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Pressidium® news and stories about fast, scalable and secure premium managed WordPress hosting.

Jun
2015

Database Service Disruption

RESOLVED   2015-JUNE-23 19:01 UTC (RESOLVED) All nodes have now been recovered and we are monitoring as the situation stabilizes. A post mortem with root-cause analysis will be sent to affected users over the following days.   2015-JUNE-23 18:40 UTC (UPDATE) While our systems engineering team are working on a solution to this issue, slowdowns […]

Jun
2015

How Does Pressidium Provide Reliability & Uptime?

You’ve seen them. They’re all over the web. Big, bright, flashy banners that make wild and elaborate promises. It’s only when you’ve bought into the promise, that you realize it’s nothing more than a myth, a ploy to part you with your cash. Of course I’m talking about web hosting and the wild claims of […]

May
2015

How Does Pressidium Help Me Manage WordPress Installs?

Manage WordPress Effortlessly   Managing a WordPress website isn’t always easy. There are plugins and themes to update, core WordPress files to upgrade, development to carry out and backups to keep safe and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Imagine that scenario times 10, or 20, or 100. This is the reality of many a […]

May
2015

Backing Up Your WordPress Site: The Pressidium Approach

Backing Up Your WordPress Website   Having regular backups of your website is important for the safety of your content. It’s something that’s drummed into us in articles across the web, in the courses we take and the how-to posts we consume on a daily basis. For anyone working regularly in the web design and […]

May
2015

Database Service Disruption

RESOLVED 2015-MAY-15 08:01UTC (RESOLVED) Our systems engineering team has completed a post mortem / root-cause analysis. The conclusion is that our C2 MySQL Cluster detected multiple conflicting transactions and automatically shutdown in order to avoid a split-brain situation which would result in data loss. This is a “by design” fail-safe feature built-in to all master – […]

May
2015

Pressidium Customer Sites Are Now Updated To WordPress 4.1.5

WordPress Releases 4.1.5 And 4.2.2 Due To New Vulnerability   There have been a lot of security issues of late targeting WordPress websites and today is no different. In a response to a DOM-based Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability, WordPress has released updates to tackle these issues.  On May 6, 2015, WordPress 4.1.5 was released to […]

May
2015

Announcing Full Support For WordPress 4.2.1

Pressidium® Pinnacle Platform Now Runs WordPress 4.2.1   We are happy to announce that as of today, 6th of May 2015, the Pressidium® Pinnacle Platform, offering the world’s most Reliable & Secure WordPress Hosting, is now officially supporting the new stable release of WordPress 4.2.1, which was released to the public on 27th of April 2015. After rigorous […]

May
2015

How Does Pressidium Handle Managed WordPress Hosting Updates?

How Does Pressidium Handle WordPress Updates?   Updating to the latest version of WordPress is crucial for the security of your website. As we’ve seen in recent months, vulnerabilities are always being found that could potentially leave your site open to attack. But sometimes it’s not always as easy as hitting the update button. Whichever […]

Apr
2015

Pressidium Customer Sites Now Updated To WordPress 4.1.4

Pressidium Customer Sites Now Updated To WordPress 4.1.4     Due to ongoing research into a critical cross-site scripting (XSS) issue, WordPress has released a new security update for all previous WordPress versions. WordPress 4.1.4, along with 4.2.1 has been released to the public to fix these issues and to ensure the ongoing security of […]

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