From the guys at wordpress We've fixed a pretty critical vulnerability in WordPress' core HTML sanitation library, and because this library is used lots of places it's important that everyone update as soon as possible. I realize an update during the holidays is no fun, but this one is worth putting down the eggnog for.… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.05
We have just added a VPS snapshot/backup page to the RimuHosting control panel. By default for each VPS we run a weekly backup. This creates a snapshot of your VPS disk image. Which you can then restore to (e.g. to revert to an earlier time) or mount along with your current file system (e.g. to… Continue reading Run your own VPS backups
We have added a new data transfer reporting page. It show data transfer usage for each server for the last 50-odd days. With a summary for this and last month. At the moment this page only shows useful information for your Dallas-based VPS and dedicated servers. Our networking setup in Dallas permits us to watch… Continue reading Data transfer reporting page (new RimuHosting control panel feature)
RimuHosting is proud to introduce the Launchtime tailored pricing algorithm. This algorithm is an alternative to 'fixed' pricing plans. And it will be a key tool for us to provide more affordable, fairer and more flexible pricing. Traditional hosting 'fixed' pricing plans offer a set of plans to choose from. Sometimes (but not always) with… Continue reading Introducing Launchtime tailored pricing plans
We recently had a customer whose website was taking a long time to load. When we checked it was loading fine. And we could not really find any issue with load on the server. Then we used the excellent firebug plugin for firefox to check what elements (css, js, imgs) the site was loading. And… Continue reading Resolving ‘My website is slow’.
** Update: this offer is officially closed. If you are looking for cheap dedicated server options ask us about our Dallas based Core2Duo plans. We recently had a few unusual servers released to us. These powerful chassis are in an interesting fixed configuration, with 2xDual quad core E5410 Xeon CPUs, 24G RAM, and with 2x750G… Continue reading London special, two months free hosting!
Tomcat is one the most popular Java servlet/JSP containers. Tomcat 6 has been out since 2006 and the Tomcat team has just announced the first stable release of Tomcat 7. At the time of writing version 7.06 is the latest stable release. Tomcat 7 implements the Servlet 3.0, JSP 2.2 and EL 2.2 specifications. Along… Continue reading Tomcat 7 released, installer updated
We get asked a lot by customers to install and setup monit. Its not an overly hard task, in fact its pretty darned easy. Monit is brilliant for monitoring and restarting services when they are down, it can alert you or just restart after 5 failed connects/attempts. It handles everything from disk space, to memory,… Continue reading Setting up Monit + with tomcat
From the guys at wordpress We've fixed a pretty critical vulnerability in WordPress' core HTML sanitation library, and because this library is used lots of places it's important that everyone update as soon as possible. I realize an update during the holidays is no fun, but this one is worth putting down the eggnog for.… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.04 – Urgent
Thank you to all our wonderful customers for your business in 2010. We have had a great time setting up servers and helping out with so many varied and interesting environments. And helping our customers launch some cool websites. A number of our staff are taking a break over Christmas and the New Year to… Continue reading Happy holidays 2010