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MariaDB is an open-source community-developed database management system. MariaDB was designed as a replacement for MySQL and strived to maintain compatibility with MySQL. In fact, in most instances, MariaDB will work identically too, and some would even argue better than...

Typically, when you think of downloading or installing software on a computer, doing so using an installation wizard with a GUI probably comes to mind. However, on a Linux-based server installing software through the command line is the preferred way. It may seem a bit...

You may find that at some point, you have a user account that is no longer needed and needs to be removed from your server. Perhaps a contractor that you have hired has completed their work, or it is simply a test account that has served its purpose. Regardless of the...

Typically when you get your server (Cloud or Dedicated server), you'll have access to the root user with no other additional users added to the server. Although the root user does not have any restrictions which allow you to manage your server fully, this can also be a...

Typically when hosting a single website or multiple websites, it's advisable to use a control panel such as cPanel. This helps streamline some of the tasks related to hosting. Although control panels such as cPanel and Plesk are phenomenal, not everyone wants to pay the...

In some cases, when you execute commands on your server or computer, they need to be executed with root privileges. However, you may not have access to the root account itself, or you may have that type of access limited on your server for security reasons. This is where the...

What are IPTables? IPTables is an extremely flexible command-line-based firewall utility built specifically for Linux distros. IPTables uses policy chains to allow or block traffic. When a connection is being established on your server, IPTables will identify a rule in its...

LEMP Overview LEMP stands for Linux, Nginx (replacing the Apache server), MySQL (which acts as the database storage), and its dynamic content is adapted by PHP. LEMP stack is a convenient way to bundle open-source software. LEMP enables a server to host web apps,...