Archive | January, 2007



I’m heading off to DomainFest in Los Angeles tomorrow morning. For once we aren’t sponsors or exhibiting!! It will be a great opportunity for me to meet up with people who I’ve only ever dealt with over the phone or via email. Of course it won’t be all work, work, work!! The conference doesn’t start […]

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See you at Skycon

We’ll be down in my alma mater, UL, in mid-February for Skycon. Skycon is being organised by the University of Limerick computer society, Skynet, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Paul Kelly, Blacknight’s CTO, will be giving a talk on using Open Source software to run a hosting company (or at least some parts […]

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BarCamp Southeast

It looks like several of us will be attending Bar Camp Southeast this weekend in Waterford. I’d a really good time at the Cork event last year, so I was delighted to get us involved with the Waterford one. Hopefully I’ll get to take more photos than I did last time! So if you’re going […]

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Network Upgrades Again

As we’ve mentioned a couple of times over the last few months, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes on improvements to everything So far we’ve upgraded a LOT of the server hardware on our shared network and increased the bandwidth allowances. In order to make all that happen we joined INEX and RIPE. We […]

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Attention WordPress Users!

Over the last couple of weeks the WordPress development team have released two updates to WordPress. The most recent release, version 2.0.7, was released last night (full details here) If you are using WordPress we urge you to upgrade to the latest version as soon as possible. There are two ways to upgrade, however, in […]

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Irish Isp Test in Smart Company

There was a comprehensive article on broadband in the Irish business & technology magazine Smart Company. While the article itself is extremely detailed and covers many of the issues that Irish consumers of broadband services may face that wasn’t what caught my attention. Slap bang in the middle of the article is a screenshot of […]

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