Golang hosting

Go, also referred to as Golang, is an open-source, statically typed programming language. It was developed by Google for simplicity, high performance, efficiency and readability. The reasons for its development are rooted in a desire to simplify the more complex codebases within Google. The fact that this language seemingly has two names can be confusing, …

A guide to cPanel and Plesk

cPanel and Plesk are two of the most popular online hosting services. Both have a different approach to creating and managing websites, email accounts, databases and more – but which one is right for you? In this blog post, our team takes a deeper look into what both interfaces are, how they can make your …

What is a VPS? Everything you need to know about VPS hosting

VPS servers are becoming a more popular choice when it comes to website hosting due to its lower cost and higher security. It has proven a good decision for game markers, programmers, SaaS providers, and companies searching for better hosting servers. But what does it mean? In this blog, we will be exploring exactly what …

How encryption and security are integral to the Microsoft SQL platform

As the world becomes more and more digital, security is becoming a bigger concern for individuals and organisations alike. For this reason, it’s important to understand how encryption can help protect your data from theft or unauthorised access. This post will cover what encryption is, why you should use it with SQL Server, and some …

What is driving price rises in the technology industry?

We’re used to falling prices (or deflation) in the technology sector. For at least the last thirty, prices for things like laptops, cameras, mobile phones and chipsets have come down tremendously. Now, though, it seems that things are finally changing. 2021 was different from practically every other year on record. Prices went up across the …

What is load balancing and why is it used?

Load balancing is the process by which incoming network traffic is evenly distributed across back-end servers, also called server farm or server pool. The idea behind using load balancers is to reduce the strain on the servers, making them more efficient, increasing speed performance, and reducing latency. A load balancer acts as the traffic police …

Virtual servers vs. physical dedicated servers: key differences you should know

To make your website visible to internet users, you must host it on a server. Choosing a server is not easy. You need to consider cost, resources, site performance, and the power of the hardware. To decide which server is right for your website, you should first familiarise yourself with different types of servers based …

What is causing the global computer chip shortage (and how is it impacting prices)?

Certain types of chips, such as GPUs, have been in short supply for a long time – ever since the rise of cryptocurrency mining. However, now we’re seeing limitations hitting other parts of the market, affecting practically all semiconductors. To outside observers, the causes of the current chip shortage seem mysterious. Shortages do happen on …

What is Web 3.0?

Media personalities and tech gurus are now talking about the next evolution of the internet, dubbed web 3.0. But what exactly is it? In this post, you’ll find out. We discuss how web 3.0 relates to previous iterations of the web and how it will impact practically everything that you do online, from shopping to …

Web Hosting Rumours: Some Much-Needed Clarity

The world of IT is one that is notoriously complex, which goes some-way in explaining why there are few people that truly understand what is going on. Take, for instance, websites – although you might appreciate the need for this, there is a strong likelihood that you are clueless in relation to the way that …