Archive for the “Software” Category

Use Your VPS As Your Own DropBox With Seafile

by Hayden Smith

Cloud-based file sharing tools have become very popular. They provide a helpful way to share files with friends or as an automatic backup for files to allow easy synchronization between your devices. However, there are a number of issues with these services, not least of which is trusting a third party with your data. There’s…

Configuring And Running A Minecraft Java Edition Server On Your VPS Running Ubuntu 16.04

by Hayden Smith

Unless you’ve been living under a block since 2010, you’ve probably heard about the runaway success story of the computer game Minecraft. Having said that, I suspect if you are reading this article you already have a fair idea what Minecraft is. One of the features of the PC version of Minecraft, these days called…

What is Threading?

by Hayden Smith

As with a number of things, threading has a number of meanings depending on how it is used when referencing computing. In this case threading can mean something slightly different when referencing software vs hardware. In software a thread is generally termed to be a sequence of instructions that can be scheduled for a processor…

Hello Windows 10!

by Neil Cumins

Is Microsoft’s new offering the perfect 10?

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Encryption Law And Your Server

by Grant McMaster

Hayden Smith examines the effects that any actual legislation based around the UK Prime Ministers recent comments on encryption could have if they became law.

Introduction to Linux Swap.

by Grant McMaster

About Linux Swap for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Usage of virtual memory is supported in Linux systems. It is used as an extension to the normal RAM, and is established on a defined part of the hard drive. When a system is experiencing a shortage of RAM, i is possible to temporarily move some of its data…

Enlarging potential – WordPress migration to a cloud server

by Grant McMaster

Cloud vs Shared Hosting, For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS One of the most noticeable advantages of cloud servers in general is resource availability, meaning you always get what you pay for. They are reliable, stable and efficient when handling websites and blogs with high traffic. While shared hosting is slightly cheaper, it simply cannot promise stable resource…

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