Virtual Private Servers, or VPS for short, are the ideal solution for businesses who need full access and control over their servers. They’re a cost-effective answer to dedicated servers, yet still yield similar results in terms of control and bandwidth. VPS are great because they are completely customizable,… Read More
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Analyzing data is a critical element to running a successful business. Whether that data comes from a structured or unstructured source, it is crucial to understanding how the business is performing and what steps might be taken to improve that performance. The ELK stack is perfect for this.… Read More
Running your site on a CDN (Content Delivery Network) is one of the most efficient ways to improve your the User Experience (UX) of your site’s visitors. CDNs are single networks comprised of several (or many) linked-up servers which are phsyically located in different places. This creates several distinct… Read More
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,… Read More
Early in 2015, the Qualys security research team discovered an extremely critical vulnerability in the Linux GNU C Library (glibc for short). The vulnerability, dubbed “GHOST,” would allow hackers to take control of a system remotely without requiring them to provide any security credentials. By accessing the glibc,… Read More
OSSEC is a popular host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS). One of the factors driving OSSEC’s popularity is that it is an open-source project, meaning that it’s available at no cost. Able to run on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Solaris, HP-UX and AIX, OSSEC is a HIDS that nearly everyone… Read More
If you use CentOS VPS, displaying the correct time zone can be an issue. If you type “date” into the SSH terminal, the date and time displayed are likely incorrect. Remember, CentOS uses the file /etc./localtime to decide the appropriate time zone to display without… Read More
When using an Apache web server, a user must understand what modules he or she is running. These modules account for the vast majority of an Apache server’s functionality, so even the smallest issues or module failures can create a serious detriment to the server’s ability to perform.
Understanding Static and Shared Modules
Static modules are already built into the… Read More
Server operating systems are not created equal. There are many things to take into account when choosing an operating system to run on a dedicated server or a VPS. We’re going to take some time today and go over a some of the most important things a… Read More
A Virtual Private Server, commonly called a “VPS,” is a virtual server. The way it works is simple. A dedicated server is split into many “containers” and each “container” is a separate “private server.” Each of these “containers” can function just like a dedicated server. Multitudes of… Read More