If you want to connect a computer, smartphone, etc. to a network (LAN or WiFi), you can either assign the IP address manually or get it automatically. The latter is possible thanks to the DHCP (dynamic host configuration protocol) communication protocol, which has established itself as the cross-platform standard solution for address management. The forerunner was the BOOTP bootstrap protocol that...
Our in-depth comparison of Linux vs. Unix explores the close relationship between the two operating systems, the history of their development and their key differences. We provide a comparison of their advantages and disadvantages highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the two systems which have established themselves as viable alternatives to Windows systems on the server market.
Docker and Kubernetes are well-known technologies that are used for container-based virtualization. With CRI-O there is now a bridge between the Container Runtime Interface (CRI) and the existing runtime environments and container images of the Open Container Initiative (OCI). Find out how CRI-O works in this article.
Learn how to store your Docker images, either with a self-hosted local registry, or using a Docker Hub repository.
NVMe, short for “non-volatile memory express”, is a protocol that was specifically developed to connect SSD solid-state memory via the PCIe interface. With a lean instruction set and the ability to access the same storage device in parallel, modern SSDs are significantly improved. Learn how you can take advantage of NVM Express.
Once you have learned the basics of working with Docker, the next step is to learn how to create and save your own images. There are two ways to create a Docker image: manually using the `docker commit` command, or automatically using a Dockerfile.
These days, virtualization technologies are widespread. While traditional tools virtualize an entire operating system using a virtual machine (VM), container-based technologies focus on virtualizing individual apps. However, there are also hybrid solutions. LXD combines the performance of containers with the comfort of virtual machines.
Fedora CoreOS is intended to make working with containers far easier. However, that is not all that the developers have promised. Fedora CoreOS is also designed to be operable standalone, update automatically, be completely secure, operate at scale, and install in under five minutes. Here we will introduce you to the direct successor to CoreOS Container Linux and go over its advantages.
During its Early Access phase at the end of 2013, it quickly became clear that the survival computer game Rust had a lot of potential and after just one month, the game had sold half a million copies. Today, thanks to the Rust servers of various Twitch streamers, its multiplayer is more popular than ever. Here’s how to host your own Rust server.
“Counter-Strike: Global Offensive”, CS:GO for short, has been one of the most popular online games worldwide since 2012. The various multiplayer modes have a huge fan base that continues to grow even years after release. Playing with friends is no problem in itself - but with your own CS:GO server you’ll have the most freedom of choice.