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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 […]
Domain Name
A lot of thought and consideration goes into any domain name, since it is your company’s identity on the web. Basically, you want a domain name that properly represents your company, and that is easy to find and promote. Here are 5 basic rules to keep in mind: Make it easy to type: choose simple […]
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, […]
 cPanel is a layered system What I mean by this is that cPanel has many layers of users and thus many potential security breach points. Due to its flexibility and complexity, cPanel also has many areas that need to be looked after from a system security perspective. We will take a look at these below: […]
IPV6 Reduced Complexity IPV6 networking reduces the complexity of address planning and assigning addresses to networks. Instead of using a wide variety of IPV4 subnet lengths, it is best practice to use some standard prefix lengths to simplify things. IPV6 should be a breath of fresh air to those who toil with the scarcity constraints […]

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