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What is IPS/IDS and where it is used
Nov 9, 2022
What is IPS/IDS and where it is used

IDS / IPS (Intrusion Detection and Prevention System) are software or hardware intrusion detection and prevention systems that provide network and computer security. An IDS is a passive detection system that analyzes all traffic in real-time and reports possible threats if necessary. It does not modify network data packets in any way and does not affect the network infrastructure, while IPS is able to prevent the delivery of packages in the same way as a firewall does.

Black Friday: how to prepare the server
Nov 8, 2022
Black Friday: how to prepare the server

In Europe and the U.S., Black Friday is one of the most profitable discount seasons. According to the Adobe Experience Cloud, in 2022 sales will reach $209.7 billion. In the U.S. market, the highest profit will be made by electronics manufacturers ($49.8 billion), followed by clothing ($40.7 billion). At the same time, most sales are expected in the sphere of e-commerce, as in recent years, online commerce demonstrates stable growth from year to year.

Installing Zabbix 6.0 on Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian
Nov 4, 2022
Installing Zabbix 6.0 on Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian

Zabbix is a free status tracking system for various computer network services, servers, and network equipment. The creator of this product is Alexei Vladyshev, and Zabbix LLC is currently engaged in its development. Data storage within this system is possible on the basis of MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, or Oracle Database. Later in the article, we will tell you more about Zabbix, as well as provide a detailed guide on installation and configuration.

How to connect SWAP for virtual server: pros and cons of SWAP
Nov 4, 2022
How to connect SWAP for virtual server: pros and cons of SWAP

SWAP is an important mechanism that provides reasonable management of virtual server memory by moving some data from RAM to SSD. The technology is relevant in cases where the system needs so much RAM that the server does not have physically. Activating swapping allows you to put the data that is least frequently used in a special partition on the drive.

Top 5 best website builders
Nov 4, 2022
Top 5 best website builders

The 21st century is already in its third decade, and modern technology has greatly simplified the lives of both developers and ordinary entrepreneurs who need a website to work. For the design and layout of the site in most cases, you do not need a programmer, and most of the work can be done with the help of a universal website builder, which will allow for a few hours to "build" a landing page, blog or even a full online store. Yes, this method has its disadvantages:

How to choose the best hosting provider with Linux for VPS
Nov 4, 2022
How to choose the best hosting provider with Linux for VPS

A virtual private server is an isolated environment with its own operating system and dedicated capacity, simulating a full-fledged physical server. That is, VPS is just a part of the physical server, which, nevertheless, has all its attributes:

Opening VPS HDD in Amsterdam
Oct 25, 2022
Opening VPS HDD in Amsterdam

Good day everybody! Due to numerous requests from customers in need of a cost-effective hosting solution with large storage capacity, we would like to announce the launch of VPS on HDD drives. With it, you can store huge amounts of data, run programs that require a lot of storage space, as well as set up regular backups and all this for a low price. Significantly cheaper than SSD or NVMe storage.

What is routing: Building routing tables in Linux
Oct 6, 2022
What is routing: Building routing tables in Linux

On the Internet, all information is transmitted in the form of small blocks of data – the so-called packets. The packet itself consists of the start bits, header, trailer, and payload – each such block with data is transmitted along a specific route, which, in turn, is determined by the router. The network route is "laid" based on the information received from the routing tables according to the routing protocols and instructions of the network administrator.

The best Ubuntu OS for VPS: which version of the operating system to choose
Sep 30, 2022
The best Ubuntu OS for VPS: which version of the operating system to choose

Ubuntu is a free GNU/Linux distribution developed and sponsored by a private British company, Canonical. It is currently supported by a large number of enthusiasts from the Internet community who are working to optimize and improve the system.

How and why you should regularly update your CMS
Sep 27, 2022
How and why you should regularly update your CMS

Regularly updating the CMS is important not only because of the new features and capabilities introduced by developers with the release of patches and versions but also for security reasons. The thing is that there are necessarily some vulnerabilities in any software – hackers are not always aware of them, and developers themselves sometimes face surprises. If a vulnerability has been discovered, with a conscientious approach to the development process, an update will be released shortly after that, eliminating the "gap in defense". Well, the sooner you, as a CMS user, receive this update, the lower the risk that attackers will be able to take advantage of the vulnerability to extract benefits.