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Choosing the right type of hosting is a huge decision. Unfortunately, it can be a very difficult one. Hosting is generally divided into four major categories:

Shared Hosting Virtual Private Server Hosting Dedicated Server Hosting Cloud Hosting

The right hosting makes a huge difference in your online… Read More

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There’s a new vulnerability creating a buzz in the IT industry – particularly with respect to virtual servers. It’s called the Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation, but you probably know it as VENOM. This vulnerability is exposing sensitive data and compromising shared computing resources by exploiting the weaknesses in the… Read More

Developer's Guide to Server Response Codes image

 

When working online, you deal with servers. A lot. And sometimes it gets confusing – especially when server response codes come in to the picture. That’s why we’ve created this handy cheat sheet to help you keep them straight. As a developer, these kinds of… Read More

What is Colocation image

 

Colocation, or “colo” for short, is the act of placing servers in professional datacenters and letting them operate from within these DCs. These servers may be owned by the colo customer or leased from the datacenter. Because today’s DCs have such extensive and advanced resources, this makes a… Read More

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Datacenters exist the entire world over. Finding someone to host your website, email, application or anything else should never be a problem. Choosing the right partner, though, can be tricky. When it comes to finding the right server, there’s a lot on the line. Every detail, no… Read More

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In today’s digital world, we all use Wikis frequently – probably even more so than we realize. A wiki is a collaborative application, typically online, where information is sourced, modified and expanded by its audience. Anyone is able to contribute his or her knowledge to a topic. Because there is,… Read More

What is GIT image

 

Git is a wildly popular free distributed revision control system that enables developers to manage larger projects with greater efficiency – specifically projects that require multiple developers. Git was originally developed to run in the Linux Kernel development environment in 2005 with an emphasis on supporting non-linear workflows… Read More

What is DNS image

 

Domain Name Servers, commonly called “DNS” for short, keep IP addresses organized and documented. IP addresses, comprised solely of numeral characters, are incredibly difficult for human users to remember, but they’re also necessary for the internet to locate and transfer data. To enable these users to locate data… Read More

Configuring Log Files in Red Hat Linux image

All proficient Linux users rely heavily on log files. These files are used to access information not only about the user’s operating system itself, but also the services and applications that run off of it. Log files may also be used for information about system… Read More