SSD Reliability in 2014

Introduction The topic of solid state drives (SSDs) is important because applications want increased speed. But earlier generations of SSD had some issues with lifespan. This type of storage has limited life due to the physical properties of semiconductors. But the industry pushed ahead, finding technical solutions to resolve the Continue Reading

11.46 Now in CURRENT Tier

10/22/2014 Houston, TX – cPanel, Inc. is thrilled to release cPanel & WHM software version 11.46, which is now available in the CURRENT tier. cPanel & WHM 11.46 offers localization and support for 29 languages, Paper Lantern branding, ModSecurity tools, and more. Localization & Support for 29 Languages As part Continue Reading

Plesk and Django

As a follow-up to the article about Ruby on Rails and Plesk I’ll try to explain how to organize Django hosting on Plesk. We will use an Ubuntu 14.04 server and Plesk 12.0 for our experiments. I assume that you will get this configuration somehow. Plesk may use Apache and Apache+nginx for Continue Reading

Plesk 12.1.8 Preview

Plesk 12.1.8 early preview is available. This build is not for production usage, only for demonstration purposes. Changelog Preview release highlights:​ Fully reworked Databases screen. Many features were improved and many new were added. The most notable: Direct uploading and downloading of database dumps. Users can now manage permissions of Continue Reading

Hands on: BlackBerry Passport

Former tech darling BlackBerry made its boldest move yet with the BlackBerry Passport, an oddly squarish phone that even the company has acknowledged is not for everyone. While analysts are anticipating that BlackBerry’s market share is likely to dip, BlackBerry CEO John Chen, who was brought in last November to turn the beleaguered Continue Reading

11.40 EOL, 1 Month Notice

cPanel & WHM software version 11.40 will reach End of Life at the end of October 2014. In accordance with our EOL policy [], 11.40 will continue functioning on servers after reaching EOL. However, no further updates, such as security fixes and installations, will be provided for 11.40 once it Continue Reading