What Are The Alternatives to CentOS?

In early December 2020, Red Hat announced the end of support for CentOS, a free alternative to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, generously inviting all users of this distribution to switch to CentOS Stream. Most of all, this news shocked those who had already migrated to CentOS 8. Although support for the eighth version of the … Read more →

What is the Best OS for Programming

The technology is evolving at a rapid pace. With such changes, it may seem tricky to follow the latest trends or have a complete understanding of everything thrown your way. This is best seen in the world of software developers. Favorite programming platforms constantly change, and preferred operating systems for programming are always changing places … Read more →

Magento vs. Demandware – What to Choose

There is always argument between Magento and Demandware. Nowadays open source e-commerce is becoming very professional. It is said that Demandware is very animated to write the impassioned plea. It is also feeling pressure nowadays from 2 fronts. One is the open source of e-commerce solutions of cost argument leverage, and another is cloud computing … Read more →

New Firefox with improved security: Mozilla

The new version of Firefox, the Firefox 8.0 released on November 8, 2011, has been with released with much fanfare and some changes such as improved security and some minor updates. Firefox is a free and open source web browser from Mozilla that is fast easy and rewarding. The latest version, Firefox 8,0 comes with … Read more →

Follow-up: Intro to Web hosting – so, how’s TechPatio hosted?

Last week I wrote a quick introduction to the different kinds of web hosting you might come across as a webmaster or blog owner. Today I thought I would share a quick note about what kind of web hosting TechPatio has been going through. When TechPatio.com was first launched in the Summer of 2009, it … Read more →

Quick introduction to the different kinds of web hosting

If you’re new to being a webmaster or a blogger, it might be confusing to figure out what kind of web hosting you should purchase for your website. Here’s a quick introduction to the most used types of web hosting you are likely to encounter in your search for the perfect web host. Linux Hosting … Read more →

iOS surpasses Linux as browsing platform – also on TechPatio

Apple’s operating system for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad known as iOS, is now the third-most popular platform on the Internet, Computerworld reports. The three above-mentioned devices accounts for 1.1% of all hardware on the Internet during August, more than the 0.85% by Linux and only 0.2% by Android devices. Yes I know we’re mixing … Read more →

TechPatio Moved To VPS Hosting – For Five Minutes

I was selected as one ouf hundred beta-testers for my hosting provider’s, Surftown, new VPS service (Virtual Private Server). During the test phase they offer a “root VPS” and “application VPS”. I asked for application VPS as I’m only running WordPress. After having spent some time uploading all my techpatio.com content, images, database etc, I … Read more →

Top 10 Gadgets I Want For Christmas – And Maybe You Would Too?

Christmas is closing in on us, but according to the stores and malls it kinda looks like it’s Christmas already. It’s amazing how they manage to make everything look Christmassy sooner and sooner almost every year. Anywho, what’s a Tech blog without a top 10 list of all the greatest gadgets that most of us … Read more →