Posts Tagged ‘data center’

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Mar 10, 2011
On March 8, 2011, shortly after 8:10 am Central Time, a very large scale Distributed Denial Of Service (DDoS) attack began that was focused on an IP administered by a DNS service provider, terminating in one of the networks of our Phoenix data center. When the attack began, our network engineering team immediately implemented our DDoS recovery Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).  These procedures include: a)  investigating the nature and type of the attack; b)  communicating with our upstream providers in an effort to thwart the… Read More
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Feb 28, 2011
If you’re wondering how to start an open source software project, you might be happy to know there are several examples out there showing how to do it successfully. Open source software vendor, Black Duck, organized projects into its Top 10 Open Source Rookies of the Year. For developers, system administrators and open source enthusiasts, it’s an interesting list. It shows examples of new communities that are growing…in particular in the areas of mobile and cloud. They reviewed and scored thousands of projects. For a… Read More
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Feb 2, 2011
With a foot of snow dumped upon us during this blizzard and a state of emergency declared in the area, it made me think about planning for disasters. As someone who has experienced losing data firsthand, I can appreciate the value of having a secure plan in place to prevent it. (more…) Read More
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Feb 1, 2011
Migrations can be tricky. That’s why the engineers here at Codero spent months developing a comprehensive workflow process to make sure our last server migration was seamless. (more…) Read More
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Jan 25, 2011
Gartner research predicts by 2015, tools and automation will eliminate 25% of labor hours associated with IT services. That means as industries such as hosting and IT services mature, things will change even faster than they already are. (more…) Read More
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Sep 21, 2010
Here at Codero, we’ve found those merchants who conduct business with their customers online, come to us with a lot of questions about PCI Compliance. Compliancy is something the Payment Card Industry (PCI) created. They wanted to set forth standards to help alleviate some of the challenges that go along with the transmission, storage and processing of cardholder data. (more…) Read More
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Sep 15, 2010
Are you working to become a greener company? Not only does Codero offer green hosting, we also are buying only 80 PLUS certified power supplies for our data center. To date, a third of our power supply units have been updated, resulting in a 25-30% decrease in power consumption. (more…) Read More
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Jun 21, 2010
What some get energized about, others see as B.S.  We’re talking cow manure here. (more…) Read More