Archive for July 31, 2014

Internal Vs External Website Monitoring

website monitoringWeb monitoring is performed inside and outside the firewall that businesses and people use. Some companies/organizations focus on internal and some on external web monitoring. Third-party website monitoring takes care of the site both internally and externally. Both the types are mentioned under clearly.

Internal web monitoring:
Internal web monitoring from your data center with the help of your own web server. For this, there are some tools available. This may not work sometimes. The tools here send a request to the web server through which, they respond whether the system is up and able to run, and if it is not running, it shows that there are issues and they should be fixed. In advanced monitoring, it will measure the time for receiving the response. The major advantage with this type of simple tools is they are free and low-priced and their major disadvantage is the website that are modern consists of more different no. of components in which each one is having their own characteristics i.e., if you need to monitor all the components which have different characteristics, you need to understand everything clearly and their roles. Even though there is continuous monitoring, you won’t have an idea whether your services are really helping clients.

website monitorThere is a second group of tools. These tools are more sophisticated and they monitor your website from clients’ perspective. These tools automatically will hit all web server components and the information that you receive will have everything as long as it is inside your firewall so that the information you receive will be easy to understand. This type of monitoring is important because it doesn’t have delays caused by the Internet, bead peer agreements etc. Internal monitoring is very useful as starting point and is a standard part of many hosting providers.

External web monitoring:
External monitoring uses third-party tools that run outside your web server to provide you with information regarding the performance and availability of the website. This is capable of monitoring infrastructure, including the Internet and ISP’s that host agents. It can’t replace the internal monitoring, but is a complementary.

Internal monitoring can’t provide the information regarding the quality of service the client is receiving and it cannot tell you whether the client is able to execute transactions and they don’t focus on end-end applications.

External monitoring is not monitoring the traffic as internal monitoring. As monitoring is internal driven the measurements here are taken every hour, quarter or half hour. As website is monitored by different agents, this will provide granular data.

External monitoring is of three different types. Monitoring from proprietary agents, software and hardware components managed and owned by the vendor, monitoring by cloud based agents involve only software managed by vendors, and the last is desktop monitoring where the software probes are installed on a system through, in which owners get a small fee. And, these vendors usually offer more agents in many different places. This type of monitoring is hired by businesses, mostly other than IT departments, which do internal monitoring themselves.
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Steps to Change Your Car’s Flat Tier

Has the car’s tier been flattened in the middle of a drive? Don’t panic. Here are some simple steps that will help you repair your car yourself and without the help of any one.

Step-1: At first park, your car in a safe place were there is a chance to park. For this, you need to check whether the surface of the place where you are parking can restrict the car. It is important for the car to stay on the surface to change the car tier.

Step-2: Get all the tools that are necessary to repair the flat tier from your car tool box in your car. Along with the tool kit, you must also bring a spare tier that you are having in the car.

Step-3: Jack up your car before you start the process for changing your car tier. For jacking up, you must bring the jack and place it in the correct position where there is no plastic at the bottom instead to get contact with metal body of the car body, Else, it gets cracked. Raise the jack until it is in a position to support the car but doesn’t lift it.

Step-4: Take a wrench from the tools and loosen the lug nuts of your car’s flat tier wheel. However, you do it you need to remove the hub cap. The wrench that you brought should match the size of the lug nuts to remove them because there are different sizes of lug nuts. Now, lift the flat tier up from the ground to remove it.

Step-5: After the tier is up and it is ready with loose lug nuts by turning in the anti-clock wise direction. You can remove all the lug nuts of the wheel. Once you remove the lug nuts, you can remove the flat tier.

Step-6: Replace the flat tier now with the spare one through proper rim alignment of the spare tier using bolts, and then finally put the lug nuts back and tighten them until they are snugly hold.

Step-7: Finally, bring back your car to normal position by bringing it down from the jack-up position and remove the jack.

You can change your tier by replacing the flattened tire with the one you have as a spare one. Make sure to keep the car maintenance kit in your car when you are on the drive.
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Types of Denture Relines and Their Uses

A dental relining is resurfacing the surface of the teeth with a new material. Dental relining can be done in two ways one is the direct way and the other is indirect way. This is necessary because the tissues or bones of your teeth may change from time to time. By this, the dentures that you wear may become loose after the tooth extraction due the shrinking of the bone and they must be re-fitted nothing but relined from time to time as they don’t fit your jaw well. For denture relining, two methods are available one is direct way done at the chair side and the other is indirect way done in lab. This two methods are discussed below.

Types of denture relines
1. Hard (dental office or lab)
2. Soft (dental office)

Hard relines:
Hard relines are made of a material used for hardening the denture. With this, the dentures can be fixed for a long time than soft relines. The reshaping procedure is same for the both but the material used differs. This hard relines can be done at chairside or at the lab. Even though they can be done in both ways many dentists recommend them to send outside as there is a chance of raising the complications when they are unfit. To get the hard resins that are sent, you must wait without dentures till they are fixed.

Soft relines
This is a preferred option as compared to denture because they are more comfortable than hard relines. If the patient who is with bone resorption taking place rapidly, then this type of dentures will be very useful for them. The soft relines are done at office by adding a liquid polymer in the form of layer into the denture for cushion and depth. This is done very quickly and securely than the hard relines. This fine tuning of the soft relines has to be done frequently for optimal fitting, or if you want them to be for long time, you can move for hard relines which will be a better option.
The procedure carried for both is same, the only difference is if they are done in lab, the palate will be removed and placed with new one before they are processed.

