Posts Categorized: General

cPHulk

Security is the primary concern for every customer. Due to advancements in hacking methods and cyber technologies it is high time that we need to ensure the security of the servers and, in turn, the websites. With the advent of control panels, it has become easier to administer the server and strengthen the server’s security…. Read more »

DDoS

Denial-of-service (DDoS) is a common cyber threat. It is an attempt to make a resource unavailable to the intended users. This is possible through temporarily interrupting or suspending services of a host connected to the Internet or by preventing the resource from accessing traffic generated from multiple sources. Here the attacking source will have more… Read more »

SELinux, a useful security mechanism

Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is a security mechanism implemented in the kernel and it provides Mandatory Access Control (MAC). The significance of SELinux lies in the fact that in its absence only traditional discretionary access control (DAC) methods like setting file permissions can only be used to set file access privileges among various users. In DAC… Read more »

VARNISH

By virtue of being open source software, Varnish was primarily designed as an HTTP accelerator focussing on content dynamic websites. It is exclusively focussed on HTTP against any other network protocols. It is often used by high-traffic websites including online newspapers. Installing Varnish can speed up a website while reducing the load on the web… Read more »

Best PHP handler for your Website

You must have heard about PHP handlers if your website was developed using PHP codes. This article narrates how PHP handlers work for the websites. Before setting up the PHP handler, it’s advisable to understand the working of each PHP handler so that you can choose the best option for the PHP scripts used. The… Read more »

HYPER CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

A hyper-converged infrastructure is a software-related approach that combines storage, computation, network and virtualization technologies as one physical unit. This architecture allows in managing complicated technologies as a single unit. In short it is a sum up of all the data centre services. In the typical legacy environments, there have to be separate administrative and… Read more »

Lynx

Introduction Lynx is simply a web browser for command line interface. It is a fully-featured World Wide Web (www) client which shows the web page contents in a simple terminal. Here the plain ASCII text is displayed without including the multimedia contents of the web page. The hypertext markup language (HTML) can be viewed using… Read more »

‘PING’ IN PROGRESS!

Ping is a utility product that you can rely on when your PC is encountered with network issues out of the blue. This simple packet testing agent boasts of an incredible legacy and a successful strategy it often relies on. This blog discusses the modus operandi of Ping. It was Mike Mmuuss, inspired by David… Read more »

Google Indexing and Related Issues

When a new site is created, the best way to popularize it is through the search engine Google. For this to work effectively, Google needs to index the site. Normally indexing is a time-consuming process. But it can be made faster if you can keep relevant contents as per the standards set by Google. Listed… Read more »

Google’s QUIC Protocol to speed up the Internet

Quick UDP Internet Connections (QUIC) is an experimental protocol proposed by Google, which is designed to provide security and reliability along with reduced connection and transport latency. Google has already deployed QUIC protocol in their servers and do client implementation in the Chrome web browsers. The main idea behind QUIC is to use the UDP… Read more »

CloudLinux, for those who are concerned about website speed

A sudden increase in load spikes due to high traffic into the websites and slow servers are some of the major problems that users and system administrators face every day. Cloud Linux, released in 2010, is a technology that most web hosting companies now adopt to counter these threats. This operating system is interchangeable with… Read more »

MOSH : An Interactive Remote Shell for Mobile Clients

SSH (Secure Shell) is the most popular remote terminal application used nowadays, which runs inside a terminal emulator. Unfortunately, the SSH tool is not suitable for mobile networks. It has two major weaknesses. As SSH runs in TCP, it does not support roaming among IP addresses and SSH operates strictly in character-at-a-time mode, with all… Read more »