13 Linux Commands to Monitor Hardware and System Resources

Linux, one of the most popular operating systems, offers multiple command-line tools to collect hardware and system information that can be used to monitor system resources. See Also In this post, I will go over 12 such command line too, that provide essential information to maintain performance and diagnose issues. So, let’s dive in and … Read more

10 Useful Commands to Get CPU Information on Linux

One of the key components that dictate the overall performance of a system is the Central Processing Unit (CPU). Keeping track of CPU performance and utilization, a key component of system monitoring, helps with early detection of potential issues. See Also In this post I will go over 11 different Linux commands to get cpu … Read more

How to Setup Linux UFW Firewall on Ubuntu

In this post, I will go over the details of setting up Linux UFW firewall on Linux systems such as Ubuntu, Red Hat, Fedora and CentOS. The growth of the internet has given rise to malicious players attacking its infrastructure. Security threats such as hacking and malware attacks have become more prevalent and sophisticated over … Read more

What is a Firewall and How Does It Work?

A computer or network firewall is the first line of defense in safeguarding computer and networking resources. At a basic level a firewall works by filtering incoming and outgoing traffic based on predefined rules. From simple packet filtering to advanced deep packet inspection, firewalls help prevent unauthorized access and minimize the risk of cyberattacks. See … Read more

Application, Network, Server, and Web Server Monitoring Metrics

In this post, I will discuss in detail application monitoring metrics, server monitoring metrics, and web server monitoring metrics. Application, Server, and Web Server monitoring metrics provide key insights into the health of applications infrastructure, providing critical information into real-time performance and helping troubleshoot issues before they escalate. See Also The flow in this post … Read more

Complete Guide to Application Monitoring

Application monitoring is a process to track and measure the performance and heartbeat of a software application in real-time or close to it. Application monitoring involves the use of simple tools already provided by the operating system or specialized software solutions and tools that collect data about various metrics. This collected data is then analyzed … Read more

Application and Server Monitoring Best Practices

Server monitoring is an important aspect of maintaining the performance, security, and reliability of production infrastructure. For this to be most effective everyone involved should implement and follow certain best practices. See Also In this post, I will discuss the best practices for server monitoring, important Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to monitor, regular maintenance, and … Read more

What is a Web Server?

A web server is software applications that delivers web page content, dynamic and static to web clients such as a browser or a mobile application over the HTTP protocols. Web servers are critical pieces of internet infrastructure used by busienss and individuals to reach their audiences. How Web Servers Work Web servers work by receiving … Read more

Best Port Scanning Tools For Ethical Hackers

Introduction Port scanning tools are software applications designed to scan and analyze the open ports on a computer system or network. These tools are used to identify which ports are active, closed, or filtered. By scanning a system’s ports, network, and security admins can determine what potential vulnerabilities exist, and which measures to take to … Read more