Archive for the “The Cloud” Category

When Do I Need a Host for My WordPress Site?

by Colten Van Tussenbrook

Have you wondered about the difference between and Here we talk about the major differences between the two and when it may be time to switch to

Cloud VPS vs Dedicated Servers

by Colten Van Tussenbrook

Cloud VPS vs. Dedicated servers, Hayden Smith explores the intricacies of this server vs. server decision.

What Is A Hypervisor?

by Hayden Smith

Something you will likely hear a lot about when accessing information regarding Virtual Private Servers (VPS) is the term ‘hypervisor’.  So what is one and what does it do?

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Security Notice: Xen Vulnerability, XSA-108, and what you need to know

by Mark Bonington

What is XSA-108? A vulnerability has been found in Xen’s hypervisor, known (un)affectionately as XSA-108 or CVE-2014-7188. Such a vulnerability could allow a malicious virtual machine to access data relating to other virtual machines, or even the host itself, whilst potentially causing undue load on the host server. Further details can be found here.

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The Blog About THOSE Photos

by Sarah Holt

Naked images of Jennifer Lawrence were shared with the world, its wife, and its workmates this week. But the theft of these pictures raises the bigger issue of cloud security…

IT Intermission Of The Week

by Kelly Kirkham

Had your fill of machines and tech for one week? Kelly Kirkham turns it off but not on again with this trip down low-tech lane…

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