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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 Apache?

Posted on by Ronald Caldwell | Updated:
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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:
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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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AlmaLinux is a relatively new operating system meant to act as a CentOS replacement. How did AlmaLinux come to be? RedHat, the company that created and maintains RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), announced on December 8th, 2020, that CentOS would be repurposed to CentOS Stream. CentOS Stream now acts as an upstream testing platform where new and updated software will first be deployed and tested before being released to RHEL users. 

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What is AlmaLinux?

Posted on by Alison Gray | Updated:
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What is AlmaLinux? It is an open source 1:1 binary compatible fork of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). The AlmaLinux foundation was founded by CloudLinux, which invested $1 million. They wanted to provide a long-term stable operating system (OS) version. AlmaLinux was first released in March of 2021 and has recently released another stable version, AlmaLinux 8.5.

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LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) is a proprietary, lightweight web server software that provides fast performance and resource conservation without compromising server security.  It is a popular web server offering high scalability, security, and load balancing. It also provides built-in anti-DDoS capabilities and allows per-IP connections and bandwidth throttling.

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Bare metal programming is a low-level type of programming that is hardcoded to a system at the hardware level and operates without an abstraction layer or operating system (OS). It also interlinks with the hardware, considering the specific build of components.

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Having access to an easy-to-use control panel is important to troubleshoot or repair your site easily. Without a control panel or user interface (UI), it can be more complex to run the day-to-day tasks. With loads of useful features in cPanel, users run everyday necessary functions from the menu in the control panel.

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Approximately 75 percent of consumers prefer to make purchases on websites in their language. China and India dominate online presence with the largest number of users, and English isn’t the primary language in either of those countries. Trends like these demonstrate that you must communicate the same language as your target markets if you plan to internationalize your website. This guide provides a deeper look into website internationalization and localization.

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What is Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)?

Posted on by Thomas Janson | Updated:
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With the increased digitization of everyday life and broader adoption of cloud computing, virtualization has become one of the pillars of today’s Internet. Virtualization technology enables us to create virtual instances or virtual machines of operating systems, networks, and virtualized storage devices, significantly automating and simplifying IT processes, improving scalability, and significantly decreasing costs. Overall, it enables us to reduce the amount of used physical resources/servers by separating various processes onto multiple, customizable virtual machines.

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