Navigating the Linux file system can be overwhelming at first. Understanding where certain files are help you move through the file system and get things done efficiently. At times, you may feel stuck with the console. To help you get started, this post will give you a few examples of basic commands as well as quickly explain permissions and their role. Let’s get started with 12 basic commands to navigate your filesystem!
We’ve heard the terms “IPv4” vs “IPv6”, especially when choosing your server. But what exactly are they, and what’s the difference? IPv4 and IPv6 are both versions of the Internet Protocol. Each device connected to a network is assigned an internet protocol. Every VPS you deploy also gets its own IP address. IPv6 is a newer version of IPv4 and comes with some new and improved changes. What are these changes, and are they good? Which one is for you? First, let’s take a look at the difference between IPv4 and IPv6.
The Firebase Admin SDK is a library that can allow you to interact with Firebase services in the backend. With Firebase you can authenticate users, store data in a NoSQL database, run A/B tests and so much more. Because of this, it is used for several kinds of projects, such as Discord Bots or websites. One reason Firebase is so special is because of the easy real-time synchronization of all data. So if the data is changed in the database, all apps listening to the database will know. You can use this to make websites that provide live update with
You asked, we listened. Basic plans have returned! We have also added IPv6 support for all of our plan levels, you can click in to read more about our new pricing structure and how to use IPv6 with your VPS.
Getting started in the blogging industry can raise hundreds of questions. Some of these questions can include creating your website, optimizing for high traffic, or getting started with SEO to attract your first visitors. As your website grows, thousands of guests will visit and interact with your digital content on a daily basis. Your web hosting server’s previously quick response time may slow to a crawl. Therefore, your high traffic website needs to be re-optimized to accommodate your new network traffic standard.
Node Package Manager (or NPM) has expanded to ridiculous proportions in the year 2019. There are thousands upon thousands of packages available to developers. So how do you know which ones to choose? The answer to that question varies greatly project by project. However, there are certain packages that nearly every app can benefit from. Today, we take a look at 5 essential NPM packages for 2019.
Following up on last year’s arrival of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, we are happy to announce Ubuntu 19.04 has dropped and been updated to the SkySilk Cloud Platform. Read on for more info about Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo), how to upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04 from older versions or an existing Ubuntu VPS, and how to get an Ubuntu 19.04 VPS.
New Linux VPS Hosting Templates – Even EASIER to Deploy! WordPress, Grafana, TeamSpeak, and more all updated and available now.
We are happy to announce a new initiative to make our one-click Linux VPS Hosting templates easier than ever to deploy and configure. Say goodbye to clunky installs and hello to a new template built custom by the SkySilk Team. WordPress has been updated while Grafana, TeamSpeak, Sentora, and ShadowSocks are new additions to the SkySilk Cloud Platform. All are available now via the SkySilk VPS Dashboard. Read on to see how you can get up to $200 in Free VPS Hosting Credit…
On May 14th, 2019, Intel and other industry partners shared details and information about a new group of vulnerabilities collectively named Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS). We immediately took note and have been closely monitoring the situation. We have formulated a coordinated response to troubleshoot that will result in minimal-to-zero disruption to running containers.
When choosing a new cloud hosting provider, it’s always important to understand the architecture you’ll be working with — The main differentiation being LXC vs KVM. What do they mean and what are the important distinctions between each? LXC vs KVM: The Main Distinction Let us begin by defining each term and the overarching difference between LXC vs KVM. LXC stands for Linux Containers and KVM is an acronym for Kernel-Based Virtual Machine. The main difference here is that virtual machines require their own kernel instance to run while containers share the same kernel. However, each container still acts as