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Data Centre Move November 2022

This post is to inform UKHost4u customers of an upcoming maintenance task that may affect your service with UKHost4u. The service window is from Saturday the 19th to Friday the 25th of November. As some of you may already know, a move of data center has been on the horizon for over a year, since […]

Guide to Remote Desktop Connections

In order to access our hosted desktop services, at least initially, you need to connect using a remote desktop application, using Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Many people will have never used this feature that is included with every version of Windows since XP. This guide will help to explain the technology, the different platforms […]

How to build a high availability Apache Cluster

As websites grow and visitor numbers increase it becomes a requirement to scale your hosting environment to add flexibility and reliability. Using this guide we are going to look at how to scale Apache to support redundant nodes, load balancing and data syncing. High Availability Apache Cluster Apache is used by 35% of all web […]

Guide to Integration Platform as a Service: What is iPaaS?

Cloud computing has changed the way we access and organise information. For large companies that are operating complex systems with multiple software packages across multiple environments, there is a need for unity and integration. This is where integration platform as a service (iPaaS) services comes into play. iPaaS is a set of automated tools that […]

The Complete Guide to Mobile Platform as a Service (mPaaS)

Mobile Platform as a Service (mPaaS) is an on-demand, on-premise service that enables IT departments to focus on their core competency while developers work on their mobile applications. With mPaaS, developers can use its interface to easily publish their applications to the desired stores with minimal time and effort. Developers will also have access to […]

Application Platform as a Service: What Is It?

When developing an application for web or mobile, a developer needs much more than just a good idea. We think of mobile applications as something that you download and deploy remotely, but this isn’t the whole picture. Developers also need the infrastructure to host their applications and the tools to build them. Purchasing each component […]