FTP server design considerations

FTP server design considerations

In this article, I am laying out the most noteworthy FTP server design considerations. Regardless of whether you are installing in an on-premise or in a cloud-based virtual machine or physical server or utilizing a cloud Paas-based service, there are certain factors which need to be taken into account. FTP server design considerations Ask yourself … Read more

Free training resources for TCP IP networking

Free training resources for TCP IP networking

Free training resources for TCP IP networking Starting your journey in the TCP IP networking stack, it is important to understand concepts but also to put these networking concepts into a hands-on perspective. This article provides a list of free training resources for TCP IP networking.

Linux distributions and tools for education

linux tux

Introduction Whether you are a total beginner, novice or experienced Linux user or administrator, there is always space for improvement and for learning new things around the Linux operating system. By expanding your Linux knowledge, you invest more broadly in computer operating system technology learning, which can be applied in any other operating system. This … Read more

Reflecting on legacy Internet protocols

retro computer

In this post, we will be reflecting on legacy Internet protocols. Some of these protocols are now completely deprecated and have become obsolete, while others continue to survive and are regarded as retro-style Internet services. This type of information belongs to what is widely referred to as retrocomputing. For any users out there who have … Read more

An overview of Linux Web hosting panels

Linux LAMP

When choosing a Linux or Unix-based control panel for your web hosting needs, you should be aware of the following options. This article provides an overview of Linux Web hosting panels. Cpanel Cpanel is one of the major options in all web hosting providers but it comes with an extra cost. Details about Cpanel features … Read more

Data exchange formats

This post is also available in audible format on my podcast. The post discusses the most common and widely used data exchange formats. There are various scenarios in which both software and systems engineers need a way to exchange data between users, systems, scripts and applications using mutually understandable protocols and formats. The most widely … Read more

Troubleshooting DNS and network issues

Introduction to troubleshooting DNS and network issues This article discusses troubleshooting DNS and network issues. The article describes how to use the dig and nslookup tools to test DNS settings and troubleshoot name resolution issues. Microsoft Windows uses nslookup, while Mac OS X and Linux use dig. You can use these tools to determine the IP address associated with … Read more