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Linux 6.0

Linux kernel 6.0

Linux kernel 6.0 introduces diverse performance improvements, support for new hardware and security fixes, among other things. This new major version is the successor of the Linux 5.x.y series, whose last version is Linux 5.19. Linux 6.0: some new features and improvements On October 2, 2022, Linus Torvalds announced Linux 6.0 as an update with

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Tarugoconf 2022

The Tarugoconf 2022 event is coming and we’re not gonna miss it

Stackscale participates in the technological and entrepreneurial event Tarugoconf 2022. The Tarugoconf event stands out for including a lot of interesting content, inspiring experiences and networking opportunities. Besides, the conference is always full of activities and workshops to learn new things and have a good time. 7th edition of the Tarugoconf The Tarugoconf 2022 event

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30th anniversary of the first Linux release

Linux: from a hobby to a collaborative tech revolution

September 17th, 2022 was Linux’s 31st anniversary. Linux was first released as a free operating system kernel on September 17th, 1991. What started as “just a hobby” for Linus Torvalds became the kernel of the GNU OS and one of the world’s most important operating systems. Linux’s history from 1991 to 2022 Linus Torvalds was

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Geographical redundancy or georedundancy

Georedundancy: building a stronger business continuity strategy

Georedundancy or geographical redundancy allows companies to increase availability, resilience and fault tolerance. Relying on geographically distributed data centers contributes to building a stronger business continuity strategy. It is also referred to as “geo-replication” or “geographical replication”. What is georedundancy? Georedundancy consists in replicating data and IT infrastructure in multiple remote data centers. Its goal

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World Wide Web anniversary

World Wide Web: free and open

On April 30th, 1993, the World Wide Web (WWW) became of public domain. CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, published a statement that made it available to everyone with an open license. The WWW was invented by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989. At that time, there were other information systems competing with the web project,

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HTTP timeline by Stackscale

HTTP/3, the new HTTP protocol based on UDP

HTTP/3, based on UDP, is the new version of the HTTP protocol. The IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) met in Bangkok in November 2018 to adopt this new Internet draft. What is HTTP/3? The HTTP/3 protocol is the new version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and is based on the UDP protocol. It became

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How to improve your website load speed

Improving web page load speed: key factors and tools

A good web page load speed is an essential factor for a web page’s success. Nobody likes to wait, much less to waste time waiting for the information they are looking for to show up on the screen. That is why, in order to avoid losing visits and sales, it is very important to decrease

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Top 10 programming languages 2022

Most popular programming languages 2022

Which are the most popular programming languages in 2022? There are different lists of the most commonly used programming languages: the PYPL ranking (monthly updated) and the list of Stack Overflow’s Developer Survey 2022. Top 10 programming languages in 2022 These are the most popular programming languages according to the PYPL index and Stack Overflow’s

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New local privilege escalation vulnerability in VMware Tools

New local privilege escalation vulnerability in VMware Tools

On August 23rd 2022, VMware confirmed an important-rated security vulnerability affecting VMware Tools. This local privilege escalation vulnerability impacts Open VM Tools as well. VMware Tools vulnerability: CVE-2022-31676 Identified as CVE-2022-31676, this VMware Tools vulnerability can allow a potential attacker with local non-administrative access to the guest operating system (virtual machine) to escalate privileges as

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Top web servers 2022

Which are the most used web servers?

Nginx and Apache are undoubtedly the two most used web servers worldwide. Each of them holds about a third of the market. According to W3Techs’ data, Nginx holds about 34.2% of the market and Apache about 31.2% — 28.9% and 22.6% respectively according to Netcraft’s data. This list includes some of the most popular web

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