WordPress 4.3 Release Candidate

The release candidate for WordPress 4.3 is now available. We’ve made more than 100 changes since releasing Beta 4 a week ago. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.3 Continue Reading

Cloud In A Box: CentOS OpenStack Remix

OpenStack is the current de facto standard for cloud computing platforms and is supported by all major Linux distributions. Coupled with its role as the base technology in the domains of NFV & SDN, it has become one of the hottest softwares for networking community. It is a combination of Continue Reading

Trend Micro: Singapore users more reliant on cloud despite security concerns

Seven in 10 Internet users in Singapore store photos and documents on the cloud despite their reservations over its security, according to an online poll of 348 respondents by network security firm Trend Micro. Surprisingly, respondents rely heavily on these cloud services, despite 20 per cent of them claiming they do not trust Continue Reading

EasyApache 3.30.4 Released

SUMMARY cPanel, Inc. has released EasyApache 3.30.4 with Apache versions 2.4.16 and 2.2.31. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2015-3183, CVE-2015-3185, CVE-2015-0253, and CVE-2015-0228. We strongly encourage all Apache 2.4 users to upgrade to version 2.4.16 and all Apache 2.2 users to upgrade to version 2.2.31. AFFECTED VERSIONS All versions Continue Reading

Panasonic opens fulfilment centre in Johor

Panasonic Toughbooks, known for their ability to withstand knocks, vibrations and the elements are well-loved by field workers in the defence, transport, logistics and manufacturing industries. To speed up the time it takes to configure and deliver these hardy laptops into the hands of businesses, Panasonic has set up a new Continue Reading

New Features on ReadySpace Cloud Drive

At ReadySpace we have been working hard to improve the user experience of  Cloud Drive and add new features that many of you has requested. I’m therefore super excited to give you this pre-release information on what to expect from our upcoming August release will be like. New features Usage notifications to Admins When 80 Continue Reading

Update on the Autocomplete API

Google Search provides an autocomplete service that attempts to predict a query before a user finishes typing. For years, a number of developers have integrated the results of autocomplete within their own services using a non-official, non-published API that also had no restrictions on it. Developers who discovered the autocomplete Continue Reading

What’s New with Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration? Find Out.

On Thursday, July 30, 2015, Red Hat will be presenting a free webinar for system administrators, engineers, and architects to learn what’s new with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. During this webinar Red Hat curriculum manager and Red Hat Certified Architect, Michael Jarrett, will teach you about the new and changed Continue Reading

Introducing Flamingo: A Lightweight Cloud Instance Contextualization Tool for CentOS Atomic Host

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When using on-demand instantiation of virtual machines in cloud computing, users pass configuration data to the cloud and that data is used for configuring the instances. This process is called contextualization. Contextualization includes identity(users, groups), network, system services and disk configuration. Flamingo is a contextualization tool that is being developed under GSoC Continue Reading

Citi Mobile Challenge debuts in APAC

Source: Citi Mobile Challenge Citibank is launching a start-up accelerator programme in the Asia-Pacific region, as part of its efforts to foster digital and mobile innovation in banking. Dubbed Citi Mobile Challenge, the programme combines a virtual hackathon with an incubator, a network of financial technology experts and Citi’s global Continue Reading

Google+: A case study on App Download Interstitials

Many mobile sites use promotional app interstitials to encourage users to download their native mobile apps. For some apps, native can provide richer user experiences, and use features of the device that are currently not easy to access on a browser. Because of this, many app owners believe that they Continue Reading

WordPress 4.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.2.3 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.2.2 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could allow anonymous users to compromise a site. This was reported Continue Reading

11.50 Now in STABLE Tier

Introducing cPanel & WHM 11.50 cPanel, Inc. has released cPanel & WHM software version 11.50 in the STABLE tier. CentOS 7 Support As part of version 11.50, cPanel & WHM offers support for CentOS 7 on fresh installations (one of our most-requested features!). Synchronized Calendar & Contacts One of our Continue Reading

11.50 Now in STABLE Tier

Introducing cPanel & WHM 11.50 cPanel, Inc. has released cPanel & WHM software version 11.50 in the STABLE tier. CentOS 7 Support As part of version 11.50, cPanel & WHM offers support for CentOS 7 on fresh installations (one of our most-requested features!). Synchronized Calendar & Contacts One of our Continue Reading

