Router vs firewall, can you guess which is better?

Router vs firewall, another article that will put together two different technologies and see what they are good at. We will see another aspect of the “router vs firewall” too, which is the hardware firewall of a router vs a software firewall. Let’s begin.

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Hub vs. switch. What should you use for your network?

You want to create a network for the computers in the office, but you don’t know what to choose – a hub or a switch. Hub vs. switch, they both look similar (a box with Ethernet ports) and have the same purpose, to connect multiple computers in a network, but they are far from equal. Here we will explain you the difference and help you make the right choice for your office.

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Cloud computing trends that will improve our businesses

Cloud computing, 10 years ago it sounded like a futuristic dream, now it is present daily in our lives. In different ways, we all use the cloud, for storage or processing. We open Google Docs for various office tasks, we save to Dropbox, communicate with our colleagues through Slack. What else can we do with cloud computing? What will be the next significant trend in the cloud development?

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Let’s first define what it is. Cloud computing has many dimensions – cloud storage, a server, a platform for development. It gives a huge potential to the consumer or the business. It provides resources of powerful computers, in a scalable way and most commonly on a subscription base. Clients can choose the suitable plan for them and easily upgrade if they need more resources in the future.

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Magento, is it a good e-commerce platform?

In the time of the millennials, the businesses feel obligated to have a digital presence. How can you miss the online sells? It is almost unimaginable to be selling products without an online shop. If you are already thinking to go digital, and you have chosen the right domain name you will face the next step – deciding the right platform for your online sales. There are plenty of CMSs (content management systems) out there, but we will introduce you to the most common for e-commerce – Magento, PrestaShop, Shopify, OpenCart, WooCommerce.
First, we will start with Magento.

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Magento, what is it?

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What is Dynamic DNS? How does it work and how to setup DDNS?

What is a Dynamic DNS?

Dynamic DNS is a service that automatically and periodically updates your DNS’s A (IPv4) or AAAA (IPv6) records when your IP address changes. These IP changes are made by your Internet provider.

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How does Dynamic DNS work?

The Dynamic DNS monitors the IP address for changes. When the address changes (which it will if you have a dynamic IP address), the DDNS (or DynDNS) service updates your new IP address.

Why is it useful?

It can be very useful for people who want to host their website, access CCTV cameras, VPN, app or game server from their home computer. It is cheaper than to have a static public IP and by setting up Dynamic DNS, you will avoid the need to update all of your records whenever your IP changes manually. Also, static IP address is not always an option; it depends on your Internet provider.

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Monitoring your DNS, should you do it?

DNS provides, have excellent security measures to protect your DNS and deliver outstanding performance. The paid plans include DNS Failover & Monitoring, DNSSEC, many nameservers, and even more Anycast DNS locations. With so many safety measures should you be monitoring your DNS or should you just leave it without supervision?monitoring

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Drupal. Is it a good CMS?

Have you bought a domain and don’t know how to start your site? What platform should you choose? There are plenty of CMSs (content management system) out there, but just a few really popular. WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal. Why should you consider Drupal over the rest? Let’s find out!

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10 most used Nslookup commands

What is Nslookup?

First lets clarify what is Nslookup – it is a powerful network administration command-line tool, available for many of the popular computer operating systems for querying Domain Name System (DNS) to obtain domain names or IP addresses, mapping or for any other specific DNS Records.

Need more details what is nslookup? Check the nslookup page on wikipedia.

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Here are the 10 most used command lines with nslookup that will help you to understand better your domain’s management:

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DNS zone file and zone transfer

We have already covered the bases of DNS, so you know what it is and how does it work. This article will help you understand one of the concept inside the DNS – zone transfer. In order to explain it, let’s first see what a zone file is.

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FTP vs HTTP. File Transfer Protocol and Hypertext Transfer Protocol

Today we will see what exactly is FTP (File Transfer Protocol) and how does it compare to the newer protocol called HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol). They both can perform similar tasks, and you can see them both still in use. But is it one of them better? Let’s compare FTP vs HTTP

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