Chasing Automation with Docker Containers


Jason Stevens discovers the open source project that lets you pack, ship and run any application as a lightweight container...

One of the consequences of virtualisation in particular and cloud computing in general is the increasing march towards automation in worldwide IT departments and inside web hosting datacentres. This trend is also largely attributable to open-source technology, including Linux, which forms the backbone operating system of leading web hosts using the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PhP) stack.

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Ghost – The Next Big Publishing Platform


For easy, time-saving websites, get on the Ghost train.

Spectres are renowned for creating chills. And Ghost is no different. This new publishing platform, created as an alternative to WordPress, is sending shivers down the spines of bloggers and website builders around the world. That’s why VPS.NET is now offering instant set-up of Ghost in the VPS.NET cloud.

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Tantalizing Cloud Apps Living Within Web Hosting Data Centers


The cloud server environment offered by leading web hosting companies over the Internet is transforming the way a small business or independent contractor does business on the web.

While several years ago, just having a website presence was considered enough for online success, this has matured into a much more competitive landscape where generating leads online is now a cutthroat and demanding business.
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Cloud Servers Redefine the Modern Data Center

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Two forms of server hosting have traditionally dominated the web hosting arena: shared hosting and dedicated server hosting. But in the last decade a new IT trend has swept the Internet unleashing a new hosting paradigm inside complex, international data centers. It’s name is cloud computing.

While the term cloud computing may have become something of a marketing buzzword, the virtualization technology that underlies it is very real and very powerful. First introduced in the 1960s by IBM, it has evolved to a level where just about every Fortune 500 Company in the world is using some variant of the cloud to make their IT processes more affordable and effective.
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