What is the most critical part, when you decide to run your own server for gaming, for example Minecraft? Let’s take it from pure computing power point of view. If we calculate that a special service might need to run for thousands of users simultaneously, probably the most expensive part are TCP connections. So, probably total available memory will be the most critical part, since every connection allocates some (even small) memory resources. After your server start to be without available memory, like due to traffic spikes, your computer start to swap – which is a situation, when computer is without any fast memory (RAM), and start to move less used connections to hard drive – usually known as a situation, when a computer start to hang, since hard drives are multiple times slower than a typical memory. Here we come to the second part of server optimization – using SSD drives. Even though SSD drives are not as fast as classic RAM, they might come in hand, when swapping start to be a real problem. SSD drives have (thanks using PCI express bus) high throughtput, so their fast access times can save your server from complete outage.
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This article is not exactly about VPN in USA. But it covers the need of changing the “location” when you are using the Internet. Mostly for blocked access from your country or company.
Recently I found very simple way to achieve this. You do not need specialised VPN software or paid access. All you need for start is specialised web browser. First you need to download the browser: It is called: Epic Privacy Browser
This browser allows you to surf through proxy. It has some preinstalled proxies from whole word. So you can choose which country you want to surf from. It is not exactly VPN, but for many users is this all they need. 1 click and you surf from USA, 2. click and you surf from England… And as a bonus, there is a plenty options to make you as anonymous, as possible. Browser is based on Chromium, but it lacks the ability to connect with google account. It may look like downfall, but for security reasons it is good choice. Maybe it will not be your default browser, but sometimes it could be useful.
Most of us sometimes figure out where to upload a picture you need to quickly show your friend and do not want to upload it to Facebook or other social networks. Or you want to upload some holiday photos in 1 pack. Or a screenshot of the game. Is it faster to upload it via FTP to your web space? Or somewhere else? Fortunately there are services that specialize in it.
There are dozens of similar services, so definitely do not expect all in the article. However, if any of you have an interesting tip, write to the comments - I like to add it to the article.
And how does this service actually work? Basically, it's easy - select the image on your computer in the form and upload (upload button) it to the server. Server processes it (often renames it) and spits out the image page whose link you can send to your friends. Some services (and most of them) offer other options - such as HTML code for embedding on the web, or BBCode for forum placement.
Image Hosting is probably one of the first services of this type that you will encounter. At first glance, it is clear that traffic is getting from the ad, which is a bit overwhelming on the upload form. The upload itself is fast, and the page with the different codes is already displayed.
TinyPic is one of the most popular image hosting companies. And that is quite deserved. It bets on a nice simple design, but with advertising again. Recording is also fast and we have different codes again. In addition, you can send a link to someone on an email.
To change something pink. But why not? Freeimagehosting.net is also a quite used service. They're especially proud to be able to upload larger images and less disturbing ads. In addition, it automatically converts BMP to JPEG, due to its size reduction.
ImageHosting.cz is a free image hosting service without annoying advertising. Max file size is 15 MB. You can even set how to resize the image with conserving the proportion of the image.
ImageVenue is not too familiar with us, which is a pity. It offers many interesting options - such as multiple image uploads, reducing them to the required size, and also reducing the image to screen size while viewing and enlarging it to its original size by clicking.
ImageShack is clearly the most famous and most widely used service of this type. However, it does not stand out much compared to others.
There is second Czech representative here. So I chose Image Upload from the ArtySite Group. He definitely is not lagging behind his foreign "colleagues".
The purpose of this article was to introduce interesting services and also to convince others that ImageShack is not the only one and the best. Perhaps I saved someone from working with the search for image hosting.
The Živépřenosy.cz web brings you sport streams divided to the categories that can be launched at any time. Not only fans of football, hockey, tennis, but also handball, baseball, rugby, motorsport and others will come to their own. The list shows who to play with and how many hours the transmission starts. In the details of the match there are links available to launch a live stream. The server is not a broadcaster, but only provides links to live streams. Most of them are done without license agreement, so they are not guaranteed. This means that watching such matches is not a matter of rules, and so often transmission is lost, the web is virtually “painted” with ads, and some of them can pose a potential risk to the computer for the computer. Therefore, do not install anything from the site in any way. And, of course, you enter it at your own risk.
