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How big is Amazon S3 really?

Amazon’s Simple Storage Service, or simply S3 for short, is a product designed for storing objects (or files are most people know them) in their proprietary cloud hosting (AWS). Since S3 was first released on March 14th of 2006, it has gained amazing amounts of popularity online, particularly from web and software developers. It’s quite…

We've gone Unlimited!

We created Statvoo a few years ago because we found that Web Analytics was not where we wanted it to be, we tried numerous alternatives on some of our sites we were working on at the time and we decided that we needed to create something revolutionary that people would…

User Testing and Feedback?

So now you have a website, you use it and love it, but does everybody else? There are many tools out there that allow you to do User Acceptance Testing and provide Feedback from real users, but what are the options? Here are some options we have found that may…

Bronze plan from now onwards?

All customers who are not already on a plan have been updated to the Bronze plan. If you feel you need to move to another plan, do so on the plans page or contact us for help or support to do so. We will have some free Gold plans up…

Faster alternative to MySQL Delete Table Contents / Truncate

From time to time you might have some rather big tables that you want to delete all the data quickly and start afresh. You have a few options at this point. The first you’ll probably look at is: DELETE FROM `table_name` The benefit of doing this is DELETE provides the…

Track Javascript Errors on your site Automatically

We have added a new section to Statvoo.com recently. The new section is called Errors and it can be found under any website you have added to your account, from the left hand navigation. Statvoo.com now logs all Javascript errors that occur on your website so that you can find…

ORDER BY RAND() – Faster Alternative

MySQL’s ORDER BY RAND() function can be so useful for returning random items from a table, infact, we have used it a million times over the years. The problem comes when your database tables start getting really big. We found a very nice alternative to using it and thought it…

Moving a MySQL Database without downtime

At Statvoo we found ourselves in the position where we needed to move our master MySQL database without ANY downtime and for anyone who’s tried to do this, you will know how hard this can be if it is not done exactly right. Below I will run through the steps…