AWS Lightsail vs. Digital Ocean Performance Comparison

AWS Lightsail vs. DigitalOcean Performance Comparison

Ever since Amazon Web Services announced their new service Lightsail, I’ve been wondering how does its performance compare to virtually same droplets hosted by DigitalOcean. I’m not going to go into too many details regarding the similarities and differences between the two platforms, but if you’d like to learn more, here’s a good read by Wogan May and another one by Phil Dougherty.

For the AWS Lightsail vs. DigitalOcean performance comparison, I decided to use sysbench as described in the howtoforge.com article.

Both servers were provisioned by Laravel Forge, running the same software versions. The hardware specs are 4 GB RAM, 2 vCPUs, 60 GB SSD.

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Web design trends 2016

8 Web design trends for 2016.

It is all about the content

Website trends in 2015 will be focused purely on content delivery that will draw attention of their ideal customer. You can forget about flashy websites, multimedia pages and strong calls to actions. They will all be subordinated to delivering great content and leading end users to the actions that website is intended for.

Clicking is dead

As websites get more and more complicated and content marketing gets in the way of minimalistic web site design, clicking is one of the first things that will go out of the game.

Scrolling website design, which is used when all the information about your company, services and more is on one page, is becoming more and popular.

Scrolling website design also offer an elegant and effective user experience for the end user instead of using multiple drop-down menus that can easily break down end user focus and lose his attention.

On top of that, one-page websites are perfect for the kind of interactive storytelling highlighted at the start of this article.

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14 digital marketing gurus to follow – Part II

As we all live in hyperproduction era of everything, getting the right info at the right time can be really challenging.

Especially if you would like to be in digital marketing industry. You know, there are a lot of digital marketing “gurus” but just a few that are real gurus.

So as we promised a few weeks ago, we are back with Top 14 digital marketing gurus that you can follow if you would like to get the right info at the right time because as Victor Hugo said:

 

 

So go and grab some ideas right now with those people!

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