Our generation has already got in touch with several social networks when we were youth, and although we still preferred to go outdoors rather than spend computer hours, some of us literally fall in their spell. What have we used, what are we still using today and which websites are just surviving? Come with us to remember the legendary sites and programs or the first attempts at field of social networks.
And at the beginning, I ask you a question: how old were you, when you have entered the Internet for the first time? Although we recently celebrated 25 years of Internet in the Czech Republic, it was not as wide spread as it used to be in all households today. If your first contact with the Internet took place in the new millennium, you probably did not know what a powerful tool it will grow from it. Perhaps every young user started playing online games (firstly most primitive one), and only later found that internet communication was not such a bore. So let's move to the beginning of the new millennium and see what was going on.
At the beginning of the new millennium, the Alík.cz server, a social network for children, was run on the popularity wave - this time it was a service that offered children not only communication with their friends but also filling their free time. You could read various fairy tales, jokes, play games, or have counseling advice.
Alik.cz is primarily targeted at younger schoolchildren who are just beginning to be familiar with the internet. Alik's creators have been and are aware of this, and thus teach their users internet safety not only on Alik.cz but on the Internet in general. When migrating to "more mature" networks, the kids are more careful because they know little about Internet security.
Nowadays Alík.cz still exists and offers the same services as it did at that time. It is visited by about 100,000 users a month, who are mostly in the 8-14 age group.
Although Alik.cz can be not recognized or used by you, ICQ ("I Seek You") and its distinctive announcement of the incoming message (O ou) were sure. This simple communicator was at the top in the first decade of the new millennium. ICQ was developed much earlier, in 1996. The first version was developed by Israeli Mirabilis, but most users have this communication client associated with AOL, which bought it from Mirabilis in 1998. It was just the ICQ that became the leader on the market for instant messaging services. The service was built on the OSCAR (Open System for CommunicAtion in Realtime) protocol developed by AOL. It also used this protocol in its second communicator - AIM. Some unofficial clients used the "Talk To OSCAR" protocol, but their support was terminated in 2005.
AOL finally sell entire service to the Russian company Digital Sky Technologies, which still keeps it alive and supplies it with new features. Via ICQ, you can call or make a video call. Redemption by a Russian company makes sense - ICQ is still popular in Russia and some post-Soviet countries, while the Western world preferred networks such as Facebook, Skype and WhatsApp. The question remains when even in these countries ICQ will lose its "magic" quite the same as it did in our country.
In addition to communication, various games have been played through ICQ, including Zoopaloola, Rock Paper Scissors or WarSheep.
Large portals, such as the Seznam or the Centrum, have operated, in addition to e-mail boxes, other communication services that have long been popular, but now some of them belong to someone else.
Let's start with the Seznam - it runs two services that make it possible to connect with other people. Within the class you could write through Spolužáci.cz and if you wanted a more open chat, you could write via Lidé.cz. The lack of interest in these services started with the arrival of foreign social networks, such as Facebook. They were aware of the Seznam and therefore they have taken on their service Lidé.cz rather like a dating site that holds their position on the market. In the case of Spoluzaci, however, no change or innovation has taken place, and it is hard to assume that there is an increasing number of new classes and users in this service. Design is still the same for several years, and the service is rather perceived as an archive of memories for those who have used the service in the past - but the hand on the heart, who has ever opened the Swallows? Most of us in the last grade at elementary school ...
Popular chatting services and tools were also popular, characterized by standing or private chat rooms that were specific to any area, either interest or geography. One of these was XChat.cz, which was taken over by Centrum.cz to a group of students from the Technical University of Liberec. He gained his placement not only because he offered an alternative to the then Lidé.cz, but also because his use on mobile phones enabled one of the three operators in Czech Republic absolutely free of charge. The concept of public chat was great for getting to know new acquaintances that became reality from the virtual world. Each free chat room had its own story and the people who were in it. If such services are still interested, it is difficult to say. On Saturday afternoon, there are about 1,600 users on XChat active. True, it's not a very small number, but there were many more - especially at times when users were overtaking who would have been hunted for as long as possible. The service has also changed its owner - at present, the service is taken care of by enthusiasts who have bought not only XChat from Centrum Holdings but also associated Fotoalba.cz.
