I’ve just added a cool IP Subnet Calculator to the blog. Just click on the link or use the menu above to access it.
It provides a lot of useful information including:
- host address
- network mask
- wildcard mask
- broadcast address
- first host in network>
- last host in network
Check it out here: Click To Use The Ip Subnet Calculator
Cloud computing is a term applied to a number of services that are supplied to consumers and businesses via the Internet. In essence the cloud computer is a virtual computer that resides in the internet. That is to say that it does not exist in your home or business but in the data centers of the cloud computing providerrs like Google or Microsoft. Access to cloud computing resources is typically via your browser.
What precisely is the Google Cloud? Well the Google Cloud is actually something that will completely change how people access the information they seek.
The Google Cloud is powered by thousands, perhaps millions of unique servers and services which house unbelievable amounts of information. These are located in different locations in the world and maintain a number of copies of the information that is accessible on the Internet. The information stored on the latter servers is what makes cloud computing such a powerful possibility when it comes to information access and management. Read the rest of this entry »
The term “cloud computer” is becoming pretty popular these days but there are
still many computer users that are unfamiliar with the term. So, what is a cloud
computer? Further, how can one benefit from the use of cloud computers?
Finally, are there any disadvantages associated with the use of cloud computing
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DNS stands for Domain Name Server and one of the easyiest approaches to load balancing is via DNS – hence DNS Load Balancing.
With DNS it is possible to allow multiple IP addresses to be associated with a single server name or hostname. So you might have 10 servers at the backend and one server at the front. The IP address of the frontend server is associated with the IP addresses of the backend servers.
Network Address Translation (NAT) is a technique that allows one server or router to provide one IP address publically but actually have the requests to this one address passed on to multiple servers each of which have their own IP address.