Blog posts from Hawk Host blog

116 blog posts:

Bash Shell Shock (CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169)
Sep 26, 2014
On Wednesday September 24th 2014 a vulnerability was revealed in the Bash shell interpreter which we run just like nearly every linux system online.  Due to the news coverage this exploit ( CVE-2014-6271 ) has gotten our loyal customers have been … Continue reading ?
Get to Know Hawk Host – A Quick Q&A
Sep 25, 2014
Lately, a lot of folks have been asking questions along the lines of “What makes you different?” or “Why should I host with you?”. This made me think, maybe a quick Q&A of some basic facts about our company would … Continue reading ?
Introducing our Los Angeles Facility! And a Back-To-School Sale!
Sep 03, 2014
We’re quite happy to announce that our newest datacenter is now online and accepting orders! Right smack in the middle of downtown Los Angeles, this highly connected and extremely reliable facility will improve on our already expansive global presence. Our … Continue reading ?
Introducing our Los Angeles Facility! And a Back-To-School Sale!
Sep 03, 2014
We’re quite happy to announce that our newest datacenter is now online and accepting orders! Right smack in the middle of downtown Los Angeles, this highly connected and extremely reliable facility will improve on our already expansive global presence. Our … Continue reading ?
Happy Canada Day! Happy 4th of July! Save 60% On Your Hosting!
Jul 02, 2014
It’s a week full of holidays and celebrations here at Hawk Host. Last week we celebrated our 10 year anniversary, and this week we’re celebrating two holidays! As we’re a Canadian company we spent Tuesday honoring Canada Day, and now … Continue reading ?
Happy Canada Day! Happy 4th of July! Save 60% On Your Hosting!
Jul 02, 2014
It’s a week full of holidays and celebrations here at Hawk Host. Last week we celebrated our 10 year anniversary, and this week we’re celebrating two holidays! As we’re a Canadian company we spent Tuesday honoring Canada Day, and now … Continue reading ?
10 Year Anniversary Sale – Up to 70% Off Shared Hosting Plans!
Jun 25, 2014
Hawk Host has officially hit double digits, and we’re now 10 years old. What started as a hobby way back in 2004 has now become a full time passion for our team across the world. We’ve grown from a single … Continue reading ?
10 Year Anniversary Sale – Up to 70% Off Shared Hosting Plans!
Jun 25, 2014
Hawk Host has officially hit double digits, and we’re now 10 years old. What started as a hobby way back in 2004 has now become a full time passion for our team across the world. We’ve grown from a single … Continue reading ?
What The New gTLDs Mean To You
Jun 24, 2014
If you were to ask a random person on the street for their favorite website, odds are the overwhelming majority would say something that ends in .com. Facebook.com, google.com, twitter.com, reddit.com…you get the idea. For what feels like forever, .com … Continue reading ?
What The New gTLDs Mean To You
Jun 24, 2014
If you were to ask a random person on the street for their favorite website, odds are the overwhelming majority would say something that ends in .com. Facebook.com, google.com, twitter.com, reddit.com…you get the idea. For what feels like forever, .com … Continue reading ?
Bitcoin Web Hosting Promo! — $5 Domains and 30% Off Your Hosting
May 21, 2014
We’re extremely happy to announce this is our first ever Bitcoin hosting sale! For a limited time, any customers (new or existing) who sign up and pay with Bitcoin will be eligible for a $5 domain name registration/transfer and a … Continue reading ?
Bitcoin Web Hosting Promo! — $5 Domains and 30% Off Your Hosting
May 21, 2014
We’re extremely happy to announce this is our first ever Bitcoin hosting sale! For a limited time, any customers (new or existing) who sign up and pay with Bitcoin will be eligible for a $5 domain name registration/transfer and a … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host and Bitcoin – Our cryptocurrency experiences
Apr 16, 2014
About a month ago we decided to start accepting Bitcoin for our services – this blog post will be outlining our experiences thus far and our initial thoughts. We just recently hit a total of 1 BTC ($450~) worth of … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host and Bitcoin – Our cryptocurrency experiences
Apr 16, 2014
About a month ago we decided to start accepting Bitcoin for our services – this blog post will be outlining our experiences thus far and our initial thoughts. We just recently hit a total of 1 BTC ($450~) worth of … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Partners with SpamExperts
Mar 24, 2014
We’ve like everyone else been battling spam for our users utilizing tools like SpamAssassin, custom filtering rules as well as the use of real time blocking lists.  This however was never the most effective solution nor did it give end … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Partners with SpamExperts
Mar 24, 2014
We’ve like everyone else been battling spam for our users utilizing tools like SpamAssassin, custom filtering rules as well as the use of real time blocking lists.  This however was never the most effective solution nor did it give end … Continue reading ?
