This month of July, Google pushed a new Chrome update with version 68 which had a large emphasis on web security. So, how will the Google Chrome HTTPS update affect the websites that you host? This particular change will mark websites without HTTPS as “not secure”, presenting them in a different manner than before. Some addresses may even require a user to go into the advanced settings in order to go forth and access the site. However, the benefits of using HTTPS include not only heightened security but visibility and better SEO rankings as well.
A Discord bot can provide invaluable functions to your public chat server. Whether you want to play music while you game, send memes to your friends, or more importantly (perhaps) automate server administrative tasks, learning how to host a discord bot will prove more than useful. In theory, you could program it to do whatever you’d like if you’re an experienced programmer (and know discord.js well, of course). This guide will allow you to learn how to host a Discord bot using a Node.js server and the discord.js package.
How does one keep their network activity secure? One of the solutions to this pressing issue is OpenVPN, a virtual private network. Users can transfer and request data while connected to a public network, as though they are connected to the private network. Therefore, once a VPN is set up and you navigate to google.com and type in “what is my IP“, you will see that your IP would match that of your private server. While this technology is nothing new, learning how to install OpenVPN on Linux to setup and utilize it is an invaluable skill.
Metrics are revelatory, and they paint operational portraits from multiple angles. Computational technology makes digital transformation more apparent so regularly that changes seem to be of a daily kind. Big Data today uses cloud computing arrays to process more data quicker, allowing for more in-depth, applicable insights over time. Better insights help direct your operation in terms of digital optimization putsches. If you know where solutions are necessary, and when, it’s a lot easier to fix things. This is as true internally with your business as it is externally in terms of marketing. When it comes to marketing, applications are
For certain industries, the emergence of the internet drove nails into the coffin of traditional brick-and-mortar retail. Now AI is set to do much the same thing for many of the processes in the now-standard e-commerce models. Supported by ever-improving cloud resource distribution and IoT technology, here are some of the major ways in which AI is overhauling the basic structure of e-commerce models and forcing retailers big and small to move with the times or be left behind:
SkySilk has achieved Manifest Destiny! As SkySilk server locations continue to expand, New York VPS hosting has now been added to our list of available server locations. More data center locations provide more local support, meaning an improved user-end connection. With the addition of the New York VPS servers, users can now deploy their Linux VPS to the East Coast.
Is it time to switch to GitLab? This morning on June 4th, 2018, Microsoft has officially announced its acquisition of the git repository giant, GitHub. This has left most developers in a state of curiosity, but others in a panic looking for alternatives to GitHub. While the official statements from Microsoft are centered around retaining a “developer-first” and “open platform”, one can’t help but wonder how this acquisition will play into a larger business model. So what does the future look like for GitHub and will developers be looking to switch from GitHub to GitLab? Additionally, how does one approach
You may be wondering, what are domain names? What does HTTP stand for, IP Address, or www.? Domain names are central to the world wide web and are vital in determining how you connect to the internet. Having some working knowledge about how domain names work can prove invaluable in creating a new website. Understanding the anatomy is also crucial to determining which hosting-plan is the best for your new blog, website, or eCommerce store.
Rejoice, for a new Linux Distro is here! Read on for more info about Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), how to upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 from older versions or an existing Ubuntu VPS, and how to get an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS.