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May 20, 2008

Control panels make administering your server very simple and give you the ability to increase your dedicated server’s security in a just a few clicks of the mouse. I’m going to show you just a few of the many security options the WHM/cPanel has built in to protect your cPanel dedicated server. In order to […]

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May 19, 2008
Sam Bowling

It seems common that people that are into video games or computers in general will at one point in their life attempt to build their own computer. After you have purchased and received all your parts you’ll notice the most common things. A motherboard, the processor, fans, graphics cards, and so on. Eventually everyone comes […]

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May 15, 2008

SingleHop has the distinguished pleasure of being able to provide each and every one of our customers an extended network uptime guarantee. What does this mean to our very intelligent and informed customer base, you ask? It means that we’ll make sure to keep connectivity maximized for each and every point, within, to and from […]

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May 12, 2008
Dan Ushman

It has been a couple of scary six months in the hosting industry. It seems as though we and our fellow hosting companies are always under attack, from all different directions, all the time. In the past 12 months alone there have been numerous data breaches and security problems at numerous hosting companies, including one […]

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May 9, 2008
Dan Ushman

Every once and a while someone asks me what he or she should choose to protect their data. There are a lot of choices: half dozen types of RAID arrays, second-disk-backups, off-site backups, network storage, and more. Before I discuss the various options, I want to take a moment to discuss the various levels of […]

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May 8, 2008
Garett Murphy

When researching a dedicated server solution, many people are concerned with the management and administration of the server. For some people, the ability to manually install PHP modules or configure an Apache web server’s Virtual Host functionality to host multiple websites. But not everyone is a system administrator, and not everyone is truly experienced when […]

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May 7, 2008

At SingleHop, we have always been environmentally conscious, as we like to do our part to decrease the carbon footprint left by data centers worldwide. A new report was recently presented at the Green Enterprise Computing Symposium by McKinsey and Co. using data from the Uptime Institute. The data that this report presents is a […]

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May 6, 2008
Sam Bowling

People who have used Linux are aware of the never-ending debate over what is the best package management system. There are a lot of them out there like YUM, APT, Portage and YaST. All have their positives and negatives as well as have their individual uses.

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May 2, 2008
Sam Bowling

Picture this. Your site finally hits it big. You’re getting 2000 hits per second and swimming in bandwidth. Everything is going great and then all of the sudden your dedicated server crashes. When the server is checked out it appears the hard drive has failed and all your data is lost. This is when you […]

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Apr 30, 2008

Ultimately everyone needs a firewall if your computer is connected to the internet. Having a server connected online without one nowadays is just the same has leaving your car doors open at night with the engine running in a bad neighborhood, you just don’t do it. Something as simple as enabling a basic firewall can […]

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