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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, just like… Read More

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Every day, millions of network administrators rely on the SSH (Secure Shell) protocol. SSH enables them to log in to servers remotely, tunnel into networking equipment and transfer files between different machines. For most of its life, SSH has been regarded as “impenetrable” by many security experts.… Read More

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MongoDB is a relatively new open-source database platform. Also known as NoSQL, MongoDB uses dynamic schemas to integrate certain application data types more efficiently than other databases. The program is cross-platform and actually powers the back end for many well-known consumer sites, including Craigslist, LinkedIn, Expedia, the New York… Read More

Using SSH to protect your server image

Server security should be a priority to anyone housing data on the web. Even if the information shared is meant to be public, the servers that store it should always be kept under tight lock and key. That’s because servers can be manipulated to perform many malicious… 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 virtual… 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 matter… Read More

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Today – March 31, 2012 – is World Backup Day. Taking backups of your computer is critical and important, because there is no such thing as a “crash-proof” hard drive. All hard drives will crash – its not a matter of “if” the drives will crash, its a matter of when your drives will crash. World Backup Day was… Read More