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Testing the Impacts of Website Caching Tools

This article was originally published on Sucuri blog (read here). Try to remember what you ate for lunch yesterday. It took you about 3-5 seconds, right? Ok. Now recall that memory once more. Took you less than a second this time, for sure. You remembered much faster the…

Tuning/Optimizing Apache on cPanel Servers

cPanel configures Apache to work in the most stable way possible, but with a few tricks the default settings can be improved in order to gain performance and have a better resource usage. Before we start to optimize Apache, you should stop using it to…

DDoS Protected VPS Providers for Reverse SSH Proxy

Sometime ago I read a decent review about "DDoS Protected VPS Providers" on LowEndTalk. It's indeed accurate based on my experience so far. Currently I trust 3 providers for my SSH/SFTP/MySQL tunnels: LunaNode from Montreal (OVH), RamNode from Atlanta (Staminus) and QuadraNet from Miami (In-House). A…

Your own VPN in minutes: easy, safe & cheap

Everytime I had to setup a VPN, I used to do manually, with guides like these: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-setup-and-configure-an-openvpn-server-on-centos-6 https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-setup-and-configure-an-openvpn-server-on-centos-7 To make it easier, I was going to write a shell script to automate. However, before I did any movement, I went to Google to find if…