DoS and DDoS: attack patterns at a glance
DoS: attack patterns and countermeasures
  • Know-how

It is very important for a server service to always be available since this is directly related to an online company’s success. Many servers are susceptible to DoS and DDoS attacks, which cause overloads and trigger costly crashes. But which patterns do these attacks follow and which counter measures can be put into place in order to protect critical systems from being targeted?

DoS: attack patterns and countermeasures
Content strategy
Content strategy
  • Search engine marketing

There’s more to expanding your online business than just increasing sales. Using content marketing, a business can inform, entertain, and reach out to potential customers in order to win their trust. It’s therefore important to create strong content with valuable information, tailored specifically for your target group. But this kind of content doesn’t just appear overnight. If you want long-term...

Content strategy
Successful content promotion
Content promotion: maximum reach for your content
  • Search engine marketing

A content marketing strategy doesn’t just appear, but is rather the result of an intense analysis of goals, strengths, and content. Implementing the strategy requires a lot of personnel as well as finances. You design the content, write blog posts, produce videos, and put together whitepaper and e-books. After all this, you still aren’t finished. Nothing will happen if you don’t start promoting...

Content promotion: maximum reach for your content
Content marketing in B2B: finding the right strategies
Content marketing in B2B: strategies, opportunities, and challenges
  • Search engine marketing

Content marketing has arrived in the B2B sector. However, a successful B2B content marketing strategy differs fundamentally from those used by B2C companies. The target group is demanding, potential customers are most likely specialists in their field of expertise, and they make their decisions based on facts, figures, and pragmatic principles. This poses very specific challenges for B2B content...

Content marketing in B2B: strategies, opportunities, and challenges
What needs to be considered when writing a white paper?
White Paper – A document used for advertising with facts
  • Online sales

How do you write a white paper? And what actually is white paper marketing? The term white paper can often create confusion as it is not clearly defined. This article gives you an overview of what types of white paper documents there are, as well as useful tips on how to create a white paper.

White Paper – A document used for advertising with facts
Sequence diagrams
Sequence diagrams: depicting UML message exchanges
  • Web development

Sequence diagrams help you depict the message flow within a system in clear detail. A UML sequence diagram is a good choice for anyone who wants to understand a specific application case well. In object-oriented programming, sequence diagrams are suitable for checking the logic of a system. We’ll present these diagram types in detail and explain how to create a sequence diagram.

Sequence diagrams: depicting UML message exchanges
Qt
Qt: the C++ framework for developing cross-platform software
  • Know-how

Frameworks are an integral element of software development. The collections of tools, libraries and ready-to-use components standardize and simplify the development process, which means a great deal of time can be saved when creating new applications. For example, the framework based on C++ Qt supplies diverse tools for the creation of cross-platform user interfaces; it is also convincing due to...

Qt: the C++ framework for developing cross-platform software
Monero XMR
Monero (XMR) – the anonymous cryptocurrency
  • Online sales

Bitcoin is not the only cryptocurrency on the internet, nor is it the most useful one. The altcoin Monero (also known as XMR) offers users a high degree of anonymity which has always been an issue with the leading providers of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple. With these providers, every transaction can be traced back but not with XMR. How does Monero ensure this high level of...

Monero (XMR) – the anonymous cryptocurrency
SCTP
SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol) – the reliable, message-oriented transport protocol
  • Know-how

If two computer systems are to exchange data, they must agree on a common protocol basis. For example, the selected transport protocol determines how the information is to be transferred. One of the more recent representatives of this protocol division is the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP), which the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) published in 2000 as an alternative to known...

SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol) – the reliable, message-oriented transport protocol
LAMP servers – the solution for dynamic websites
LAMP Servers: an affordable solution for dynamic websites
  • Know-how

If independently installing the software package for your hosting project is your goal, then you might consider choosing one of the many free components out there. Sooner or later you are bound to encounter the widely used and very popular LAMP stack software bundle. But what exactly makes this package so attractive in comparison to alternative options?

LAMP Servers: an affordable solution for dynamic websites