Top Web Server Software for Dedicated Servers

Netcraft publishes a list of the web’s most widely used web server software every month. Here is a brief look at each of those top web servers and what they can do.
Microsoft IIS (37% market share) – Microsoft Internet Information Services is the web server designed specifically for Microsoft Windows Server operating […]

Increase Server Performance with Squid

It does not take much for a web server to get overwhelmed when you have high traffic websites. Although you could always purchase more expensive hardware and networking equipment, there are more cost-effective ways to get better performance and get the most out of what you have. One such method is to use a web […]

Troubleshooting High Mail Server Loads

These days many personal email accounts are hosted on cloud servers, leaving many web servers without the need to send and deliver emails to their users. For plenty of businesses, however, having a mail server is still very much a part of the dedicated server experience.
If you host your own mail server, whether Postfix, Sendmail, […]

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 […]

Why Linux is Well-Suited to Servers

One of my friends recently said, “Call me biased, but I would never go for anything other than Linux for my server.” Yeah, those were the exact words. I know several other people who would argue that Unix or Windows is as much good. However, my friend’s conviction got me thinking. And boy, I found […]