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Tag Archives: web server

June, 2009

  • 24 June

    When you need SSL and when you don't

    Most web hosts offer some form of SSL in at least some of their hosting packages. Many users are confused about when it is necessary to have SSL, when it is optional, and when they do not need it at all. SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. It is essentially …

  • 23 June

    Net Craft Releases Web Survey Results

    Internet services company Netcraft released its monthly web server survey yesterday, aptly titled June 2009 Web Server Survey. The survey monitored some 238,027,855 sites over the last month. It tracked a wide variety of things, including server platform market share and the number of websites hosted by these servers, which …

  • 19 June

    POP3, IMAP, and Webmail

    When signing up for web hosting, a new user will encounter a lot of new jargon. Among those many new terms are: POP3, IMAP, and Webmail. All three are related to how a mail server delivers and presents email. Although webmail is becoming one of the more popular choices, with …

  • 17 June

    Opera to turn browser into web server

    Opera is introducing a new service called Opera Unite that will run a tiny web server on a user’s computer, allowing them to sharing media over he web. The services are loaded on demand and can share files, stream MP3’s and share photos. Users can even create their own web …

  • 16 June

    Data Center's Worst Nightmare Comes True

    I hope whoever owns this data center (likely a telecom provider) has good flood insurance. Considering the cost of equipment, time it takes to set up and configure several dozen servers, and most importantly, all the data these machines store, wouldn’t you think the owner of all this stuff would …