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Cloud Hosting vs. Traditional Hosting In an era of tight budgets many businesses, from enterprise level to small and medium sized business, are looking for efficient ways to manage their web hosting needs. The hosting environment is changing, and some are now looking beyond traditional setups, and into the possibilities of cloud hosting through AWS or Azure services. Traditional...

  Microsoft Azure PHP Debugging Tools Microsoft has equipped its Azure cloud service with a tool to debug PHP-based Web applications that are running on its platform. The service “offers in-depth insight into how an application is performing,” said Andi Gutmans, who is the CEO of Zend Technologies and one of the original developers of PHP. Zend is...

Amazon Web Services cuts the cost of sending data by 43% In the battle of the cloud platform, Market-leading public cloud Amazon Web Services is at it again, reducing the price of its services. Today it’s networking costs that are getting lower. The new price cuts affect the process of pushing data from Amazon’s cloud services onto the Internet. Amazon is also...

  Offshore file hosting with Hubic.com Looking for an offshore file hosting alternative to Dropbox, Google Drive, or Microsoft Cloud file hosting? Hubic.com may be your solution. Hubic, whose cloud sync platform is based in France, is proud to proclaim that they “do not fall under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Patriot Act.” Beyond the potential privacy options...

Install phpmyadmin azure: Here is a great tutorial on how to install phpMyAdmin to import existing blog data into a MySql/ClearDb database in Windows Azure. phpMyAdmin is a web based tool for administering MySql databases. It can be used to create tables, edit the data in tables, export/import/backup data and many other tasks. I found it to be an adequate tool for...