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 […]

Top 5 Live Chat software and service providers

Live chat is an important option for business. It allows their customers to contact them immediately to get support and assistance. Today, we will evaluate top 5 live chat service providers. [1] LiveChat Inc. LiveChat is one of the widely used Livechat application. It has almost all features which are required by businesses. Following are […]

(104) Connection reset by peer

Generally you get this error whenever remote server sends you a RST packet, which indicates an immediate dropping of the connection, rather than the usual handshake. There could be many issue for this error from server side and only server administrator can troubleshoot and fix the issue. If it is temporary issue, you can reload […]

Understand IP addresses and CIDR notation

Today we will discuss about IP addresses and CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) notation. The first address of a subnet block (all 0’s) is called the network address or network ID. The last address (all 1’s) is the broadcast address of the network. Typically the network address +1 or the broadcast address -1 is the gateway […]

An error occurred while loading the hcpdriver module – R1Soft

R1soft CDP backup is widely used to take full server backup and it is capable to perform bare metal restore. You may encounter the following after upgrading your Kernel: An exception occurred during the request. The replication driver was not detected (detail: An error occurred while loading the hcpdriver module, please check your system logs; […]