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What is Virtual Appliance?

Virtual Appliance (VA) is defined as a pre-configured image – combining operating system, application and configuration into a single image – designed and optimized to run on a specific hypervisor (KVM, XEN, or VMware). You can further optimize the operating system to only include the packages you need to create a secure and efficient image. […]

Automatic and Rebootless Linux Kernel Update – KernalCare

The main responsibility of every system administrator is maintaining software and security updates, this can be a daunting task if you are managing multiple servers, operating in different time zone and hosting your server / VPS in multiple locations. You need to schedule a task with your clients/stakeholders, take the servers offline and apply the […]

Cirrus Hosting Is Now Deploying Windows Server 2019

Cirrus Hosting is Happy to announce that we are now offering the latest version of Microsoft’s Windows Server on our Dedicated Server and Cloud VM / VPS plans. Windows Server 2019 comes with lots of new features and upgrades. Let’s take a look at some of them:   Improved Security Microsoft has introduced a series […]

5 Key Steps to Prepare Your Online Store, E-Commerce Store, For the Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast approaching and I am sure you are working hard to make more money this season!!! You have secured your suppliers, reviewed all your processes from order fulfillment to defining your shipping policy to promotions and advertising but what about your online store? Can your site handle the traffic spike? First […]

What is a Virtual Machine (VM)

A Virtual Machine (VM) is a program that emulates a computer system and offers the same functionality as a physical server. VM performs and executes tasks exactly like an isolated stand-alone server, it can be rebooted independently and have its own root/admin access, users, IP address, Memory process, etc. multiple VMs can run on the […]

All You Need to Know About Changes to Domain Privacy

Whois System and Why You Still Need Get Whois Privacy When you register a domain name you are required to provide personal information such as name, address, email, and phone number. Your personal information plus your domain creation/expiry/update dates and registrar name are stored in an online directory called WHOIS and it is available to […]

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What is new in WordPress 5.0?

WordPress 5.0 is scheduled to be released on Tuesday- November 27, what we know so far is that the new BlockEditor, Gutenberg, will be officially a part of WordPress core; This new editor will give developers and designers greater control over content creation and editing. Gutenberg is designed around the block-based approached, each element in the […]

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cPanel & WHM New Features – Version 76

October 17, 2018 cPanel, Inc. has officially released cPanel & WHM version 76 and in this post, we will highlight some of the features and updates: Features: Enabled Apache PHP-FPM for all new cPnael setups, this feature enables you to serve more site visits; however in order to make use of this feature you need […]

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Are You Looking For Reliable Enterprise Backup Solution? We Got You Covered!

The web/cloud hosting industry is an extremely competitive market; Hosting companies invest heavily in enhancing their infrastructure to provide reliable services and assist customers with implementing their business continuity plans. Studies show implementing a robust backup and restore solution -on dedicated and virtual machines – is the most pressing tasks of IT departments. At Cirrus […]