What Is SSL? and Everything You Need To Know about it

What is SSL What is SSL ? SSL is a name that everybody who has been on the internet must have heard for. Short for Secure Sockets Layer, SSL is the standard security technology used for establishing an encrypted link between the browser and the web server. The reason why this link is built is that it ensures that all the data communication remains secure. SSL, therefore, is definitely related to the security concerns we all have while using browsers and the internet in general. …

All You Need to Know About the AAAA Record

AAAA record Domain Name System (DNS) is an internet service. It translates the domain names into IP addresses. It has two components:: DNS Server. DNS Client. The DNS server works as a global directory of Internet. They are also known as the equivalence of a phone book. Their functionality is to maintain a directory that comprises domain names and then to translate them into internet protocol (IP) addresses whereas a client’s function is to request for a host name which the server has to translate. …

Things you Probably Didn’t Know About DDOS Attack

DDOS attack guide   A Distributed Denial of Service or DDoS attack is a hacking method used to incapacitate online services and websites. Attackers do this by flooding the service with an influx of bogus connections and data to overwhelm the servers and shut them down. These types of attacks have become very frequent in recent years with major online outages and the shutting down of popular websites and online services. …

All You Need to Know About HTTP 2

nginx http/2 In 2015, a new version of the HTTP network protocol — HTTP/2 was approved. Now, it is becoming more and more popular: the protocol already supports the Apache and Nginx web servers, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Edge, and Safari browsers, as well as the mobile devices. The number of HTTP 2 services and sites is constantly growing. In the near future, the Internet is waiting for the transition to a new protocol, which accelerates the website download. …

HHVM vs PHP 7 Performance Showdown (WordPress, Nginx)

coollogo_com-101181608 What is HHVM ? In case you have not heard about it till now, let me tell you a few things about it in brief, before we go into the HHVM vs PHP 7 tests HHVM is an abbreviation for HipHop Virtual Machine. It was created by Facebook in 2010, with the first public version released in 2011. The main reason behind it’s creation was to save the server resources and to provide a faster web experience. …