Monthly Archives: February 2009

RAID !== Backups

This is just a quick rant regarding people who insist on relying on RAID as their sole backup solution. Yes, RAID provides a certain amount of protection via redundancy, which may help save you from a drive failure, but does … Continue reading

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Deadline Scheduler

Most modern Linux distributions have the default scheduler as CFG for all block devices but we’ve found for us and from our reading many other web hosts are finding this to not be the best scheduler.  There are several schedulers … Continue reading

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We’re cool too..

We’ve finally decided to break down and setup a Twitter account for Hawk Host. Why? Well actually for several reasons! Besides allowing us to integrate with the new website to add a splash of “freshness” – it will allow you … Continue reading

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WordPress 2.7.1 Released

It’s that time again for another wordpress release which in this case is just a maintenance release.  By the looks of things 2.7.1 does not include any major security fixes and primarly just for various bugs discovered in 2.7.  The … Continue reading

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Zend Framework 1.7.4 Released

Zend Framework 1.7.4 was released on Monday and all our servers have once again been updated to have the latest version included in the library folder for php.  Not a whole lot to talk about here it’s a maintenance release … Continue reading

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LiteSpeed 4.0 RC1

The LiteSpeed 4.0 RC1 has been released which if things go as planned when we switched no one even noticed us switching to it.  Since we’ve started using LiteSpeed we’ve been using the 4.0 Beta’s as it had support for … Continue reading

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