Tag Archives: Open Source

Confused between Windows Web hosting or UNIX?

While selecting people get confused at very first step whether to choose Unix or Windows. Well, it depends upon your Web site applications and many more things.  For this you should compare this two platforms and then decide. Windows have a server platform called Microsoft Windows Server , while UNIX is an Open source. The… Read More »

An Overview of Hosting A Website on Linux Dedicated Server.

A Dedicated Server offers better security and reliability than any other web hosting solution. Nowadays, dedicated servers too can be leased at affordable prices. Previously, only large businesses and enterprises used to host their websites on dedicated servers. However, with the advancements in the web hosting industry, web hosts can offer servers at fairly cheap… Read More »

SSL Explorer: Community Edition

SSL Explorer : SSL Explorer has two editions SSL Explorer : Community Edition SSL Explorer : Enterprise Edition. Let us see the community edition. SSL Community edition : It is an Open source SSL VPN product which is developed by 3Sp Ltd. This solution is licensed under GNU General Public License (GPL). Primarily this solution… Read More »

Overview of GD Library

GD library is an open source code library for the creation of images dynamically by the programmers. It can create many types of images which includes formats like PNG, JPEG, GIF and WBMP. In general GD is used to create charts, thumbnails, graphics and many more. GD is designed in ANSI C programming language, however… Read More »

Overview of ImageMagick.

Websites being completely flooded by images there exist a need for such a support. ImageMagick is a software suite which allows a user to create edit and compose the bitmap images. It also allows to convert images to various other formats(more than 100) which includes DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PhotoCD, PNG, Postscript, SVG,… Read More »

Overview of Perl.

Perl is a programming language mainly used for high level, general purpose, interpreted and dynamic programming. Perl has some great features which we can say that it has borrowed from other programming language i.e. C, Shell Scripting, AWK, and sed. This language is very good in text processing, easy manipulation of text files, graphics programming,… Read More »

Google Chrome Operating System

After the great success of the Google Chrome browser. Google is now spreading its wings to the master software i.e Operating system named after the browser itself Google Chrome OS. Statistics show that over 30 million people use Chrome browsers every day. The concept behind developing such kind of operating system that OS was designed… Read More »

Misconceptions about Linux Web Hosting.

Some people are yet confused and aren’t sure about the Operating System (OS) to be installed on their servers. Let me clear that doubt, one can have any OS on a server, irrespective of the one they have on their local computing machine. It makes no difference if one has Windows on the local machine and wishes to have Linux OS on the server.