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Server Support Engineers – Who are they? 3 tips to choose the best SSEs

Servers are amazing machines. They hum along 24/7 executing millions of transactions a week.

But like any machine, it needs management and upkeep.

In fact, depending on your workload, the machine specs and application settings need to be carefully calculated and maintained. (more…)

Web hosting monitoring – What is it and how to do it right

Bobcares.com provides Technical Support Services for web hosts, digital marketers, and other hosting providers.

As part of our work we monitor web hosting infrastructure, and make sure the services remain responsive at all times.

So, what does this involve? How do we make sure end-users are not affected at any time? (more…)

What is Remote Server Support? How to choose the best support service

Servers need to be maintained.

Or else it’ll break down; much like how your car would, if it’s not serviced.

But who would maintain it? Servers are notorious for its cryptic errors, and complex terminologies.

For an average user, administering a server feels almost like taking a PhD in computer science. (more…)

How to fix Apache “Too many connections” issue

Are your websites showing blank pages? Is your server load high? Do you see hundreds of Apache process in your admin console?

You are not alone.

Too many connections” is a common issue in LAMP (Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP) servers that’s most commonly used in Web Hosting. (more…)

How to fix error in Mysql “tablespace is missing for table XXXXX”

Here at Bobcares, our Hosting Support Engineers monitor & maintain servers of web hosts, digital marketers and other online businesses.

A vast majority of these servers use MySQL as the database server, and a common error seen in them is:

1812 Tablespace is missing for table XXXX

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How to fix “No space left on device (28)” in Rsync, PHP, MySQL, Magento, WordPress and more

No space left on device (28) is a common error in Linux servers.

As a Server Administration Service provider, we see this error very often in VPSs, Dedicated Servers, AWS cloud instances and more.

It could happen seemingly for no reason at all (like refreshing a website), or when updating data (like backup sync, database changes, etc.). (more…)

Server Management and Monitoring – 5 tips to do it right

These days you can get a server from AWS or Azure in as little as 15 minutes.

And not surprisingly, many business owners now use a VPS or Cloud instance to host their website or business apps.

The trouble is, these servers are sold as “unmanaged” instances, and the burden of Server Management & Monitoring falls on the server owner. (more…)

What is Linux Server Auditing, and how to do it

According to surveys, 68% of the internet runs on Linux. So, if you have a website, chances are that it runs on a Linux server.

From big cloud providers to small VPS hosters, everyone sells Linux servers by default.

The trouble is, a lot of website owners are not familiar with Linux as they use Windows or iOS in their laptop.

This unfamiliarity leads to a poorly maintained server that becomes vulnerable to malware, hackers and resource bottlenecks. (more…)

Fixing Nginx Docker error “16440 upstream prematurely closed connection”

Here at Bobcares, we help Website owners, SaaS providers and Hosting companies run highly reliable web services.

One way we achieve that is by having server experts monitor production servers 24/7 and quickly resolving any issue that can affect uptime.

Recently, engineers at our 24×7 monitoring service noticed that a site hosted by our customer in a Docker server was offline. (more…)