Use a Gmail Account for Customer Alerts

Mark Berry January 28, 2017

An important part of being a Managed Service Provider is getting alerts from customer software and devices. I’ve been streamlining this lately and like this approach.


Using Google Apps for E-mail Filtering Only

Mark Berry May 12, 2014

I have a small client with an in-house mail server. Their cloud-based spam filter just wasn’t keeping up—too much spam was making it through. I wanted to try Google Apps Gmail as a spam filter but let them keep their in-house server for now.


WordPress at Go Daddy Slow Compared to BlogEngine.NET

Mark Berry June 19, 2010

Through the end of May, this blog was run on BlogEngine.NET and hosted on a Small Business Server through a DSL connection with a maximum 768 kbps upload speed. On June 1, the converted site went live on WordPress at a Go Daddy shared Linux host. I thought that performance would be at least as good on more powerful software at a well-connected host. So I was a little surprised to see the Google crawler’s statistics:

The per-page time is significantly longer, though still well under two seconds per page.



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