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Upgrading MySQL with WHM/cPanel

MySQL updates are important. You will want to make sure your web server always has the latest stable version of MySQL running so that you can stay on top of any security issues or patches that are issued. Reading through the MySQL update documentation can be a little bit intimidating depending your skill level as […]

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How to Backup a MySQL Database in cPanel

Downloading a MySQL database backup with cPanel is easy. Here’s how to do it. Log into your cPanel and look for the Backup option in the Files section. Click on that Backup link and you will see a page that gives you options to download full site backups, home directory backups, MySQL backups and email […]

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SSL Certificate Types & Differences

When setting up and SSL certificate for your website you will run into three types of certificates being offered by the major providers. Here is what they are and how they differ. Domain Validated SSL Certificates These types of SSL certificates are the cheapest and they are also the quickest to obtain. “Domain Validated” means […]

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SSD Web Hosting Advantages

SSD’s (Solid State Drives) seem to be really popular right now in web hosting, and for good reason. It’s offered as an option by pretty much any company that sells VPS or dedicated hosting packages. At least it seems that way. Main Advantages of SSD Drives for Web Hosting? Faster disk access – This is […]

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