Welcome to the New Age — Hawk Host Now Accepts Bitcoin
Mar 13, 2014
Unless you’ve been avoiding main stream news/media for the past few years, you’ve probably heard of Bitcoin at this point. Bitcoin is a digital currency based around a P2P (peer to peer) system and relies on cryptography to bring the … Continue reading ?
Welcome to the New Age — Hawk Host Now Accepts Bitcoin
Mar 13, 2014
Unless you’ve been avoiding main stream news/media for the past few years, you’ve probably heard of Bitcoin at this point. Bitcoin is a digital currency based around a P2P (peer to peer) system and relies on cryptography to bring the … Continue reading ?
It’s Almost Spring Sale! — Save up to 60% on any Shared Hosting Plan!
Feb 19, 2014
We’re halfway through February which of course means Spring is right around the corner. For those of us based in winter climates, this year has been a rough one. Even here at our office in Buffalo we’ve gone (up until … Continue reading ?
It’s Almost Spring Sale! — Save up to 60% on any Shared Hosting Plan!
Feb 19, 2014
We’re halfway through February which of course means Spring is right around the corner. For those of us based in winter climates, this year has been a rough one. Even here at our office in Buffalo we’ve gone (up until … Continue reading ?
2013 Holiday and Boxing Day Web Hosting Specials and Coupons — Save up to 65%!
Dec 26, 2013
Welcome to the 2013 edition of Hawk Hosts holiday and Boxing Day sales! For those uninitiated, Boxing Day (link to Wikipedia) is a national holiday in a number of countries celebrated the day after Christmas. Since we’re based in Canada … Continue reading ?
2013 Holiday and Boxing Day Web Hosting Specials and Coupons — Save up to 65%!
Dec 26, 2013
Welcome to the 2013 edition of Hawk Hosts holiday and Boxing Day sales! For those uninitiated, Boxing Day (link to Wikipedia) is a national holiday in a number of countries celebrated the day after Christmas. Since we’re based in Canada … Continue reading ?
WHM 11.40.0 + EL6 + Issues installing Ruby
Dec 11, 2013
This is just a brief post that hopefully helps some people so they don’t start banging their head on their keyboard. As of recently a bunch of OpenSSL* package updates have been released for *EL6 (RHEL, CloudLinux, etc) which is … Continue reading ?
2013 Cyber Monday Web Hosting Specials and Coupons — Save up to 75%!
Nov 30, 2013
We decided our Black Friday deals weren’t enough, and wanted to give you an opportunity to continue the savings. Who doesn’t enjoy affordable but reliable web hosting? We’re already working overtime through the weekend, so we figured hey, whats another … Continue reading ?
Black Friday Roundup – What a Day!
Nov 30, 2013
Phew! I finally have a few free minutes to write this post. The last 24 hours have been incredibly hectic (we haven’t slept much!), and we’re all extremely appreciative so many people chose to sign up with us! We realize … Continue reading ?
2013 Black Friday Web Hosting Specials and Coupons — Save up to 75%!
Nov 26, 2013
Welcome to another edition of Black Friday at Hawk Host! This is our third consecutive year of great savings on our already affordable hosting plans. This year we’ll be offering both one time and recurring coupons on all of our … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Black Friday 2013 Specials and Black Friday Coupons
Nov 19, 2013
Welcome to another Hawk Host edition of Black Friday! This year we’ve decided to do something different! We’ll be running specials leading up to Black Friday, and once Black Friday hits, we’ll be increasing our already impressive discounts! Last year … Continue reading ?
Our VPS Hosting Is On The Move – Now Available in Singapore
Nov 06, 2013
We’ve had VPS hosting plans available in our Dallas, TX and Washington DC locations for as long as I can remember. While we’ve always been happy with those two locations, we realize not everyone who wants a VPS from us … Continue reading ?
48 Hour VPS Halloween Special – 40% Off Your VPS
Oct 31, 2013
Happy Halloween! To celebrate the scariest holiday of them all, we’re offering a 40% recurring discount on all VPS plans based in our Dallas TX or Singapore locations. Sign up using coupon code “spookyvps” to receive your discount. The details … Continue reading ?
