What is server virtualization ? Real Concepts explained

Server virtualization is an amazing process to understand. It remains the masking of server resources or links including processors, the identity and number of individual physical servers, and OSs from server users. The administrator will make use of software application in breaking down a physical server into several different virtual environments. The virtual environments are usually called VPSs. Nevertheless, they are as well called instances, guests, emulations or containers. There are 3 well-known strategies to server virtualization. This can [...]


Expert Tips for MySQL Server Optimization

Effective database optimization can help you to avoid many performance issues that can occur while administering or creating applications with MySQL Server. From the initial configuration of the server to the design of the database structure and population of tables, principles of database optimization should be carefully implemented. This article provides proven MySQL optimization techniques that you can use to improve the performance of your database and web applications. Optimize Database Server Hardware The projected size of the database and the [...]


What’s New In IIS 7.0?

So whats really new With IIS 7, Well it has more upgraded features from its pre-predecessor IIS 6 , is now integrated directly in IIS 7 and its performance has been improved. Integrated Pipeline Mode in IIS 7 allows you to integrate your own code as a module in the IIS pipeline. You can develop your own IIS module with managed code and allow it to act as part of the pipeline. IIS 7 ships with approximately 40 modules. IIS 7 [...]


Important Tips for Planning Your Server Migration

From time to time, it becomes crucial to relocate a website from one server to a more competent one. Server migration would be a simple and straightforward task if the two servers (both the old and the new server) utilize the same server management software for example cpanel to cpanel. Nevertheless, if they use diverse software it becomes difficult to migrate for example cpanel to plesk. There are several pitfalls that make the entire process stressful and time-consuming. Data loss [...]


The Thing – WordPress Security

No !! its not about John Carpenter’s 1982 horror movie  ( The Thing). But its about the horror things we terribly face with our wordpress websites getting infected and running malwares-spywares or sending outgoing port scanning attacks to remote networks. It’s not just about creating a professional website, I think its high time we understand what is more required for your wordpress website to prevent such attacks and doing the right things. Developing a wordpress site is very popular these [...]


Major differences between Windows server 2008R2 and 2012

         When compared to Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 makes optimum use of the power, resources while taking security factors into the consideration. Companies have already preferred virtual platform over a physical one when it comes to money. Windows Server 2012 delivers flexibility, scalability, availability to work with the virtualized environment. The article written below lists the prominent comparison factors for these 2 server operating systems. Hardware Specifications Maximum hardware specification with windows Server 2012 provides 4x more [...]


How to create OLAP Cube using SQL server Analysis services

Business analysts or managers often need to take some meaningful business decisions to monitor the growth of their organization and achieve higher profits. Before taking strategic decisions, it is important to analyze the data gathered from disparate sources; for example, OLTP (Online Transaction Processing) systems. In an OLTP, multiple transactions are processed in real time. For example, when you place an online order, you provide your credit card details. If the details are valid, money is transferred from your [...]


Easy Steps to Install MongoDB on Cpanel server

MongoDB is an open-source document database designed for easy of development and scaling. For more information please visit , You can also download the linux tar file for manual installation as per your customized needs. Today i had a chance to install MongoDB on one of our cpanel based server so just wanted to write down how its installed. Note: This was installed on CentOS release 6.7 (Final) Cpanel based server. Installing it with the yum manager was lot [...]


How to Secure Mysql server on Cpanel

Mysql is one of most popular database server widely used on Linux operating system.  Its very robust and offers many features to support today’s database needs for all kind of applications, whether its related with Joomla based content management system, WordPress sites, Magento application, E-commerce based applications and many more, they all work great with Mysql server. Being integrated with Cpanel its makes more easier to manage mysql databases with ease. Today I am going to discuss few points on [...]


Important Log files on cpanel server

Its very important to know the location of logs for troubleshooting and investigating the issues. Logs help us to understand the nature of problem.  This info-graphics will cover the location of logs for various services like Cpanel, Apache, Exim, Mysql and FTP server. The following log file information shows system related logs location, secure login logs, audit logs and most important server logs which is /var/log/messages. Apache Logs Apache is the most popular web server and comes by default on cpanel based [...]