Category Archives: Technical Articles

Technical Articles on Linux, hosting, internet technologies.

Linux for the corporate users

In last couple of years Linux has established itself very well in the server market.However, when it comes to desktops most people still prefer other operating systems over linux. This article talks about the various advantages of linux as a desktop and specifically talks about Linux as a desktop for developers and system administrators. Unlike […]

The More, the better. Why webhosts should spread their customers across servers

Behold, the fool saith, “Put not all thine eggs in the one basket” – which is but a manner of saying, “Scatter your money and your attention”; but the wise man saith, “Put all of your eggs in the one basket and – WATCH THAT BASKET.” – Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar  (Mark Twain)

Niche Hosting

There is story of David and Goliath where Goliath would come and challenge everybody – “is there anyone amongst you who would dare to fight against me?” Who would dare to fight against him? He was a giant, there was nothing one could do to humble him. David saw the situation in a different manner. […]

Open Source database management systems

From the The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing , data is numbers, characters, images, or other method of recording, in a form which can be assessed by a human or (especially) input into a computer, stored and processed there, or transmitted on some digital channel. Computers nearly always represent data in binary. Data on its […]

The making of energy efficient datacenters

The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron is a wonderful movie to watch. It is based on the book, The anatomy of greed, written by a former employee of Enron, Brian Cruver.  One interesting thing that comes on our minds is the size of all power companies. They are all huge. We all depend […]