IBM to acquire software company Red Hat for $34 billion

IBM announced that it will acquire open-source software company Red Hat for $34 billion. This deal will help IBM to expand its reach as an enterprise cloud computing provider. Red Hat describes itself as a leading provider of open source software and services for enterprise customers, focusing on cloud computing and Linux servers. In 2012, […]

VestaCP Server Compromised

Open source hosting control panel VestaCP became a victim of cyber attacks recently. Attackers were able to compromise VestaCP server and they changed all all installation scripts to log admin password and IP address in addition to the distro name. One of the team members from VestaCP confirmed the hacking attack in response on a […]

How to change the domain of a WordPress Multisite

If you wish to change the primary domain of your WordPress multisite installation, you need to update five values in the website’s database. Before you proceed to follow the below steps, please ensure that you have secured full data backup at your end. Following are the list of tables in which you need to update […]

Create an FTP account in Plesk Onyx

While working on a website, you may need additional FTP accounts to provide limited access to other user. Today, we will discuss how can we create additional FTP account using Plesk Onyx hosting control panel. To create an FTP account from Plesk Onyx, you need to follow the below steps: Go to Websites & Domains […]

Cloud Hosting – The Future Of Web Hosting

A lot of businesses, both large multinational companies, and smaller startups are increasingly moving their web hosting from traditional physical servers to the more versatile cloud hosting. Why is this? Are companies proffering traditional hosting solutions going the way of the Dodo? What exactly are the differences between these two forms of hosting? These are […]

SQL Server 2017 – VS Shell Installation Has Failed with Exit Code 1638

You may receive the following error while installing SQL Server 2017 or upgrading your SQL server from the previous version: Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Setup The following error has occurred: VS Shell installation has failed with exit code 1638. For help, click: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=20476&ProdName=Microsoft%20SQL%20Server&EvtSrc=setup.rll&EvtID=50000&ProdVer=14.0.1000.169&EvtType=0x5B39C8B9%25401434%25403 Solution This issue is caused by Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable (x86) […]