This project is an excellent showcase for the talent and the imagination that the employees at all levels of HostMySite bring to their work.
Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 10, 2009
HostMySite announced today that they will showcase the "World's Fastest Server" at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW, Inc.). This electric drag bike, capable of going from 0-120 mph in eight seconds, houses an integrated server that distributes content and data to Web pages while it accelerates down the track. This first-of-its-kind drag bike is outfitted with Web cams, GPS, accelerometer and other sensors serving Web data while in motion.
HostMySite created this unique project to showcase the talent and imagination that not only their employees bring, but HostMySite brings to their customers. Visitors to http://www.TheWorldsFastestServer.com are able to track the bike's progress from start to finish and will see live footage from and of the bike and HostMySite booth visitors during SXSW March 14-16.
HostMySite's own support employees have worked as a voluntary team during off-hours to create the "World's Fastest Server." Project leader Shawn Darby, who owns and manages the full service all-brand Motorcycle shop Darby Customs, has been working to make this project a reality.
HostMySite and The Code Project, a website formed to provide developers with a place to meet and exchange ideas, jointly announced the "World's Fastest Server" LAMP Challenge. This contest challenges developers to create an innovative application to run on the data feed from the high-end server infrastructure in the "World's Fastest Server" and post an article about it on The Code Project, http://www.codeproject.com. The winner, as selected by the votes given by the Code Project developer community, will receive a dedicated server for life from HostMySite. The deadline is March 31, 2009. Visit http://www.TheWorldsFastestServer.com for more information.
"It is amazing that our team, on their own time, can build an electric drag bike around a fully fabricated, load-balanced sever cluster in under three months," said Art Zeile, HostMySite CEO. "This project is an excellent showcase for the talent and the imagination that the employees at all levels of HostMySite bring to their work."
Founded on the principle of Service Defined, HostMySite provides customers with a full range of Web hosting services. The range of services includes domain name registration, shared Web site hosting, application hosting, virtual private servers, dedicated hosting and fully managed outsourced technology solutions. For customers who need only a small portion of IT services, the host acts as an expert extension of their IT staff to provide flexible, scalable and affordable solutions that increase revenues, decrease costs and enhances productivity. HostMySite's hosting services are supported by 24×7x365 live support through toll-free telephone, email and online chat. "We guarantee our services 100%. If for any reason you are not absolutely delighted with the service you receive, we will refund your money." More information can be found at http://www.hostmysite.com.
About The Code Project
The Code Project was formed to provide developers with a place to meet and exchange ideas. The Code Project provides developers with all the resources they need to help in their day-to-day programming, as well as helping them keep up to date with the latest technologies.
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