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We’ve talked about SPDY on this blog before. Originally developed to improve the performance of web connections at the application layer (Layer 7), SPDY implemented techniques to make connection and data transmission suitable for the modern web, including multiplexing of connections, server push, and header compression. SPDY has been absorbed into the development process of […]

ServersSystem AdministrationWeb Server
Aug 13, 2014, 12:29 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Although Infrastructure-as-a-Service gets most of the attention, Software-as-a-Service is the cloud service modality making the most difference to enterprise and consumer application markets. IaaS, as the most fundamental service modality, is by nature “vanilla” and protean – anything you might need computing infrastructure for, from High-Performance Computing to elastic web hosting, can be deployed in […]

Enterprise ITServersSystem Administration
Jul 18, 2014, 11:14 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 was released at the beginning of last month, and, as expected, its free derivative CentOS 7 has arrived. This is the first release since CentOS officially joined with Red Hat, so eyes are peeled to see how things have changed. The first change is a welcome one — CentOS 7 […]

CentOSHostingServersSystem AdministrationWeb Server
Jul 10, 2014, 11:12 amBy: Corey Northcutt (4) Comments

The moment a server is connected to the Internet, it’s at risk. Automated port scanners will start probing for vulnerabilities. Botnets will come calling, pounding on login pages seeking weak passwords, often looking for a vulnerability so that they can use the machine for sending email spam loaded with malware. On a long enough timeframe, […]

interworxSecurityServersSystem Administration
Jun 24, 2014, 9:45 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

One of the cloud’s major selling points is its cheapness when compared to a dedicated server. Cloud vendors shout from the rooftops about the cost benefits of moving to the cloud. To the casual observer, they have a good case. It’s possible to lease a cloud server for a few dollars a month. A dedicated […]

Jun 13, 2014, 1:07 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments


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