UpCloud WordPress Hosting Review

If you spend time in the WordPress hosting space and few names constantly come up, and one of them is UpCloud. UpCloud is a European cloud provider with data centers all over the world that claims to have the world’s “fastest cloud servers”. In this review we’re going to take a look at how WordPress… Continue reading UpCloud WordPress Hosting Review

What’s New With Kernl – May 2020

Hello everyone and welcome to the May 2020 edition of “What’s New with Kernl”! This month was relatively slow for us with little work on new features and more focus on bugs and refactoring. Let’s dive in. We now have video tutorials for enabling Git deployments on your WordPress plugins and themes. You can see… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – May 2020

Vultr One-Click WordPress Review

If you want to host your own copy of WordPress but don’t want to go through all the trouble of setting it up, it might be worth your time to explore using “one-click” installs from some of the major cloud providers. In this article, we’re going to explore the Vultr One-Click WordPress install and see… Continue reading Vultr One-Click WordPress Review

What’s New With Kernl – March 2020

With all the uncertainty in the world right now due to COVID-19, we are intentionally keeping things boring at Kernl. Bug fixes, new docs, and increased capacity are all we did this month. Stay safe out there everyone! Features, Bugs, Updates NEW DOCUMENTATION! – After 5 years we finally moved to a real documentation generator!… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – March 2020

WordPress Site Health by Kernl

After 5 months of development and 2 months of closed beta, we are happy to announce the public availability of Kernl’s WordPress Site Health service. What is it? Kernl’s WordPress Site Health service allows you to understand changes in your site’s health. But what does that mean? We monitor your response times, time to first… Continue reading WordPress Site Health by Kernl

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What’s New With Kernl – February 2020

I hope everyone had a great February! We didn’t too much feature development this month, but there was a lot of bug fixing and performance improvements, so let’s dive in! Feature, Bugs, and Performance Node.js – Kernl is now on Node.js 12.16.1. This release was all about security fixes. Load Testing Machine Provisioning – We… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – February 2020

Should I use Memcached or Redis for WordPress caching?

Choosing between Memcached or Redis for your WordPress cache is a tough decision. Not because they have vastly different performance profiles (they don’t), but because either choice is a good one depending on your needs. In this post we’re going to explore the differences between Redis and Memcached, how they perform for WordPress, and a… Continue reading Should I use Memcached or Redis for WordPress caching?