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Apache Solr Hosting

Apache Solr is an enterprise, open-source and super-fast searching platform which offers many features including full-text search, faceted search and rich document handling (ex: doc, docx, pdf, etc…).  These powerful features make Apache Solr the search platform of preference for many.

Should You Choose a Managed or Unmanaged Hosting Plan?

One of the decisions that you need to make when choosing a VPS or dedicated web hosting plan is whether you need a managed or unmanaged server. Generally, you will only get a fresh clean install of your operating system with your unmanaged hosting plan. For example, if you sign up for a Linux based unmanaged hosting plan, you will most probably receive a freshly installed CentOS operating system.

Free cPanel Alternative: Webmin

cPanel is considered a simplified and super-powerful Linux web hosting management system with tons of features. Running cPanel on your dedicated or VPS server is subject to paying monthly licensing fees, which can be considered as an overburden on the long term. Therefore, a number of free cPanel alternatives have emerged over the last few years; Webmin is considered the most popular free cPanel alterative.

Web Hosting Awards: Should You Trust Them?

While Searching for the latest web hosting news on Google news, I have found out that are literally hundreds of web hosting reviews websites that issues press releases to announce their ratings for the different web hosting companies. The Best Linux Hosting, The Best WordPress Hosting, The Best Drupal Hosting and The Best Joomla Hosting are few examples on the awards that are being publicized through hundreds of press releases online.

Saudi Arabia Opposes Some of The Newly Proposed Domain Extensions

Saudi Arabia Communications and Information Technology Commission has submitted its official objection to ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers)  against the creation of some of the newly proposed domain extensions. 

Saudi Arabia objected against the creation of the following extensions:

Features that let you choose WordPress.com

WordPress is one of the top content managment systems - CMS in the internet world. It is known for its ease of use, simpleness and effectivness. 

You can download WordPress and run it on any Linux hosting company, but WordPress provides free WordPress hosting on its website www.wordpress.com

Why should I host my WordPress website using WordPress hosting service?


Bids on New Internet Domain Extensions

Many businesses have recently applied for the new generic top-level domain extensions program that was developed by ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). ICANN has received 1930 applications so far.
Among the appliants are Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Donuts Inc which is a new domain registry that has applied for more than 300 domain extensions.  
The list of the new domain extensions include:

Great Features in cPanel File Manager

When thinking about the best Linux hosting management systems, cPanel would first come into one’s mind. This is basically due to the unique features that cPanel has.

Mac Friendly Web Hosting, Really?

Mac Friendly Web HostingWith the increasing popularity of the Mac OS, I have found out that a lot of people are searching for a Mac friendly web hosting. Well, the fact is, probably all the web hosting companies are Mac friendly.

Beware of Paid Hosting Reviews from Affiliates Websites!

There are literally hundreds or even thousands of web-hosting reviews websites online. This is largely due to the fact that the web hosting companies are willing to pay very high commissions for the affiliates who refer customers for them in what is considered one of the most competitive industries.

An example of what the web hosting companies pay for their affiliates


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