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Apr 3, 2015
Just about every major platform and company today has an API that lets other users build on their platform. You can see it in effect all over the web -- many sites (like Yelp, Twitter, Google adn Facebook) offer APIs to allow for developers to incorporate functionality within into their page to enhance your experience on their site. There are some drawbacks to relying too heavily on APIs when developing a site or app, though. Many companies have realized this, and have moved to versioning… Read More
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Apr 1, 2015
Update 4/2/2015: the switch to "Cadera" was a fun joke for April Fools.  It’s with great pleasure, anticipation and pride to announce Codero has a new name, a new logo and a new purpose! Some Background: First of all, who am I to make this announcement? I’m Jason McVearry, Codero’s new VP of Marketing. I’ve been working at Codero for just over two months now, and I’ve been really impressed with the product, people and process running this company. I’m a seasoned marketing professional and… Read More
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Mar 26, 2015
Cloud computing has been around for years, but recently there’s been a new wave of activity as companies adjust their hosting needs. According to a recent study: 44 percent of companies say they’ve moved either infrastructure or applications from one public cloud to another 25 percent moved from a public cloud into a private cloud. 24 percent moved from a public cloud back to an on-premise system. Why has there been so much cloud activity lately? The biggest reason there’s an increased level of cloud… Read More
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Mar 26, 2015
(This content was originally posted at IT Best of Breed.) Big data is big business in 2015. A rapid increase in data technologies and computing power has led to more and more enterprises and small businesses around the world accumulating massive amounts of data. Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data from sensors gathering climate information, social media posts, digital media, purchase transactions, cell phone GPS signals… the list goes on and on. It’s hard to comprehend just how big that number is.… Read More
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Mar 18, 2015
Picking out the right server configuration for your needs can be tricky. There are many factors you need to take into consideration, and even tech-savvy people may still not know how every aspect of a given configuration will impact their websites or applications. Worry no more! Codero is happy to introduce The Codero Raw-Power Bundles to make your life easier. Each bundle is a pre-configured hosting package built around our most popular bare metal servers. The bundles add features like managed hosting, server monitoring, RAID… Read More
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Mar 16, 2015
People think Amazon Web Services is the cloud, and that it’s the first, best and only partner of choice for businesses of all sizes. This type of thinking is all too common, and it’s flat-out wrong. Most of this stems from a lack of understanding, which is important because what you don’t know about AWS is hurting you and your company. There’s a lot to learn about the AWS cloud. Let’s clear up some of its biggest myths. 1. The Cost Myth: “Amazon is the… Read More
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Mar 13, 2015
If you’re using a version of the popular WordPress SEO plugin Yoast prior to 1.7.3.3, you and your site are vulnerable to a blind SQL injection attack. What damage can the vulnerability cause? The issue with Yoast can lead to a database breach and exposure of confidential information. “The orderby and order GET parameters are not sufficiently sanitised before being used within a SQL query.” Read the full security advisory here. A particular GET request causes the SQL query to execute and sleep for 10 seconds if… Read More
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Mar 9, 2015
Cloud ROI tools are everywhere. So are methods meant to approximate the cost benefit ratio of cloud technologies, and what they deliver. A lot of this is possible because, generally speaking, the benefits of the cloud are pretty well-known: Reduced upfront CapEx hardware investments Reduced upfront CapEx software investments Pay-as-you-go flexibility Less OpEx because of less need for an internal IT operations staff The ROI of On-Demand Hybrid is a bit more difficult to gauge, but when done right, it is actually much more advantageous… Read More