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September, 2009

  • 14 September

    How to Index and Find Files in Linux

    Question: I have a virtual private server (or dedicated server) with lots of files from numerous websites. How can I keep my files indexed and search for them whenever I need them? Answer: There are two tools that make searching for files in Linux easy: locate and slocate. The only …

  • 14 September

    How to Turn Off ModSecurity for a Site

    Question: My dedicated server is running ModSecurity, but one of the websites needs it turned off in order to operate correctly. How do I turn it off for just one site? Answer: Before you proceed, keep in mind the reason you have ModSecurity installed in the first place. It is …

  • 10 September

    Managing Linux System Programs and Processes

    Question: Something is hogging the CPU cycles on my Linux dedicated server. It has gotten really slow. How can I monitor running programs and processes? Answer: Linux has a handy little tool called “top” that, when run, reveals your top running processes. It also gives you information about your memory …

  • 9 September

    When Your Dedicated Server Goes Down

    Question: I just ordered a remote dedicated server, and I am concerned about trusting my data with someone else. What are my options if the server goes down? Answer: Generally speaking, you do not have much to worry about. You most likely did your homework before selecting your web host. …

August, 2009

  • 20 August

    Managed or unmanaged dedicated server hosting?

    When shopping for a dedicated server, one decision customers are faced with is what type of support they need: managed or unmanaged. Choosing the right one is critical for your server, but there’s often a huge difference in price between the two. As the name implies, managed hosting means the …

  • 3 August

    Server.com sells for £460,830

    Server.com recently sold at auction for £460,830 ($770,000 USD). Considering how cut-throat the hosting industry is, this domain could provide a huge competitive advantage to a provider. The name is old, too, dating back to 1994. As previous discussed, this age makes it more attractive to buyers, but with this …

July, 2009

  • 16 July

    Prototype allows for creation of iPhone data center

    In June, a free piece of software called ServersMan launched that lets any iPhone or iPod Touch be used as a web server. Its maker, a Japanese company by the name of FreeBit, wants to go even further, unveiling a prototype today for an iPhone server rack. The rack holds …

May, 2009