Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing is wonkily defined in such a way that you would assume your data’s or perhaps servers are virtually stored in the real clouds, up in the sky.

It’s actually simple if you already have a basic knowledge of how the internet works, a cloud consists of various data centers, data centers are dedicated space within a building where computer system and their associated components are housed. You can’t physically access these computers, but you can access the servers virtually with an internet connection.

You see the word “Virtually” – Virtual computing makes one physical computer act and performs like many computers. If you need a virtual server, then the host computer would borrow you one virtually without the hassle of buying hardware.

The good thing about this is that you can always scale or perhaps downgrade the resource of a certain virtual computer, I’ll cover more about this in future guides.

Back to Cloud computing:

A cloud computing provider will maintain the server and manage the housed computers with its associated component, hardware upgrades, and free you from worrying about any sort of hardware maintenance and management aspects, unlike a dedicated server where you are just given the server to manage yourself.

The downside of a dedicated server is that you can’t automatically scale when your business is growing, e.g. higher traffic, you either add a more dedicated server and distribute the traffic between the server, which requires manual setup or you add more resources to your existing server which also has its own limit.

However, if you are using a cloud server, you can automatically scale a virtual server, say you need more ram, it is automatically added, you need more storage, it’s automatically done, freeing you from the headache of managing your servers.

This gives you a brief explanation of cloud computing, in this section, we would cover lots of stuff about cloud computing, the Operating system that is used to run the server, i.e Ubuntu, hosting your website in the cloud, control panels that can be used to manage multiple websites, email accounts, Ftp accounts, Databases, DNS records and lots more.

  • Installing WP-CLI In a GNU/Linux Server

    Installing WP-CLI In a GNU/Linux Server

    WP-CLI is a command-line interface for WordPress. It can also be used with ClassicPress, as they are no differences in their usage, maybe just minimal if you are updating or downloading new ClassicPress instances. The benefit of using WP-CLI is that: It makes your life easier with the management of WorpPress or ClassicPress You can regenerate thousand of ...

    Read Full Post
  • How To Configure and Enable Syntax Highlighting in Nano Text Editor

    How To Configure and Enable Syntax Highlighting in Nano Text Editor

    nano is one of the most popular, and friendly editor in GNU/Linux, it has several features that can boost the usability and easiness of the program. In the guide, you’ll learn how to configure and enable syntax highlighting in nano. This way you can enable predefined syntax highlighting for programming languages, e.g Perl, Bash, Python, C, ...

    Read Full Post
  • How to Delete Mail Queue in Postfix

    How to Delete Mail Queue in Postfix

    I had some issue with one of mailserver, where postfix keeps retrying to send mail to a mistyped email address, it was very frustrating considering this particular email was holding back thousands of email, this how I solved it: To delete a mail queue in Postfix, you use the postsupercommand, which is used for postfix mail queue ...

    Read Full Post
  • How To Send Mail To Multiple Addresses Using (mailx)

    How To Send Mail To Multiple Addresses Using (mailx)

    In this guide, you’ll learn a couple of ways you can send mail to multiple addresses using mailx. mailx is a utility program for sending and receiving mail. I assume you already have mailx command, if you don’t already have it installed, use sudo apt install mailutils, once installed, we can get started using mailx. To send mail ...

    Read Full Post
  • Test Your Internet Download Speed from Terminal Using (Fast)

    Test Your Internet Download Speed from Terminal Using (Fast)

    Fast is a tiny utility program for testing your internet download speed from the terminal, to get started, you simply install via the snap store (Ubuntu): sudo snap install fast If you don’t have snap already installed, install using the following command: sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd To check internet download speed, simply run fast This is my download speed: user@blog:~$ ...

    Read Full Post

Sub Categories