for both servers and your own desktop at home. It is for this reason that I am […]

Jul 7, 2008
Eric Schrombeck

It happens all too often. I client calls us and tells us they just deleted a folder or a file that was extremely important, usually for a presentation that is to be made in no more than 30 minutes. Now, if they have backups on our backup servers, that is fine, we restore the file […]

Jul 4, 2008

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 […]

Jul 3, 2008

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 […]

Jul 1, 2008

Today I’m going to be explaining how to add additional hard drives to a Linux/cPanel server. Before I get into that, I’ll give everyone a little background information on myself. I’ve been working in the webhosting field for quite a long time now doing everything from answering phones, building servers, and taking out the trash. […]

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 […]

Jun 26, 2008

Firefox is our favorite browser here at Singlehop, as it is for millions of other users and now its gotten even better! On June 17th Mozilla officially launched firefox 3 and 24 hours later it was downloaded over 21 million times from all around the globe. If you aren’t one of those who have downloaded […]

Jun 17, 2008

Apache 2.x is designed to balance flexibility, performance and portability. Apache is a good all-purpose web server. Since Apache is designed to fit most scenarios it hasn’t been optimized to set any kind of speed records, but Apache 2.x is capable of high performance. There have been many improvements made in Apache 2.x and many […]

Jun 16, 2008
Zak Boca

Sometimes here at SingleHop, we run into small speed bumps when migrating large accounts. We have encountered this conundrum more often recently due to the response of our $200 Cash Back Offer. The accounts can be large for numerous reasons: The customer does not realize how big their account is, or receives an unknown increase […]