On February 11, 2014; Cloudflare’s European and U.S. data centers very nearly had their networks taken offline by the largest Distributed Denial of Service attack in history. Directed at one of Cloudflare’s customers, malicious traffic at the time of the attack topped 400 Gbps, taking place over a new – and previously undefended – attack vector. Worse still, many have pointed to this attack as a sign of worse things to come.
I think we all know, particularly those new to the hosting industry, how confusing the acronyms and jargon in this industry can be. At times, it can almost feel like people are speaking an entirely different language.
It doesn’t need to be complicated.
One of the more important configuration files in Linux is the File Systems Tab: fstab. Generally located in the /etc/ directory, it’s used to define how stuff should be mounted into Linux. What that means is that if you have a decent idea what you’re doing, you can enjoy some pretty significant performance increases on any servers you happen to be running, whether they’re physical or virtual.
Hey there, folks! Today, we’re going to talk about the rather contentious subject of global variables in PHP. If you’re working with PHP, you’re probably going to run into them at one point or another – better you understand them right out the door, rather than having to learn them on the fly, right?
Hey there, folks! Today, we’re going to have a chat about PHP – more specifically, one of the most important files in any PHP installation. I’m talking about php.ini. This handy little file is used for everything from installing php libraries to updating plugins to configuring your entire server – so it’s kind of important. And it’s also more than a little distressing when you can’t find it. Today, we’re going to go over a few tips, tricks, and methods you can use to locate your PHP configuration file when it isn’t where it’s supposed to be.Read More
A dedicated server is one of the most powerful hosting options out there. You’ve got more power at your fingertips than with any other solution, and significantly higher performance as a result. Even better, if you’re using an unmanaged option, you have complete root access – meaning you can control pretty much everything.
By now, you’ve likely heard the term ‘fault tolerance’ at least once. For those of you unfamiliar with its meaning, it refers to a computer system’s capacity to continue functioning in the event of hardware or software failure.
Let’s face it – the modern education system is in desperate need of an overhaul. Most people are dissatisfied with how kids are being taught – in most schools, rote memorization is encouraged over truly critical thinking.
So, you’re looking into hosting for your business? That’s great! Just make sure you understand the different paths available to you. If you don’t know what your choices are, there’s a fairly good chance you’re going to end up making the wrong one.
The ServerMania team is full of incredibly talented and passionate technology experts who work hard each day to ensure our clients are empowered with the best server technology to meet their business goals. This month, we spoke to Jose Velilla, Customer Success Manager here at ServerMania.
It’s not hard for most of us to remember the good old days of dial up internet. While the content being loaded was significantly smaller than it is today, it could still take hours or even days to download some files. Thankfully, those days are long gone and many residential users even have access to speeds up to 1Gbps. But what advancements have been made for server connections?
During the month of October, ServerMania celebrated Computer Learning Month. We hope that you were able to learn a bit more about servers, through the various educational pieces we shared during the campaign period.
cPanel has introduced an updated licensing system for their popular web hosting control panel. In this blog, we’re outlining what exactly is changing in the licensing process and how this will impact current and future cPanel orders