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BitTorrent Sync is the latest addition to BitTorrent product family and to put it simple, it lets you to sync your files between your computers just like Dropbox does. BitTorrent Sync comes handy if you need more space and privacy (PRISM). Dropbox is great I use it everyday and features like camera upload is a life […]

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  I have been having a hard time lately with SEO thanks to WordPress comments system. Google somehow decided to index about 1600 ?replytocom and comments?=true links on my blog resulting duplicate content issues with Google Panda algorithm.  This is how its reflected on Webmaster tools Index Status Maybe a bad plugin caused this issue […]

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Yesterday I have presented you a nice deal on domain names. And today when I was lurking through lowendtalk forums. I have found this sweet deal on SSL certificates. A company called Centriohost is offering AlphaSSL 256bit wild card domain validation SSL certificates for just $2 a year. This is a great deal since AlphaSSL wild card certs […]

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Google Page Speed service is the Google’s answer to Cloudflare and I have decided to give it a try on this blog to see how it works and if it makes my site faster. Normally I’m not much in to CDN’s because I could gain similar performance for less cost by using an tuned nginx […]

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Recently when I was lurking through Interwebs I have found this neat little service called instantserver.io which lets you to grab a linux virtual private server for 35 minutes. The instance is a Amazon EC2 micro which has 614MB of RAM , 8GB of storage and comes with Ubuntu 13.04. You just need to click […]

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How to setup Amazon Route 53 DNS

by Ruchira on June 8, 2013

Amazon offers many cloud services with their Amazon Web Services brand and Amazon Route 53 is the premium DNS services on AWS. Lots of interesting things can be done with Route 53 other than just hosting your records. Route 53 offers services such as DNS based load balancing, DNS fail over, Health checks etc. Route 53 […]

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Content thieves and the Google Penguin

by Ruchira on June 2, 2013

Google’s penguin updates are really having an impact on genuine web sites. This own blog is just a one of those. Some day on last November, traffic dropped overnight about 50% and I’m seeing a strong decline since then. You might guess that I deserve it, well no I never purchased links or never went […]

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Sorry Linode! I have moved out

by Ruchira on May 30, 2013

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that I have been a long time advocate of Linode and I have written many reviews about them, here and here.  I have been using Linode to host not only this blog but the websites of the company I work for. And it requires stability and uptime […]

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