The chairside relining will have some disadvantages when compared to the relines done in the lab. They are:

  • Due to polymerization of materials, the heat gets released which could burn the oral mucosa.
  • Patients having chairside relining may have unpleasant taste and discomfort.
  • Stability of the color may be poor.
  • Some materials will have very less life span or limited life span and also will have weaker bond strength.

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Differences between DUI & DWI and Penalties by Law

DUI/DWI
Driving under influence (DUI) or Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is the same, which refers to driving the motor vehicles while impaired by alcohol or other substances, which are illegal. In some states this both are interchangeable. They are given different weight in different countries and use opposite acronym.

DUI and DWI are related to not only alcohol but also illegal narcotics, prescription medicine and any other substance that may affect driving.

Differences between DUI and DWI:
Even though they both have same sounding, DUI is lesser charge than the DWI because it is treated as less intoxication as determined by the blood alcohol content (BAC). DUI has less degree of damage than the DWI. Here the differences will be in the seriousness of penalties other than that there is no change in the meaning. The definition and repercussions of DUI and or DWI charge vary based on the state and the country.

In both cases, blood alcohol limit should be 0.08% for impaired drives age 0f 21 years older and in some states, 0.05% is illegal. The drivers impaired under the age of 21 years will either have 0.02% BAC or no BAC in some states which are zero tolerance.

Penalties for DUI and DWI:
The penalties vary by offense and by state. The penalties stated will have lesser degree of impact for DUI than for DWI. This may include the following:

  • Jail time
  • Fines
  • License suspension
  • Community service
  • Education programs, etc.

Some states may call them as DUI penalties and some as DWI penalties. The degree of impact of penalties varies for both.

Apart from this there are also some other serious consequences of DUI or DWI. If the person who is drunk and driving the car injures a person or becomes the reason for the persons death then he/she will be sentenced to punishments like several years of prison and if they drive the vehicle with more than 0.08% influence this also results in long sentence to prison.

In some states DUI or DWI itself a big crime and will be considered as big crime even though the person does not harm anyone.

Even when the person is guilty in what he/she did, the punishment will be same if the BAC is 0.08% and more. Therefore, people with DUI or DWI should know this so that you can avoid the penalties and punishments given by law or else take the help of lawyer who can help you to get rid of the punishment given by law.

HTML Vs PHP Vs ASP – Which is Best and Secure for a Website?

Are you looking for a good programming language that provides more security to your website? Then know the differences between HTML, PHP and ASP which are languages used to design a website. Choose the one that satisfies your requirements in providing security. Every language has got their own importance. Here, you have to know the differences and choose the language.
Choosing of the language for your site also varies depending on the whether you want dynamic site or a static website.

HTML for a website
website monitoring serviceIf you want your site to be simple and clean with only limited images, you choose this language to design your website. It has many features that are beneficial to your website.

  • The loading speed of the website designed with HTML will be fast. It can be easily accessed by large no. of audience.
  • HTML sites are search engine friendly as the code is clean and simple.
  • The server load will be less if the sites use HTML
  • If you want to update the site fast, this language will be useful.
  • It is compatible with all kinds of browsers.
  • As this language is easy to understand the user can make modifications in the code whenever necessary especially for novice users.
  • Here you no need to buy any software.

But it has some disadvantages apart from the benefits it brings to the user.

  • It only supports for the site which need static web pages as it can’t produce dynamic alone that is, it needs the help of other programming languages.
  • Security features offered by HTML are very limited.
  • In order to make your web site vibrant that is detailed you need to incorporate the CSS along with HTML because it is basic and can’t really provide the details.
  • It can’t run because it is not an execution script.
  • To show time and other features you need to incorporate PHP, etc.

ASP. Net for a website
Few advantages of ASP are:

  • It is a highly secure language for website designing as it supports windows authentication.
  • The web applications can be configured easily.
  • Web development with ASP is faster when compared with other languages.
  • It reduces the operational cost.
  • It is highly reliable language.
  • ASP and HTML can blend each other very well.
  • If any illegal behavior is there it immediately intimates to the user with alerts and notifications.

Disadvantages

  • In order to run ASP programs windows server platform need to be installed with IIS.
  • PHP code can’t run faster when compared to PHP.
  • ASP can run only a few platforms along with ASP-Apache installed on it.
  • It requires additional costs.
  • It mainly uses MS-SQL and not flexible.

PHP for a website
Developing the site with PHP is a good idea. Many of the sites today are being developed with this programming language. It has many advantages over the other two languages.

  • It is available or downloaded free of cost.
  • It is compatible in any kind of OS like windows, Unix, Linux etc
  • The website developed with PHP dose data processing quickly.
  • It has simple features and use simple techniques that can be easily understood by the users.
  • It is compatible, that it can be used in HTML.
  • It can integrate major web applications i.e., highly flexible and scalable.
  • It provides many security functions like protecting from spy , virus attacks etc.

Disadvantages

  • As it is an open source, all can see the source code of the sites designed with PHP. So, if the code contains any bugs, it will be a weakness of the site.
  • For large web applications, it is not suitable.
  • It is slower than other languages compared.
  • The code is in plain text.

As the owner of the website it is your responsibility to check which language suits based on the requirements to develop your website. We can’t conclude that one language is the best because everyone has got its own benefits over other. But when compared with security point of view PHP and ASP are better than HTML. ASP is the best we can say in providing security. So, it depends.
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