What type of Language is Python?

We can narrow the vast universe of programming languages to two basic types. The first is low level languages which create machine or assembly language. The second type is a high level language. Common examples are C, C++, Perl and Java. Python is a high level language. We use a high level language because writing…

Updating Plugins and the WordPress White Screen of Death

After updating wordpress plugins you may frequently encounter the dreaded WordPress White Screen of Death. How to handle this? You can easily rename the plugins directory so that WordPress will not access the plugins when trying to load your website. You will need to do this if you cannot load the WP-ADMIN site. If you…

Backing Up a WordPress Site

If you run a wordpress site, then you need to have a process in place to back that site up on a regular basis. The primary reason is when you perform updates to plugins and wordpress itself it is highly recommended to have a complete backup. WordPress is criticized due to the frequent security issues…

Standards

Modern networking, including the Internet and related technologies are the result of the success story of open standards. Around 1987, when IBM was launching the PS/2 (Personal System/2) a war was being waged for competition for the rapidly growing small business machine environment fueled by significant government purchasing. IBM was poised to dominate the PC…

Introduction to AD DS

 Image found at www.microsoft.com AD DS Microsoft Active Directory has been around for quite some time. In fact, it has become a primary means of centralizating user account control in most organizations. Understanding and reviewing key AD (Active Directory) concepts is important to the having a fundamantal understanding of modern Systems Administration. With the release…

RAID

Raid stands for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks, now called Redundant Array of Independent Disks This technology allows for the combining of multiple disks into a single logical unit. Data is written or read from the logical unit across all of the drives. How this is done is dependent on the RAID level that is…