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Relieve Data Storage Concerns Through Data Center Solutions

It is very much imperative to look into Linux Server Backup in order to protect yourself from any kind of unwanted data loss. In our corporate environment, data is found to be the most essential part in the competitive market. Losing data can prove to be disastrous for our business, as it can result in removal of customers. Data reliability has grown in the last few years; but, various natural disasters like, hurricanes and earthquakes can damage our information at any time during the year.
Many other risk factors are also involved, which are not physical in nature. Rouge software can result in data loss like, worms, Trojans and virus. It is also found to be prone to hacking and other attempts at manipulation of data by hackers. Any good firewall definitely helps, but having backup solution will ensure that we have the current records for security.
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Pros and Cons of Ubuntu

I have become a Linux user since 2008 and my first Linux distribution was Ubuntu. Ubuntu is currently the most popular Linux distribution and when somebody is talking about Linux, very likely that he is talking about Ubuntu. I personally have a very complicated opinion toward Ubuntu, I both love it and hate it. In this article, I will enumerate the advantages and disadvantages of Ubuntu to justify my love and hate for it.
Ubuntu has a lot of advantages to offer to its users. First of all, it is designed to be very easy to use and install. One of its strongest selling points is that Ubuntu will detect all your hardware, set up your networking, and allows you to easily configure your operating system through a nice pretty and shiny brown purple interface. That is why former users of Ubuntu will still feel comfortable in the environment of …

Linux Explained

Today, I will introduce you to the joys of Open Source software with a special mention going to the Linux Distribution.
Let’s take it one step at a time. Windows comes in different varieties, for example, XP, Vista, 7 and so on. So does Linux, however there are some fundamental differences between the two.
At the time of writing there are literally hundreds of Linux Distributions available from hundreds of different companies all offering their own “flavour” of Linux. Since there is no one company in charge of Linux development distributions can fork off and take their own direction, for example Slackware is aimed at the Linux pro where Smoothwall is a dedicated firewall. Chances are there is a distribution which fits your own personal criteria.
OK, so which one is best? Well this depends on your own point of view. Linux pros might like Slackware or Gentoo, intermediates with …

Factors to Consider While Selecting Hardware for Oracle VM

While choosing hardware for Oracle VM environments, many factors have to be considered in order to choose the best hardware architecture to make your Oracle Cloud project a success. The important factors to consider are the CPU, RAM and storage requirements; you will also need to consider hardware vendor certification, type of internal hard drives, etc.
Vendor certification
The server hardware must be jointly supported by the hardware vendor and Oracle. Only jointly supported hardware product receives vendor support when problems occur and service tickets are created.
CPU
Server hardware will be ordered with two socket Intel or AMD multiple-core CPUs for small and medium workloads and four socket multiple-core CPUs for large CPU-bound workloads. The maximum number of CPU cores or threads an Oracle VM server can support is 160. Oracle VM server maps a virtual CPU to a hardware thread on a CPU core in a CPU socket. …

7 Benefits of Linux Hosting

When we talk about website hosting services, Linux hosting is the most common term heard. Whether you are running a large business or a small personal website, Linux servers provide the speed, flexibility and versatility required to operate the site efficiently online
Have a look at the 7 top benefits of Linux hosting:
1. Linux is free and open-source
Unlike Windows, which comes with a hefty price tag, Linux is free and open-source operating system. Users are allowed to make changes and contribute to the finer development of this Operating System (OS) without any hassle. The source code of Linux is not registered or affiliated with any particular company.
2. Linux is flexible
Due to the nature of Linux, it is a flexible OS, which is specifically designed for running web server applications. As deemed appropriate, Linux developers throughout the world keep on releasing further improvements and updates to make …