Vroom! – Now offering CloudFlare Railgun!
Oct 29, 2013
We’re happy to announce we’re now offering CloudFlare’s wonderful Railgun™ service to every user for free (shared web hosting only). You’ll simply need to go to the “CloudFlare” option within your control panel and enable it (more on that in … Continue reading ?
A Fresh New Design – Introducing Our Site Builder
Oct 17, 2013
For as long as I can remember, we’ve been using RVSiteBuilder as our integrated / free site builder. While serviceable, and definitely not behind the times a few years ago, there has been a push in the hosting market over … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Affiliates – Become a Hawk Host affiliate (new payouts)!
Oct 04, 2013
We’ve had an affiliate program for some time now and most people don’t even know because we don’t actively promote it. Well today we’re happy to announce some changes that existing and new affiliates will like! Previously we offered 25% … Continue reading ?
Unlimited Bandwidth For Everybody! – Shared Web Hosting & Semi-Dedicated Web Hosting
Sep 27, 2013
As of this moment, all of our shared hosting and semi-dedicated hosting plans will now include UNLIMITED bandwidth! This upgrade comes free of cost, so there is nothing you as a current (or future) customer need to do to receive … Continue reading ?
Installing the Laravel PHP framework at Hawk Host
Sep 24, 2013
Laravel is an increasingly popular PHP framework which means we have customers inquiring how do they go about installing it on their hosting.  I’m going to go through how to install Laravel on our servers on the primary domain of … Continue reading ?
48 Hour VPS Special – Save 48% On Any Plan!
Jul 11, 2013
Today is a big day for savings apparently. For those of you out there who are gamers, the Steam summer sale has started. Anyone who lives near a 7-Eleven can walk in a get a free small Slurpee. As we’re … Continue reading ?
PHP 5.5 Stable Now Available
Jul 11, 2013
We have been offering PHP 5.5 since April 12th in the form of Beta’s then release candidates but it’s time to say we now offer the stable PHP 5.5 release.  For the vast majority of users PHP 5.5 most likely … Continue reading ?
New TLDs Now Available + Free .net Registration Special
Jun 29, 2013
Breaking news from your favorite hosting provider! We’ve just updated our TLD offerings to bring you some new and exciting domain registration options. You can also get a free .net domain with any hosting order over the next 48 hours. … Continue reading ?
GEO-IP Databases – We’re not in Kansas anymore
May 31, 2013
This is going to be a brief post as to why (as some customers have aptly pointed out) some of our IP’s will show up in completely different locations than where your website was setup in. The way most GEO-IP … Continue reading ?
O Canada — Our Home and Native Land
May 20, 2013
We’re celebrating a holiday today here in Canada, Victoria Day. The holiday is meant to honor the birthday of Queen Victoria, who by all accounts was a pretty unique lady. She had 9 kids, took over the throne at 18 … Continue reading ?
cPanel Theme Changes and Free Semi-Dedicated Hosting Upgrades
May 15, 2013
We’re in a good mood this week it seems, as this is our second free upgrade for our customers in less than a week. Five days ago, we doubled the bandwidth limit for all reseller plans at no cost to … Continue reading ?
Out With the Old, In With the New: Moving to PHP 5.3 and MySQL 5.5
May 11, 2013
As of this announcement, all of our servers are now running PHP 5.3 and MySQL 5.5 as the default versions. Up until this point (and for a number of years), we were running PHP 5.2 and MySQL 5.1 as default, … Continue reading ?
Resellers Rejoice: Free Bandwidth Upgrades On The House
May 10, 2013
Congratulations, Hawk Host resellers. You’re getting a free upgrade on your bandwidth quota. We’re doubling the limits for each reseller plan, and it won’t cost you a dime. This upgrade applies to any reseller customer on our bronze, silver, gold, … Continue reading ?
Back To The Basics: Shared web hosting, Reseller web hosting, Semi-Dedicated web hosting and VPS Hosting
May 09, 2013
Sometimes its easy to take for granted that every customer coming your way knows all about the Internet. In reality, this is hardly the case. Your average person doesn’t know what bandwidth is or why they need it, what cPanel … Continue reading ?
Introducing our PHP Selector and PHP 5.5: The Choice is Yours
Apr 12, 2013
A long time ago, we realized that offering just one PHP version (at the time, 5.2.X) was not going to last forever. As the release of PHP 5.3.X quickly approached, we needed to find a solution to let our customers … Continue reading ?
