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Network Validation Evolution at Hostinger

A network is the most sensitive part of an infrastructure. To keep it running with less downtime, there is a need to validate its configuration before deploying new changes to th…

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Donatas Abraitis

Apr 01, 2022

GraphQL vs. REST: Which Is the Best for API Development?
GraphQL vs. REST: Which Is the Best for API Development?

API, the acronym for Application Programming Interface, is a software intermediary that allows two applications to communicate with each other. That could be a server, a client, o…

Reducing the Energy Usage of a Website
Reducing the Energy Usage of a Website

Trends of the Website Energy Consumption The Internet uses roughly the same amount of electricity as the UK, one of the world’s largest economies. That is around 300 TWh/year. …

PHP 8.0: Introducing the New PHP Version
PHP 8.0: Introducing the New PHP Version

We’re thrilled to announce that PHP 8.0 is now available on Hostinger servers. This PHP version comes with new features and changes to provide the best possible performance for yo…

Introducing PHP 7.4: Performance, Features, Deprecations
Introducing PHP 7.4: Performance, Features, Deprecations

PHP 7.4 has finally arrived! This new version, released on November 28, 2019, is now available on all Hostinger servers. Developers can expect improvements in code readability, mai…

Improving Website Performance with LiteSpeed
Improving Website Performance with LiteSpeed

At the beginning of 2019, Hostinger decided to try LiteSpeed Web Servers (LSWS) as the main web server instead of Apache. LiteSpeed is a drop-in replacement for Apache with .htacce…

SRE Daily Life: Bleeding CART
SRE Daily Life: Bleeding CART

As you know, we run Hostinger.com. It's a critical component as it's like our company's greeting card. Even more, it's the main gateway for onboarding new clients and making reve…

Hostinger Cloud Hosting: Explained
Hostinger Cloud Hosting: Explained

Hostinger Cloud Hosting offers powerful and user-friendly web hosting with the backend already taken care of. But what is Cloud Hosting and what features make it stand out? Our …

The Hostinger Monitoring Mystery Revealed
The Hostinger Monitoring Mystery Revealed

Back when Hostinger was still a small company, only Nagios, Cacti, and Ganglia existed in the market as open-source monitoring tools. They're less known now, but Nagios and Cacti a…

MySQL Setup at Hostinger Explained
MySQL Setup at Hostinger Explained

At Hostinger, we have various MySQL setups starting from the standalone replica-less instances, Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC), and ProxySQL based routing, to even absolutely custom …

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