Alexandar Tzanov's Personal Blog

Tag: Hosting

  • Sub-domain vs sub-directory

    Lately I have been seeing the terms sub-domain and sub-directory being used interchangeably in the context of hosting, but even though the former can point to the latter, they are not the same. A sub-directory is a file storage location/association in the hierarchy of the file system. A sub-domain is an address locator, which in […]

  • The great Google / experiment

    I have decided to conduct an experiment on my website A very involved experiment.  I am going to see how many aspects email, blogs, sub-sites, files, feeds, exc. can be hosted and served by Google services, be they independent or part of Google Apps. I have already been using Google Apps Mail and Feedburner […]

  • 3000MB does not equal 3GB

    I find it so annoying when companies and individuals, who are in the technology business or are technically inclined, incorrectly calculate storage space. For example WordPress founding member Matt Mullenweg, in his “Free Space to Three Gigabytes” post states that the free space on will be increased to 3,000 MB, yet the title states that […]

  • Data loss

    The host has experienced total data loss. …