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What is a CDN?

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A content delivery network (CDN) is a bunch of servers distributed across the world which work together to provide fast delivery of internet content. Why use a CDN? Performance Research from fastly...

Load Balancing for Beginners

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What is Load Balancing? Let’s imagine we have a web application on a server (webserver) that’s working fine for 100 users. Users simply go to fabapp.com to access this hypothetical web application....

Proxy Server Explained

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A proxy server is just a computer configured in a special way. Using a proxy is just like asking another computer(the proxy) to get the web site you wanted for you. That’s...

What’s the difference between a program, an application and software?

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Program A computer program is a list of instructions that tell a computer what to do. A computer program in computer readable form is called machine code. Machine code is binary, a...

Oracle Database Architecture

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As a designer we drop a blob onto a piece of graph paper and label it a database server. We never really fully understanding how it works and for the most part...