Software as a Service (SaaS) vs. Software as a Product (SaaP)

Posted on July 19th, 2018 by Damien Jordan in Tech

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What is SaaS?

As you might have already guessed, the SaaS definition is "Software as a Service". This type of software is being delivered online via a browser and is hosted by the software vendor or another third party. A regular monthly fee is being charged for the use. On rare ocasions there are one time payment deals. The vendor of the web-based solution delivers a service that covers all security, availability and performance standards. An Internet connection is all the client needs in order to access the service.

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For DBAs: Think of backup strategies as restore strategies

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by Boyana Peeva in Tech

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How come you got involved in IT?

I always enjoyed working with computers when I was in school and so it seemed a natural area to study at the university. I enjoyed studying database design so once I completed my BSC in 2005, I started looking for a database developer position.

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Test Your Server Against the Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by WebSitePulse in Tools, Tech

Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerabilityA major vulnerability in OpenSSL software was announced late yesterday, impacting all servers having the Heartbeat TLS extension enabled with OpenSSL versions states above.

The "heartbleed" vulnerability, has been already recorded as CVE-2014-0160. Further details can be found at heartbleed.com and www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140407.txt.

The bug has already scared a lot of system administrators and site owners, and the one that we've done on WebSitePulse was to release a test against this vulnerability.

So, if you want to check whether your secure server is affected or not, please visit: www.websitepulse.com/heartbeat.php

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How to set Up Your Reports Properly

Posted on March 18th, 2014 by Robert Close in Tech

There are several reports that can quickly provide you with information related to the latest events of your targets. 

Two of the modules of your account dashboard provide information only on a limited number of events.

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Use Stats Publisher to Show Your Target's Uptime to Clients

Posted on January 20th, 2014 by Damien Jordan in Tech

If your business largely depends on your website, you may often need to show its uptime to your customers.

As a WebSitePulse client, you have an option called ‘Stats Publisher’where you set up a public report page that includes the uptime statistics for one or more of your targets. The reports are published on www.MyWebReports.net and can be viewed by everyone, or just by the people whom you give access to.

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