Blog

Introducing AMD EPYC Servers

We're excited to introduce a new line of dedicated servers to our hosting portfolio! We're now serving up AMD EPYC servers in several new locations! Tampa, Atlanta, Dallas, in addition to Los Angles. Get a 7302P 3.0GHz AMD EPYC with 64 GB of RAM, dual 960 GB SSDs in RAID1 with 100 TB of bandwidth...

PHP 8 is here!

At NodeSpace, we've always been fans of innovation - that's why we've opened up PHP 8.0 to our shared hosting customers. This version introduces many improvements, one of which is a significant performance increase. Check out the release notes here: https://www.php.net/releases/8.0/en.php Feel free to start testing or developing your applications with PHP 8. You can...

How SSL showed up everywhere

SSL certificates have gained a lot of importance over the last few years. 15 years ago, you really only saw SSL in a few places: when you registered on a website, when you logged into your account, and when you purchased items online. SSL wasn't widely available as it could be expensive. You needed...

Why am I getting all these sales calls?

Dear NodeSpace, I just purchased a domain the other day and within the last 72 hours, I've received SIX calls trying to sell me SEO and website design services!! Did my domain registrar sell my information? Sincerely, Frustrated Dot Com Dear "Frustrated", We hear you! These spam calls, texts, and emails are absolutely ridiculous and it's a real problem....

Getting the right domain with ease

Domain names can be a challenge for anyone who owns a website. Back when the internet was new and relatively small, getting the perfect domain was easy. American Airlines registered the two letter aa.com. Clothing retailer American Eagle snagged ae.com. Retail store General Dollar owns gd.com. General Electric, of course, owns ge.com. But what...

SSL is no longer optional

Having an SSL these days is no longer optional: it's mandatory. Both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have began warning website visitors if they are going to enter passwords or credit card numbers on pages that aren't secure. This comes as a measure to help prevent an uptick in recent security breaches, trying to...

Let’s Encrypt announces wildcard certificates

The free certificate authority Let's Encrypt has announced that in January 2018 they will be adding support for wildcard certificates. Let’s Encrypt will begin issuing wildcard certificates in January of 2018. Wildcard certificates are a commonly requested feature and we understand that there are some use cases where they make HTTPS deployment easier. Our hope...