Security Questions to Ask Hosting Providers

Security Questions to Ask Hosting Providers

Security Questions to Ask Hosting Providers

If you think your web host cannot be hacked and that no hacker would be interested in getting access to your website (you provide a forum for first-time parents, for goodness sake), think again. If you store the profiles of subscribers, including contact details like email addresses, the average hacker is indeed interested. Are You […]

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SNI Reduces the Need for Unique IP Addresses

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Headline news The Internet Is Now Officially Too Big as IP Addresses Run Out – NBC IPv4 address exhaustion – Wikipedia The Internet has run out of IP addresses (sort of) – CBS News Coming This Summer: U.S. Will Run Out of Internet Addresses – WSJ Scary, but the real concern for small businesses and […]

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Web Hosting on Linux Because of its Stability

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Web hosting on Linux has become increasingly popular, and not only because it is extremely cost-effective and boasts some of the most popular control panels and add-on applications; it has also proved itself to be an extremely stable, scalable and reliable platform. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of web hosting on […]

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What Is SSD Hosting and Why Do I Need It?

What Is SSD Hosting?

Introduction We’re not going to point any fingers, but a cursory scan of IT industry news describes increasing numbers of hard drive failures and infractions caused by unreliable drives at cloud organisations, including web hosting companies. Many hosts offer large amounts of cheap HDD (Hard Disk Drive) space but is the old adage true, that […]

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PHP Websites Supercharged With mod_lsapi

Load spikes, increases in traffic volumes and slow page loading are the primary causes of many a web host’s constant migraines. At the beginning of 2010 hosting companies running Apache Server were criticised for slow PHP page serving, they were becoming increasingly aware that these issues needed to be addressed soonest, and some were even […]

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Which is the Better Storage Component in Web Hosting Servers: SSD or HDD?

What is an SSD? An SSD (Solid State Drive) is superior hardware, a non-volatile storage device that stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory. This technology uses electronic interfaces compatible to block input/output hard disk drives, which permit simple replacements in common applications. SSD does not have a mechanical arm to perform read and write […]

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Our Backups Explained

We’ve changed the way we backup your data since our last post. Any kind of computer system must have provisions for backups in order to secure data. Backups are very useful for recovering and saving important data in case of server issues. At Localnode, we take backups seriously and we have deployed state of the […]

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Our Backups

Backups are an important aspect of web hosting. At Localnode, we’ve carefully considered different backup solutions – and combined some to better provide peace of mind. RAID in itself isn’t viable. RAID only protects from disk failures. Many hosts think RAID is sufficient and do not have any backup solution – so when something inevitably […]

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