Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Pricing Update

With the recent availability of Microsoft’s SQL Server 2012 many customers have begun to add this to their servers but are unsure of the new pricing schema that Microsoft implemented.  To provide some clarity, we have included some information on the previous version of MS SQL 2008 and then review the new Per Core Licensing for SQL Server 2012.  It can feel a bit murky at times, but with the information below and in coordination with Canadian Web Hosting's teams we can get you in the right edition for your needs. Microsoft’s previous version of SQL Server 2008 R2 offered multiple editions (...
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cPanel Technical Proxy Machine Compromised

Here at Canadian Web Hosting we have been paying close attention to the recent security issue at cPanel.  You may have already heard but cPanel released a statement on their forums earlier this week that it had detected a compromise of its system occurring last Thursday. The issue is based around a proxy server that was being used by a limited number of cPanel technical analysts to access customer servers for the purpose of support. The breach itself was administered by what cPanel described as “a malicious third-party.”   Despite the breach, cPanel emphasized stability, noting it had worke...
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BlackBerry Z10 Email Issues

With the recent launch of Blackberry’s new devices, in particular the Z10, we have seen many of our Canadian Web Hosting customers embrace the new device and have heard a lot of positive feedback.   Unfortunately, there seem to be a common email issue for customers that is both troublesome and may require a patch from Blackberry to fix.  Customer should note that Blackberry z10 emails may not be able to be sent through your web hosting company. Over the recent days, we had numerous chats with Blackberry support because of numerous complaints and reports of emails not being delivered. The te...
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