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Top 4 Reasons Why I Choose Debian vs Ubuntu Server

Today I approach the question of which Linux distro – Debian vs Ubuntu Server – to deploy on servers? I’ve setup and deployed tons of Linux servers over the years. Many of the servers I deploy are on very small / inexpensive cloud instances – servers with 1 to 2GB of system memory which weighs heavily into my short list of reasons why I prefer to deploy Debian as my distro of choice on new servers.

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The 5 Best Cloudflare Alternatives For Your Websites

If you’re a website owner in search of alternatives to Cloudflare’s CDN & DNS services, you’ve come to the right place. This article details my best recommendations for replacing Cloudflare as well as covers the general criteria I used for narrowing down the field of service providers. In addition, I cover the circumstances in which it makes better sense to use one provider over another depending on what your specific needs might be.

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Deep Dive: Data Privacy Options In Post-Roe America

This article contains as much data privacy related information / advice as I could think to include with the goal of helping people better protect themselves in light of the gutting of Women’s privacy rights by the US Supreme Court. The vast majority of this information can apply to everyone.

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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D Useful For More Than Gaming?

When AMD’s Ryzen 7 5800X3D launched the general consensus among reviewers was that the CPU traded blows with Intel’s i9 12900K in games. However, in productivity benchmarks, the Intel CPU with its superior number of cores was the better performer. With the benefit of time for additional testing, use cases outside of gaming are being identified that take advantage of the AMD CPU’s additional cache and power efficiency.

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4 Reasons Why You Should Self Host Google Fonts

Bloggers and website owners are always worried about how well their website is optimized in hopes that improving their website performance will improve their user experience metrics – the accepted notion being that a better user experience will help translate into improved SEO ranking. One often overlooked way that website owners can improve their site performance is through self hosting their website’s fonts instead of using Google Fonts to provide them.

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