On the way to acquaintance went to the web site Líbímseti.cz, which also continues its way to this day. It was based on the idea of an internet dating site, but it also offers various forums, free chat rooms, blogs, or horoscopes. According to Wikipedia, libimseti.cz has the biggest increase in 2008, when the service could have 270,000 unique users. Since then, the popularity of this service has declined. In 2010, the owner and seller sold it. In addition to Líbímseti.cz, XTeen was also used for acquaintance, but he did not live for financial reasons today.
Just as we now recall the services we used a few years ago, we might be remembered for several years on Facebook or Twitter. Perhaps now it sounds unrealistic, but deliberately - you've ever said it's impossible for Xchat or Líbímseti.cz to have a rapid drop in users ...
Aesop (česky Ezop) byl antický řecký básník. Je považován za zakladatele literárního žánru – bajky. Nicméně to jste asi nehledali, že?
Jedním z možných portálů pro výraz Aesop login je služba, poskytující evidenci absencí a času pro učitele a studenty. Fráze hledaná především učiteli a žáky. Zajímavostí je, že se jedná o původní název služby, která nyní figuruje pod názvem: Frontline Education. Přihlašovací stránku naleznete zde: https://w..... nicméně si nemyslíme, že pokud hledáte „aesop login“, tak hledáte zrovna vstup na kosmetický web.
Čísla z našeho oblíbeného nástroje pro analýzu klíčových slov Semrush hovoří o 301.000 hledání výrazu ročně v USA. Z čehož usuzujeme, že adekvátní počet uživatelů má radši původní název Aesop, než nový Frontline Education. Zapomnětlivým uživatelům doporučujeme používat záložky v prohlížeči, ušetří si tak práci s hledáním vstupní stránky na svůj oblíbený portál.
Aesop was an ancient Greek poet. He is considered the founder of the literary genre - the fable. However, you probably did not look for it, did you?
One of the possible portals for Aesop login is a service providing records of absences and time management for teachers and students. Phrases searched primarily by teachers and students. Interestingly, this is the original name of the service, which now appears under the name: Frontline Education. You can find the login page here: https://signin.frontlineeducation.com<.....
Other interesting search results are based, for example, on the brand of cosmetics: https://www.aesop.com, however, we do not think that if you are looking for "aesop login", you are looking for access to the beauty website.
Numbers from our popular Keyword Analysis Tool: Semrush speaks about 301,000 search terms per year in the US. This suggests that an adequate number of users would rather have the original name Aesop than the new Frontline Education. We encourage forgetful users to use bookmarks in their browser to save their time (as the portal does) while searching the login page for their favourite portal.
Mozilla has released this year a Firefox transition plan from XUL-based extensions to WebExtensions i.e. APIs that use Opera, Chrome, or Edge browsers. The first changes came in the spring.
Firefox has long been preparing for major changes to the expansion system. In 2016, Mozilla required to sign Mozilla's installed expansion, this year's working on full cancellation of support for old XUL extension. For many months, we already know that the interface should be turned off in the future in favor of the Universal WebExtensions API. This can be found today in Opera, Chrome or Edge browsers.
We were originally scheduled to arrive in 2017, but only this year has Mozilla published a specific plan. The changes will take place over the next twelve months. The first will not be notice by common user, for the first half of the year the news will only concern developers.
In version 51, Electrolysis achitecture was enabled for users with extensions that do not declare compatibility with multiprocessing architecture. This is at least for the time being, but it all depends on how beta extensions are tested.
Firefox version 52, the latest version of Windows XP and Vista. At the same time, the ESR will be released with long support so that users of older Microsoft systems or those without the desire to change the expansion will be able to postpone the update for another year.
The first major change will be released with the release of Firefox 53. From this version, it will no longer be possible to add XUL-based news to the official expansion database. However, it will still be possible to update and deliver already-known extensions to users.
A full transition to WebExtensions will take place in Firefox 57, which will be released in 2018. It will no longer accept other extensions, and XUL will end up in the extensions. In addition, it will be necessary to use only a new version of the extension. At that time, the API should be complete and compatibility should be high.
Mozilla wants to unify its extension interface with other browsers. As a result, the development should be simpler when the developer will not have to dive into the internal structures of Firefox so he can program it. On the contrary, in the future, it will be a matter of transferring existing extensions from other browsers in the future.
