Systm.host… and end of an era.

Yesterday marked a big day when it comes to the services that I have provided for years, I finally notified all of my hosted clients that I am getting out of the hosting service to free up some time for myself and concentrate on other areas. This was a hard email to send out as …

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Upgrade Redis to 6.x on Ubuntu 20.04

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I was looking to upgrade Redis from 5.x to the new stable 6.x release on Ubuntu Redis and at this time Redis that is in the apt source will not allow you to get to the 6.x branch. In order to upgrade to 6.x you will need to add the official beta apt source by …

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Securing your WordPress site

When it comes to securing your WordPress site there are many ways to go about doing just that. Please allow me to outline a few basic things that can be done to help secure your site outside of having a secure hosting provider for your WordPress site. Choosing a Host As mentioned the first thing …

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Changing up the site focus, a little.

While the site will continue to mainly contain posts about WordPress I am wanting to branch out a bit more with posts that encompass other technical aspects such as Linux and macOS. These new posts will likely pertain to maintaining server for web hosting, but in some cases may branch out with out with other …

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GoDaddy acquires Pagely

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That was all the talk last night in various WordPress channels, and that did not stop at all today. I have to say that I did not at all see this coming. I simply base that on knowing Josh the now ex-CEO of Pagely for many years, I never thought I would see the day …

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Friends in tech: Jon Penland

Company Kinsta Industry Hosting Time in this Industry 5-7 Years Origin Story Early in my career, I went to work for a company that manufactured custom-engineered mechanical equipment. While I enjoyed the role and learned quite a bit, the industry was well-established and slow-moving, and I worried that opportunities for advancement would be few and …

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Friends in tech: Austin Ginder

Company Anchor Hosting Industry Hosting Time in this Industry 11+ Years Origin Story It all started back in 2008. While working a full-time job as an IT consultant, I began building WordPress sites during nights and weekends for something fun to do. The first few sites were for folks who already knew me through my …

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