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How To Flush DNS Cache — A Full Guide

RunCloud Team

Nov 08, 2022

3 min read

How To Flush DNS Cache — A Full Guide

Modern operating systems generally cache DNS lookup results and IP addresses to be able to process requests more quickly. Whenever you write a URL in your browser, it sends a request to the DNS servers to “locate” the site.  But, instead of sending that request every single time, the browser often caches the information, so …

The Best WHMCS Alternatives (Free, Open Source & Premium)

RunCloud Team

Oct 25, 2022

6 min read

The Best WHMCS Alternatives (Free, Open Source & Premium)

WHMCS is an acronym for Web Host Manager Complete Solution, which is a common automation and billing tool that’s used by digital agencies to manage hosting solutions for their clients. This tool lets agencies set up a range of automated actions, allowing them to manage their hosting needs, automate billing, or send regular invoices.  WHMCS …

How To Resolve The “Email Address is not Verified” Error With AWS SES

RunCloud Team

Oct 20, 2022

2 min read

How To Resolve The “Email Address is not Verified” Error With AWS SES

Amazon Simple Email Service, also known as AWS SES, is an email marketing platform that you can use to send and receive emails through your own addresses and domains.  AWS SES can be used to send transactional emails, including any personalized emails or for newsletter campaigns. It’s a highly modular platform that you can use …

GitHub vs. GitLab vs. Bitbucket – How Are They Different?

RunCloud Team

Oct 14, 2022

5 min read

GitHub vs. GitLab vs. Bitbucket – How Are They Different?

Teamwork is an important part of software development. In most cases, teams often work together and use the code written by their colleagues to incrementally improve and build new software. But with constant changes, it can be difficult to know how the code has evolved over time. That’s where version control systems come into play. …

How Long Does a DigitalOcean Snapshot Take?

RunCloud Team

Oct 03, 2022

2 min read

How Long Does a DigitalOcean Snapshot Take?

DigitalOcean is a cloud IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) provider that offers affordable cloud hosting solutions. It uses Droplets, which are essentially Linux-based VMs (virtual machines) that are layered atop virtualized hardware.  Think of each Droplet as a new server, which can work discretely, or as part of a larger infrastructure. Creating backups on DigitalOcean is very important …

Cron Jobs – The Complete Guide & How To Schedule Tasks

RunCloud Team

Oct 03, 2022

8 min read

Cron Jobs – The Complete Guide & How To Schedule Tasks

Cron jobs are a type of scheduling system that can be used to automate your business processes. A cron job is a command or program that runs at a specified time or period. The purpose of these jobs is to run tasks automatically, meaning you don’t need to log into the system every time you …

Cheat Sheet To All Bash Shortcuts You Should Know

RunCloud Team

Aug 23, 2022

2 min read

Cheat Sheet To All Bash Shortcuts You Should Know

The Linux Bash is commonly used by developers, though it may seem fairly difficult to navigate at first. The use of arrow keys to navigate between commands is obviously a hassle and often becomes a major challenge. However, in general, Bash is quite easy to use. If you’re going to use it on a VPS, …

Understanding Linux File Permissions – Read, Write & Change

RunCloud Team

Aug 11, 2022

3 min read

Understanding Linux File Permissions – Read, Write & Change

Linux permissions allow you to set security levels for different users. Linux allows you to define access levels for individual files, specify attributes, and tighten security. This way you can provide granular permission levels and improve file security. Linux lets you choose from different file permissions for each type of user, but they can generally …

The Best WordPress Caching Plugins To Speed Up Your Site (2022)

RunCloud Team

Aug 04, 2022

6 min read

The Best WordPress Caching Plugins To Speed Up Your Site (2022)

WordPress caching is one of the most important ways in which you can significantly improve your website’s performance and speeds. Caching plugins simply store data that’s frequently accessed in temporary storage for more rapid retrieval.  This improves loading times whenever a person visits your site, as these elements can load up quicker straight from the …

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