A container packages an application's code, binaries, and dependencies together. The container includes everything the application needs. It runs on any compatible hardware, whether a cloud server, dedicated server, a hybrid virtual server, or a developer's laptop. Containers simplify the development and deployment of applications.
The modern development world seems to require three things which are difficult to achieve at the same time. Development should be fast, code should be high quality, and costs should be kept to a minimum. Software that is developed quickly is rarely the best quality. Testing code to make sure it's high-quality inflates product timelines and increases costs.
Agile is a method of software development that came to prominence in the early years of this century. It is an iterative approach to development that breaks projects into small units that can be completed in short time frames. Agile became so popular that younger developers may not have experienced any other way of building software.
In the first quarter of 2019, the enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industry generated over $23 billion. In 2018, the average business spent $340,000 on SaaS products, 78% more than the previous year. The majority of U.S. businesses use SaaS web applications to support critical operations, creating a vast market for application developers.
Fifty-seven million Americans have a disability according to the most recent U.S. Census. That includes 8 million with a vision impairment and almost 20 million who have difficulty lifting and grasping, both of which can affect their ability to use the web. Many of the people who visit your website, use your app, or buy from your ecommerce store face challenges that you may not have thought of.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) outlines the minimum security standards for merchants, hosting providers, and other organizations that store, process, or transmit credit card data. The standards are written and managed by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, which comprises the major credit card providers, including Mastercard, Visa, and American Express.
The web hosting industry is massive and growing at 16 percent per year. It is expected to reach a total value of over $150 billion by 2022. Large web hosting and cloud providers dominate the industry, but there is plenty of room for smaller niche hosting providers to build a profitable hosting business.
It doesn’t matter whether you choose only the best server components and design all systems to be as redundant as possible, one thing that you can always count on for any long-running system is a hardware failure. There are multiple components in an IT system and each component is as important as the next when it comes to system function. For that reason, every business needs to anticipate the possibility of disruption caused by a disaster that affects business operations. One way of mitigating the damages of a catastrophic outage is through a Disaster Recovery Plan.
In recent years, there has been a surge of data privacy breaches which has caused many people to more closely monitor where and how their data is being stored. This has lead many businesses to migrate data to countries that are perceived to have stronger data privacy laws such as Canada. But how do data privacy laws in Canada compare to the United States?
In the constantly changing digital workplace, it is becoming more and more difficult to stay focused on business goals. There are so many different priorities that every business leader must juggle in order to be efficient with their time. Luckily, there are many tools available today that can help keep you on track.
Deciding what infrastructure to use for your application is a daunting task. A large number of factors need to be considered before deciding on infrastructure such as cost, agility, flexibility, stability, availability, and so on. Depending on the size and shape of your business, you can turn the knobs of these factors and end up using different kinds of infrastructures. We, at ServerMania, have advised many businesses to help decide what infrastructure suits them the best considering their options. In this blog post, we hope to cover some of the things that we consider while advising businesses to go for one option over another.
Looking for a well-rounded and powerful processor? The month of March marked the third year anniversary of the Intel Xeon E3-1270 V6 processors and we at ServerMania have been offering this powerhouse since its initial release. Since then, it’s remained one of our most popular and sought after dedicated servers.
If you are looking for a new revenue stream for your business, affiliate marketing is a great place to start. It’s an easy and passive way to earn additional revenue each month if you have a website or clientbase that may have a need for servers. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the ServerMania affiliate program and share our 4 tips for success.