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Experienced as a Web Developer and Web Server administrator since 1994, in 1999 Jess set out to start a Web Hosting Provider that would leverage the latest in cutting edge and innovative technologies and make them available to businesses in a way that was easy to understand, easy to use and affordable. Today Applied Innovations is a recognized leader in Windows Hosting and specializes in ASP.NET, E-Commerce and Advanced Web Application Hosting.

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How to resurrect a Beta Fish with Office Voodoo

I have a small beta tank on my desk (it used to have a couple of those Brookstone frogs in it, but they’ve long moved on) and recently my Beta decided it was time to visit ‘the other side’.  So I thought this would be a great opportunity to demonstrate my keen abilities of ‘Office Voodoo’. To perform this you’ll need the below items Mystical stone from a far off land – I got mine from homegoods for $12.95! Your Beta Fish in a state of restful peace – some may confuse Read more [...]

10 Ways to Improve WordPress Performance on Windows

Last year I attended the San Francisco WordCamp because I wanted to see what the Core WordPress team had to say about WordPress Hosting on Windows.   Sadly, it was my experience there that they’re still not very Windows friendly.  I personally believe it’s one of two reasons: There’s still this mentality that Microsoft is Evil and out to shut down all things open-source. I wonder if they’ll ever escape from their past.  But this is the classic Open-Source versus Commercial Read more [...]

Book Review of EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged and things have just been insanely busy at Applied Innovations, but I wanted to send out a compliments to Dave Ramsey for his book: EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches For anyone that’s in a management position, running your own business and struggling to figure out ‘why don’t they get it?’ I’d encourage you to read this book. It’s a fantastic read.  Throughout the book, Dave shares his own experiences Read more [...]

The CAN-SPAM Act and did DotNetNuke Hosting Violate it? You be the judge

SPAM is an interesting topic.  There are several different definitions of SPAM and depending on who you talk to, you’ll get any of a number of explanations of what SPAM is or is not. At Applied Innovations, our Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) defines SPAM very clearly and that it’s not tolerated here at Applied Innovations: While differences of opinion may exist on what type of E-mail communication constitutes unsolicited bulk E-mail, or SPAM, Appliedi defines unsolicited commercial e-mail Read more [...]

Quickly backup iis metabase on a Windows Cloud Server

Recently, I was invited to give a presentation at the Orlando DotNetNuke Usersgroup around DotNetNuke website performance.  The first tidbit of information I provided was that when you’re running on a Windows Cloud Server or Windows VPS Server or a Managed Windows Server, you always to make backups of your configuration before making sweeping changes. The quickest way to backup the IIS Metabase is via command line: Backing up the IIS Configuration via Command Line: %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe Read more [...]
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