However, Mozilla admits that some extensions will no longer be possible with the new API. Especially in those cases where extension extends much to the browser. These extensions will either change functionality or they will have to disappear. Discontented users can use the Firefox fork called Palemoon, which split off Firefox in 2009 and continues to develop a classical fully configurable interface and will continue to support XUL. Probably, however, in the next few months, the number of extension developers who will pay attention to it will fall dramatically.
Linux malware Mirai has over half a million devices connected to the Internet and attacks them on different targets. It is remarkable that it works completely trivially: it simply guesses passwords.
The cameras are attacking. We already know this, it is written by world media because it is a really serious problem. It can generate a stream of over one Tbps, send over one million HTTP requests every second, and place a large DNS service provider and also a large part of the important Internet services. We know this, many have warned them and they finally came.
Surprisingly, how simple it was. It uses a malware called Mirai that focuses on various "smart" devices typically using BusyBox. It searches them over the Internet, tries to attack them, install them in, and then it can commit a variety of attacks. But the crucial thing is that Mirai does not abuse any sophisticated software bug, does not need any "Dirty Cow" or Heartbleed.
Mirai simply guesses default passwords. Since the source code has been released, we know today exactly what passwords are and especially that there are only 60. Sixty! So small and still enough to attack half a million devices around the world.
It is probably a whole range of devices from the mentioned cameras, through routers (ubnt password) to baby nurseries or network drives. However, most of the devices belong to a common category, as people from the Flashpoint point out - credential are also well known for these devices. It turned out to be especially the products of Dahua Technology, which specializes in the production of IP cameras.
However, a number of devices of very diverse manufacturers have been discovered, which at first sight have nothing in common at all. However, it turned out that these manufacturers use hardware and software from XiongMai Technologies, a Chinese company that supplies complete technology for building similar devices - from cameras to video recorders or recording cameras.
The manufacturer then completes his "own" product, fumigates with the supplied firmware and give it immediately to the store. However, XiongMai delivers leaky software that opens the integrated computer to the world and allows its mass infecting. There are talks about half a million attacked devices.
The problem would not be so great if the device was not easily accessible from the Internet. However, the supplied firmware leaves an open telnet interface through which the devices can be controlled remotely. Telnet? Did you think he was dead a long time ago? Big mistake, the embedded device area is unfortunately too widespread.
To make it even worse: telnet is turned on by default, it cannot be turned off and can be logged in with a default password that cannot be changed! This is a paradise for all botnet operators.
This is not all yet, people from Flashpoint have discovered a firmware way to get around signing up completely: instead of login.htm, you just have to get DVR.htm. In addition, Shodan's scanning service shows that devices suffering from these errors are over half a million in the world. And that's just one particular dilettante manufacturer with bad firmware. Estimates talk about millions of similarly leaking devices connected to the Internet.
Among the countries with the most vulnerable devices are Vietnam (80,000), Brazil (62,000), Turkey (40,000), Taiwan (29,000), China (22,000), South Korea (21,000) , India (15,000) and United Kingdom (14,000).
Flashpoint notes that most of the Dahua devices are, but XiongMai's XiongMai firmware is also a big part of it. It also depends on specific countries and the representation of individual products. Dahua may need 65 percent of the attack in the United States, but XiongMai is responsible for almost 70 percent of infected devices in countries like Turkey or Vietnam, where most of the attacking operations come.
Using default passwords is like having no passwords. Users should therefore be more careful about configuring similar devices that will be turned on once and not usually covered. However, the butter on the head is mainly made by producers who are still making the same mistakes that have been pointed out many years ago. But it's futile.
The best solution is to have no default passwords at all. Ideally, the device should ask for a password at the first start of the user and do not let it go further without this action. Obviously, we would not solve all the problems of the world, but at least nobody could catch us with the trousers down running.
The digital era has brought simplification and simplification of work at the same time. We have everything available online for a couple of clicks in a matter of seconds - but we can just as soon as it comes to being attacked.
Today, businesses have to take steps to transform into a digital environment that brings new security threats. At the same time, they must adapt to the changing demands and working habits of the new generation of employees. This represents unprecedented challenges in terms of security.
IT vendors and businesses deal with different areas of security mostly in part, which can bring unexpected problems again. It is therefore better to look at this topic in a comprehensive way - as they do so full service IT houses. So how do we do it?
