File extension overview
File extensions in an overview
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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.

File extensions in an overview
AWS alternatives
AWS Alternatives and how to find them
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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.

AWS Alternatives and how to find them
Multithreading explained
Multithreading: More performance for processors
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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.

Multithreading: More performance for processors
Managed Service Provider (MSP)
Managed service provider: What is an MSP?
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Outsourcing IT services to external providers is an efficient and cost-effective option for small and medium-sized companies so they can meet growing digital needs. Managed service providers offer a broad range of IT services, which makes them great partners to work with. Our article explains all about managed services.

Managed service provider: What is an MSP?
Set up a Valheim server
Set up a dedicated Valheim server: Here’s how
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Fans of Norse mythology will get their money’s worth in the survival game “Valheim”. Up to ten players can explore the game world together, collect resources, build huts, and defeat monsters or end-bosses. Your own dedicated Valheim server will best suit this multiplayer style of gameplay. Find out here what you need and how to create your own server.

Set up a dedicated Valheim server: Here’s how
DNSBL
DNSBL: What is a Domain Name System-based Blackhole List?
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Spam has been around since the dawn of email. Whether you’re dealing with annoying junk mail or emails containing dangerous malware, having a strong anti-spam system is essential. DNS-based blackhole lists (DNSBL) are a key part of most anti-spam technologies. Keep reading to find out what DNSBL are and how they work.

DNSBL: What is a Domain Name System-based Blackhole List?
What is a kernel?
Kernels - at the heart of the operating system
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What is a kernel? Computer users benefit from kernels every day, but relatively few know what they really do. Without kernels, working on PCs, Macs, smartphones, or tablets wouldn’t be possible. As the interface between hardware and software, kernels are one of the most important parts of a computer system.

Kernels - at the heart of the operating system
Install phpMyAdmin on CentOS 7
Install phpMyAdmin on CentOS 7
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PhpMyAdmin is a convenient way to manage MySQL/MariaDB for those who prefer a browser-based interface over the traditional command-line interface. Learn how to install and use phpMyAdmin on a Cloud Server with Linux (CentOS 7).

Install phpMyAdmin on CentOS 7
DOS - What is a disk operating system?
DOS – What is a disk operating system?
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Today, every operating system has a graphical user interface, where we can navigate our computers using a mouse, stylus, or graphic tablet. But that wasn’t always the case. The first operating system used on personal computers, DOS, required users to enter commands into a command line using their keyboards. Keep reading to find out how a disk operating system works and what the best-known DOS are....

DOS – What is a disk operating system?
DOS commands overview
DOS commands: An overview
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With the spread of Windows, DOS commands have become less important. Launching a program, copying a file, or creating a directory – this can be done using a mouse and the graphic interface. However, it’s still useful to know some basic DOS commands should you ever have any problems with the Windows display. Keep reading for an overview of the main commands.

DOS commands: An overview