Posts Tagged ‘hosting industry’

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Jan 22, 2016
If you’re running a server or desktop with Linux Kernel 3.8 or higher, you and your website or application are vulnerable to a very serious 0-day local privilege escalation vulnerability. Millions of Linux systems around the world are vulnerable to compromise and must be patched. What Damage Can the Linux Vulnerability Cause? This bug (referred to as CVE-2016-0728) affects the keyrings facility in the kernel, allowing the kernel to cache security data, authentication keys, and other sensitive data. The bug creates a leak in the… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jan 15, 2016
Codero Hosting closed out a fantastic 2015 on another high note, ranking seventh in Netcraft’s global hosting reliability rankings for December 2015. Netcraft’s rankings prove Codero is one of the world’s most reliable hosting providers, ahead of many of its direct competitors. Codero earned top spots in Netcraft’s rankings for much of 2015 and anticipates maintaining the trend by continuing its dedication to reliability and exceptional service in 2016. [caption id="attachment_8817" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Table 1: Netcraft's Top 10 Most Reliable Hosting Companies in December 2015[/caption]… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jan 4, 2016
Originally posted on the WHIR.  Perspective is always important when picking technologies to base the future of your company’s IT on. Technologies go through generations of improvements along multiple dimensions before they reach true ubiquity. Take the disk drive as an example. First built in 1953 by IBM, each new generation of disk drives replaced larger, more sensitive, and more cumbersome devices. The cost also dropped precipitously with every generation. Not many people remember, but the earliest drives were usable only in the protected environment… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 30, 2015
2015 was a year of transformation and growth for the entire IT industry, and the cloud was the poster child for that transformation. 2016 is sure to be filled with even more new cloud opportunities and advancements. Now that the industry is realizing the customization and control that enterprise needs, we have gotten a peek at the world that Nicholas Carr saw in 2003, when he said IT doesn’t matter, and then in 2008 when he predicted the big switch. IT has completely transformed and… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 17, 2015
As 2015 draws to a close, it’s time to look back at the extremely busy year for cloud computing. It’s safe to say that cloud computing has become the de facto infrastructure for the IT industry, as we are well into the massive cloud adoption trend. It was also a year of cloud competition as Google, Microsoft, and IBM all tried to cut into AWS’s dominance. 2015 also saw some of AWS’s fiercest competitors, such as HP and Rackspace, capitulate and cede the field to… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 30, 2015
Codero CEO Emil Sayegh is scheduled to deliver a presentation at the 17th Cloud Expo next month in Santa Clara, California. Sayegh's presentation, “Big Data: How Will Cloud Computing Evolve?” examines how companies need to shift toward combining dedicated and cloud solutions through hybrid hosting to solve inherent issues in the way we host big data applications. Registration for the event is still open. Sign up by Saturday, October 31, and make sure to stop by Emil Sayegh's presentation on November 4 at 5pm. Here is what… Read More
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Oct 19, 2015
This is a very exciting week for Codero as it marks the inaugural Codero Preferred Partner Summit in Dallas, TX! The two-day summit is a great opportunity for Codero’s preferred partners, customers, and vendors from all over the country to meet with the Codero team and learn about the future of the company. Codero’s executive and management teams are giving our preferred partners the sales tools they need to be in the most advantageous position to sell Codero products and enhance their customers’ experience! Some… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 9, 2015
(This article was first published at Network World. Click here to view that post.) When more than 20 services on the Amazon Web Services platform failed on Sunday, many of the internet’s biggest sites and apps, including Netflix, Tinder, and IMDb, suffered outages over a 6-8 hour period. The culprit behind these outages was AWS's NoSQL database DynamoDB, which was overwhelmed by metadata queries leading to substantial downtime affecting multiple AWS services (including AWS Elastic Compute Cloud [EC2] and AWS WorkSpaces). This is not the… Read More