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  • Webinar: How CloudStats.me Moved from MySQL to Clustered MariaDB for High Availability

    On Tuesday, February 23, please join us and the Severalnines team for a webinar on the scalable, open source database infrastructure behind CloudStats.me. CloudStats.me is a fast growing cloud-based server and website monitoring service. The rapid growth of the CloudStats user base and the number of services being monitored created a significant load on its […]

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  • Top 10 Tips on How to Stop DDoS Attacks

    1. Stop SYN flood attacks This type of attack can be nasty if you don’t know what to do with it and how to detect it. Remember – all your servers must have TCP SYN Cookies enabled by default. To do it, open the file: nano /etc/sysctl.conf and add the following line: net.ipv4.tcp_syncookies = 1 […]

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  • Windows 2012 Available!

    Dear Friends, Please note that Windows 2012 Edition is now available on all Dedicated serves and Windows VPSes. Feel free to make an order if you are a Microsoft fan! 😉 2,090 total views, no views today

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  • Domain Sale Ends on Wednesday

    Hello everyone, Please note that our Domain Sale ends on Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013. Hurry up if you still wish to get the cheapest domain on the market for just $4.95! Thank you, WooServers Administration 2,406 total views, no views today

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  • More SuperMicro Xeon`s E5-2620 Added in Stock

    Hello everyone, We recently had a shortage of Supermicro Xeon E5-2620 series servers on the EAST coast. We would like to announce that within the next few days more of such servers will be added in stock. Servers are currently being deployed to datacenter. Thank you, WooServers Administration 2,038 total views, 2 views today

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  • Hurricane “Sandy” Warning

    Dear Clients, We would like to notify you about the potential network problems as the hurricane “Sandy” continues to approach the Northeastern section of the United States. All emergency situations teams have been summoned by datacenters in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. We expect to have no downtime because of this, but the risk of network […]

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  • Instant Dedicated Servers now Available!

    Hello everyone, We would like to announce that we have added more Instant Dedicated Servers in stock. Now available – Supermicro E5 (12 core) and Dell Dual Xeon 5450 – INSTANT ACTIVATION, FREE SETUP! Link Kind regards, WooServers Administration 2,280 total views, no views today

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  • What is Microsoft SQL Server?

    Microsoft SQL server is a database server developed by the Microsoft Corporation. It is mainly used to fetch the data requested by any other software from the data stored in the server itself. The software, which requests the, data from the server, could be on the same computer or either could be located away on a different computer connected remotely via the internet. Microsoft […]

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  • What are Dedicated Servers?

    Dedicated servers or dedicated hosting service is a kind of Internet hosting in which the entire server is leased to a single client, not on the sharing basis. The hosting is flexible as compared to the shared hosting because the organization posses the entire server control, such as, selection of hardware, or operating system etc. However, in absolute terms we define dedicated hosting […]

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  • Maintenance Notification – 10 December 2011

    10:32 AM: Maintenance is completed, we are powering on the servers. 10:02 AM: Maintenance has begun! 9:46 AM Update: Servers are being shut down to prepare for maintenance at 10 AM 9:41 AM Update: Maintenance to begin in 5 minutes Dear Clients, We are notifying you about the upcoming maintenance at our East Coast USA […]

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  • Happy Deals: $1 Domain Registration for one year!

    WooServers presents a new offer: Get a domain name for $1 for a year (.com / .net / .org). The rules are very simple and involve a bit of Twittering: 1) Post a tweet via your twitter account with the following text: I love WooServers! $1 Domain Registration Deal! http://bit.ly/hJ4aPM note: (your twitter account must […]

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  • Top 18 Coolest jQuery Effects You Didn’t Know About

    With the introduction of jQuery web developers became able to develop websites with amazing graphic effects without using the Flash technology. This article presents some of the most impressive jQuery effects which can be created using native browser tools and your imagination. This article is another reason to update your browser!  (take a test here)

    1. Apple-like Retina Effect

    A well designed effect allowing you to zoom any part of a predefined image. In browsers which do not support CSS3 the magnifying glass will be square.

    (click on images to test the effect)

    2. Avia Slider

    The following slider has 8 different effects pleasing your eyes with perfect rendering.

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