Lunarpages 404 Fiasco – How NOT to put out the fire

Tag: — October 11, 2007 @ 7:07 am Comment 1

After the negative responses after HostGator monetised their customers’ 404 Not Found page, you’ll be thinking that no one else is going to mock around someone else’s domain — even your customers. Wrong. After all when the money talks, who needs ethics? Over the last 6 months I have seen more and more budget hosting […]

HostGator on Overselling – It is All Marketing

Tag: , — October 6, 2007 @ 1:15 pm Comments 4

Brent Oxley of HostGator has recently written an article explaining their hosting plan change, which gives their $9.95/month “Baby” plan 6,000GB/month data transfer and $12.95/month “Swamp” plan unlimited monthly data transfer — they are Selling Out. How do all us shared web hosting companies sell more disk space and bandwidth for ten bucks then the […]

Pingdom on Google’s Availability

Tag: , , — October 6, 2007 @ 11:49 am Comments 3

Interesting article written last week at Royal Pingdom — Google availability differs greatly between countries, where Pingdom, a server/web-site availability monitoring company based in Sweden, tried to measure the uptime of Google‘s country-specific websites. The conclusion is — Google Search users in the United States are 10 times more likely to encounter a problem than […]