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We’ve published several articles on the topic of caching and its role in optimizing web performance in the past. In this article, we will focus specifically on varnish, which is an HTTP accelerator otherwise known as caching HTTP reverse proxy. What are HTTP Accelerators? HTTP ac...
GaaP – Government as a Platform In Chapter 2 of Open Government Tim O’Reilly first coins the term Government as a
Our market is forever changing and one problem we all face as business owners is that some website designers are
Despite the rapid growth of new programming languages and platforms, PHP continues to be a stable workforce that powers much of the web. More than 82 percent of the internet is powered with server-side programming apps using PHP — more than ASP.NET, Java, and ColdFusion. For a while, i...
Among all popular CMS (Content Management Systems), there is no such one-size-fits-all; so make sure you pick the right one. In this era, the most popular way for developing the website is to use open source CMS. WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla are the top three CMS and together have the...
This timeline fully reflects the state of the ransomware ecosystem over the period of May – December 2016. For your convenience, the entries are intuitively split up by the following categories: new ransomware released; existing ransomware updated; free decryptors created; and ot...
Olisipo Learning in Portugal has a culture that is based on the constant search for new challenges. Recognized by their clients as the “Best HR Supplier”, they have placed more than 450 specialists into some of the country's most attractive and innovative IT projects. As a leading Port...
This is a comprehensive report on ransomware-related events covering a time frame of May – December 2016. The incidents herein are visually broken down into categories, including new ransomware, updates of existing strains, decryptors released, and other noteworthy news. Security...
Being a marketer today means running a data-driven operation that delivers sales-ready leads resulting in revenue. That’s pretty scary isn’t it? Most likely, you aren’t a data scientist or a sales expert. Your expertise probably lies in targeting audiences with creati...
In the weeks since the revelation of the Panama Papers, the world of the rich and powerful has been reeling. A single cyberattack against Mossack Fonseca, […]
Sometimes it feels like you’re bound to hit MySQL eventually, regardless of where you dig on the Internet. It lies beneath the biggest sites, such as Lucent, Facebook, Drupal, WordPress, Google, Joomla and countless other major frameworks, and it’s so huge it has its own le...
PHP 7 is the latest version of the popular programming language PHP. Released in December 2015, PHP 7 offers fast performance for websites and online applications. There are some significant differences between PHP 7 and the previous version of the language, PHP 5.6. Let’s take a...
When planning an Enterprise Mobile strategy a powerful use case industry to consider is media, especially publishing. Considering the challenges that newspapers go through in delivering an engaging news experience to the mobile format, helps quantify the scenario as a whole. For media ...
Matt Mullenweg, the CEO of Automattic, the parent corporation of WordPress, generated a lot of excitement when he announced recently that WordPress.com was beginning to migrate away from PHP to JavaScript and Node.js in particular. Why would the No. 1 content management system in the w...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  "Fed Tech Ticker" Northrop Grumman Completes B-2 Bomber Maintenance in Record Time Be an Astronaut: NASA Accepting Applications for Future Explorers The Megatren...
Think back to the hazy days of early web-page development on the Internet. You saw many pages hand-coded in HTML — dynamic pages that could produce and display different content to customize a visitor’s experience were just a dream in a programmer’s eye. Then the firs...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Northrop Grumman Highlights Global Defence and Security Capabilities at 2015 Dubai Airshow What Technology Should Be Un-Invented? - Nextgov Hirin...
Recently in April of 2015 Zend partnered with Microsoft  to add Zend's Z-Ray app performance tool to  integrate with Microsoft's Azure App service. With Z-Ray for Azure developers will get productivity enhancements. These enhancements allow developers the ability to see how t...
Web Plagtform Installer (Web PI) is a free tool and a treasure house for those interested in developing for the web. It is the source to get some of the free stuff for Microsoft Web Platform components like Internet Information Services, SQL Server Express, .NET Framework, Web Mat...
Companies have written extensively on the debate between using Application Performance Monitoring or using Logging to analyze web applications. Logging is a catch-all tool that’s both convenient and necessary for running web applications in production. Have an app? I bet it makes logs;...
Google announced in August 2014 ranking websites in the organic search results was going to include if the website was using an SSL certificate for the entire website. This would mean using a SSL 2048-bit key certificate (preferably using SHA-2) and provide a small ranking benefit. Goo...
The following is a guest post by Tim Bertrand. I have the pleasure of knowing Tim since the late 1990’s when we worked together at my last startup. Tim now heads up world wide sales and field operations at Acquia, the company behind Drupal. In this post, he offers some great advi...
