Tag Archives: rant

Suspension Pages – The Unforeseen Bane Of Web Hosting

A few months ago we created a custom suspension page for shared accounts that are suspended. Now normally this is pretty straightforward task and you wouldn’t put much thought into it – we didn’t either. So we went ahead and … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned from using Twitter

It’s been a little over a month since we’ve actively been on Twitter (twitting, tweeting, and possibly twatting) and over that time period I’ve learned several things about how Twitter works and how people utilize it. Here are my observations: … Continue reading

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Multivariate Testing

**WARNING** The formatting on this post is lackluster – once again who am I to fight against the ways of WordPress? Hopefully the point / useful information gets across. I haven’t checked the spelling in this post either – so … Continue reading

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We’re not going anywhere, really

You would be surprised at how often this gets brought up to our pre-sales / general inquiries – people are very concerned whether our company (or other prospects) are “going anywhere”. By this I can only assume they mean financially … Continue reading

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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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Server Status E-Mails

Recently its been brought to our attention that not everyone knows how we handle server updates (planned maintenance, emergencies, etc) and as a result they’re noticing brief chunks of downtime with no explanation. We post every little thing that may … Continue reading

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HawkHost Reviews & Testimonials..

A few month’s ago we were lucky to see one of our customers to say “Hi” to us or grace their precense on our forums – we had a substantial amount of people we hosted yet we never heard a … Continue reading

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