Ever wondered how the volume of snail mail compared to the volume of email? Infographic from Pingdom.
Today, I was at the University of Lethbridge’s annual Career Fair. Helping out at the booth today were Chris Polis, from Lethbridge, and Brad Racette, from the Calgary area. We were meeting with many prospective eNerds from the massive population of the University, of which I’m an alumnus.
This is part two of what was to be a two-part series, but there was just too much to say about backups that it will take several installments to cover all the important points. Some Nerds will have a full understanding of every point I cover and some non-Nerds will find it overly complex. In the end, I hope it will help everyone understand that backup, especially server backup, IS complex. Every Nerd should understand backups and every Small and Medium Enterprise should understand that they need an expert to manage their backup plan.
Earlier this week I wrote an article referring to a recent Pingdom survey of DNS records. It was discovered that over 2/3 of all websites suffer from some DNS issues. Perhaps you might be wondering just what types of problems your website might have if your DNS records aren’t correct. One common problem that our [...]
Did you know that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser market share has sunk to its all-time-low in April, at under 60 percent, as reported by NetApplications statistics? NetApplications browser market share statistics for April 2010. Personally, I prefer Firefox because of it’s easy to use add-on and developer kits. It is good and bad having several [...]
You can have the best website in the world, but if it isn’t up, what good is it? While you might struggle to put an exact dollar figure on the cost of downtime for your business, you know it’s there. Every moment that your website is down is time that client’s can’t learn about your [...]
Smarter Scanner – Threats don’t always enter your network in ways you expect. ESET NOD32 Antivirus for Mac intelligently scans compressed files to find hidden threats other products miss. Proactive protection begins at the earliest point in system startup to ensure your computer is always secure. Cross platform protection detects Mac, Windows and Linux malware.
Some of you may be using Bell mail or Sympatico mail who are getting undeliverable mail messsages saying that Hotmail has detected unusual activity on your accounts, and that your account has been temporarily disabled. Another symptom is that you can receive mail but can’t send. This is an issue with some email clients and the Bell mail servers (outsourced to Hotmail).
According to a report released by Pingdom on September 9th, over 66% of all websites have potential DNS issues, and these issues can lead to your website and email being inaccessible by some or all of the Internet. Test results from their report: 31% passed with flying colors, all tests ok. 29% passed, but with [...]