11.50 Now in STABLE Tier

Introducing cPanel & WHM 11.50 cPanel, Inc. has released cPanel & WHM software version 11.50 in the STABLE tier. CentOS 7 Support As part of version 11.50, cPanel & WHM offers support for CentOS 7 on fresh installations (one of our most-requested features!). Synchronized Calendar & Contacts One of our Continue Reading

WordPress 4.3 Beta 4

WordPress 4.3 Beta 4 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.3, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding Continue Reading

cPanel TSR-2015-0004 Full Disclosure

cPanel TSR-2015-0004 Full Disclosure SEC-25 Summary Feature requirements not enforced correctly by adminbins. Security Rating cPanel has assigned this vulnerability a CVSSv2 score of 4.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) Description Several adminbin scripts did not properly verify the features enabled for the cPanel account running the adminbin script. This allowed cPanel users to Continue Reading

Mobile Messaging Streamlines Communication & Helps to Improve Patient Care for Travel Nursing Companies – Part Two

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The proliferation of travel nursing companies has created a convenient way for patients to receive the care they need from the comforts of their own home, and in order to keep this system running, communication is key to keep nursing staff in the know at all times.  BulletinMessenger provides a Continue Reading

Mobile Messaging Streamlines Communication & Helps to Improve Patient Care for Travel Nursing Companies – Part One

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The benefits of using smartphones and mobile messaging technology within a hospital setting are incredible, from improving communication, to generating trust and fostering a positive culture among nurses and doctors alike to ultimately improve patient care.  These benefits can also be further broadened when applied within the field of travel Continue Reading

Most U.S. Workers See Upside to Staying Connected to Work

In today’s tech-driven society, the U.S. workforce had developed a system to increase their productivity through staying connected even after business hours. According to Gallup, nearly 8 in 10 full-time U.S. employees view this remote working as a positive development. Check out some more details on these statistics and how Continue Reading

TSR-2015-0004 Disclosure Delay

Due to networking problems with cPanel’s mirrors, many cPanel & WHM systems did not auto-update for TSR-2015-0004. cPanel is delaying the release of vulnerability details for an additional 24 hours to allow these systems time to update. Details about the vulnerabilities fixed in TSR-2015-0004 will be released on 22 July Continue Reading

New Feature: Active Directory Monitoring

Since now you can setup Active Directory monitoring in up to five minutes by creating a new component in the Anturis UI. It allows you to monitor important AD performance indicators and replication status. These are the metrics that are currently available: Server Sessions LSASS CPU usage LDAP Client Sessions Continue Reading

Google’s handling of new top level domains

With the coming of many new generic top level domains (gTLDs), we’d like to give some insight into how these are handled in Google’s search. We’ve heard and seen questions and misconceptions about the way we treat new top level domains (TLDs), like .guru, .how, or any of the .BRAND Continue Reading

[Notice] ReadySpace Singapore Office phone system

Dear Customers,   We are experiencing technical difficulty with our phone system. Please kindly visit https://helpdesk.readyspace.com to submit tickets to us.      Sorry for the inconvience caused.   Regards ReadySpace Team The post [Notice] ReadySpace Singapore Office phone system is fed from ReadySpace Cloud Servers. Contents strictly belongs to ReadySpace Continue Reading

TSR-2015-0004-Announcement

cPanel TSR-2015-0004 Announcement cPanel has released new builds for all public update tiers. These updates provide targeted changes to address security concerns with the cPanel & WHM product. These builds are currently available to all customers via the standard update system. cPanel has rated these updates as having CVSSv2 scores Continue Reading

Emori Holdings moves mission-critical ERP system

Japanese trading firm’s dedicated server now powers its business across eight countries in the Asia-Pacific region. A MALWARE attack in 2014 had wiped out a day’s worth of data belonging to Emori Holdings, a Japanese trading firm. The data, which included critical customer and inventory records, was held in a Continue Reading

Getting the most out of your data analytics tools

While most enterprises today have embraced business intelligence or data analytics tools, some are benefitting more from the tools than others. According to a new IDC survey commissioned by Tableau, it appears that strong management support and a data-driven culture are keys to unlocking the full potential of data analytics tools. The Continue Reading

14 Top Load Testing Tools

Is your system adequate to handle the demands that are going to be placed on it? Are you sure? Really sure? How will it behave under pressure? The only way to really answer these questions is with load testing. Load testing exposes bottlenecks and problem areas. It enables fine-tuning that Continue Reading

Replication Defaults in MySQL-5.7.7

As part of the release of MySQL-5.7.7, based on community feedback, improvements have been made with respect to replication defaults, which will make MySQL replication safer and easier to use. This blog is intended to provide information about these default changes, and it briefly explains the advantages of having them. Continue Reading

