What the heck is ‘www-data’

The ‘www-data’ is the default user of Nginx and Apache servers on Ubuntu system. That’s why when we need to serve some files or CMS with Nginx we change the ownership of the folder to: www-data:www-data If you are wondering why there’s 2 ‘www-data’ separated by colon, it’s because first is the username and second … Read more

Best Linux distribution for MySql database

I’ve been researching the web for this topic for a couple of hours and came to a conclusion that savvy programmers prefer CentOS for running their MySql and other databases. Here’s an interesting poll. Yes, it’s dated but still, all the fresh info I found on this topic tend to stick with the same choice. … Read more

Command to show information about my linux distribution

The quickest way to find out is to type: cat /etc/*-release in my case the result is: CentOS Linux release 8.3.2011 NAME=”CentOS Linux” VERSION=”8″ ID=”centos” ID_LIKE=”rhel fedora” VERSION_ID=”8″ PLATFORM_ID=”platform:el8″ PRETTY_NAME=”CentOS Linux 8″ ANSI_COLOR=”0;31″ CPE_NAME=”cpe:/o:centos:centos:8″ HOME_URL=”https://centos.org/” BUG_REPORT_URL=”https://bugs.centos.org/” CENTOS_MANTISBT_PROJECT=”CentOS-8″ CENTOS_MANTISBT_PROJECT_VERSION=”8″ CentOS Linux release 8.3.2011 CentOS Linux release 8.3.2011 If you are interested what command cat /etc/*-release means … Read more

Why Linux is Better than Windows for Web Hosting?

1. Linux is more stable and secure than Windows If you’re a Windows user thinking about switching to Linux, you may be worried about security issues. However, the Linux operating system is actually more stable and secure than Windows. In fact, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducted a study on the security … Read more

Windows Server 2019 Datacenter Virtual Machine Activation Guide

Install Windows Server from the DVD or from .iso file downloaded from here Start Power Shell as administrator. Right click on Start (Windows) button in the bottom-left corner, then click “Windows PowerShell (Admin) In PowerShell type with your Activation key: slmgr.vbs /ipk *****-*****-*****-*****-***** Press Enter and restart computer Now you are ready to install HyperV … Read more