Over the last few months we’ve seen a steady increase in requests for MS SQL 2005 databases. Up until earlier today we were quite conservative in our allocation of MS SQL 2005 databases, but we’ve changed all that. We’re now offering a database per site on all MS SQL plans ie. if the hosting plan […]
Earlier this week Rob Burke from Microsoft got in touch with us about Asp.net AJAX extensions. It transpires that none of the Irish hosting companies were offering support for them (at least not officially). Although we hadn’t been supporting it officially it transpires that we had been running them on several of our Windows servers […]
We’re pleased to announce that php5 is now available on our shared linux plans The nitty gritty details: PHP 5.2.0 MySQL 4.1.21 Any new servers will be installed with php5. Due to compatibility / sanity issues we will NOT be upgrading existing servers to php5 at this time. Combined with our domain name sale there’s […]
If you want to hear a bit more about our new Ruby On Rails offering then you may be interested in our first podcast interview with Mario from PR Web. It’s available in mp3, iTunes and Ogg.
Here at Blacknight we like to keep our “finger on the pulse” of the web development world. We are also proud to innovate, which is why we are often the first company to introduce new technologies to the Irish market: – Spam filtering – PHP 5 – UML hosting to name but a few This […]
Have you already started selling cool tshirts via your website? If you haven’t, then get to it! Our partners Spreadshirt have produced a number of tools to cater to the more advanced users. You can download tools and code over on the new SpreadShirt Developer zone. We’ll be announcing a special offer from our partner […]
A few days ago we offered free Ruby On Rails hosting to a number of people to help us test it all out. While we thought that we’d get some interest, we never expected for it to receive the level of interest that it did. So we’d now like to know what you have managed […]
Here at Blacknight we are passionate about the internet and technology and we love being able to share that passion with you, our clients and partners. Over the last year there has been a lot of “buzz” surrounding a new scripting language – Ruby On Rails. RoR describes itself as being aimed at providing “programmer […]
As part of our ongoing upgrades and improvements we are delighted to announce support for two new technologies: Php 5 (version 5.1.4) on Windows Server 2003 and ColdFusion 7 on Windows Server 2003 also. Both of these new options are available via the Helm hosting control panel for our Windows 2003 server clients. With php, […]
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