What is web hosting?

What is web hosting?

In order for a web site to be available on the World Wide Web, it must be hosted on a server. This is referred to as web hosting. There are several different methods by which this is done. Your Internet Service Provider (ISP), for example AOL, may make limited web space available as part of your subscription. There are also free web hosting services, although...

IPv6 Now.

The Internet’s IPv4 clock keeps ticking down. As Robert Cannon, the FCC’s senior counsel for Internet law, observed recently, “The original [Internet] address space, IPv4, is nearly exhausted.” He’s so right. Still, I’ll bet most of you are still scared to death of having to learn IPv6, never mind actually deploying it. I know I would be if I were an overworked...

Top Antivirus Software for Windows 7

Article by  Mark Muller (10,040 pts ) Edited & published by Brett (5,777 pts ) on Nov 8, 2010 Our quest for the best antivirus software included reviewing relevant products from every official Microsoft Windows 7 Consumer Security Software Provider according to http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/windows-7.aspx . Those Windows 7 Consumer...

Max MTU: How do I find mine?

Max MTU: How do I find mine? The MTU setting controls the maximum ethernet packet size your PC will send (you did know the Internet works in packets, didn’t you?). Why a limit? Because although larger packets can be constructed and sent, your ISP and Internet backbone routers and equipment will chop up (fragment) any packets larger than their limit. These...