MySQL has two primary storage engines: MyISAM and InnoDB. Each has its own performance characteristics and considerations but generally MyISAM is good for read-intensive data and InnoDB is good for transactional data.
Monthly Archives: May 2012
What is DenyHosts? It is a python script intended to be run by GNU/Linux system administrators and users to help thwart SSH server attacks which are also known as dictionary based attacks and brute force attacks. It has the ability … Continue reading »
In one of our previous tutorials we explained How to install and configure LNMP (Nginx, MySQL and PHP) server on a Debian 6 (squeeze) VPS, now we’re going to look at how to set up a new server block (virtual … Continue reading »
IMAP or Internet Message Access Protocol is one of the two most commonly used protocols for e-mail retrieval. This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to configure IMAP to use SSL encryption for secure communication on port 993 (by default … Continue reading »
Nginx is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server which unlike his ‘friends’, it does not rely on threaded handling of the requests but instead it uses a much more scalable event driven (asynchronous) architecture. This uses a very small and … Continue reading »
This tutorial will show you how to reset your MySQL root password on your VPS in case you forgot it.
There are essentially three types of VPS hosting in terms of management and support: unmanaged, semi-managed and fully managed VPS hosting. In an unmanaged VPS environment, the entire server administration and the responsibilities of necessary configuration and management of the … Continue reading »
This how-to looks at how to install and configure a SVN (subversion) WebDAV accessible repository server using Apache and a CentOS VPS. What is SVN? It is an open-source centralized version control system, which can track and store the history of … Continue reading »