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Apache slow? Boost your web server performance in 3 steps

Is your website fast enough? Majority visitors abandon sites that take over 3 seconds to load. Slow websites lead to business loss, and that’s when server owners get panicky.

Among the various web servers available, Apache still holds a major market share. In our server administration services, we often get requests from server owners who complain about Apache slowness. (more…)

How to fix MySQL high CPU usage

How to fix MySQL high CPU usage

Majority web applications are database driven. MySQL is a popular database server for open source applications, but we’ve seen that it can cause performance issues in the long run.

MySQL databases grow in size, and tables get fragmented over time. This contributes to MySQL load spikes. So, protecting a server from MySQL high CPU issues requires close monitoring and periodic optimization.

Case study : Plesk high load average during backup resolved using LVM

As a Server Management company, we monitor and maintain web hosting servers of digital marketers, web designers, web hosts, and other web solution providers.

Some of our customers use Plesk as the web hosting control panel, and we often fix load issues, backup errors and more to keep their services reliable.

Today, we’ll take a look at how we fixed a high load average issue in a Plesk server.


How to resolve “Resource temporarily unavailable” error in SSH for cPanel servers

Here at Bobcares, we provide Server Administration and Maintenance services to cPanel/WHM server owners.

An error we sometimes see in cPanel servers while trying to SSH is : “Resource temporarily unavailable.”

This error is usually accompanied by the error ‘too many processes’, while trying to do ‘sudo su -‘ command, which is used to elevate the privileges of a wheel user to that of a root user. (more…)

How to fix Amazon AWS EC2 Connection timed out error in SMTP

Here at Bobcares, we provide Server Administration and Maintenance services to AWS account owners.

An error we sometimes see in Amazon EC2 instances is : Connection timed out error in SMTP

This is usually caused due to various reasons such as mail server security restrictions, network routing issues or even port blocks at ISP or AWS levels.


How to optimize and speed up your server by more than 20%

How to optimize and speed up your server by more than 20%

10 years back, people were happy with sites that loaded in 10 seconds. Not anymore.

These days, people browse sites on the go with their smartphones. If it’s not loading in 2 seconds, they just open the next site. (more…)

3 reasons to outsource your hosting support

Outsourcing has always been a matter of debate for hosting companies. Should I outsource hosting support? How to choose the best support provider? How can I get the best out of it?

Hosting providers often reflect through many such questions, when it comes to outsourcing. Let’s have a look at the three main reasons why you should outsource your hosting tech support. (more…)

How to speed up your website by 50%

Google hates websites that takes over 200 ms to load. The end result? A huge drop in your page rank and visitors abandoning your websites.

How to speed up your website?

If you notice website slowness, act quickly before Google acts. Here’s our tried-and-tested 10 point checklist to speed up your website in no time. (more…)

How to choose the best server management company – 7 point checklist

Server management companies are a dime a dozen, and everyone seems to promise the Earth for dirt cheap prices.

How do you know which ones to trust?

Here’s help. Follow this tried-and-tested 7 point checklist to find out the best server management company for your business.


What is the cost of Web Hosting Tech Support?

Web hosting is a ruthless business. To survive and succeed as a web host, you’ll need to provide super fast services, high service uptime and 24/7 friendly support.

But it’s easier said than done. You’ll need to maintain your servers like a fine racing car, and be available 24/7 for your customers.

For that, you either end up spending all your time at office, or you pay through your nose to hire experienced web hosting technicians. (more…)

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