Cook!? Can you warm up my application? NO! I cannot!:D

In the beginning, some c/p from IIS site: IIS Application Warm-Up for IIS 7.5 enables IT Professionals to improve the responsiveness of their Web sites by loading the Web applications before the first request arrives. By proactively loading and initializing all the dependencies such as database connections, compilation of ASP.NET code, and loading of modules, […]

Using compression on IIS servers? Yes or no?

Well…in the very beginning, my answer is pretty much simple : yes AND no!  Why you ask?  Just keep reading… Compression, regardless if its the compression of static or dynamic content is using CPU – that is a fact we can all agree upon. Lets say compression is a tradeoff – CPU for bandwidth..use more […]

Windows hosting cluster anyone?

Since cloud hosting has become very popular today 🙂 I have decided to try creating windows cluster for plain old hosting service. Since we are already using WebSitePanel as our main control panel for windows server, the goal is to leave everything running the way it is now, but with the possiblity to add new […]

Setuping a server for web hosting – part 4: Installing PHP

Hello after a very long pause 🙂 . Continuing the “Setuping a server for web hosting” series with the new smashing video of how to install PHP on your machine! AWESOME right? 🙂 In the very begining of the post, lets learn what PHP is exactly. So, Wikipedia says ( and I add that I […]

Installing IIS on Windows server 2008 R2 Standard – video tutorial.

Hi, last couple of days I have setuped over 10 Windows 2008 servers for hosting services for testing or production, so I am pretty bored with repeating the same stuff all over again 🙂 , but, here’s a recorded video tutorial of one installation process. Because the video is pretty straightforward, I’ve decided that there […]