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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 […]
VPS vs Shared Hosting
Shared hosting is one of the cheapest options when searching for a hosting solution. This is because it is also the most basic. Multiple websites share a physical web server and its resources, including the same database, bandwidth and storage. This makes it very economical and easy to maintain, but it drastically reduces the performance […]
ipv6
IPv6 can be simpler and more efficient that IPv4 If the length of an IPV6 address looks scary and you think that the learning curve to ramp up to IPV6 will be too steep, take a deep breathe. Learning IPV4 concepts was JUST as hard originally. After a few hours, it all makes sense. IPV6 […]

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