Our goal is to be able to deliver hardware, connect systems, design the most effective software solutions, cloud technologies, or mobile applications; our customer can also use our services in back-up through data centres to outsourcing services. It does not have to deal with what and how - the result is essential. Simply said: to be able to sit (and not have to be in the office but quietly with a tablet at a coffee table), and without any obstacles, just do his job. An increasingly important part of this comprehensive approach is also - to do it safely.
The higher the security requirements are, the more prominent we are dealing with. There are many solutions to the account that have addressed security automatically as an integral part of our deliveries and project implementation. At the same time, we keep track of the world's trends and bring news that drives this area forward. We also deal with security in terms of legislation. This is also very important, and it finally begins to be a topic of discussion in every IT firm.
All possible and important - from secure infrastructure and networks, through BYOD solutions, mobile technologies, applications and sensitive data, access and identity management to security intelligence. In the long run, we are working with new IT trends and transferring them to specific solutions that work under specific conditions. Also in the current security issue, we have not only an overview but also positive customer references.
It has been helped to make sure that we do not deal with each of these areas separately, but we are all connecting together to: provide the customer with a high level of overall security. Whether it's internal processes, data protection or, for example, buildings. We know there, for example implement effective server monitoring tools. According to the data, the life of the building is being monitored, how it should "work", and it is possible to respond immediately to an unusual situation. We also help with cities and communities. We can customize services if they need to control and (not) allow access, transit of traffic within their self-government, and so on.
Network security is a foundation for customers, without which today it really is not. However, there are new challenges that, according to our experience, still have not been sufficiently addressed by many companies. Extensive network infrastructures have many times been concentrated in multiple locations, and operate in intensive and diverse communication. In doing so, it must be ensured that they remain reliable, efficient and safe.
With our company solutions, we'll get an overview of network data streams and the ability to monitor what we consider to be a prerequisite for diagnostics and accurate allocation of network and application performance issues.
They can stop both internal and external attacks and eliminate advanced cyber threats. I can detect network anomalies in real-time, and of course - knowledge of the network at anytime and anywhere in the network (for example, for detailed user and service tracking). It is very useful in banks, industrial enterprises, but also in government organizations.
A little behind the scenes: we can deliver such a solution both as a service and as a hardware solution. Provides IP-based data network monitoring from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps throughput, and used for network monitoring, security, troubleshooting, billing and billing, line capacity planning, user and application monitoring, legally-tuned, NPM performance monitoring ) and others. The Network Behavior Analysis (NBA) plug-in allows for automatic detection of operational and security incidents that cannot be identified by standard security tools currently in use, firewalls and antiviruses.
Cloud, Mobility and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) are a growing trend in the current IT world. According to our surveys, up to 71% of companies will have an active BYOD policy within 2 years, and by 2017, as many as half of employees will require the use of their own devices in their work. Especially recently, we are witnessing a dynamically growing number of mobile devices, including private ones, used to access corporate data. This, of course, also increases the pressure on information security.
From the point of view of the employer and the people responsible for internal security, concerns also grow. However, these companies will have to stop, given the advantages that the BYOD trend brings into practice - and which are beginning to manifest in Slovak conditions as well. Practice e.g. confirms that productivity, productivity, flexibility and availability are increasing. Employees, in turn, positively appreciate greater comfort as they work on such a PC, operating system, and with such programs and applications as they do. This is particularly attractive for the younger generation of employees.
The number of security attacks is increasing, becoming increasingly diverse, and the invaders more sophisticated and patient. In response to justified concerns, the implementation of an intelligent system that can predict such attacks can be detected in time and also trigger a process to remediate the incident.
PHP programming language is among the most widely used programming tools and recognizable technologies that are used on the Web. Initially, it was an abbreviation for Personal Home Page but currently it stands for Hypertext Preprocessor. Notably, it is one of the most fundamental parts of dynamic web pages.
