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Read how customers are building Custom Solutions with Liquid Web for high performance, high availability, and compliance.

Is High Availability Clustering Right For You?

In recent years, the idea of “high availability” infrastructure has gained more and more mindshare in the hosting space. But as with most technology, a common understanding or agreed definition is a little elusive. Especially around high availability clustering. In this piece, we will examine what High Availability Architecture actually is, what it is not, […]

Preparing Your Website for Traffic Spikes: The Do’s and Don’ts

Trying to decide the best ways to protect your site from downtime or slow loading during traffic spikes? It’s every webmaster’s worst nightmare: a spike in popularity causes traffic that brings your site down, preventing users from accessing your website. How do you prevent this from happening? An influx of new visitors to your site […]

Case Study: Liquid Web Helps Factory Direct Craft Scale from Catalog to eCommerce

In the early 80’s, Shari Doggett was eager to help support her young family. In her pursuit, Shari began selling napkins and placemats at local flea markets. Soon, Shari’s hard work would eventually grow and become Factory Direct Craft. Factory Direct Craft is a global eCommerce store focused on producing home decor and providing exceptional […]

When to Invest in High Performance Hosting

Is your website or application growing exponentially, or are you experiencing downtime? Whether your company’s success is leading to website or application slowdowns, downtime, or availability issues, or you are expanding into a new business area that has different business requirements, there are many reasons why companies evolve into high performance hosting environments. But what […]

What is DRBD?

Did you know that it is possible for your server to crash while your website remains online? Highly reliable databases are critical for online services to function in the event of a catastrophe. Therefore deploying dedicated High Availability Databases ensures they remain available, even if one node crashes. DRBD: A Highly Available Tool That Can […]