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Differences between Shared, VPS, and Dedicated Hosting

Differences between Shared, VPS, and Dedicated Hosting There are many different types of hosting available nowadays. While purchasing a hosting service, it will be confusing as to which service is right for your need. Whether you should choose shared hosting, VPS hosting or dedicated server hosting. In this article, we will discuss in brief for …

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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, …

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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 …

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7 tips to protect information online in an onslaught of data breaches and cybersecurity meltdowns

If you have been watching the news for the last few months, you might have noticed an uptick in the reports about data breaches and ransomware attacks by cybercriminals. The victims of these cyber-attacks do not number in their hundreds but are often in their millions and while the danger might seem far away to …

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Top 10 Live Chat Software and Service Providers Reviewed

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 10 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 …

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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 …

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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; …

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HELM to Plesk migration

As Parallels announced “End of Life for Parallels HELM 3 and HELM 4” most likely their licensing servers may be offline on or after December 31, 2014. Parallels has built the migration tool to migrate your existing HELM server to Plesk control panel. For more information, you can refer Parallels Plesk Automation. Since HELM will …

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Upgrade OpenSSL on CloudLinux

Recently OpenSSL has released an update to address “Heartbleed” vulnerability and it is recommended that you update as soon as possible. In this article, we will discuss how to upgrade OpenSSL on CloudLinux. Upgrade Instructions: # yum clean all # yum update openssl # cagefsctl –force-update # /etc/init.d/httpd stop # /etc/init.d/httpd start If you are …

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