Want to make your WordPress site faster?

One of the questions we are regularly asked is how can you make your site load faster and use less resources. There are a few methods but the one potentially with the quickest results is a caching plugin. To give you an idea of the impact it can have, this is a site we recently enabled …

The inevitable rise of technology in sport

From Hawk-Eye at Wimbledon to BallTracker at the cricket, from goal line technology to footballers and athletes packing GPS trackers, the rise of technology in sport is something that only continues to rise and dominate the headlines. While much of it is focused on accuracy, improving the TV spectacle, or the media’s insatiable need for …

Pokemon GO, revolution or disaster?

Niantic’s Pokemon GO game for iOS and Android devices has swept the world, luring tens of millions of players into its clutches. Adults and children are searching high and low for the pocket monsters, training them up, fighting and evolving them into new forms. The game idea itself is nothing new, Novarama’s Invizimals was using …

NoSQL databases versus Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS)

Databases involve the collection and organisation of related data, stored or hosted in such a way that authorised users can interact freely with the data: information in a database can be deleted, updated or replaced. This post will outline the differences between NoSQL databases, which we can provide on our managed dedicated servers, and other …