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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.
HostZealot is a web hosting company that was established in 2009. The provider offers web hosting services of all kinds, including Dedicated Servers, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), and Shared Hosting. Also, it offers over 500 domain zones where users can register their domains, SSL certificates, and colocation services.
Rsync is a piece of software that allows you to synchronize files remotely or locally on VPS and VDS. The key feature of the utility is the highest copy speed, achieved by ignoring files that have not changed after the last synchronization. Rsync is a built-in utility for most existing Linux distributions, and at the same time it has practically no free analogs in terms of speed and convenience – this is due to the popularity among webmasters around the world.
The SMTP server uses the SMTP protocol to send e-mails. And only to send, because other protocols are used for receiving - POP3 and IMAP. The data transfer is done via TCP connection, and the specification of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol is optimal for sending mass and transactional mailings. For this reason, it is often used by spammers.
The Caucasus region is adding to our arsenal of locations - HostZealot is now offering VPS in Georgia.
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.
Server logs are files that record and store system information about the operation of the device. They contain data about certain events that occur on the server:
There are two types of hosting: managed and unmanaged. In this case, we are talking about administration - when renting a managed hosting customer also receives additional service:
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.
Linux-like systems are considered one of the most popular systems for running servers. Linux kernel operating systems occupy the fourth position in the world ranking. Approximately 32% of all web servers in the world use Linux distributions, and 64% of their total number are UNIX-like systems. And every year more and more organizations, hosting providers, and customers prefer Linux. In this article, we will tell you what is better for your server - CentOS or Debian.