Most enterprise organizations are not short of the IT infrastructure, skilled teams or even money that makes IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) such a compelling value proposition for smaller companies. However as we move further up the stack into PaaS (Platform as a Service), then the...
Today’s economic climate remains uncertain, and as a result of facing pressure from the public, lawmakers in Washington are continuing to look for ways in which they can reduce the expenses of the federal government. And it seems like one of the easiest places to find those budget red...
…all this and more in this week’s compendium of open source news!   Two Steps Forward, One Step Back Sounds like a Strauss Waltz? Almost. After 10 years the city of Munich’s love affair with open source may be coming to an end.  Despite saving $16 million by using the custom ...
Chelyabinsk, Russia, July 21, 2014 --(PR.com)-- CleanTalk company has released an official antispam module for Drupal. The new version features optimized programme code and improved antispam check for better spambot protection. The antispam module is compatible with Drupal versions 7...
Chelyabinsk, Russia, June 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- CleanTalk completed the development application for the Yii Framework, to protect the site against spam and spam bots. This application allows users to quickly and easily connect to anti spam server CleanTalk. Its service provides 100% ...
Tuesday 24 June, 2014 The management team are excited to announce the launch of Zendrop CMS, a UK based product that will revolutionize web development. Anyone who has launched a web venture in recent times will know that there are problems inherent to the UK web development m...
What if there was a new social media system that was not based on one giant site, but a symbiotic relationship between individual sites? Instead of massive central management and capricious modifications to privacy settings, advertising channels and exposure to the web, each individ...
The Agency Deputy CIO (DCIO), Enterprise Architect (EA), IT System/Security Manager (ITSM) and the Open Data Community Evangelist (ODCE) – Over Cafeteria CoffeeThe DCIO & ITSM at a table, talking about the annual IT budget status. The ODCE drifts over, recognizes the ITSM from a r...
In several past articles published here, the ever opinionated mobile expert Peter Roger's shared his belief that the age of traditional mobile platforms had passed.  In this article however, guest blogger and mobile expert David Akka shares a different opinion.***Over the last six...
Chelyabinsk, Russia, March 26, 2014 --(PR.com)-- CleanTalk announces the launch of a mobile application for webmasters and website administrators. Now all iPhone/iPad users will be able to monitor messages, commentaries and sign-ups controlled by the CleanTalk anti-spam service. Clea...
Looking for Cloud hosting solutions? Not sure what service you should use? Here at Solar VPS we know finding a great Cloud server hosting company can be a pain in the butt. With a good amount of services offering Cloud Computing solutions, how do you know which one is good for you? Wel...
Seattle, WA, January 09, 2014 --(PR.com)-- For more than 14 years, Clark SEO has been providing online marketing consulting and services, and web design/programming services to Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego and Nationwide - but in 2013 expanded operations to serve business cli...
So, last week, as some of you might know, Solar VPS attended Cloud Expo 2013 in Silicon Valley. While we didn’t exhibit at the Cloud conference, our COO and President, Ross Brouse, gave a few speeches and we got pretty interactive on the social media networks all those crazy kids...
Calgary, Canada, October 30, 2013 --(PR.com)-- SKGOLD® Hosting is pleased to announce a package of special offers to help celebrate ten years of offering world-class web hosting services to customers in Canada and internationally. The team at SKGOLD® Hosting is recognizing t...
For the past few months Solar VPS has been conducting an open lab beta test accessible for all Solar VPS clients. The test, known as Cosmo’s Lab, featured a product line called SolarSystem Cloud Apps on Demand, or One Click A.I. The idea behind the laboratory test was very simple: lik...
On October 14, 2013, Solar VPS launched the SolarSystem 2.0. The new SolarSystem includes the public launch of SolarSystem 260 Cloud Apps on Demand. As the name suggests, SolarSystem 260 Cloud Apps on Demand is powerful and easy to use one click installer of over 260 of the most popula...
As software nerds, we sometimes forget that not all organizations are driven by sales. Your average CRM, project management, or CMS tool is loaded with terms like “leads,” “customers,” and “sales funnel” — not exactly helpful language for the ~1.5 million nonprofits operating in the Un...
Views is one of the most installed Drupal modules with over two thirds of Drupal sites reporting that they have it installed. Soon, though, that number will go up: as of Drupal 8, Views is a core module! This effort started as a community effort and was announced as an official Drupal ...