Archive for the “Software” Category

What is Threading?

by Hayden Smith

As with a number of things, threading has a number of meanings depending on how it is used when referencing computing. In this case threading can mean something slightly different when referencing software vs hardware. In software a thread is generally termed to be a sequence of instructions that can be scheduled for a processor…

Hello Windows 10!

by Neil Cumins

Is Microsoft’s new offering the perfect 10?

Posted in News, SoftwareComments Off on Hello Windows 10!

Encryption Law And Your Server

by Grant McMaster

Hayden Smith examines the effects that any actual legislation based around the UK Prime Ministers recent comments on encryption could have if they became law.

Introduction to Linux Swap.

by Grant McMaster

About Linux Swap for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Usage of virtual memory is supported in Linux systems. It is used as an extension to the normal RAM, and is established on a defined part of the hard drive. When a system is experiencing a shortage of RAM, i is possible to temporarily move some of its data…

Enlarging potential – WordPress migration to a cloud server

by Grant McMaster

Cloud vs Shared Hosting, For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS One of the most noticeable advantages of cloud servers in general is resource availability, meaning you always get what you pay for. They are reliable, stable and efficient when handling websites and blogs with high traffic. While shared hosting is slightly cheaper, it simply cannot promise stable resource…

Posted in Software, Website, WordPressComments Off on Enlarging potential – WordPress migration to a cloud server

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.

A potted history of Outlook!

by Grant McMaster

Most people will have encountered Microsoft Outlook at some point in their lives. Neil Cummins explores the history of this well known application.

Posted in General, SoftwareComments Off on A potted history of Outlook!

over 200,000 servers launched

and counting worldwide...