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Here we will highlight cloud events, like the recent YHack event which 1&1 sponsored at Yale University.

The 2016 YHack international hackathon at Yale University on November 11-13 was a great success. 1&1 supported YHack, with a hacking contest for the 1&1 Cloud Server platform. Javier Arnáez de Pedro and Alexander Vierschrodt from 1&1 hosted the contest, which Javier launched with a presentation on the 1&1 Cloud Server.

Read more about it here.


Check out our new series of articles on the Top 10 Security Rules for Microsoft Server 2012!

We are excited to announce a new series of articles by Microsoft experts on the "Top Ten Security Rules for Microsoft Server 2012."

Each rule will be covered extensively in its own article, with in-depth background information and step-by-step instructions on how you can implement the suggestions.




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Use Prometheus and Grafana to Monitor Web Services on a 1&1 Cloud Server Running Ubuntu 16.04

Learn how to install and use Prometheus to monitor web services on a 1&1 Cloud Server running Ubuntu 16.04, with Grafana installed as a browser-based tool for developing custom dashboards. SoundCloud developed Prometheus to monitor the performance of their internal servers. They later released the software under an Open Source license, and made it available to the public. [...]  

Use mod_wsgi to Run Python as a Web Application on CentOS 7

Learn how to install and use Apache's `mod_wsgi` module to run Python scripts in a web page. This Apache module can be used to serve web pages written in Python, or to render web pages with embedded Python scripts. `mod_wsgi` is a particularly good choice for web developers who are accustomed to the way Apache handles PHP. If you want the power and flexibility of Python, but you want it to work like PHP on the web, `mod_wsgi` is a simple answer. [...]  

Configure HTTP Content Caching in Apache on Ubuntu 16.04

Learn how to improve your website's performance by setting up HTTP content caching in Apache. Apache is capable of several kinds of caching, including key/value and file caching. This tutorial will focus on basic HTTP content caching, which is the most commonly used form of caching with Apache. [...]  

Install and Use Apache Tomcat on CentOS 7

Learn how to install and use Apache Tomcat on CentOS 7. Apache Tomcat is a Java Servlet container developed by Apache to which allows you to deploy Java servlets and JSPs. Apache Tomcat also functions as a web server, which is able to support small to medium-sized websites. This tutorial also covers how to install and use the Tomcat Web Admin Manager, which allows you to manage Tomcat and virtual hosts from a web browser. [...]  

How to Fix a Joomla Database Connection Error

There are several possible reasons why your Joomla installation might give database connection errors like "Unable to connect to the database." Learn how to diagnose and solve these errors to bring your website back online. [...]