Category: VPS

How GZIP Compression Works

Even in today’s world, with fast networks and almost unlimited storage, data compression is still relevant, especially for mobile devices and countries with poor Internet connections. This post covers the de-facto lossless compression method for compressing text data in websites: GZIP. GZIP compression GZIP provides a lossless compression, that is, we can recover the original […]

April 14 / 2014
Author Raul Fraile
Category PHP, Shared Hosting, VPS
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Important OpenSSL security update

A serious security vulnerability has been found in certain versions of the OpenSSL library which is used by servers and other software to security and encrypt network connections. Affected versions of OpenSSL are 1.0.1 prior to 1.0.1g and 1.0.2-beta. You can read more about the report at the MITRE site. Please note that some distributions, […]

April 08 / 2014
Author Pablo
Category ServerGrove, VPS
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HHVM & Hack available at ServerGrove

It is well known that Facebook is currently the largest site built using PHP, but not everyone knows that they have created their own new language called Hack. It’s based on PHP and contains several new features and improvements. You can start learning about Hack with their online tutorial. To run Hack they created a […]

April 03 / 2014
Author Pablo
Category PHP, VPS
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Zend Server 6.3 with PHP 5.5 available at ServerGrove

Zend released the new version of Zend Server, which includes a lot of great features, the most important one in our opinion is the support for PHP 5.5. Additionally, they announced their official Long-Term Support (LTS) policy for PHP, enabling users to confidently continue using a given major version of PHP. We have integrated Zend […]

February 11 / 2014
Author Alex
Category PHP, VPS
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PHP 5.5 stable has been released and is available on ServerGrove

It’s been long awaited but finally the stable version of PHP 5.5 has been released and is available on ServerGrove VPS images. PHP 5.5 came out with a slew of new feature, improvements, fixes and more. Check out the release announcement to see them. Why upgrade? Better memory usage, more speed and shiny new features. […]

July 03 / 2013
Author Kim
Category PHP, VPS
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