Category: Other

The Other category displays the articles and tutorials which don’t quite fit into our other various categories. This may include information about proprietary platforms, tools, or the Liquid Web control panels.

What is Cloud Automation?

Posted on by Ronald Caldwell | Updated:
Reading Time: 6 minutes

Cloud automation refers to software, tools, and processes that help reduce the manual effort in deploying and maintaining cloud-based IT infrastructure. In other words, it’s about automating tasks on your cloud servers. 

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What is VMware ESXi?

Posted on by Michael Flores Feliz | Updated:
Reading Time: 4 minutes

VMware ESXi is a bare-metal hypervisor software installed on servers that can use the physical hardware to create one or more virtual machines (VMs). It is an operating system-independent hypervisor based on the VMkernal operating system that interfaces with agents that run on top of it. ESXi stands for Elastic Sky X Integrated.

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Localhost is a networking term for the hostname of the current server or computer accessing the network. It is used via the loopback network interface to access the network services running on the host. The loopback interface bypasses any local network interface hardware and serves as a method to connect back to the server. Networking and server administration both frequently use the term localhost.

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Businesses are more reliant than ever on the servers and infrastructure providing connected access to their services. These systems and applications are in constant use and have high demands and expectations for availability using terms like five nines (99.999 percent uptime) or industry-standard uptime.

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What is Puppet?

Puppet software is a configuration management system. It is used to bring hosts to the desired state and maintain it. The basic idea is to have one central server with all relevant information about machine configuration. Other servers periodically check in with the central server, download new configuration information, and apply it to their local systems.

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MobX vs Redux: A Comparison

Posted on by Ronald Caldwell | Updated:
Category: Other | Tags: Comparison, MobX, Redux
Reading Time: 5 minutes

MobX is a testing library that makes state management scalable and simple using transparently applying functional reactive programming (TFRP). This type of programming helps to maintain the state's consistency. It works on the principle that everything that can be determined from the application state is deduced automatically.

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What is the Difference Between NGINX and Apache?

Posted on by Ronald Caldwell | Updated:
Reading Time: 4 minutes

When comparing NGINX vs Apache Web Server, developers should consider the advantages and disadvantages of both offerings. The needs of your website or applications will determine which of the two pieces of webserver software to choose.

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What is Apache?

Posted on by Ronald Caldwell | Updated:
Reading Time: 3 minutes

Apache HTTP Server is a free and open-source hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) web server commonly used on Unix, Linux, and Solaris platforms. Created by American software developer, Robert McCool, it was released in 1995 and quickly obtained a majority hold on the web server market. The primary advantage of Apache is that it is generally free and typically packaged as one-fourth of the LAMP stack.

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Since incorporating Hooks into React, developers have had a popular debate. They argue whether Hooks can be used to do what can already be done with Redux or if Hooks can replace the use of Redux entirely to handle the state management of a React app. Before comparing React Hooks vs Redux, it is important to clarify some concepts related to them to demystify how state management is conducted in a React App. 

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What is Linux Malware Detect (LMD)?

Posted on by Amy Myers | Updated:
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Linux Malware Detect (LMD), also known as Maldet, is a free and open source malware scanner designed for shared Linux environments. It is developed and released under the GNU GPLv2 license. The environments LMD is used on have multiple tenants running different software on a single Linux distribution.

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