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HTTP is an application protocol used to transfer data on the Internet. It is based on "client-server" technology, which means that the initiator of data transfer is always the client, while the server only receives and processes the request, sending back the results.
The loading speed of the site is one of the most important characteristics, which should be emphasized in the development and optimization. Nobody likes slow and clumsy sites, modern people are used to getting information at lightning speed, and if for some reason your site is loaded long, most visitors will simply leave for other resources.
It is believed that the loading speed of web pages should not exceed 3 seconds - a conventional psychological threshold of waiting, beyond which people begin to feel annoyed. Along with this increases the risk of losing the visitor, so loading optimization is extremely important. Below we will tell you what you can do to speed up the site.
HTTPS is an extension of the HTTP protocol familiar to us, used to transmit data more securely through encryption. This is done via TSL/SSL cryptographic algorithms. Simply put, switching to HTTPS reduces the risk of data interception. And even if it happens, the intruder will not be able to decrypt them without a special private key stored on the server. The “interceptor” would only get a mass of unreadable useless characters that would take years to decrypt without a key. Or a quantum computer, but so far this possibility looks more like science fiction.
MetaTrader is a specialized software providing the user with tools for buying stocks, securities, and other assets in three major markets: Forex, CFD, and Futures. Dealing service within MetaTrader is carried out in a full cycle, that is, no additional software needs to be installed on a VPS. In this article, we will tell you how to download files to a VPS and what you need to do to install and configure the software.
Acronis is a system solution for corporate and home use that facilitates working with HDD drives. Data backup, OS boot management, disk editing, and complete data destruction if necessary are the key features and capabilities of this software. To install the Acronis Agent, you first need to go to your personal area of the software, and then follow a few simple steps:
In this article, we will tell you how to properly migrate a PostgreSQL database from one server to another. Let's have a look at several options for creating a dump and further importing it to a new VPS or dedicated server.
Cron is one of the most popular daemons on Linux, which is essentially an advanced task scheduler. It is an important component of all Linux-like systems and is used by administrators to schedule certain programs and scripts to run at specified times. The administrator can set the periodicity of launching scripts, adjust the duration of their operation, etc. In this article, we will try to explain as much as possible how to use cron via control panel and SSH protocol, share tips on the initial configuration of the program, and give a small tour on cron syntax.
Dynamic websites and software written in PHP require the installation of the appropriate packages and libraries on the server. In this article we will describe how to install PHP on a VPS running the CentOS 7 operating system. We will talk about the automatic and manual methods, and also share some useful information about the initial setup after the installation has been completed.
Laravel is a free, open-source web framework that includes tools and resources for building feature-rich PHP applications. Laravel infrastructure was developed by Taylor Otwell, and he posted the source code of his brainchild on GitHub almost from the very beginning, which greatly helped popularize and spread the product.
Mikrotik routers are widely used by server owners around the world because they are reliable, fast, and provide the user with all the relevant features for building a secure network infrastructure. An important advantage of this company is also its own operating system MikroTik Cloud Hosted Router, which can run as a virtual machine. This RouterOS has full support for 64-bit x86 architecture and all popular server virtualization technologies: