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Patch your FreeBSD server for openssh vulnerabilities [11/Jan/2017]

OpenSSH is critical for both sysadmin and programmers. It is an implementation of the SSH protocol suite, from OpenBSD project. It provides an encrypted session to your server. OpenSSH multiple vulnerabilities OpenSSH has multiple vulnerabilities as of 11th January 2017 running on FreeBSD operating system. From the advisory: The ssh-agent(1) agent supports loading a PKCS#11 […]

Unixstickers Review: Add Beautiful Linux/FreeBSD Stickers To Your Laptop

The Linux-powered device is beautiful on its own but with billions of Linux-powered devices out there it is not particularly unique. You can add stickers to your Linux powered desktop, router, and Laptop to stand out from the crowd with stickers and more. In this post I will be quickly reviewing Unixstickers.com, they claim to […]

How well can your website handle seasonal spikes?

That is a question you should always have in mind as you create a website that represents your online business. Particularly if you own an ecommerce website, one of your top priorities should be to prepare it for seasonal / holiday spikes. You don’t want it crashing during the busiest and of course most profitable […]

Installing and configuring Zimbra on your VPS

Zimbra, commonly known as Zimbra Collaboration Suite or ZCS is a collaborative software suite that consists of an email server and web client. It was first released 11 years ago, on July 11th 2005, by LiquidSys, which changed their name to Zimbra, Inc. There are two main versions of Zimbra currently available: an open-source version, […]

Securing an OrientDB database on your Ubuntu server

OrientDB is an open source data management system which operates in Java. It is also what is known as a multi-model database, meaning that it supports all kinds of models, from graph and document to key/value and object models. Users opt for this Java application not just because it is easy to use but also […]

Securing your VPS

Securing your VPS

No matter what your choice is in terms of web hosting, security should be a top priority. You can maybe get away with using a server that has less than 100% uptime or doesn’t perform at an optimal level all the time, but you can never get away with using a server that is not […]

What are multi-cloud environments and how can your business benefit from them?

A multi-cloud computing strategy is essentially the use of a multiple cloud services simultaneously in the interest of  minimizing the risk of data loss or downtime. Major failures of cloud-based systems are not mere hypothetical events, they are actually more common than we imagine. For instance, on August 7, 2011, Amazon experienced an outage at […]