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ha mirror server now live

HA Hosting Mirror Server Now Live

By Chris Allen / 15/03/2021 / 0 Comments

HA Hosting Mirror Server Now Live   We are pleased to announce the launch of our new mirror service for you to use. It is located at https://mirror.hahosting.com   We are currently supporting mirrors or the following Operating Systems: Debian versions 10, 9 and 8 Ubuntu versions 20.04, 18.04 and […]

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Could your Server Performance be affected by incorrect time and slow DNS?

Server Performance: Time and Slow DNS?

By Chris Allen / 05/03/2021 / 0 Comments

Your Server Performance Could Be Affected by an Incorrect Time and Slow DNS   Server Performance – Incorrect Time & DNS Server performance is key for many businesses’ infrastructure. It’s a little known fact that your servers time being out by just a few milliseconds can cause nothing but issues […]

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CentOS is No More

CentOS is No More – What’s Next?

By Chris Allen / 23/02/2021 / 0 Comments

CentOS is No More – What’s Next?   So as most of us know, CentOS is no longer being maintained, at least not as we know it. It is now being developed as CentOS Stream. The announcement—which clearly stated “CentOS Stream is not a replacement for CentOS Linux” leaves a […]

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Upcoming maintenance 11/10/2020

Update: Upcoming Maintenance 11/10/2020

By Chris Allen / 05/10/2020 / 0 Comments

Upcoming Maintenance 11/10/2020 Always Something to Improve. This Sunday we have some upcoming maintenance that needs to take place. We are needing to upgrade some sections of our core switch network which we will carry out on Sunday morning at 6 am. This update could cause a Switch Stack to reload […]

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Core Spanning Tree Update

By Stuart Stones / 06/02/2019 / 0 Comments

Just a quick update about the core spanning tree –  – 06/02/2019 As communicated out to customers last week via email, we’re doing some Spanning Tree updates within the core network of the Sheffield Data Centre this morning starting at 06:00, with a planned finish before 06:50. Work will involve […]

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Cloud Storage Upgrade – progress

By Stuart Stones / 08/01/2019 / 0 Comments

Cloud Storage Upgrade – Progress: January 8th. We’re well into our cloud storage upgrade started just before Christmas. Upgrading all Ceph storage servers and Proxmox compute nodes to 40Gbit InfiniBand, and adding extra replication storage pools. Virtual Machines on the new storage are already performing better than the last generation […]

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