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How to secure your VPS server CSF Firewall

CSF is generally considered a more advanced firewall as there are more configuration options compared to other firewalls, while still being simple enough to install and configure that even novice administrators can use it. This article will give you a simple overview about how to install and configure CSF and ...

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OVH VPS review

OVH was back on the vpsbenchmarks.com test platform for nearly 3 weeks in June. Our first experience with OVH back In January was extremely disappointing. This was using one of their cheapest “VPS Classic” plans. This time, we went for the 2GB 2 cores “VPS Cloud 1” plan and that ...

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How To Install PowerDNS On Ubuntu 14.04

PowerDNS is an open source, high performance, and DNS server. It runs on many GNU/Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X systems. It is written using C++, and released under the GPLv2. It uses popular Databases, such as MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, and Oracle etc., to read the Zone files and records. ...

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5 Common Server Setups For Your Web Application

Introduction When deciding which server architecture to use for your environment, there are many factors to consider, such as performance, scalability, availability, reliability, cost, and ease of management. Here is a list of commonly used server setups, with a short description of each, including pros and cons. Keep in mind ...

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DigitalOcean promo code March 2014 Get free $50

DigitalOcean offers cheap Linux virtual sever hosting starting from very little price such as $5/month (or $0.007/hr with hourly billing). According to them, DigitalOcean Linux cloud VPS hosting comes with 99.9% up time SLA guarantee, simple automated back ups and with few other features.So you can get all these features ...

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The Benefits Of a VPS

Not a lot of people know what a VPS is but if they do know about it, sadly, the chances of them getting one is going to be slim because this isn’t a common purchase, even though it should be. After all, if you have your own business online and ...

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How to Benchmark Your Server

Want to benchmark that new server you just you just bought, or make sure you’re getting the most out of it? You can use the following tools or scripts to measure or monitor the performance of your machine. dd dd is a command on whose primary purpose is to convert and ...

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