How Edge Improves Real Time Performance

Howe edge improves real time performance

Edge Computing and how it can improve real-time application performance Edge Computing is a type of distributed computing paradigm where data storage, information processing, and networking is brought closer to the people and devices that consume that information. Why is edge computing important? To answer this question, let’s understand a few terms necessary to the … Read more

Installing PIP on Windows and macOS

Install pip on Mac OS and Windows

Pip is a package manager for the Python programming language. It provides an easy-to-use command-line interface for installing, updating, and removing Python software. For example, to install the popular Requests HTTP client with pip, you could run the command: pip install requests In this article, we’ll outline how Python pip works, show you how to … Read more

Understanding the Difference Between Cloud-First and Cloud-Only Strategies

In 2010, the US government announced its “cloud-first” policy. This policy dictated that “going forward, when evaluating options for new IT deployments, the government will require that agencies default to cloud-based solutions whenever a secure, reliable, cost-effective option exists”. Since then, cloud-first has become the de facto term for the strategy where businesses emphasize transitioning … Read more

Deploy Quickly With Turnkey Linux!

Turnkey Linux

What Makes Us So Excited to Offer Turnkey Linux? For those that like to be “hands-on” with their ZebraHost tenancy and spin up servers within their hypervisor, we have some great news! Turnkey Linux is now live on our cloud and it will save you a ton of time spinning up servers for a variety … Read more

Configure an Emby Server on Linux

Install Emby Server on Linux

What is Emby? Emby is a media server service that allows users to create their own private server with ease. It provides a web client and apps for mobile devices and TVs that allow a user to stream a variety of content ranging from music, pictures, movies, and TV. Though lesser known than Plex, Emby … Read more

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)


Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a proprietary graphical remote desktop software developed by Microsoft. It is the default solution for connecting to remote Windows servers and has been packaged with every version of Windows since XP. Now on its 8th version, RDP has been forked to work on most popular operating systems including IOS, Android, … Read more

Understanding Git

Understanding Git

What is Git? Git is the most widely used Version Control Control System in the world. It was developed by Linus Torvalds in 2005 as a way to address the challenges of remote development projects and the multiple conflicting updates that can occur during the development cycle as a result of developers not working closely … Read more

Edge Network vs CDN – and Why They Can Help Your Business

CDN vs Edge Network

The Internet and networking technology is becoming increasingly critical for business growth. More people are shopping and working online than ever before.  Companies are now using the Internet as the primary outlet for increasing brand recognition, reaching customers, and converting sales. Although it seems like more users online equal more sales opportunities there is a … Read more

Happy Birthday ZebraHost!

Happy Birthday ZebraHost

It’s Our Birthday! Today July 7th, 2000, ZebraHost was established by current CEO Clive Swanepoel. Over these last 20 years, we’ve continuously strived to bring our clients the best of breed technology and exceptional customer service. Speaking of our clients, we couldn’t have made it this far without you! Over these last 20 years, we’ve … Read more