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Online crime is big business. Billions of dollars are at stake and earning those dollars depends on not being caught. Obviously, criminals don’t want to be caught after the crime, but in this case I mean that the most remunerative attacks depend on secrecy. If attackers are discovered by system administrators, the game is up […]

Enterprise ITHostingSecurityServersSystem AdministrationWeb Server
Sep 22, 2015, 9:52 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Performance on the web doesn’t come for free. It’s the result of a concerted effort to make sites fast. It takes conscious thought, and, occasionally, sacrifices of both time and desired features.

DevelopersEnterprise ITSystem AdministrationWeb Server
Aug 13, 2015, 12:23 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

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

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 […]

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

There’s a lot of back and forth in the hosting world about the relative benefits of cloud platforms and dedicated servers. Proponents of each tend to use the old marketing trick of lining up the strengths of one against the weaknesses of the other, so it’s hard to get a decent grasp of which performs […]

PerformanceServersWeb Server
Mar 18, 2014, 4:11 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments


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