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The challenges of selling HybridCluster

I’ve been in the IT industry all my working career having spent a number of years at IBM, Accenture and a UK managed services provider – Star. This is the first time I have “sold” a pure product – something that needs to deliver out the box, and can’t be differentiated by our professional services. …

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Emerging intelligence: Making sense of synergy

I was out of the office last week, absent due to illness I had to have treated with antibiotics. It gave me a giggle as I thought about how cool it would be if my body was a biological HybridCluster. I’d be able to automatically failover to a healthy version of myself, or just roll …

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InfoQ Article on HybridCluster announcing Free Non-commercial Licenses

Chris Swan, CTO at CohesiveFT, has written an excellent article about how we are now offering free licenses for the non-commercial use of our full stack cloud hosting software platform.  In particular, Chris has clearly described the core components of HybridCluster, which provide its key features like high availability and auto-scaling.  You can read Chris’s …

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Building rich web applications with desktop notifications

In its early days, the World Wide Web was conceived and developed as a platform for publishing and sharing information in the form of documents interlinked via hypertext. Over the years, as browsers became more sophisticated, computers became more powerful and Internet communication became faster, websites continued to evolve and transmission speeds available to consumers …

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Logging As Storytelling #2: Actions!

Logging should be like storytelling: you should be able to follow your heroes and the chain of actions they set in motion, cheering successes and jeering at failures. In this installment of my logging series I’ll be demonstrating a logging API designed to allow this, part of a new logging library called Eliot. Let’s look …

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Dealing with Feature Requests

At HybridCluster we love our customers. They are forward thinking, often tech enthusiasts and provide invaluable insight into how we should drive our product forward. As a fast-growing company, we rely on our customers’ feedback about which features are must-haves for our next releases. But what happens when those requests differ from our roadmap? Our …

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PHP One-line FizzBuzz

With the recent 2.0 release of our self-healing and auto-scaling distributed hosting platform, there’s a lot of “buzz” in the air about HybridCluster as of late As we continue in our endeavours to innovate and improve, to transform the standard of shared hosting and present a real, affordable solution to the traditional problems faced by …

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Hybrid Cluster in plain English

“What is Hybrid Web Cluster in plain English?” Hybrid Web Cluster is a web hosting platform uniquely engineered to provide on-demand, indestructable, scalable web hosting This is no ordinary hosting solution. The rules of the game have changed. Forget the usual paradigms of shared hosting, dedicated hosting, raid arrays, load balancing hardware and reclaim the …

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Scalability

“I want to learn about scalability” How to scale your web platform beyond shared hosting The problem: As the number of websites you manage increases, or as the popularity of your sites sky-rocket, you need a reliable, scalable platform. What technology do you use? Shared hosting gives you limited resources (the last thing you want if …

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