June 4th, 2015 by Andrew
Backing up and recovering data hosted in “The Cloud” is becoming an increasingly hot topic in the market. What is the proper way to do this? Most platforms (Openstack, VMWare, OnAPP, Cloudstack, etc) and many Public/Private Cloud Providers out there list “snapshot” technology as the recommended mechanism to backup and restore your cloud data. But, are Snapshots really backups?
May 5th, 2015 by Timothy Borne
Cartika is pleased to announce that QuickSilk – an enterprise-level, subscription-based CMS and hosting platform designed for simplicity – has chosen us as their official host for its SaaS offering. By tapping into our years of experience as a host, we’ve set QuickSilk up with a powerful, reliable, and affordable cloud platform that it can use to deliver QuikSilk to their clients. Full redundancy ensures downtime is negligible, and automatic backup through Bacula4 allows them to recover from even the most catastrophic bugs
But enough about us – let’s talk a little bit about them.
April 7th, 2015 by Timothy Borne
The web is a very different place from what it used to be. Trends such as mobile usage, semantic search, and social media have brought about a fundamental change in how users both seek out and consume content. Search engine optimization has had to change as a necessity – and that evolution has caused it to very closely intersect with web design.
March 25th, 2015 by Timothy Borne
Last month, Anthem Incorporated – one of the world’s leading health insurance companies – made a very grim announcement to shareholders and clients. It was, a representative explained, the target of a “very sophisticated external cyberattack,” which allowed hackers to gain unauthorized access to its IT systems. The personal information of eighty million clients – data ranging from birthdays and names to medical IDs, social security numbers, street addresses, email addresses, and employment history – was compromised.
March 5th, 2015 by Timothy Borne
Lets say you have very popular website. It’s been chugging along fine for the last couple of months; your server has handled the load perfectly well. But as your site becomes ever more popular, the server starts to show the strain — too many connections swamp the available memory, pages load slowly, and sometimes not at all. It’s time for an upgrade.