How to Have a Safe and Secure Hosting Experience
Mar 08, 2013
One of the growing trends (perhaps the largest) we’re seeing in the shared hosting industry is the number of account compromises as a result of lax security by website owners. As a host we implement a number of technologies to … Continue reading ?
Introducing CageFS – A Quick Overview
Feb 28, 2013
Being in a cage doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. In fact, we’re about to put all of our users in one. Figuratively, of course. We’re working on rolling out CageFS, a technology developed and created by the … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host and HostJury: A 72 Hour Shared Hosting Special
Feb 26, 2013
Time to get excited folks, our first big promotion of 2013 is here. We’ve partnered up with HostJury (http://hostjury.com), one of the industries largest and most trusted review sites, to run a promotion for 72 hours starting Wednesday, February 27th … Continue reading ?
Lightning Fast SSD Caching & Web Hosting
Feb 19, 2013
In the past 12 months we’ve started deploying forms of solid state disk caching to help improve disk i/o performance on our systems.  It was first seen with the deployment of Facebook Flashcache on our virtual private servers and semi … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Boxing Day 2012 Specials and Coupons
Dec 25, 2012
For Boxing Day this year, we’ll be offering up to 80% off any super shared hosting plan, along with a number of other specials for shared, reseller, semi-dedicated, and VPS plans. This is our fourth year of Boxing Day specials, … Continue reading ?
End of November VPS Sale! Save up to 40% per month!
Nov 27, 2012
Since we had such a good time with our Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales (seriously, it was a blast!) we’ve decided to do one final blowout promotion before we hit December. Starting now (Tuesday, November 27th) and running through … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Cyber Monday 2012 Specials and Coupons
Nov 26, 2012
It’s that time of year again, the holidays are upon us and yes, the most popular online consumer day is here. Cyber Monday. Shared Specials 80% off super shared hosting package in Dallas for the first year using the coupon bf2012super (Regular … Continue reading ?
Black Friday Hosting Specials Active Early!
Nov 22, 2012
A few days ago we posted our Black Friday specials which were originally set to be active as of Midnight on Thursday night / Friday morning. We’ve decided to let you all get a head start on these great specials, so … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Black Friday 2012 Specials and Coupons
Nov 20, 2012
It’s that time of year again, the holidays are upon us and yes, the most popular consumer day is here. Black Friday. For retail employees, it’s a day of misery. For consumers, it’s a day of bliss (mostly). For us … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host and Cancer Awareness
Oct 15, 2012
As many of you are probably aware, October is officially breast cancer awareness month. Companies, organizations, charities, and individuals alike all come together to raise awareness about this disease and how it impacts all of our daily lives. For the … Continue reading ?
A Hawk Host Summer of Fun
Aug 30, 2012
Summer is pretty neat. The weather is nice and warm, people are generally in better spirits, you can spend all day and night outside, and perhaps best of all, summer means baseball season. In these trying times it can be … Continue reading ?
cPanel with PowerDNS – Avoiding BIND CPU issues and woes
Aug 09, 2012
The most popular name server is ISCs BIND. It’s been the market leader in name servers since the very beginning and has proven to be a reliable workhorse with robust features and reliable updates. It also has some issues that … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Semi-Dedicated Plans Now Available :)
Aug 02, 2012
We’ve been in the hosting business a long time now (just over 8 years). In that time we’ve grown by offering features our competitors don’t, support few can match, and prices well below industry standard. Part of staying ahead of … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host at HostingCon 2012
Jul 25, 2012
For the first time in company history, some of our management team left their comfortable office chairs and went to a real life hosting convention. Not just any convention though, we went to “the big one”, that being HostingCon. This … Continue reading ?
A Drinking Town With a Hockey Problem
Jul 21, 2012
We’re going a little ‘off the cuff’ today with this post, and it’ll have almost nothing to do with web hosting. About the only thing this post has to do with hosting, Hawk Host, or even the internet in general … Continue reading ?
WordPress 3.4 Released
Jun 14, 2012
We don’t usually make a post about a wordpress update but this is one I was excited about for a while as there were promises of performance improvements.  These improvements coming in the form of WP Query improvements.  When datasets … Continue reading ?
cPanel 11.32 Reaches STABLE
Apr 28, 2012
If you did not know yet cPanel 11.32 hit the RELEASE builds a little while ago and this week finally made it’s way to STABLE which is the most conservative version of cPanel.  We run RELEASE but with every major … Continue reading ?
