Differences Between Windows and Linux Servers

Linux is the kernel for many free and open source operating systems. Windows is a proprietary and commercial operating system, but there are many other differences between the two. When you are choosing an OS to run on your server, it is important to know some of the technical differences as well.
1. Access – Linux […]

Which Web Server Software Should I Use?

When picking web server software, you should use the same considerations you used when choosing an operating system.  You will also have to consider compatibility with your operating system and the best overall efficiency for the type of site or sites you want to run.
The following are some of the factors […]

Windows Remote Server Management

One of the most prominent distinguishing features of the Windows operating system is its default graphical user interface (GUI). Most UNIX-like operating systems also support graphical interfaces, but the GUI is optional and is often not installed on dedicated servers.
Graphical management of a server is acceptable if you are sitting in front of the […]

Popular Web Servers

On this blog, I have spent quite a bit of storage space talking about Apache web server, but it is, by no means, the only web server on the block. In no particular order, here is a list of popular web servers, both free and commercial.
Apache HTTP Server – The most widely used […]

A Web Server Software Comparison

Wikipedia has an entry that compares web server software. If you look at the chart then you should see some very important details. Here are the main things to look for:

The name of the server is the left most field in the chart
The name of the developer is the next field to the […]