Sinking your teeth into rsync

Let's face it. Backups are great, but backup systems are even better. And one great tool for cloning your critical servers is rsync. Whether you clone your file systems to second disks or to entirely different servers, rsync can help get the synchronization done cleanly and efficiently. [...]

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Upgrading PHP and MYSQL on Windows

This article will explain the easy way to upgrade PHP and MYSQL on Windows Servers. Easy if you followed my installing PHP and instaling MYSQL tutorials. If you follow this [...]

Launch date set for redesigned IBM blades

IBM plans to unveil its second-generation BladeCenter on Feb. 8, CNET News.com has learned, as it tries to keep its top spot in sales of thin but high-end servers. The launch [...]

Has Your Website Outgrown Shared Hosting

Just when your website becomes successful and at last you are getting the sort of traffic you have been dreaming of, you get the dreaded email. Your web host informs you that [...]

4 Tips to Find the Web Host That's Right for You

So you have finally planned to invade the magical world of Internet. All captions ready, all information gathered, all details penned down. What next? Your next important [...]

Search Engine Optimisation Are You Selecting the Right Keywords?

Selecting keywords to drive website traffic to your site is a very crucial point in search engine optimisation. Many people believe selecting keywords with the most searches [...]

How to Assemble a PC for Use as a Home Server

This is an adaptation of How to Assemble a PC originally posted at Extreme Tech Support. It is always a good idea to have a server at home to test out new versions of [...]

Backing Up Your Data With cwRsync and sync2nas

One of the most crucial tasks facing an admin is backing up your data. Many admins work very hard at keeping the servers running at peak performance and keeping the software [...]

Windows: Installing MYSQL

Now that you have PHP installed it's time to install mysql. Mysql is the database server of choice for just about all forum software packages that run on PHP enabled servers. [...]

Windows: Installing PHP

While many admins choose Linux with Apache as their server software of choice there is an alternative. Windows and IIS. This tutorial will show you how to install PHP on a [...]

Choosing and Managing Your Team

Getting people you can trust to help you run your community can be the single biggest problem an admin can have. Promoting users that you can work with is not an easy task. [...]