Rasmus Lerdorf created this programming language in 1994 with single sets of CGI binaries written in C. He aimed to track those who visited his online resume—this initial purpose explains why it was originally called Personal Home Page/ Forms Interpreter. As time passed, Lerdorf desired more functionalities, which made him rewrite PHP Tools to make it interact with web forms, databases, and guestbooks. In mid-1995, Lerdorf released the source code of the programming language to the public to allow developers to give inputs. This move also encouraged users to offer bug fixes in the code and improve the PHP Tools. Accordingly, PHP was rapidly refined and developed farther with the second version of the programming language being released in November 1997. The third version was released in 1998, the fourth in 2000, and the filth in 2004. By May 1998, about 60,000 domains had headers that contained PHP, which showed that the most servers had it installed. At that time, this value was about 1% of the total internet domains.
The current version is PHP 7, and is currently used by most websites. It includes several attractive new features, such as supporting OOP, having consistent interface that allows database access, and upgrading performance enhancers. Even though PHP has consistently been improved, the current development of PHP 8 has been slower. Notably, there has been a challenge of incorporating Unicode support, which will enhance the performance of this programming language. For instance, developers suggested that Unicode support should be allocated a branch while other features were to be moved to the main trunk of the PHP code. PHP has since added the Unicode support in version 5.4 without a major upgrade.
Currently, PHP has several applications, making it a remarkable programming tool for working on a plethora of projects. For instance, some of the major software products like WordPress use PHP to execute a variety of tasks, such as running blogs and forums. This programming language also has interesting capabilities; for instance, it can dynamically generate images in several formats. Likewise, it can access databases of different formats. Moreover, PHP can be embedded directly into webpages or alternatively be used from the conventional command line. These features make PHP an exceptionally powerful tool which is capable of handling several functions, ranging from displaying data that has been retrieved from databases to executing system tasks that have been scheduled.
Overall, PHP has developed from a personal home page that tracks online resume viewers to a powerful driving force in the Internet.
For most online businesses, search engine traffic is a critical component of online success. With a growing number of companies competing against one another and increasingly stringent algorithm updates, getting high search engine rankings can be exceedingly difficult. Many entrepreneurs choose to implement poor SEO strategies to speed up the process, only to be slapped by a Google penalty — which can be either algorithmic or manual.
If your website has been hit by one of these penalties, don't fret — there's still time to make it right. Here, we'll outline every step you need to take to get rid of the penalty and start capturing more traffic for your website.
Before you take action to remove your Google algorithm penalty, you should find out whether you're dealing with an algorithmic or manual one.
WordPress Premium has a lot of different themes and templates to use and to the untrained person, it can be quite an overwhelming task to decide whether or not to use their premium templates. So let's have a look at the pros and cons.
Cons of using Wordpress premium templates
WordPress is second to none when it comes to website development tools and they are at the forefront of this particular market. In a forever expanding global market that is changing every day, the WordPress premium templates offer a way to access this market with little hassle, so we think that the pros greatly outweigh the cons, but the final decision is up to you.
Apache..... and Nginx are both open source servers, in fact, they are the two most common open source servers on the internet today. Together, Apache and Nginx serve over 50% of the internet's traffic combined. Both servers have proven to be reliable and provide their users with optimal bandwidth and security, however, the two are not necessarily interchangeable, and each offers its own challenges and benefits. Here is a little more information to help you decide whether Apache or Nginx will suit your needs best.
When comparing both Apache and Nginx's performance, studies testing the two have widely shown that Nginx delivers static content at a rate that is about 2.5 times faster than Apache, however, in terms of dynamic content, both Apache and Nginx deliver at approximately the same rate.
Both Apache and Nginx have fared well in security checks on their C-based code, as well as in other areas. The most significant difference is in the size of their code base. Nginx offers a smaller code base than Apache does, giving Nginx a slight lead when it comes to security.
Apache and Nginx both offer compatibility with Linux, UX and Windows operating systems. Unfortunately, though, Nginx offers slightly less support for Windows operating systems and their servers do not run quite as efficiently on Windows operating systems as Apache's do.
Writing modules can allow for server customization, which is something all Apache models have been supporting now for several years. Nginx has recently offered support for dynamic module loading and has not yet offered this for all modules.
In terms of module functionality such as email server support, media support, proxying, load balancing and caching, both Apache and Nginx offer great functionality. The most notable difference is that Nginx's commercial version provides slightly stronger media module hosting, giving Nginx a slight advantage in functionality.
