Introduction to IP Failover for your Server

When managing any type of server, it’s generally wise to have a solution in place for when a server fails or when the server needs to be taken offline. When working on a high availability server setup, the question is how to quickly transfer activity from the failed or offline server to the backup server. One method is to use IP failover, which is the focus of this post. In short, IP failover is the method of moving the IP address of the failed server to the backup server, allowing requests to be handled by the backup server until the main server is once again functional.
Server Memory

How to Check Amount of Available Server Memory

In the sections below you will learn how to identify the amount of memory that is installed on your server, check how much of the RAM is being used, and see a list of the applications using the most memory. Other than physical memory that is installed on your server, servers may also have burst memory, VSwap, and Swap memory. Before the main tutorial, some basic knowledge about the types of memory may come in handy.
Selling on Flippa

Selling Your Website on Flippa

When you’re considering selling your website, it’s important to understand the platform you’re using for the auction. Outlined below is the general process for selling your site on Flippa along with a few tips every new seller should know. Before selling your site, you need to have at least a rough estimate of what your site is worth. This is one the more difficult parts of selling your site and your valuation will most likely be incorrect by the time the auction finishes.

Handling Purchased File Downloads

Making it so your website can handle file downloads is very important now-a-days. Either it be when you are giving out your free CD or if you want to distribute your software. The above two are simple, you simply link to a public location where the file is accessible. But what if you want users to buy your software or music? Now it gets a little more interesting. The first obvious solution is to find a service that handles this, such as iTunes or a software distributor.

What are Portable Apps

You will often times see software that is available online listed as Portable. But what is a portable app? Is it for laptops and mobile devices? Well, it can be used on those devices, but it’s main purpose is much different. To truly understand what a portable app is, you need to know some basics about how computers install software and how software stores data onto the computer. When you install a program to your computer, a few things take place.