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Why we’re all Addicts

13.2.2014 by Jenn Granger

There seem to be a whole number of sins to get addicted to nowadays. But, whilst some people may have escaped the Game of Thrones ‘problem’ I’m currently suffering from, as a society there seems to be something that affects…

Maths Is Having A Surprise Party (And You’re Invited)

23.1.2014 by Jenn Granger

Surprises can be great (think surprise fiver in last winter’s coat), and they can also be absolutely awful (think surprise pie in the face)! As anyone who’s ever thrown a pie in someone’s face knows, (or, er, so we hear…)…

#BacktoBasics: What is Concurrency?

14.1.2014 by Emma Blunt

Concurrency is a tricky subject because it means different things to different people and often, when clients ask us to measure their concurrency, they're actually asking for something else entirely. In this post, we'll attempt to explain what concurrency means…

Broadband Speeds Increase in UK

16.8.2012 by Alice Cullen

Broadband speeds in the UK are now more than two and a half times faster than in 2008, according to Ofcom's latest research. The report showed that around 8% of UK homes now have 'superfast broadband' of 30Mbps speeds or…

ZOMG the Dictionary is 100, Woot!

19.8.2011 by Alice Cullen

The internet has revolutionised the way that we shop, communicate and work, and now it is leaving a firm footprint in our language. This week sees the release of the 12th edition of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary marking 100…

Happy Birthday World Wide Web!

5.8.2011 by Alice Cullen

Twenty years ago only a small group of scientists tucked away in a laboratory knew about the internet - today more than 2 billion people surf the world wide web on a regular basis. The first browsing service was made…

World IPv6 Day: A New Generation of IP Addresses

8.6.2011 by Jenn Granger

What is IPv6? IPv6 is the 'next generation' of IP addresses, developed in 1994. At 32 bits, there are 4,294,967,296 IPv4 addresses - not even enough for every person in the world to have one. In comparison, IPv6 uses 128-bit addresses, producing…

IIS Express

6.7.2010 by James Crawshaw

II'S Express' No - not a revival of the 80's British dance act but a new release from Microsoft .... IIS Express is a lightweight installable version of the popular web hosting platform Internet Information Services (IIS) 7, which can…

The Unnoticed Internet Milestone

24.3.2010 by Pingu

Last month a significant milestone was achieved, but it would have passed by most people unnoticed. The Apache HTTP Server announced its 15th anniversary. (more…)

IIS Enhancements!

18.11.2009 by James Crawshaw

Over at the Windows Server Divison Team WebLog, news that a couple of new addons for IIS have been released.  Take advantage of these new technologies and the latest Windows Server operating system and see your site soar up the…