Monthly Archives: February 15, 2017

How Capistrano different from Puppet and Chef ?

Automation is the best way to manage large scale systems and servers. While doing updates or applying patches, it is difficult to manage hundreds or thousands of servers. Installing patches and updates to each and every server is time consuming and tedious. It demands allocation of more human resources. In cluster like solutions, same configuration… Read more »

Video CDN in Modern Hosting premises

A Video Content Delivery Network delivers live and on-demand, high-quality videos to web-connected devices over a large geographically dispersed network of servers. The major strength of Video CDN is the caching concept. When a viewer submits a request, the server caching content near the user’s location delivers the video. This will accelerate the delivery. Aside… Read more »

Puppet to automate risks

Puppet is a free software written in Ruby and is designed to manage configuration and automate tasks. Puppet uses a declarative Ruby-like Domain-Specific Language (DSL) in its command-line environment and works on major Linux, Unix and Windows systems. The two solutions for which Puppet is used for are configuration management and data centre automation. In… Read more »

Tails for privacy and anonymity

Tails or The Amnesic Incognito Live System is a security-focused, debian-based Linux distribution aimed at preserving privacy and anonymity. It helps in using internet anonymously and circumventing censorship on the move, without leaving any traces unless explicitly ask for. Here all connections to the internet are diverted through Tor network. It uses state-of-the-art cryptographic tools… Read more »

Scalability of Hosting Solution and its impact on the website

A website helps an entrepreneur to connect his business to the world through the medium of Internet. But some of the impending hurdles come in the form of finding a creative web developer, a suitable hosting package, and a professional team to manage the website. Once the website development is complete, it is imperative to… Read more »

Qubes OS for security

Qubes is a highly secured Open Source operating system, which allows in creating multiple instances inside the desktop computing environment and helps in browsing trusted and untrusted sites using different virtual machines. Qubes 1 was introduced in September 2012 and later in September 2014, the Qubes team had released the second version, which was equipped… Read more »