Both Apache and Nginx offer support to their users through stack overflow, mailing lists and IRC. Nginx, however, also offers a support forum, as well as Nginx Plus, which is a commercial product providing additional support to users in the areas of media streaming, module loading, and load balancing.
For website owners looking to host mainly static pages, Nginx is the clear winner, boasting a much fast page loading speed. For website owners looking host a combination of dynamic and static content or looking to stream media, using Apache is likely the better choice, as Apache has been providing dynamic module loading for longer and with more success.
In any other case, either Apache or Nginx should provide website owners with comparable speed, service and security, making either open-source server a viable option for most website owners.
It is a common misconception that Wordpress is meant for bloggers. Many believe that the site is designed for amateurs with no design experience, and bloggers looking to set up a blog with a few simple clicks, and while Wordpress does offer the ease of use making this true in some instances, Wordpress also offers an exceptional design experience for designers of all skill levels, allowing major brands to create e-commerce and informational websites with dynamic and functional designs. Wordpress CMS offers businesses reliable e-commerce functionality and is a popular solution among larger organizations.
Here are the top 10 most notable brands using Wordpress CMS.
Etsy allows artisans from all over the world to create their own shops and securely sell their crafts online. Their unique business model provides members with their own "Etsy Shop", where they can display their items for sale, set prices, collect payments via PayPal or credit card and more.
2. Home Depot
The Home Depot uses Wordpress CMS to power their large online shopping feature. Customers can shop merchandise both online and in stores, and are able to purchase items to be shipped or for in-store pickup.
PlayStation's main website and online store are powered by WordPress CMS. Users are able to log on and not only update their PlayStation Network account information, but they are also able to purchase hard copy video games, gift cards, and gaming accessories.
GoDaddy's full website is largely based in eCommerce and fully powered by Wordpress CMS. The site offers mainly web hosting and domain names. Domain names can be created and purchased or bought and sold through auction.
Yes, you're reading that right! Microsoft is powered by Wordpress CMS. Their online store offers downloads and upgrades to Microsoft licensed software.
6. Van Heusen
Van Heusen, a subsidiary of PVH, is a large high-end fashion retailer specializing in men's and women's business attire. Their website and online store are powered by Wordpress CMS.
Izod is another subsidiary of PVH with a large eCommerce store powered by Wordpress CMS. They specialize in casual and athletic wear for men and women.
Hootsuite provides users with software that allows them to manage and monitor all social media platforms in one place. They offer comprehensive plans for individuals and enterprise, and their website and store are powered by Wordpress CMS.
NGinx offers web servers and securities for small to large scale businesses. Their services can be purchased through their eCommerce store, powered by Wordpress CMS.
Lollapalooza is a yearly festival featuring plenty of well-known entertainers. They offer online ticket sales and their site is powered by Wordpress CMS.
Peer-to-peer (P2P) refers to files that are stored in a catalogue that can be accessed by people outside a local network. It is basically a file-sharing system with the whole internet. P2P search engines can be advantageous for the user, as opposed to other search engines. P2P file sharing can be used to find digital media files like movies, television shows, books, games, and more.
P2P search engines have several distinct advantages over centralized search engines and indexes:
This is a very good choice for those desiring a user-friendly P2P search engine. It offers attention-grabbing categories of digital media files, such as games, television shows, documentaries, and more.
This is an inventive meta P2P search engine that fills all your streaming needs. It offers an encyclopedia of P2P files, using the assistance of user-friendly sources.
A good Virtual Private Network (VPN) is essential for those who use any P2P search engines. It bolsters your security on a network with which you have no physical connection. It is needed, though often unused, by those downloading P2P digital media files from multiple search engines to maintain the integrity of your computer's security system and file directory. There are many to choose from, so there is one suited to your specific usage needs.
In an increasingly crowded field of competitors, Apache remains the gold standard and the most commonly used product in the web service industry. But a heated battle continues to rage between Microsoft's IIS package and open-source NGINX. When it comes to web servers, it is perhaps more relevant to ask not which package is the best overall, but which package best suits your needs. Depending on the size of your business, the scope of your ambitions, and the market you're looking to tap into, one web server might prove a better fit than another.