PowerVC – Please Stay Current with Twice a Year Updates

OpenStack is a fast moving open source project and rapidly adding new features. It is actually very impressive how they have so many interrelated projects (one or more for every sub-system lets call it 60) and still manage to coordinate regular testing and releases every six months.  This is of Continue Reading

WordPress 4.3 Beta 3

WordPress 4.3 Beta 3 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.3, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding Continue Reading

438 Billion: Daily Volume of Mobile and Online Messages by 2019

Mobile messaging, be it OTT or SMS, is growing at staggering rates. Juniper Research recently concluded that by 2019, 438 billion messages will be sent and received every single day. With significant trends toward OTT apps, mobile messaging is thriving within the enterprise sector, creating opportunities for enhanced productivity and Continue Reading

Infographic: Beyond BYOD – 5 Mobility Trends Impacting Business

Enterprise mobility is a growing trend permeating just about every industry. Affecting marketing, internal and external communications, daily business functions and consumer interaction, mobile messages and applications are quickly being adopted by the enterprise. This infographic from Randstad Technologies highlights 5 ways mobility trends have expanded beyond BYOD to develop Continue Reading

MySQL Binlog Events Use case and Examples

This is in continuation to the previous post, if you have not read that, I would advise you to go through that before continue reading. I discussed about three use cases in my last post, here I will explain them in detail.  Extracting data from a binary log file:The binary log file Continue Reading

MySQL Binlog Events – reading and handling information from your Binary Log

MySQL replication is among the top features of MySQL. In replication data is replicated from one MySQL Server (also knows as Master) to another MySQL Server(also known as Slave). MySQL Binlog Events is a set of libraries which work on top of replication and open directions for myriad of use cases Continue Reading

MySQL Cluster 7.4 New Features Webinar Replay

I recently hosted a webinar introducing MySQL Cluster and then looking into what’s new in the latest version (MySQL Cluster 7.4) in some more detail. The replay of the MySQL Cluster 7.4 webinar is now available here. Alternatively if just want to skim through the charts then scroll down. Abstract Continue Reading

MySQL Cluster Manager 1.3.5 Released

MySQL Cluster Manager 1.3.5 is now available to download from My Oracle Support. Details are available in the the MCM 1.3.5 Release Notes. Note that this version of MCM now supports MySQL Cluster 7.4 (as well as earlier versions or MySQL Cluster). Documentation is available here. The post MySQL Cluster Continue Reading

MySQL Cluster 7.4.6 is now available

The binary and source versions of MySQL Cluster 7.4.6 have now been made available at http://www.mysql.com/downloads/cluster/. MySQL Cluster NDB 7.4.6 is a new maintenance release of MySQL Cluster, based on MySQL Server 5.6 and including features from version 7.4 of the NDB storage engine, as well as fixing a number Continue Reading

MySQL 5.7.6: It is easier to switch master now!

Introduction One of the primary objectives of MySQL replication is providing an easy failover process i.e. switching to a redundant system if the primary MySQL server fails. In MySQL this translates to switching to the most appropriate slave server in the eventuality of a failure of the master server. The Continue Reading

MySQL Group Replication – mysql-5.7.6-labs-group-replication

Hi all, a few months have passed since our first preview release of MySQL Group Replication. Now is the time for the second preview release of MySQL Group Replication, the plugin that brings multi-master update everywhere to MySQL, as described in Hello World post. Introduced changes User interface changes After Continue Reading

MySQL Cluster 7.4 New Features – upcoming webinar

On Thursday I’ll be hosting a webinar introducing MySQL Cluster and then looking into what’s new in the latest version (MySQL Cluster 7.4) in some more detail. As always the webinar is free but please register here. I’ll be answering on-line Q&A during the presentation. Even if you can’t join Continue Reading

EasyApache 3.30.3 Released

Hash: SHA512 SUMMARY cPanel, Inc. has released EasyApache 3.30.3 with PHP versions 5.4.43, 5.5.27, and 5.6.11. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2015-3152. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.4 users to upgrade to version 5.4.43, all PHP 5.5 users to version 5.5.27, and all PHP 5.6 users to upgrade to Continue Reading

Coming Soon: A More Open Platform for OpenVZ

By Andre Moruga and Sergey Bronnikov A lot can change in 16 years. Back in 1999, we had just developed the first concept of a container virtualization technology – and while this would later become a world-class commercial server product, containers were still seldom used and even less frequently understood. Continue Reading

