Improving Vagrant performance

Vagrant is a great tool to automate the set up of development environments utilising a virtual machine. Unfortunately, a virtual machine will rarely perform faster than a local install of your development environment. There are plenty of settings to tweak, and we have compiled some common ones that cause issues that are easily fixed. Increasing …

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Mitigating DOS/DDOS attacks for small websites

Distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks against websites are becoming an increasingly common occurrence due the simplicity and effective nature of the attack. This can be devastating for any online business, as it is common for these attacks to be sustained for large amounts of time, resulting in the website being offline or difficult to …

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