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Linux Dedicated Server or Windows Dedicated Server: Which to Choose?

High-traffic business websites need a lot of power to deliver a consistent, high-quality user experience, and dedicated servers provide the necessary supporting infrastructure. When designing a new website or migrating an existing one, it’s up to you to choose between Linux dedicated servers and Windows dedicated servers. The software you

Understanding the Server Load Metric of Your Server

Monitoring server load is an important task when managing a server. Making sure the load isn’t too high will keep the hardware safer and prevent outages and downtime. This article explains the finer points of how to find your server load, understanding it, and offers solutions for managing it. Once

How to Enable Ruby Support in Plesk Onyx

While Plesk offers users multiple languages to script in, if you’re a Plesk user who prefers the Ruby programming language, you might find Plesk’s out-of-the-box offerings less than desirable. Luckily, through the use of an extension, Plesk Onyx can support Ruby as well. With the Ruby extension, you’ll be deploying

How to Check if Your Linux Server is Under DDoS Attack

Whether you’re a blogger, the owner of an eCommerce shop, or a webmaster for a local service provider, everyone knows that in today’s internet-driven world, having a strong website can be the difference between economic success and failure. With businesses growing increasingly reliant on search engines and web traffic to

How to Install PIP on CentOS 7

In this guide we’ll be covering the process to install PIP on CentOS 7 using the command line. By following these 7 simple steps, you can install PIP quickly and easily. But first:   What is PIP? PIP is a package management system used to install and manage software packages

How To Navigate the Supermicro IPMI Interface and Mount a Virtual Image

The IPMI interface is a very useful tool in the setup, configuring and troubleshooting of your server and its processes. IPMI gives you access to the server’s local console over a separate network connection which allows you to work on the server without it needing a public network connection. Processes

How to Configure DNS & Add Domain

Hivelocity gives you the ability to use our nameservers for your domain. Using the myVelocity portal we will be adding a domain for DNS configuration and creating a few records to show you how you can do the same for your website. If using Hivelocity’s nameservers you will want to

How to Purchase and Install an SSL Certificate on Ubuntu

Article by: Chris Marks It is increasingly important to ensure that any data sent to websites is transmitted using encryption to protect visitors to the site. SSL certificates provide a method to encrypt data during transmission to the server. Any ubuntu server is capable of providing secure connections to sites

How to Convert an Addon Domain to a Primary Domain in cPanel

With the latest release of cPanel, an excellent new feature has been added allowing users to easily convert an addon domain into a primary domain. If you need information on domain conversion, then this guide is for you. *NOTE: this method requires the user to have root access to the

Create a DNS Entry for the Web Server in WHM

Creating DNS Records in WHM If you are hosting your nameservers on your cPanel server you may need to adjust or create DNS records depending on your needs. DNS records can be created and edited from WHM panel for all accounts on the server. If you don’t have access to