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Cloud 66: Trailblazing DevOps As a Service

Cloud 66: The Simple-to-Use Cloud Deployment Platform Trailblazes DevOps-as-a-Service

Cloud66, a DevOps-as-a-Service provider, allows amazingly simple infrastructure deployment, scaling, and repeatability on services such as Digital Ocean,... read more »
Jacob Nicholson
By: Jacob Nicholson
2/9/2015
How TJ Stein and the Media Temple Team Dominate Customer Service

See How TJ Stein & Media Temple Dominate Customer Service

I had an amazing opportunity to interview TJ Stein, the Senior Director of Customer Support at Media Temple in Culver City, California. We talked about TJ’s... read more »
Jacob Nicholson
By: Jacob Nicholson
2/2/2015
git -no-ff rebase: Does It Exist?

git -no-ff rebase: Does It Exist?

The git rebase command has no “fast-forward” or “no-fast-forward” option (git -no-ff rebase) like the git merge command, because it is not... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
12/8/2014
WHIR Networking Events: 2015 Edition

WHIR Networking Events (2015)

Another year has passed and the WHIR Networking Events continue to grow and be seen as the casual and easy way to meet decision-makers in the hosting... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
12/1/2014
What is TCP/IP and How Does It Make the Internet Work?

What is TCP/IP and How Does It Make the Internet Work?

A few days ago, my 5-year-old niece asked me how the Internet works. This is the answer. TCP/IP – A Brief Explanation The Internet works by using a protocol... read more »
Roberto Sanchez
By: Roberto Sanchez
10/9/2014
It's Alive! HostingCon is Coming to Europe in October 2014

It’s Alive! HostingCon is Heading to Europe — October of 2014

For the first time ever, HostingCon will be occurring in Europe. With the amazing success of the US version, it should be expected that the European version... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
9/8/2014
What is Softaculous and How Do I Use It?

Softaculous: What Is It, Who Needs It, and How Do I Use It?

Some web-enabled applications, like WordPress, need little introduction. Powerful and easy to use, many blogging and eCommerce applications have become immensely... read more »
PJ Fancher
By: PJ Fancher
8/26/2014
Yola Reviews: A Fantastic Website Builder for 2020

Building a Website with Yola: Our Trial Run & Review for 2020

In the competitive marketplace of website builders, Yola has top-of-its-class functionality. In my experience, I found Yola to be straightforward and simple.... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
8/25/2014
Linux Process Management: Commands You Should Know

Linux Process Management: Commands You Should Know

Do you think your Linux computer will automatically take care of everything by itself? Sometimes you may need to step in directly. Process management is a case in... read more »
Roberto Sanchez
By: Roberto Sanchez
8/12/2014
10 Tips to Improve Your cPanel Security

10 Tips: Improve cPanel Security

While software security can be a vast and complex subject, there are often simple steps that can be taken to immediately enhance security. Web hosting administration... read more »
PJ Fancher
By: PJ Fancher
7/31/2014
10 Useful Basic Linux Commands

10 Useful Basic Linux Commands

When you first start using Linux, it can be overwhelming to attempt to understand all of the commands available. Usually, users learn commands slowly,... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
7/28/2014
Who Makes WordPress?

Who Makes WordPress?

When someone talks about a free blogging and content management tool based on MySQL and PHP, the first thing that comes to mind is WordPress. For that matter, when... read more »
Roberto Sanchez
By: Roberto Sanchez
7/24/2014
The SSL Store™: The Definitive Source for Your SSL Certificate

The SSL Store™: The Definitive Source for Your SSL Certificate

Website security is no place to fool around, and our review aims to show how the company can give site owners total peace of mind. There is no doubt that the world... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
7/17/2014
2014's WHIR Networking Events: Why You Need to Attend

2014's WHIR Networking Events: Why You Need to Attend

TL; DR The WHIR Networking Events are free to attend and are a fantastic place to meet executives and decision-makers in the web hosting industry. By including web... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
7/16/2014
10 Essential cPanel Settings for Beginners

Top 10 Beginner cPanel Settings

New to cPanel? There is a lot to see, learn, and do when it comes to using this control panel for managing your website hosting. However, when you’re just... read more »
Roberto Sanchez
By: Roberto Sanchez
7/14/2014
Version Control: Why You Can't Live Without It

Version Control: What It Is and Why You Can't Live Without It

If you use a computer, you’ve probably been faced with the issue of different versions of files. Whether it’s a matter of text files, data... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
7/10/2014
SSL Certificates Explained (And Made Easy)

SSL Certificates (Made Simple)

Isn’t the Internet great? You can send and receive emails, shop online with your credit card, exchange files, or log in and manage remote systems. It would be... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
7/7/2014
2 Hours with Google Tango Alum Christian von Kleist

2 Hours with Google Tango Alum Christian von Kleist

It’s another hot day in Gainesville, Florida, as PJ and I enter Volta Coffee and Tea. In the corner is a friendly, unassuming genius, named Christian von... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
7/1/2014
Popular Linux Distros: Which One is for You?

Which Linux Distro is for You?

Once upon a time, Linus Torvalds created a basic operating system akin to some of the Unix systems of the moment and made it generally and freely available. The... read more »
PJ Fancher
By: PJ Fancher
7/1/2014
HostingCon 2014: Hot Topics, Sessions, and Fun

HostingCon 2014: Hot Topics, Informative Sessions, and FUN »

The HostingAdvice.com team has returned from our trip to HostingCon 2014, and we had a blast! The wealth of information available at HostingCon is overwhelming, and... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
7/1/2014
5 Popular Text Editors for Linux

5 Popular Text Editors for Linux

Yes, all of you Microsoft and Mac users, text editors are still a big deal in Linux systems! You may think graphical text editors are where it’s at, but in a... read more »
Toby Sembower
By: Toby Sembower
7/1/2014
The HostingAdvice.com Team is Heading to HostingCon!

The HostingAdvice.com Team is Heading to HostingCon!

We are very excited to be heading to HostingCon to meet up with all of the like-minded hosting industry folk. The HostingAdvice team will be in sunny Miami... read more »
Ryan Frankel
By: Ryan Frankel
6/15/2014
Sean Garrity