Vendor Lock-In

What is vendor lock-in and how can you avoid it?

The term vendor lock-in has traditionally been used in connection with the use of proprietary software. But vendor lock-in also plays a crucial role in the age of the cloud. How exactly does vendor lock-in happen and what measures can a company take to protect itself? Read on to find out how to prevent it.

Work with CouchDB from the command line

Working with CouchDB from the command line

Learn how to use the Curl utility to work with CouchDB from the command line. Although the Futon web admin interface is an easy way to perform simple operations with CouchDB, the API is the most flexible, fast, and powerful way to perform standard CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operations in CouchDB, both by hand and with scripts.

Install MySQL-MariaDB

Install and Use MySQL/MariaDB

Learn how to get started with the popular relational database MySQL/MariaDB. This quick start guide will cover the installation of both, and an introduction to basic MySQL/MariaDB commands.

CronJob

CronJob – automatically execute essential tasks

CronJobs automate administrative processes such as system maintenance, monitoring storage space and scheduling backups – completely automatic and in the background of the system. This makes CronJobs ideal for computers that have to function around the clock, such as servers. Find out here where and how CronJobs are used.

What does ‘502 bad gateway’ mean?: Explanation and solution

Error 502 Bad Gateway: Where’s the problem?

HTTP status codes emerge when something isn’t running properly on the internet. In this respect, the 502 Bad Gateway error is no exception. But this familiar error message can be particularly tricky: It’s not actually clear where the source of the problem lies. In the chain of gateways along which internet requests run, the error could occur at a number of different points. This article explains...

Error 405 Method Not Allowed: Explanation and solutions

HTTP Error “405 Method Not Allowed”: How to solve the problem

HTTP is indispensable as a mediator between the browser and web server: Both communicate with each other using the transmission protocol on the application layer by sending various types of messages. With an HTTP request, for example, the browser can request a resource or return its own data to the server. If one of these HTTP methods doesn’t work, error 405 (Method Not Allowed) occurs. But what...


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