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Apache and Nginx: The secret weapons of open-source web hosting providers

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

It’s official! Pingdom Blog reports that 75% of the top 10,000 websites on the planet Earth are powered by Open Source software, with Apache web server the clear leader followed by Nginx. Together these two web server titans account for 61% of the top 10,000 websites on hosting platforms in the UK.  Proprietary web server,…

Homeland Security warns of increasing DDoS attacks on web

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

“When an attacker attempts to prevent legitimate users from accessing a computer resource, normally by overwhelming it with malicious traffic. By targeting a company’s Internet-connected infrastructure—its websites, portals, email, databases and more— an attack can block end users from doing business as usual” – Definition of an DDoS attack, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Computer…

Five reasons to register a domain name on your cheap hosting platform

Posted on May 29th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Two of the biggest draw cards for small businesses these days are the ability to purchase cheap domains quickly and pursue options to transfer their site away from unreliable hosting partners. A free site transfer, encompassing files, databases and scripts is the hallmark of a robust affordable hosting partner which seeks to demonstrate its commitment…

How do some hosting companies keep prices so low?

Posted on April 30th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Whenever the term cheap or affordable comes up in a conversation relating to web hosting companies there may sometimes be a natural tendency to assume that there is a consequent loss in quality, features and/or benefits. However, over the last several years a small minority of cheap hosting providers have been carefully fine-tuning their infrastructure…

How many website owners switch hosting providers in the United States?

Posted on April 26th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

A recent survey put together by Midphase Web Hosting reveals that nearly 80% of all current clients have transferred their website, blog, e-commerce site or content management system from another hosting provider to Midphase. Wow! That’s a BIG number and these statistics demonstrate four areas an affordable web-hosting provider must dominate in: Reputation Generally, the…

Should I go back to MySpace or consider using Google +?

Posted on April 25th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

The reason this provocative question comes up is because a lot of small businesses are becoming overwhelmed by new social media avenues that are seeking to siphon off your energy from networks you have just gotten familiar with, including Facebook. Most small businesses are now using Facebook to manage their social updates. That’s there first…

The Cost and Benefits of Using Shared Web Hosting

Posted on April 24th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

A major stumbling block deterring small businesses from coming online with new websites relates to cost and complexity — either perceived or actual. Traditionally, SMBs were understandably reluctant to spend their limited budgets on expensive website designers and hidden fees related to hosting, new domains or website applications which supposedly helped them convert visitors into…

Linux vs. Windows Web Hosting

Posted on March 31st, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Midphase offers both Windows and Linux web hosting at an affordable cost and both have their advantages when choosing a hosting plan right for you. While it’s true that Windows web hosting has come a long way since the advent of the web, becoming more stable and feature-rich, web servers running on Linux have traditionally…

How the Bayes Theorem Influenced A modern Day Assassin

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

The formula above may well be saving the life of your computer every day, by quietly filtering and eliminating something we all loathe: SPAM. It’s an example of the famed Bayes Theorem or Rule, which underpins the programming logic of modern day anti-spam software such as SpamAssassin offered by Midphase. By the way, you can…

Coding for Tablets: Another Fork in the Road for Website Developers?

Posted on February 20th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

You can use affordable web hosting from midPhase to drive down costs and implement a robust server platform, but you still need to keep your eye on how clients interact with your products and the devices they use to ultimately make a purchase. For this reason, a recent digital marketing insight from Adobe reveals an…

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