PHP 5.4 Now supported!
Apr 05, 2012
We’re happy to announce we officially support PHP 5.4 on all of our shared web hosting packages! You’ll be able to utilize it on your account by following these instructions in our knowledge base or contacting our support department. Here … Continue reading ?
Celebrate Leap Year with a Cheap Year
Feb 29, 2012
Every 4 years, we’re lucky enough to be given an extra day in February. This is known as a leap year, or a bissextile year, or a intercalary year. Normally we treat this as just another day (like most people), … Continue reading ?
Google AdWords Credits Now Available
Feb 08, 2012
If you’ve logged into our client area in the past 48 hours, you may have noticed a slight change in our quick navigation (click for a picture), with the addition of a Google AdWords link. That link is good for an … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – January 2012
Jan 24, 2012
Happy New Years! December was certainly a fitting way to cap off an adventurous 2011. Throughout the month we upgraded our VPS plans, had another massive sale, and bought some new toys, all the while finding time to celebrate the … Continue reading ?
‘Tis the season for giving
Dec 26, 2011
It’s the holiday season, so we’re of course feeling generous. Then again who isn’t, with all the holiday cheer, festive music and decorations you can’t help but notice everywhere you go. Bringing that spirit to our hosting world, we’ve decided … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Boxing Day 2011 Deals
Dec 25, 2011
The holidays are upon us and for people around the world that means family, friends, good food, and if you’re lucky a few gifts. Oh, and Boxing Day. While it’s a lesser known event compared to Black Friday, it’s still … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – December 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Now that we’re into the final month of the year, it’s easy to look back and reflect on all the movement we’ve made as a company in the past 11 months. Focusing specifically on November though, we opened a new … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – November 2011
Nov 29, 2011
So Halloween has come and gone, and with it the month of October. Now that the candy is gone we figure it’s a good time to recap on the month. We’ve also brought two new, international locations online in the … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Black Friday 2011 Deals
Nov 23, 2011
Time for our second annual Black Friday sale! This year we’ve got sales on both our shared and reseller hosting services. As always these promotions are valid on Black Friday only so 12:00am Friday November 25th CST (GMT-5) and will … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – October 2011
Oct 16, 2011
Already into October — it’s going to be 2012 in another 2.5 months. That’s a strange thought, as I can remember writing the first blog post for 2011 as if it were last week. The year has really moved (they … Continue reading ?
Singapore hosting is live!
Sep 30, 2011
We’re officially online in Singapore and accepting shared hosting orders! Our hardware was setup and online Wednesday afternoon , and shortly after our sysadmins went to work getting the server production ready. They worked their magic and I am beyond … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Going International – Asia, Europe and beyond
Sep 22, 2011
Got your attention with that title I hope. We’re not opening quite yet overseas, but we’re close. How close? Based on word from our provider and information on their website, pre-orders begin on September 23rd and servers go live on … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – September 2011
Sep 19, 2011
August was one of our busier months in recent memory. You’d have a hard time telling though, as just about all of our major improvements were done internally. Most of our updates and status reports are about features which immediately … Continue reading ?
Shared hosting: Free Bandwidth Upgrades!
Sep 15, 2011
As of today, we’re going to be giving everyone on our shared plans (current and future) a bit of a free upgrade. We did this a few months ago with our reseller plans and it has worked out wonderfully so … Continue reading ?
Five Years with Softlayer
Sep 04, 2011
We’ve now been with SoftLayer over five years and I figured it was time to talk about that as we received some goodies from them recently.  When we started using SoftLayer they had just their Dallas location and a single … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – August 2011
Aug 16, 2011
July, July! What a great month it was, even though it seemed to be gone in an instant. We’ve added some new services, there’s global network upgrades pending, and we’ve even optimized some existing services. It’s hard to say just … Continue reading ?
