Month: July 2015

Hardware Optimization for WordPress 1. Storage Upgrades – Use SSDs if possible instead of spindle HDDs. SSDs are much faster overall. Only use industrial / enterprise grade SSDs and not the consumer grade ones (author been bitten a few times by bad “sector” of the drives). Otherwise, go for the hybrid types, where SSDs are…

How to speed up WordPress – Part 1

Optimization Strategy Software Hardware Networking Newbie Level Optimization Technique: 1. Themes Optimization – Find the fastest themes out there, do a pingdom tools speed test at http://tools.pingdom.com/ and only go for the minimal theme installation for the best optimum speed possible. 2. Plugins Optimization – Find the fastest plugins out there, refer to 1 on…

Brands in China capitalizing on Uniqlo sex scandal

The indecent video made by a couple from Sanlitun (三里屯), Beijing, China from the one of Uniqlo Co., Ltd. (株式会社ユニクロ Kabushiki-gaisha yunikuro?) (pronounced “YOU-nee-klo” in English[1]), a Japanese casual wear designer, manufacturer and retailer’s store is being capitalized by Chinese brands over the past few days with trending keywords such as “uniqlo sex scandal“, “uniqlo…

Ubuntu (Debian based) and CentOS (Red Hat based) are both equally competent operating systems in both desktops and servers. The perception of Ubuntu is more skewed towards ordinary desktop users whereas CentOS has been more of a server breed focusing on stability over the latest features. CentOS 7 Ubuntu 14.04 However, the trend of shifting…