Archive for July, 2012

Straightening out the virtual maze!

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Virtualization is an interesting technology. It configures an architectural setup, wherein a number of networks reside together, in their virtual avatar. So basically, the physical machines no longer exist, but they continue to mark their presence by demonstrating full capacity. A layering pattern is created and a number of machines ...

Green is the color of the season … adapt the trend with web hosting!

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

As a player of the web hosting industry, we proudly assert that 24shells is a part of the green trend. By this we mean that as a part of the web hosting industry, which consumes tremendous amount of energy, we have made our mind to ensure that we work towards ...

Hypervisor vulnerability … could there be serious implications???

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

US CERT (Computer Emergency Readiness Team) recently released a security advisory. It is a vulnerability note and says that some of 64-bit operating systems and virtualization software running on Intel CPU hardware are vulnerable to a local privilege escalation attack. Thus, all guests co-existing on 64-bit Xen hypervisor (in the ...

The cloud scaling option to meet traffic challenges

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

There are situations when a website has to deal with undecided traffic load. Now this could be temporary or permanent, but irrespective the webmaster has to ensure that the system is able to survive the chaos. Of course, in such a scenario, shared web hosting is out of question and ...