Category Archives: Web Hosting

Adventures in C# – Secure Access To Your Middle Tier Code

Protect Your Code With System Accounts and Role Based Code Access Security In this article I wanted to provide a simple example of how you can meet some of the best practices for secure code implementation and also some best practices in implementing a scalable architecture. I tried to keep the prototype as simple as I could work… Read More »

Configure SSL in a Linux Tomcat With an IIS Exported Certificate

Using a wildcard certificate issued for Windows 2012 R2 IIS server to configure Tomcat in a Linux server At the first look it might seem like an improbable situation. Practically it can actually happen more often then not. In our case for example we host in our cloud infrastructure most of the Microsoft Business Application Servers such as… Read More »

Configure Caching in Apache and IIS 8 Part 3 – Minify and Compress

File minimization and image compression reduces bandwidth use This article on improving web application performance hosted on Apache and IIS web servers is the final of 3 on this subject. While part 1 and part 2 focused mostly on the caching capabilities of those two servers this one will focus on two simple techniques you can apply to… Read More »

Configure Caching in Apache and IIS 8 Part 2 – Web Server Configuration

Caching reduces load time improving web application performance In the first part of this article we discussed the tools you can use to check the performance of your blog or hosted web site both to obtain a base line and also to measure the improvements the adjustments we’ll discuss are bringing to your web site. In this second… Read More »

Configure Caching in Apache and IIS 8 Part 1 – Measuring Performance

In the process improve response of the site and help your SEO team There is a diverse ecosystem of web sites out there running on different platforms but for the most part the base infrastructure they sit on is either Windows IIS server or Linux Apache and/or Tomcat server depending on the version of Linux OS you are… Read More »