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Jan, 21

Redis is a great in-memory data structure store that can be used as a database, cache, and message broker. It is free to use and open-source, however, there is no official support for Windows. In today’s article, we will discuss how to install Redis on Windows.   What is Redis? {what-is-redis(image)} It is a very multifunctional software. Redis is an open-source in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache, and message broker. It provides data structures such as strings, hashes, lists, sets, stored sets with range queries, bitmaps, hyperlog logs, geospatial...

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Jan, 21

How to Learn Linux

The majority of websites are hosted on the Linux operating system and for a good reason. It offers better versatility and security options than its Windows Server counterpart. If you wish to work in the web hosting industry in the future, at least a basic knowledge of Linux is a must.  While your home Windows or macOS machine is easy to use and in most cases, their UI (i.e. User Interface) self-explanatory, Linux requires a bit more skill and practice to manage. This does not mean, however, that it is much more difficult. Imagine, as if Windows was an automatic transmission car, while...

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Dec, 20

There are plenty of e-mail services out there, however, how trustworthy are they? For normal day-to-day e-mail use, typical email services are just secure enough. Nevertheless, if you are dealing with sensitive data, it is best to have your own mail server as in this case, you get full control over where your emails go through. In today’s article, we will discuss about the SMTP (i.e. Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) protocol and show you a step-by-step tutorial on how to run your own mail server on Linux. What is an SMTP Server? SMTP is a part of the application layer of the TCP/IP...

WordPress is open-source software for building a vast range of different websites for a variety of purposes. With WordPress, you can create personal blogs, a website for your small business, or a massive eCommerce store - and anything in between! Because WordPress has been developed over many years and is open source, it is responsible for about a third of mainstream, surface internet websites and is extremely popular among millions of people all around the world. It has functionality for a range of scenarios and many customization options that make it possible to use the WordPress software...

The majority of servers on the internet are run on Linux, meaning if you want to connect to them, you have to use SSH (Secure Shell), a remote administration protocol that allows you to control and modify your remote servers over the internet. If you are connecting from a Linux OS or macOS, typically, you would open the terminal and enter ssh [user]@[host] which would then prompt you to enter the password for the user.  In this case, [user] represents the account you want to access, for example, root, and the [host] represents the server you wish to access, which can be either an IP...

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Dec, 20

How to Learn Python

The digital world has grown greatly within the last decades and nowadays seemingly all electronic devices are connected to the internet, from refrigerators to toasters, and all of them need programming in order to function properly. This technological boom has opened countless new job prospects for people with a more mathematical mind in software development. With countless resources out there on the internet, it seems that anyone can learn to program nowadays, but this brings about another problem. Such a large amount of easily accessible information got many people lost with one question:...

There are many services that a web hosting provider can offer, with a dedicated server being the pinnacle of them. Instead of sharing a server like you would with a VPS or a Shared Hosting service, you get a full bare-metal server to yourself. All of that machine’s resources are available only for you to use as you please. So, you got a dedicated server, what should you do now? Well, first things first; you have to install your desired operating system on it. This could be done through the server console, IPMI, or KVM, depending on what OS you wish to install.   What is...

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Dec, 20

What is a MAC Address? A MAC (i.e. Media Access Control) address is a unique identifier assigned to a network interface controller (i.e. NIC) for use as a network address in communication within a network segment. Within the OSI network model, it is used in the data link layer. Typically, a MAC address consists of six groups of two hexadecimal digits separated by either hyphens or colons, or not separated at all. They are also primarily assigned by the manufacturer and thus are often called hardware addresses or physical addresses.   How to Find MAC Address on Windows? Just follow...

There are many web hosting control panels out there, however, we recommend for you to use cPanel as we think it is one of the most intuitive control panels out there, making it very easy to use and frankly, the most popular one out there. It is the default control panel selected when you purchase web hosting from Monovm. Of course, you can select another one if you wish from the configuration page when doing the checkout process. Today we will provide you a short guide on how to use the different features within cPanel without getting too technical.   Once you purchase a web-hosting...

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Nov, 20

There are numerous reasons that you will need to find the CentOS version you are using on your computer. Can I install this program? How can I fix this problem? This among many other reasons can be why you need to know the CentOS server version. Before getting in depth, let’s get to know a bit about CentOS. What is CentOS? CentOS is a free community support platform for computing that is based on Linux. Red Hat Enterprise joined officially with Linux in 2014. This open-source operating system is famous among administrators, DevOps engineers, and even among general users at home....