IDC: Embrace cloud and mobile, or get left behind

With cloud computing and mobility on the minds of most CIOs today, you’d expect IT service providers to double up on building their capabilities in those areas. Yet, a recent Microsoft-commissioned study by IDC revealed that a number of them still question the need to move up the value curve and invest in Continue Reading

[Urgent Maintenance] ReadyspaceCloud Drive – Singapore

Dear Customers, Service(s) affected – Readyspace Cloud Drive – Singapore Scheduled start time and date – 12:00am 14 July 2015 Estimated end time and date – 12:30am 14 July 2015 Details : We will be doing an urgent maintenance on Cloud Drive for critical security updates and patches to ensure stability and Continue Reading

Acronis unveils cloud data protection platform

As more companies become more vulnerable to cybersecurity threats, many are looking to cloud security services to protect their data. Singapore-based data protection specialist Acronis hopes to address that need with its new Data Protection Platform, which cloud service providers can tap on to provide backup, disaster recovery and file-sharing services Continue Reading

WordPress 4.3 Beta 2

WordPress 4.3 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.3, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding Continue Reading

Continuous Integration (CI) Pre Release Testing for CentOS Linux Updates

The CentOS Project has been performing daily CI testing for quite a while using our t_functional test suite. This testing has solved numerous issues for us in the past, although since it was being run daily sometimes we needed to re-release problem packages after fixes were rolled in. We have Continue Reading

11.44 Now EOL

cPanel & WHM software version 11.44 has now reached End of Life. In accordance with our EOL policy [http://go.cpanel.net/longtermsupport], 11.44 will continue functioning on servers. The last release of cPanel & WHM 11.44, 11.44.3.5, will remain on our mirrors indefinitely. However, no further updates, such as security fixes and installations, Continue Reading

Cloud IT infrastructure spending to grow 24 per cent this year

Enterprises are expected to spend more on cloud services this year, with total cloud IT infrastructure spending worldwide slated to grow by 26.4 per cent, according to latest industry figures from IDC. By the end of this year, total spending on servers, storage, and Ethernet switches, which come under IDC’ Continue Reading

The Future of UI Design? Old-School Text Messages

Text messaging is something that has become virtually ingrained in our DNA.  Whether you’re a smartphone or feature phone user, text messaging is one of the most common ways for us to interact with each other, and now, a way to increase productivity in both our personal and business lives. Continue Reading

ROI and Enterprise Mobility: The Holy Grail or More Technology Snake Oil?

In the future, mobile apps will not only become the answer to many enterprise challenges such as: transparency, ease of audit, customers responsiveness, productivity, and more, they’ll also become a necessity for successful competitive positioning.  This is why it is increasingly important for businesses to educate themselves on the proper Continue Reading

Five Barriers for Enterprise Mobility

The right mobile enterprise app can change everything for a company, and we believe that Bulletin could be that app for you. In this article, discover the five major barriers experienced by enterprises everywhere when attempting to maintain mobility throughout the corporate structure. From reliability to proper adoption, this article Continue Reading

Shared Storage Pools 4 – The search for a better lu -list command

General Listing of the LUs The lu -list commands outputs the Logical Units (LU = virtual disk from the pool of LUNs) in a random order at present (this may get fixed). Also the look could be improved greatly I dislike the intermixed SNAPSHOT header lines and snapshot names – Continue Reading

New Video: How to Unlock the Power of Containers with Virtuozzo and Docker

Knowing that a trend exists and knowing how to monetize on that trend are not the same. At WHD.usa this past May, Todd Carter, Odin senior director of worldwide sales engineering, shared an insider perspective on how Virtuozzo is the ideal infrastructure solution for service providers who want to capitalize Continue Reading

Businesses not getting metadata from cloud providers

Nearly 80 per cent of businesses in Singapore rely on two or more cloud service providers, but they’re not getting the cloud metadata they need to satisfy auditors and track the performance of cloud services. The result: businesses here had suffered negative business impact, including outages, wasted resources, unexpected costs Continue Reading

WordPress 4.3 Beta 1

WordPress 4.3 Beta 1 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.3, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding Continue Reading

What’s New This Week in Mobile?

Keeping up-to-date on current events and industry trends is step one to becoming successful within an industry. This week, we explore current topics such as Hulu’s reliance on OTT devices, Google’s call for ubiquitous free Wi-Fi and Project Fi endeavor, and much more including the latest regarding trending brands such Continue Reading

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