As Full As Possible List of EIG Companies and Brands With Details (Beware EIG Hosting!)

Moderators of Wikipedia decided that Endurance International Group (EIG)'s page should NOT contain the list of the brands (including hosting) that EIG owns. So they edited the wiki page and removed the list of EIG hosting companies and other EIG brands. Although the wiki page did not contain the full list of hosting providers owned by Endurance International Group, I've fixed it my way - I've put … [Read more...]

My Host Was Bought By Other Hosting Company. What Should I Do?

This happens silently. Your host has been acquired. And when it’s already over, you wake up, check your inbox and find out an email from the CEO of your hosting. It says that today is the great day to let you know that new horizons are open for the hosting because it becomes a part of another super-duper company. Should you share the CEO’s optimism? Or should you pack your bags and look for a … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – August 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: No Real Difference)

Here's the 31st Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for August 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's results can be featured as "The price does not affect much on the performance". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored … [Read more...]

The Dirty Tricks That Hosts May Use To Take Your Money. Incredible Arrogance.

The interesting point is that the difference between selling and tricky selling can be not obvious to hosting clients sometimes. If you have no or little experience you may even be not aware of the fact that you pay too much or that you are sold something you don’t really need. But after all, from an experienced user’s point of view, the tricks that some hosts use can be called dirty for a … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – July 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: The Perfect Are Not The Fastest)

Here's the 30th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for July 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's results can be featured as "The perfect performance does not mean the fastest performance". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All … [Read more...]

Is Cloudflare with Cache-Everything rule effective? Tested on StableHost 6336 times from 16 locations

This is the second part of my practical research on Cloudflare free service. The first part is dedicated to Cloudflare free service without considering Cache-Everything rule. And in this article I present the results of testing free Cloudflare service with and without Cache-everything rule enabled (this option is free). Also, I compared the speed with and without a caching plugin used in … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – June 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Higher Uptime)

Here's the 29th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for June 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's results can be featured as "The month with high uptime". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are presented in … [Read more...]

How fast is A2Hosting with and without free Cloudflare Service?

I’ve heard quite a few controversial opinions about using a free Cloudflare service. The main point that users blame a free Cloudflare service for is that it sort of brings more harm than good. I decided to check it myself. The main thing I tested thousands of times is website speed with and without free Cloudflare service. By the way, this is the first part of the research. Read the second … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – May 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Better Expensive)

Here's the 28th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for May 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "More expensive hosts in general are better performers". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored … [Read more...]

Looking For a GDPR Compliant Hosting? Forget It! (Practical Thoughts)

Using a GDPR compliant hosting is a part of your business safety strategy when it regards GDPR thing. But you can forget it. Well, almost. Intro This first paragraph of my post was meant to draw your attention. But it’s actually a true statement. And it’s ambiguous like the whole GDPR thing stated on 260 pages. This GDPR stuff in many ways may look like nonsense and an unreasonable … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – April 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Better Cheaper Speed)

Here's the 27th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for April 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "Cheaper hosts in general show better speed". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts … [Read more...]