Last week one of our clients was asking me about how they should think about the myriad of options for website hosting, and it inspired me to share a few thoughts. The different kinds of hosting I think about hosting for WordPress and Drupal websites as falling into one of three groups. We’re going …Read more »
Can you continuously improve your website?
Transcript Sarah Durham: Welcome back to the Smart Communications Podcast. I’m your host, Sarah Durham, and I’m here today with Rory Tucker. Welcome Rory. Rory Tucker: Hey Sarah. Thanks for having me. I’m pretty excited. Sarah Durham: I’m going to give you all a little bit of background about Rory. He is on the team at Advomatic. Advomatic.com is …Read more »
Win a trip to Drupalcon London 2011 from Cadre Web Hosting!
Cadre Web Hosting is sending someone to Drupalcon London 2011. Will it be you? That’s right, Cadre is sending one lucky winner to London to attend Drupalcon all on our dime. Since we are Silver Sponsors this year we decided that we’d give away a conference registration along with airfare and lodging for the week …Read more »
We’re going to Mercury…. Hosting!
We have some exciting news. We are now officially supporting Pantheon Mercury as an add-on service with all our dedicated and shared Virtual Private Server hosting plans. This makes Advomatic the first hosting provider ever to provide end-user support for Mercury. Pantheon is a set of tools and configurations developed and maintained by our long …Read more »
Cloud Hosting, Drupal, and You
In the last few years, the term “cloud computing” has become the ubiquitous new buzz-word to toss around when talking about flexible, scalable hosting solutions. Unfortunately, as often happens when a new concept is introduced to a large market, it is often misunderstood; the benefits and drawbacks are misrepresented (intentionally or not). The original concept …Read more »
Staring into the abyss: 10pm EDT
One of the tasks that seems to persistently find its way to my doorstep is building calendaring systems. Always maddening, incredibly frustrating and never as easy as it seems it should be, building a system that deals with events and dates and times is a rite of passage for many developers. You can always tell …Read more »
Netmask width conversion
When setting up various services you will often be required to provide a subnet mask for the ip address you are configuring the service for. Sometimes you need to input the mask in the form xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, sometimes in terms of a mask width, or bits, in the format xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/ww, where ‘ww’ is the mask width …Read more »
I have this knote on my desktop that I use to keep track of commands I use often, but not frequently enough to remember by heart. Its gets fairly long, and is invaluable for me in my daily internet building tasks. I occasionally clean it out, removing things I never use, have found better solutions …Read more »