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The Benefits & Myths of Lucee Hosting

When someone brings up the conversation of trying Lucee as a supplement to their Adobe ColdFusion development there’s some awkwardness. They’ve heard about Lucee, want to try it but it’s also mysterious and new. They aren’t convinced yet. And I don’t blame them. Lucee Hosting can be a shortcut to overcoming those barriers. Usually if someone get’s a chance to get familiar with Lucee, they are hooked (PS: Lucee Hosting makes this easy vs a worrying about local environment). You can get a pre-setup Lucee VPS much less than a equally equipped Adobe ColdFusion VPS. Or shared Lucee Hosting plan for $5. Debunking...
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ColdFusion 12 – Is Raijin tough enough?

We attended the Adobe ColdFusion Summit this past week, ending Tuesday. The event itself was held at the Aria in Las Vegas. This specific location, and Las Vegas itself is known for hosting large conferences. The final attendance was just over 500, with many familiar faces. The conference was kicked off with nice marketing focused video on ColdFusion’s history. Ending with the spotlight on what makes Adobe ColdFusion timeless: “ColdFusion makes hard things easy”. Adobe ColdFusion Summit Keynote – About Raijin The next release of ColdFusion was officially announced. Codenamed Raijin (Japanese god of Thunder). The crowd was anticipating details on...
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Why Hostek Chose Lucee Hosting (You Should Too)

We originally chose to make Railo a hosting option, but that was before the rebranding to Lucee. It’s the same product, different stakeholders, same caretakers. We were one of the first to have certified Railo Administrators on our team, I’m one of those originally certified. Railo – Named after a StarTrek creature, the correct pronunciation would be Ry-Low. Lucee –  Named after the movie Lucy and Beatles song. Why We Chose To Offer Lucee Hosting? Hostek has supported Railo, now Lucee, for many years. We appreciate the open source aspect. For most businesses and end users seeking Lucee Hosting, price is...
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Fix ColdFusion Database Problems & Be A Hero [Part 2]

The least favorite thing to hear from a support person is that you need to tune your database or code. Let’s be honest, it’s a roadblock. For the busy developer, free time to tune things isn’t even on the radar. Maybe you’re a one person team, and don’t have support to shine a light on the problems you’re facing. Read on – there’s hope! What Causes ColdFusion Performance Problems? ColdFusion runs considerably well when everything is working and running well. It doesn’t do so well to isolate a single problem from the other apps that are just fine. Conversely even if the problems are the ONE application...
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