VPS Panel Update
Jul 18, 2011
It has been quite a while since I’ve talked about the VPS panel but don’t worry we have not forgot about it.  We have a lot of projects going on so some take a higher priority than others.  Those projects … Continue reading ?
cPanel 11.30 Reaches Stable
Jul 15, 2011
It’s that time again for a major update to cPanel which in this case is 11.30.  It just reached their stable version which is the most conservative build they offer.  Their stable build is also what we run when a … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host and CloudFlare Partner Up
Jul 14, 2011
We’re thrilled to announce that Hawk Host is now officially a CloudFlare hosting partner. As of this post that makes us one of 25 official hosting providers worldwide. While you’ve always been able to utilize their services with our hosting plans, … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – July 2011
Jul 08, 2011
June was an interesting month for us. The month started off with a meeting at our operations office here in Buffalo, NY with a number of our staff discussing the company, where we’re at and where we’re headed. The remaining … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – June 2011
Jun 07, 2011
Despite some recent blog posts, we did do a lot more in the month of May besides looking for Easter eggs in the software we use. Now don’t get me wrong, we do love to have some fun and, you … Continue reading ?
List of hidden HipChat smilies
Jun 04, 2011
We recently started using HipChat internally to help improve communication within the company and to essentially have an intranet type of chat. After playing around with CampFire and toying around with our own XMPP server one of our colleagues mentioned … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – May 2011
May 14, 2011
We’re about a week behind posting this months report (as surely you avid readers have noticed). This isn’t because we don’t just love writing blog posts and interfacing with our audience, because we do enjoy it. The problem is simply … Continue reading ?
Lucky number 4: San Jose
Apr 26, 2011
Announced earlier today in this tweet, our infrastructure provider Softlayer has opened their San Jose facility. This is a long awaited announcement for us, as we’ve been extremely eager to open up our now fourth location. From information posted on … Continue reading ?
CentOS 5.6: 1TB to share
Apr 19, 2011
Last week, it was announced that CentOS 5.6 was released. Since some of our internal, development, and utility machines use CentOS this is obviously a relevant upgrade to us. We’ve always followed news releases for all software very closely, and … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – April 2011
Apr 11, 2011
This month, we’re going to do things a little bit differently with the monthly recap. We’ll still cover all the things we did the past 31 days. However, we’re also going to take the chance to introduce our new reseller … Continue reading ?
Now offering SSL certificates!
Apr 06, 2011
After what seems like years and years of discussion on the topic, we’ve finally completed our SSL lineup! From this day forward you can now purchase multiple tiers of SSL certificates directly from Hawk Host. These certificates, ranging from the … Continue reading ?
Alipay and Hawk Host – A New Era
Mar 10, 2011
Well folks, the time has arrived. We’ve been talking about it for what seems like forever, but as of today (March 10th), we are now officially accepting payments for all of our hosting services using Alipay. For those of you … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – March 2011
Mar 05, 2011
Month two of 2011 is officially behind us. As such, it’s once again time to let you all know what changed, what we improved, and what to look forward to. Despite it being a short month, it was just as … Continue reading ?
Cloud Linux 101 – What is Cloud Linux?
Feb 28, 2011
Anyone who keeps up with us socially (here at the blog, on Twitter, Facebook, or our forums) knows that we’ve moved all of our shared and reseller hosting servers over to Cloud Linux. We use those words a lot too, … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report – February 2011
Feb 18, 2011
Month one of 2011 is behind us. I wouldn’t believe it if someone didn’t show me a calendar to prove it though. With how busy we’ve been all sense of time is warped, and I couldn’t tell you if it’s … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report: January 2011
Jan 17, 2011
Another year is behind us we’re already into January 2011 I cannot believe it.  The time sure does fly around here as we are always working on something.  Even when things seem silent as far as new features we’re constantly … Continue reading ?
Boxing Day Sale – Stats and Graphs
Dec 29, 2010
Since we did this for our Black Friday sale, we figured why not throw some numbers at our avid readers about the results of our Boxing Day sale. The sale was a resounding success and we saw a lot more … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Boxing Day 2010 Deals
Dec 24, 2010
The holidays are upon us and for people around the world that means family, friends, good food, and if you’re lucky a few gifts. Oh, and Boxing Day. While it’s a lesser known event compared to Black Friday (which was … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Boxing Day 2010 Deals
Dec 24, 2010
The holidays are upon us and for people around the world that means family, friends, good food, and if you’re lucky a few gifts. Oh, and Boxing Day. While it’s a lesser known event compared to Black Friday (which was … Continue reading ?
Big Softaculous Update
Dec 23, 2010
There was a big Softaculous update released today which brings their total available scripts to 175!  They are closing in on the 200 mark quickly and blowing all the other auto installers out of the water in terms of total … Continue reading ?
