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.
The ServerMania team is full of incredibly talented and passionate technology experts who work hard each day to ensure our clients are empowered with the best server technology to meet their business goals. This month, we spoke to Jose Velilla, Customer Success Manager here at ServerMania.
It’s not hard for most of us to remember the good old days of dial up internet. While the content being loaded was significantly smaller than it is today, it could still take hours or even days to download some files. Thankfully, those days are long gone and many residential users even have access to speeds up to 1Gbps. But what advancements have been made for server connections?
During the month of October, ServerMania celebrated Computer Learning Month. We hope that you were able to learn a bit more about servers, through the various educational pieces we shared during the campaign period.
cPanel has introduced an updated licensing system for their popular web hosting control panel. In this blog, we’re outlining what exactly is changing in the licensing process and how this will impact current and future cPanel orders