Recommended Best Practices for Managing Big Data

Recommended Best Practices for Managing Big Data

The amount of data being created in the digital world has increased to such a level in the last few years that there is not, at present, enough capacity to store it all. This has put many organisations in a position where they have so much data they are struggling to manage it effectively. In …

The Innovative Productivity of Cloud Analytics

The Innovative Productivity of Cloud Analytics

Analysing big data gives companies insights that can have immediate and dramatic impact on their business, and this is why so many companies are now doing it. Having those insights gives you the edge over your competitors and provides a more complete picture of your business. However, to carry out big data analytics you need …

How DNS Records Work

How DNS Records Work

Have you ever wondered what happens when you click on a link or type an address in your browser? The page that loads doesn’t appear by magic. The web page you are looking for is just one of 4.6 billion stored on one of 75 million servers around the world and, somehow, it needs to …

5 WordPress Dashboard Notes Plugins

5 WordPress Dashboard Notes Plugins

When you run a WordPress website or develop them for your customers, it can be difficult to keep track of all the tasks that need to be done in the admin area. To help, you could install a dashboard notes plugin. These can be used to create reminders, keep tabs on progress and to communicate …

The Significance of Cloud Authentication

The Significance of Cloud Authentication

As we extend our reliance on cloud-based platforms that can be accessed over the internet, the need for security is ever more important. One of the most vital areas is in ensuring that only authorised users get access to their accounts and for this reason, authentication remains at the forefront of cloud security. What is …

8 Best Video Plugins for WordPress

8 Best Video Plugins for WordPress

Until the launch of WordPress 4.4, plugins were an essential requirement if you wanted to embed videos from sites like YouTube and Vimeo to your website. Today, you don’t need a plugin to fulfil this basic function, you can simply copy and paste the video’s embed code directly into your text editor. However, using that …

Why Managed Hosting is Beneficial for eCommerce Business

Why Managed Hosting is Beneficial for eCommerce Business

Managed hosting is service that can be provided by your web host if you run your eCommerce website on their dedicated servers, VPS or cloud networks. Whilst no two managed hosting services are exactly identical, generally, it means that your service provider will administer your hardware, operating systems and system software. This usually involves your …

5 Data Management Lessons from LinkedIn Achievement

5 Data Management Lessons from LinkedIn Achievement

Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn saw the dovetailing of the world’s fifth most valuable company with the fourth biggest social network. As a result, we knew that big things would be in the pipeline. From a data management perspective there certainly has been some major activity and here are five lessons, from that acquisition, that every …

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