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What Is VPS Hosting?

by Kelly Kirkham

When researching hosting options, it’s easy to get confused by all the technical jargon. Shared, dedicated, cloud… the options seem endless. This post is aimed at helping you become familiar with VPS hosting, an option that has become the preferred option due to agility, scalability, and power. Read on to get the scoop. What makes…

Understanding MySQL/MariaDB Users And Privileges: Part 2

by Hayden Smith

Previously we have looked at how user accounts work the MySQL or MariaDB database systems, and how you can both create and remove them. This time we’ll be looking at making those users useful by ensuring that they have privileges to actually make changes to your database. Managing Privileges First, let’s look at the commands…

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Linux Intrusion Detection With Tripwire On Ubuntu and Debian: Part 2

by Hayden Smith

Previously, we discussed installing Tripwire on a system running the Debian or Ubuntu Linux distributions as a means of detecting intrusions on your system. This time we’ll be looking at continuing to get it set up and running. Initializing the Database When we left off, we had Tripwire configured with a basic configuration that will…

Accelerate Your Website By Using Varnish With Apache

by Hayden Smith

As a website’s traffic increases, you can often find that the site is repeatedly serving the same files over and over again from disk. This can cause a problem whereby the server can reach the performance limits of its disks repeatedly loading and serving the same files to visitors. This problem is exacerbated by media…

The Fundamental Guide to HTML, CSS and Javascript

by Hayden Smith

HTML, CSS and Javascript are three technologies that make up the majority of websites. Without them the World Wide Web as we know it wouldn’t exist. So what are they and how do they work? First lets look at HTML, or to give it it’s full name, HyperText Markup Lanquage. The creation of HTML is…

Old School Cloud Computing

by Kelly Kirkham

Taking a look at the top ten companies in the cloud computing sector provides an interesting insight into the state of the industry today.

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How The LAMP Stack Rose To Prominence

by Neil Cumins

Witness the journey of this beloved, faithful tool , LAMP stacks, as it rises to its esteemed position in the eyes of developers.

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How to Create a systemd Unit File Part 1

by Hayden Smith

If you have made an application that needs to be controlled or managed by the init process on your system, or alternately have installed a third party application from outside of your repositories, then you are probably familiar with the creation of init scripts. For those that aren’t, these init scripts deal with the process…

The Future Of Smart Homes

by Neil Cumins

Our predictions based from CES 2017. Where should you put your money?

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Cloud Contract: What To Look Out For

by Kelly Kirkham

If your company has not yet signed a cloud computing contract, chances are you are considering one sometime in the near future. Look at are lists of warning signs to be aware of.

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