Microsoft Internet Information Services (or IIS for short) was created with Windows NT in mind. Though it is not the default web server across all Windows products, it is tailor-made to work as a convenient add-on for any Windows NT package after Windows NT 4.0. Because of its congruity with Windows, IIS is especially handy for web server novices and Windows devotees. Though it has been critiqued in the past for its rigidity, new versions of IIS (versions 7.0 and later) are equipped with modules (or extensions) that allow for increased customizability.
The architecture of Microsoft IIS 7.0 allows certain modules to be added or removed as the user sees fit. The server uses these modules to process requests, and they include security modules, content modules, compression modules, caching modules, logging modules, and diagnostics modules.
IIS 7.5 allows for request filtering, URL authorization, client service mapping, and increased IP security. With the release of IIS 8.0, Microsoft focused on streamlining administration and heightening performance by allowing the administrator to choose which applications start automatically with the web server package. IIS 8.5 was designed with the big-time web administrator in mind and included several new logging and troubleshooting features, dynamic site activation and ETW logging among them.
For the budget-conscious administrator, Microsoft offers IIS Express, a freeware version of IIS compatible with Windows XP. At a skimpy 4.5 to 6.6 MB in size, IIS Express is ideal for the administrator seeking to manage their web server at a fraction of the cost.
First released in 2004, NGINX is a free, open-source web server known for its efficiency. As of November 2016, NGINX was the second-most-popular web server on the internet (just behind Apache), and it is often deployed as a load balancer in order to optimize resource use. According to Netcraft, approximately 18% of all active websites and 28% of the top million busiest sites on the internet utilize some form of NGINX as a web server.
Though NGINX may come with a slightly steeper learning curve than IIS, its tantalizing array of modular, event-driven features may be well worth the effort. NGINX web server features include:
For administrators willing to dig a little deeper, NGINX Plus offers its users a host of features not available in the OSS version. Features include DNS service discover integration, session persistence based on cookies, active health checks, cache purging API, and the Web Application Firewall (WAF) module.
Stacked up against Apache, both NGINX and NGINX Plus perform favorably, with the ability to manage four times as many requests per second while utilizing only a fraction of the memory. While these expediencies do result in reduced flexibility and compatibility, NGINX remains a worthy competitor in an increasingly diverse field of web server alternatives.
Domain name status or Extensive provisioning protocol (EPP) are there to show the current status of a domain name registration. A domain may have one or more statuses. It is very crucial that registrants are able to understand the EPP code status of a domain because they are important in explaining what happens to your domain. For example, these statuses could explain why your domain has stopped working, if it is well protected from hijacking, when it expires and when a domain is available. It is easy to find your domain's status code. You simply run a WHOIS lookup. There are two types of status codes namely; client codes set by registrars and server codes set by registries. Below are some of the EPP Status codes of a Domain before Expiration Explained!
EPP DOMAIN STATUS CODE
WHAT THE STATUS MEANS
1. Approved for registration
This means that the registration eligibility checks out and it is a pending registration.
This is the normal and usual state for any domain name. An active domain name can be to register name servers, as email custom domains and for websites.
This status means that particular domain name has been placed on hold by the registrar in charge and it cannot be used or renewed.
Just like the above status, this suggests that that domain name has been placed on hold by the registry and is not available for use.
This is when a registrar, at the request of the registrant of the domain locks up the domain's name to avoid the settings from being changed.
It is when the registry locks up a domain name to avoid modification in its settings.
7. Awaiting Email confirmation
The domain is waiting for a confirmation from the registrant that will approve the transfer.
8. Awaiting database refresh
The transfer of the domain is completed at the registry and is currently being acknowledged by the systems.
9. Awaiting manual verification
The transfer of the domain has been a failure and it requires a manual intervention.
10. Awaiting refresh
The transfer of the domain has been approved manually from a specific existing registrar and it is being processed
The transfer of the domain for whatever reason has been cancelled by the reseller or the wholesale synergy staff.
The domain has expired and its availability for redemption is expired. At this point the registry is about to delete it and it remains in this status for a maximum of five days before its deleted.
The registry has locked that particular domain so that it is not deleted.
The registrar has the locked that domain so that it is not erased
This means the domain is unusable because no nameservers have been entered or here is a problem with them.
That particular domain has been erased at the registry at the request of the registrant.
17.Deleted for policy violation
This status is used for domain names that have defied, breached or not met the au. Policy and eligibility.
The domain is expired however, it is available for renewal.