Blog : Linux
Basics In Linux, there are a few basic concepts that we need to understand before we start. Firewall rules are, in general, applied as they are read, from the top down. The best firewall DENIES ALL and only ALLOWS what is needed. OUTBOUND rules are generally more relaxed than INBOUND. A Policy is what gets […]
What is NginX? NginX (pronounced Engine-X or N-Jinx) is a high-performance web server designed to deliver large amounts of content quickly with the efficient use of system resources. NginX’s strong point is its ability to efficiently serve static content, like plain HTML and media files. It is especially good at handling many concurrent connections. Some consider it […]
Apache Server is one of the oldest web servers. Apache used to run only on Linux but is now available for Windows and OS/2 as well. The Apache Server has been around since 1995 and has played a major role in the development of the World Wide Web (WWW). It was based on the NCSA HTTPd server, […]
The virtual networking we will focus on here will all be Linux based as we only use Linux for virtualization at Host Africa. Virtual networking or Software Defined Networking (SDN) is the way we set up networks in cloud environments. SDN is a method to provide the same functionality in a virtual environment as you can […]
When IT Managers get asked why they prefer Windows over Linux, the excuse is often given that it would be too expensive to run Linux as they would need to retrain staff or hire a specialist. Other reasons given are software compatibility and “lack of support”. I have been a hardcore Open Source fanatic for […]

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