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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Jun 11, 2008
Zak Boca

This isn’t exclusively for dedicated servers, the web hosting industry. In fact, the idea of giving something to get something back has gone on for a lot longer than anyone reading this has been around, but it’s just as effective today. What got me going on this is a book that Dan Ushman recommended to […]

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Jun 10, 2008

In the line of “Which operating system, which browser, and which distribution of Linux should I use?” is the question, “Which Email server should I use?” While there are no solid answers hopefully I can shine some more light on your options. I always believe in using the right tool for the right job, so […]

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Jun 9, 2008
Yanko Yankov

There are so many ways to configure Linux firewall so i will explain my favorite and easiest one. I use script that is called ConfigServer Security & Firewall (csf).This script is released under ConfigServer Services script license that can be obtained from http://www.configserver.com/free/csf/license.txt . It is released free of charge and is compatible with any […]

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Jun 6, 2008
Eric Schrombeck

Microsoft Silverlight is a new powerful web content language designed to compete directly with Adobe Flash. It has all the same features as Flash, aside from the ability to use 3-D acceleration on the client computer, but does have an advantage in its ability to interact directly with web page content outside of itself. It […]

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Jun 5, 2008
Zak Boca

This is a touchy subject, which is why you won’t likely find many dedicated hosting company managers and owners openly addressing this topic, instead instructing their sales reps to find ways to jump around the subject. Our take is that it’s common sense, and therefore no reason to avoid the topic! If you follow the […]

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Jun 2, 2008
Dan Ushman

I’ll keep this blog post very simple. We received word today that SingleHop has been awarded a coveted industry award from FindMyHost’s FindMyDedicatedHost.com. The award, which is for excellence and innovation in the field of cPanel Dedicated Hosting is the coveted Editors’ Choice Award. This is the third time SingleHop has been awarded by FindMyHost. Previous Editors’ […]

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May 29, 2008

“BGP” also known as the Border Gateway Protocol is the hidden beast behind any service provider, providing highly available routes and remedying failed links to upstream providers on the fly. BGP is often overlooked and not understood, yet chugs away making sure that end users get the fastest route possible. My goal here is to […]

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