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an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies released under the Apache License version 2. The Tomcat project started at Sun Microsystem…
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URL rewriting module for Apache web servers
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A process of proving that an entity (commonly a user or organization) is who they claim to be, or who they were previously identified as being. Authentication does not guarantee that particular entity…
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a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kv…
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HTTP or HTML mechanisms used for redirecting browsers to where the actual content is located
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a free, open source software implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. The name BIND stands for "Berkeley Internet Name Domain", because the software originated in the early 19…
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HTTP stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol and is the protocol used to transfer information around the World Wide Web.
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a multitasking, multi-user computer operating system originally developed in 1969 by a group of AT&T employees at Bell Labs.
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DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and is an auto configuration protocol used on IP networks and an extension of the Bootstrap Protocol.
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A device that connects two or more networks and is capable of forwarding data packets to a destination based on information contained within a packet and internal routing tables.
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URL Rewriting maps an incoming URL to a modified URL, so that the request is processes as if the original request was made to the modified URL. This is often used to provide more search engine friendl…
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Synonym for: RAM - Acronym for: Random Access Memory, a type of computer data storage.
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A version of Microsoft's database server, released in August 2008. This is different than SQL Server 2008R2.
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an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites.
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a configuration management tool (Unix & Windows) with its own Domain Specific Language.
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a means to organize data expected to be retained after a program terminates by providing procedures to store, retrieve and update data, as well as manage the available…
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a Linux distribution standing for "Community ENTerprise Operating System" and is a rebuild of "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" (RHEL). The "CentOS6" tag refers to versions 6.x of CentOS.
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an open source, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications. It is particularly suited for web sites crawlin…
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a time-based job scheduler in Unix-like computer operating systems. Cron enables users to schedule jobs (commands or shell scripts) to run periodically at certain times or dates.
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Primarily questions about disk storage, sometimes questions about application storage or cloud storage. Always questions about storing data.
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the acronym for `Virtual Private Server`. Hosting companies provide customers the ability to rent computing resources, which are used to create and run virtual machines that are controlled by …
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Programming language and runtime environment that allows compiled Java programs to run unchanged on most hardware and software platforms
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A form of computer programming that — in the context of system administration — lends it self well to automating tasks.
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a free software re-implementation, originally developed by Andrew Tridgell, of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol.
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a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliabilit…
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EOL it is past time to move on**. Windows XP is an operating system produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, and media cente…
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In computer networking, network address translation (NAT) is the process of modifying network address information in datagram (IP) packet headers while in transit across a traffic routing device for t…
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the collection of physical elements that comprise a computer system.
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a network file system protocol originally developed by Sun Micro systems in 1984, allowing a user on a client computer to access files over a network in a manner similar t…
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System that handles large amounts of data in an organised fashion
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a mechanism for interacting with a computer operating system or software by typing commands to perform specific tasks.
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The process of installing software on a computer/server. Can also refer to the process of installing hardware, e.g. in a datacenter.
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a generic term that can refer to port number (software related term), and computer hardware port. Here, questions referencing this tag refer to port numbers.
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an open-source blogging & CMS platform. Questions about using WordPress, developing plugins and themes for WordPress, etc., may be welcome at our sister site
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a dynamically and strongly typed programming language that encourages readability.
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an advanced operating system for a variety of architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley; and is developed and maintaine…