Out from under the shadow (Control-Layer: IPAPI)

Developers Blog: A little history about Cloud Sites backend. For many years Cloud Sites was driven by a proprietary layer on top of a Enterprise Service Bus(ESB) that maintained the veins of a complex provisioning architecture. After years of gradual modification, the...

Welcome Cloud Sites Customers!

We have some very exciting news to share with our Cloud Sites customers. As you may have seen from last summer’s press release, Liquid Web acquired the Cloud Sites platform and business operations from Rackspace. I wanted to officially welcome you to the Liquid Web...

MariaDB 10.1 is now available!

MariaDB 10.1 is a drop in replacement for MySQL 5.5 and is available when creating new databases. It brings with it a lot of new features and optimizations to help speed up queries! Previously, Cloud Sites was going to update users to MariaDB 10 but with 10.1...

PHP 5.6 and MariaDB 10 Available Today!

In an effort to offer the latest and greatest technologies for Cloud Sites customers, we are announcing support for PHP 5.6 and MariaDB 10.0 in our ORD datacenter! You can now create sites using PHP 5.6 or transition an existing site to PHP 5.6 via the Cloud Sites...

Web Cluster Changeover for DFW Environment Migration

On September 1, 2015, the Cloud Sites team initiated upgrades and maintenances on our DFW datacenter. Below is the planned order of events. Please note that there may be slight deviations. Storage Synchronization and Changeover — COMPLETE Web Synchronization and...

Password Strength – It’s Important

Password strength is a measure of the effectiveness of a password in order to resist guessing, brute-force attacks, or other system breach tactics. Malicious actors evolve in their tactics and try various strategies to gain access to encoded systems. Therefore, it is...