How To Install Docker on Ubuntu 19 “Disco Dingo”

Install Docker on Ubuntu

What is Docker? Docker is a popular containerization platform that allows you to run applications in their own isolated environments. Containerization is often seen as the next evolution of virtualization technology and is often run within virtual machine environments for extra security. Ubuntu is one of the more popular Linux distributions due to user familiarity … Read more

Domain Squatting And How to Protect Yourself

Domain Squatting

What is Domain Squatting or Cybersquatting? These days, your business’s success is largely dictated by your online presence. And your Internet presence is largely dictated by your SEO and how you rank in Search Engine Results Pages (SERP). Having a domain that represents your business well and is easy for users to remember not only … Read more

Containers vs Virtual Machines

Containers vs VMs

Containers vs VMs At first, it seems like containers are the natural evolution of virtualization. VMs have been around much longer which makes them seem like old tech compared to containers. Containers and VMs also tend to be written about as if they compete for the future of cloud computing and it’s a battle to … Read more

How To Install a Plex Media Server On Ubuntu (4 Ways)

Install Plex Media Server

Plex Media Server Plex Media Server allows you to build your own private multimedia cloud. The Plex service ranges from a free subscription with few limitations to a monthly paid service or perpetual license that provides extra mobile app functionality. Plex is a simple way for users to create their own cloud for streaming movies, … Read more

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

What is hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI, hyper-converged, hyper-converged)? Traditionally, data centers have relied on a separate stack of hardware including a layer for compute, a layer for storage, and a layer for networking – in order to function. With that comes the experts necessary to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot these complex infrastructures. A deep level … Read more

IOPS – Claims and Calculations

What is IOPS? Input/Output Operations Per Second or IOPS (pronounced eye-ops) is the most common method to benchmark a storage system’s performance – hard disk drives, solid-state drives, and storage area networks. The most common performance characteristics are as follows: [table id=72/] (source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IOPS) It measures the number of read/write operations a device can complete … Read more