Big Softaculous Update
Dec 23, 2010
There was a big Softaculous update released today which brings their total available scripts to 175!  They are closing in on the 200 mark quickly and blowing all the other auto installers out of the water in terms of total … Continue reading ?
Black Friday – Stats & Goodies
Dec 17, 2010
As you’re probably already aware we ran a promotion on Black Friday. The response was more than we expected so we thought it may be interesting to see exactly what sort of volume we did that Friday. These statistics will be … Continue reading ?
Black Friday – Stats & Goodies
Dec 17, 2010
As you’re probably already aware we ran a promotion on Black Friday. The response was more than we expected so we thought it may be interesting to see exactly what sort of volume we did that Friday. These statistics will be … Continue reading ?
WordPress Performance
Dec 07, 2010
There was a time when we rarely saw problems with WordPress installations causing performance issues.  That was years ago though, and now things sure have changed. Any issues were mostly a mix of forums with weird modifications, extremely high traffic … Continue reading ?
WordPress Performance
Dec 07, 2010
There was a time when we rarely saw problems with WordPress installations causing performance issues.  That was years ago though, and now things sure have changed. Any issues were mostly a mix of forums with weird modifications, extremely high traffic … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report: December 2010
Dec 06, 2010
It’s that time already another month is behind us.  November seemed to fly by with how busy we were at Hawk Host.  We were doing all kinds of things keeping us busy it was not just servers but various other … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report: December 2010
Dec 06, 2010
It’s that time already another month is behind us.  November seemed to fly by with how busy we were at Hawk Host.  We were doing all kinds of things keeping us busy it was not just servers but various other … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Black Friday 2010 Deals
Nov 25, 2010
As some of you may know, its Black Friday tomorrow November 26th, which typically means lots of crazy deals.  Web hosting should be no different based on all kinds of deals being posted for web hosting we were not going … Continue reading ?
Web Hosting Black Friday 2010 Deals
Nov 25, 2010
As some of you may know, its Black Friday tomorrow November 26th, which typically means lots of crazy deals.  Web hosting should be no different based on all kinds of deals being posted for web hosting we were not going … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report: November 2010
Nov 09, 2010
October is already behind us which I just cannot believe.  The time just flies by for us it seems like I’m saying to myself wow it’s a new month and then the next thing I know the month is over.  … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host Report: November 2010
Nov 09, 2010
October is already behind us which I just cannot believe.  The time just flies by for us it seems like I’m saying to myself wow it’s a new month and then the next thing I know the month is over.  … Continue reading ?
MySQL Performance Improvements
Oct 14, 2010
One problem that never seems to go away is poorly constructed MySQL queries.  Due to the nature of shared web hosting the workload is extremely varied.  It does not just vary server to server, but on the same server within … Continue reading ?
MySQL Performance Improvements
Oct 14, 2010
One problem that never seems to go away is poorly constructed MySQL queries.  Due to the nature of shared web hosting the workload is extremely varied.  It does not just vary server to server, but on the same server within … Continue reading ?
PHP 5.3 Support Status
Sep 24, 2010
PHP 5.3 has been out since June 29th 2009 and while buggy at the time has started to mature to be a much more stable PHP version.  As a result users have been asking us when are we going to … Continue reading ?
PHP 5.3 Support Status
Sep 24, 2010
PHP 5.3 has been out since June 29th 2009 and while buggy at the time has started to mature to be a much more stable PHP version.  As a result users have been asking us when are we going to … Continue reading ?
Another Fiscal Year Behind Us
Sep 16, 2010
I cannot believe it but it’s been another fiscal year for Hawk Host Inc. already.  Our Fiscal year end always falls on August 31st and that has already passed.  It’s been an exciting year for us with lots going on … Continue reading ?
Droid2 – What can this sucker do?
Aug 23, 2010
After several instances where my old phone had proven inadequate for my job I finally decided to get a smartphone. I wasn’t sure what to go with so after careful deliberation I opted for the new Droid 2. Coming from … Continue reading ?
Hawk Host August 2010 News
Aug 08, 2010
I cannot believe that it’s already August it felt like just yesterday I was talking about how 2010 was finally here.  It’s about a good time to post about all the interesting things that have happened in July and what … Continue reading ?
TMUX – The Terminal Multiplexer (Part 2)
Jul 02, 2010
In part 1 I went over the basics of tmux and how to utilize its basic features. In this portion I’m going to dive a bit more into customizing tmux to make it easier and prettier to work with. I’ll … Continue reading ?