HostingFu Interviewed on HostingTalk.it

Tag: , — July 21, 2008 @ 5:20 am Comments 3

I was interviewed by Stefano Bellasio from HostingTalk.it. Big thanks to them for interviewing me on blogging about the web hosting industry. It was a bit unexpected as I am not even in the hosting industry and am just writing reviews (and rants) on my attempts trying to host some of my own projects. But […]

Checking out CacheFly

Tag: , — July 19, 2008 @ 2:01 pm Comments 12

Sorry about lack of updates on this site. This is something that I’ve done last week — trying out CacheFly, the Content Delivery Network, to host some of my static files. What is Content Delivery Network, and Why? Why Content Delivery Network (CDN)? In layman’s term, it makes your website appears faster to your visitors […]

Don’t Use FTP, But What Else?

Tag: , — July 18, 2008 @ 2:32 pm Comments 11

Steve Frank’s article on Don’t Use FTP has been posted on various social news sites, and I think it is an excellent piece how this 20+ year old protocol should have retired from being the stock standard of transferring files at many web hosting companies. It is not secure (not guaranteed even when FTPS is […]

VPS Media Xen VPS Review

Tag: , , , — July 2, 2008 @ 8:26 am Comments 4

VPS Media, a relatively young provider in the virtual private server scene — yet have years of experience in application hosting, is marketing itself as “for Designers and Developers”. Thanks to Carlos T. who has provided me a testing VPS over the last two weeks, and here is my review on Xen VPS at VPS […]