Although Linux distributions can also be controlled via a graphical interface, many things can be done more quickly via commands in the command line. For example, you can use SED under Linux to revise complete databases with just one line. To do this, however, you need to be familiar with the options and functions of the command, as well as with regular expressions. We’ll make it easy for you to...
You may have heard of a “live tail” before that describes the continuous monitoring of server log files. But how does this work on a technical level? The basic tool for this is the Linux tail command. Find out more about the command and its options. We’ll show you how to use it using practical examples.
From PDF to JPG and TXT, there are countless different file extensions out there. These extensions are the last part of a file name and are separated from the actual name by a dot. Nowadays, there are so many that it is easy to lose track of them. In this article, you will learn about the most important file extensions for image files, text documents, media files and more.
Anyone who works in the Linux terminal needs to master its commands. One of the most important everyday commands is the copying of files and folders. For this purpose, you can use the CP command in Linux. With only two specifications (source and destination), you can quickly create a copy. But that’s not all - CP offers many options that can additionally help you with your work.
When combining hard disks in a RAID, you can choose between different standard setups called RAID levels. The predefined combinations determine the arrangement of individual hard disks and methods to store data in a RAID network. But what are the approaches of the most important RAID levels? And which one should you use?
When we think of cloud computing, the abbreviation AWS immediately springs to mind: Amazon Web Services. After all, AWS has always been the market leader in cloud computing. However, AWS is not the best solution for every company. Today, there are several excellent AWS alternatives. In this article, we’ll discuss what makes a good cloud service provider and how to make the best choice.
Throughout the course of digitization, employees and employers became aware of the importance of backups. The 3-2-1 rule was considered the golden rule - where two redundant copies of each file are kept. As technology continues to evolve, cloud-based solutions are becoming more popular. Thus, Disaster Recovery as a Service has established itself as an important cloud service.
Multithreading is a technology that can be used to get more performance from a processor - without increasing frequency or introducing more microprocessors. Instead, you structure software in small units (threads) and process them simultaneously or near simultaneously. How can that work? Keep reading to find out.
One of the biggest tasks for IT managers is to ensure the long-term security of data, software, and hardware. Where issues arise, a rapid recovery is essential. Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud DR) is a concept that is ideally suited for these purposes. But what exactly distinguishes cloud protection and how does it differ from conventional backup solutions?
Robocopy is the most robust copy program in Windows 10, as it’s not affected by errors or other problems. Its high versatility is one reason for its popularity. Pretty much any backup project can be executed with the numerous options available in Robocopy. In addition to local backups, the command line tool also supports network and cloud backups.
IONOS Server Guide: professional tips on configuration and administration
Servers are what make up the physical basis of the internet. Setting up your own professional site, putting products online for sale, or connecting multiple company locations with one another: all of these tasks require the support of high-performance computers. And it doesn’t matter if you purchase hardware resources for your own data center or opt for the flexibility of cloud services: operating a server comes with the challenge of independently configuring and administering hardware components. But don’t worry, there’s a lot of support out there for these tasks. In the Server Guide of IONOS’s Digital Guide series, you’ll find regular articles, news, and tutorials on how to operate this indispensable component of today’s IT infrastructure.
Server information for businesses, developers, and tech hobbyists
Packed with practical tips, our guide covers a wide spectrum of topics primarily aimed at mid-sized companies, freelance developers, and tech hobbyists. While some articles, like ‘What is a server?’ or ‘DNS – name resolution online’ cater more to beginners, experts are by no means left hanging; there’s a wide range of detailed texts and tutorials on important tasks like choosing the best operating system, filling security gaps, or getting the best possible performance out of your software and hardware.
What you can expect in the IONOS Server Guide
If you take a look, you’ll notice our guide is divided into four different subcategories, each covering a different topic. The ‘KnowHow’ area sets out to familiarize beginners with the basics of operating a server. Details on different server types and how to use them are also laid out here. Tips and tricks on managing server software is found under the keyword, ‘Configuration’. The category, ‘Security’ is all about dealing with potential problems server operators may encounter from online threats. Conventional methods of attack, like viruses, worms, and Trojans, and what you can do to combat them are explained here. And the category, ‘Tools’, provides useful guidance on what resources can help make administering your server a more manageable task.