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Ajenti

Developed specifically for Linux environments and coded with Python, Ajenti is a great way to quickly and easily launch and configure your sites. It gets out of the way thanks to an interface that is really user friendly. You can…

Backup

A backup is a copy of the data vital for comprehensive recovery in case of software or hardware failures. There are different backup types including normal, copy, incremental and differential as well as various strategies suitable for certain scenarios.  In…

Bandwidth

In computer networking circles, bandwidth means how much data a channel can carry, so the more the merrier. It’s usually measured in a multiple of bits per second (bps)—Kbps, Mbps, Gbps, and so on. With fiber-optic cabling bandwidth is usually…

Bare Metal Server

A bare metal server is what all servers used to be at one time—a single physical box that played host to one user. Now that virtual and cloud servers are so commonplace, the term is used to indicate that the…

CDN

CDN stands for “Content Delivery Network“, which is a group of servers spread throughout the country or around the world. They replicate the data for a website in one country in another country. So you could call up a webpage…

Cloud Hosting

The simple answer is that cloud hosting puts your website on a group of connected servers at the same time. So, all the data is stored in different places at once, giving your site greater security and reliability than if…

Colocation Hosting

A colocation hosting service is very similar to dedicated hosting, in that it offers you lots of ways to upgrade your website and its resources. It’s also more secure and more reliable, but you’ll need some understanding to get the…

cPanel/WHM

One of the most popular hosting control panels in the United States is cPanel We write it as cPanel/WHM because this hosting control panel basically has two parts: an interface used by users called cPanel, and the part that actually…

Cron Jobs

Simple, repetitive tasks figure a lot in the day-to-day lives of a web and database server admins. Time and again they are required to make backups or message users with updates. So, just as a Windows system has its “scheduled…

Data Center

A data center (aka server farm) is like a huge warehouse for hundreds or even thousands of servers. As you might imagine, that much hardware working all the time generates epic amounts of heat, so it features a carefully maintained…
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