Six Tips to Prepare Online Retail Servers for Cyber Monday - Slide 8

Email     |     Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Six Tips to Prepare Online Retail Servers for Cyber Monday-8

Cyber Monday, the busiest day of the year for online sales, is fast approaching and with time running out, ForLinux, one of the UK’s leading providers of open source hosting and IT support, is reminding Internet retailers to perform essential server maintenance or potentially miss out on bumper sales.

Monday, Nov. 28th, is the date when the Internet industry predicts Internet transactions to reach their highest level ever, with sales predicted to top the £1028m* spent online last year.

Steve Nice, technical director at ForLinux, has been advising his clients to prepare for Cyber Monday for several months. "It’s crucial that online retailers prepare for the upsurge in traffic that happens on Cyber Monday. Time is running out to make sure servers and applications are ready to withstand the demand. With so little time left to prepare, we’re encouraging online retailers to follow our six last minute tips: check your logs, bandwidth, database, RAM, Apache configuration and reboot."

More Slideshows:


Keep Microsoft Exchange Humming in 2012 Ten management tips for fine-tuning Exchange.

Top Eight Features in Windows Server 8 Windows Server 8 is a technically sophisticated operating system that is crammed with features that bring many previously enterprise-only capabilities to small and mid-sized businesses.

Eleven Benefits of Cloud-based Identity Management Eleven breakthrough capabilities not available with traditional software deployments.

 

Related Topics : IBM Looks to Redefine Industry Standard Servers, Fujitsu, Transport Layer Security, Server Virtualization, Server Operating Systems

 
More Slideshows

Holiday20-190x128 5 Ways to Protect Your Data Center from a 'Zombie' Server Attack

It's easy to forget about the ghosts of servers past that are hiding in the background, continuing to consume electricity and potentially exposing organizations to malicious attacks. ...  More >>

DataCtr8-190x128 Microsoft Windows Server 2003 End of Life Is Approaching, Is Your Business Ready?

Insight on what end of life for Server 2003 will mean for your business, in addition to tips on avoiding data loss through the migration process. ...  More >>

Global10-190x128 Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015

The coming year's trends will be focused on merging the real and virtual worlds, data intelligence gathering, and shifting to a digital business model. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.