Wordpress Performance Essentials - Shared Hosting or VPS

Following on from my last post, Getting Started with Wordpress & Nginx, assuming you've decided to go down the VPS or Dedicated server route…


Get started with high performance Wordpress powered by Nginx

Wordpress started life as a simple blogging tool back in 2003, with a handful of users who began to gradually switch to Wordpress from other…


Publishing with Wordpress on the go: Blogsy

  Hello, This is what started as a test post created via Blogsy on my iPad. I have no idea why I haven't come across this app before, as it…


Scam the computer helpdesk scammer... priceless :)

For those who haven't come across it yet, there's a scam doing the rounds at the moment with someone from a dubious overseas call centre phoning you…


With 2011 rapidly approaching, it's time for a clean up of my Twitter account

Twitter can be a simply incredible communication & marketing tool,  offering what can only be described as an unparalleled mechanism for…


I really would have expected Dell to proof read stuff these days..

  Something missing from the “Buy” now line perhaps? Perhaps the “u” key is an optional extra on some of their keyboards?


Surely the days of this kind of SPAM have to be limited these days?

  Just received this via email… In this day and age, you really would have to hope that no one manages to fall for something like this. It’s a…


Google Instant Search - instant results, but have to say I still need convincing...

As you’re probably already aware, Google have launched “Google Instant” – available via google.com at the moment. I have to say, I’m really yet to be…


BT Web Address Help...

Would have been nice if BT asked before enabling stuff? Seems that BT (@BTCare) have decided to take it upon themselves to “help” BT Total Broadband…


Updated: So who else is having problems with WiFi & their BT HomeHub2?

Update 14/09/2010 BT have now shipped us a replacement Home Hub 2, which arrived this morning. The new hub interestingly is labelled as "Type B"…


Diagnosing performance problems on Oracle... Why so difficult?

Since introducing Oracle to our live environment to support a major system, we’ve been seeing a variety of problems – resolution for which can only…


Oracle 11g RDBMS.. Never thought I'd say this, but I'm slowly being converted

A few years ago some colleagues and I ended up in a relatively heated debate around the relative merits of Oracle vs Microsoft’s SQL Server in…


Data Recovery - When is a disk unrecoverable, what do you do next?

As you may have been reading in previous posts, we’ve been trying to get some data recovered from a failed laptop harddisk. If the marketing…


Data recovery... Why is life never as easy as it should be? An update!

Why is it that computer equipment, and especially any form of computer equipment that stores data, always only ever fails at an inopportune moment?…


Data recovery....

Data recovery… how on earth do you determine which company you can actually trust to recover data from a dead harddisk without damaging it further??…


Hardware review... Huawei E585 3G Wifi Router

I’m not normally one to “review” new pieces of hardware writing about my experience while doing so, but thought I’d break with tradition so far and…