Harness the power of Apache on your 100TB server
One of the oldest web servers on the market and also the most used on the internet, Apache is a key component of oft used LAMP stack consisting of Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. With a market share estimated to be over 50% of the market, there’s a fair chance that many of the websites you browse will be powered by it. In this article of the Hosting 101 series, we shall be looking at setting up the Apache Web Server in Debian and Ubuntu.
Having started over 20 years ago – and spending most of those 20 years as the most used web server software – Apache is probably one of the most used least recognized pieces of software in the world. With over 50% of the web server market share, millions of people will likely make use of Apache every day without even realizing it. In this article I will be looking at how you can set up Apache on CentOS and Red Hat Linux dedicated servers and virtual private servers.
Business-to-business relationships are being expanded in living color.
‘Businesses are people too’ is an old saying in the marketing industry, one reason why the digital tools that are already widely used in the business to consumer space are being increasingly exploited by business to business (B2B) companies selling applications and services to other businesses.
More B2B companies are adopting techniques such as live chat and social media based customer relationship management (CRM) to smooth their ecommerce activity. But one of the biggest areas for growth comes from the creation and distribution of video – including promotional films, customer case studies and presentations – to help B2B marketers communicate their messages.
At the beginning of each week we present our Tech News Roundup, featuring the hottest stories in the world of business and technology.
World Wide Web Data: A Database of Databases
It’s been almost two decades since Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, first proposed the idea of the ‘semantic web’, where data of all descriptions would colonize the web in open, machine-readable formats. This, he enthused back in 1998, would turn the medium from a web of hypertext documents into something far more useful – a global ‘database of databases’ where people (and machines) could tap into a myriad of open data sources to build useful new applications and services.
Read below for a roundup of the latest Science & Technology news ranging from Physics to AI, from space travel to Mathematics, and of course the coolest gadgets around.
Tencent is the Chinese social network, chat software and gaming developer. The company has grown from a simple startup to the biggest revenue spinner on the gaming frontier, and is now one of the most successful companies in the world. Tencent sits in the number one position in the gaming market with regards to revenue, with a 21% increase year on year as of December 2015 and a fourth quarter earnings of $2463 million. The company earned more than $3 billion in smartphone game revenue in 2015 and is listed on Forbes as one of the world’s most innovative companies.
When running a webserver your log files can rapidly fill with information about the visitors to your site, Webalizer can help.
Your webserver’s log files can be a mine of useful information with regards to the users visiting your website. Unfortunately, reading this information from the logs isn’t the simplest of tasks. To make this resource more useful there are tools available that look through the log files and generate statistics from them. Webalizer is one of these tools: it runs at regular intervals and creates statistics from your website logs as well as charts of usage. It is free and open source, being licensed under the GNU GPL.