High Availability explained in plain English

Following on from my previous article about backups I thought I’d do a plain English explanation of High Availability (HA). Picture this scenario – You are about to launch a new product, you’ve sent out the marketing email to your email list and are expecting 1,000’s of people to be flocking to your website to buy. […]

A plain English Explanation of secure websites (HTTPS)

So what is with that Green lock icon that you see in the address bar of the browser? The green lock (check in your address bar above) indicates that the site is using a secure channel to send and receive data between your computer and that website. This is done using a technology called Secure […]