Remote desktop software
Remote desktop software: the best tools for Windows, Mac, and Linux
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Remote desktop tools are useful for many different applications: colleagues can collaborate more easily, IT support can be offered remotely, and servers can be maintained without the need for peripheral devices. We’ll introduce you to remote desktop software that’s suitable for beginners and professionals, and that can be deployed for a wide range of operating systems.

Remote desktop software: the best tools for Windows, Mac, and Linux
Secondary DNS
Secondary DNS
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The DNS is one of the cornerstones of the Internet. To ensure that the resolution of domain names into IP addresses works reliably, the information of a DNS zone is stored redundantly all over the world. But how does the mechanism by which changes are made to the redundant copies work? The answer is rooted in the difference between primary and secondary DNS.

Secondary DNS
DNS leak
DNS leak
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Are you concerned about maintaining your privacy and use a VPN when surfing? Great – but this can make you uniquely vulnerable, too. We will show you the dangers posed by DNS leaks and explain how you can effectively protect yourself against them. In the process, we also look at DNS leak testers.

DNS leak
WordPress in Docker Containers
Deploying WordPress in Docker Containers
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Learn how to run a WordPress installation in Docker containers, both manually and using Docker Compose.

Deploying WordPress in Docker Containers
Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR)
SMR (Shingled Magnetic Recording) increases storage density
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When you save data to a hard drive, it is written to tracks on magnetic platters. On conventional hard drives these tracks are completely separate, but with Shingled Magnetic Recording, they partly overlap one another. This means that SMR allows you to store more data per inch. Read on to find out more about this new hard drive technology and its implications.

SMR (Shingled Magnetic Recording) increases storage density
What is on-premises?
On-premises: the license model for server-based software
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Until 2010, the on-premises software model was standard for the Microsoft Office suite and other well-known software providers. Nowadays, on-premises continues to be important particularly for companies with high data protection requirements and where there is a great need for individual software adjustments. But what exactly is on-premises and what advantages, and disadvantages does the license...

On-premises: the license model for server-based software
What is machine-to-machine communication (M2M)?
Machine-to-machine communication (M2M) – definition, characteristics, and advantages
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M2M communication refers to the automatic exchange of information between machines. Nowadays, it would be hard to imagine many areas of life without machine-to-machine communication. In this article, you’ll learn how machine-to-machine communication works, when it is used, and what advantages it offers. You’ll also find out how you can use M2M for your business.

Machine-to-machine communication (M2M) – definition, characteristics, and advantages
Clear Linux OS
Clear Linux OS: the performant Linux distribution for the cloud
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From Ubuntu to Debian, there is a wide range of Linux distributions to choose from. In 2015, Intel introduced another alternative which is specially designed for Intel hardware: the cloud operating system Clear Linux. Since then, Clear Linux OS has become a popular choice as a desktop operating system and for use with hardware from other manufacturers. Here, we provide a more detailed introduction...

Clear Linux OS: the performant Linux distribution for the cloud
What is distributed computing?
Distributed computing for efficient digital infrastructures
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Distributed computing is a basic digital technology. Many companies and cloud services rely on this method which provides a powerful yet cost-effective infrastructure. Even complex research projects and business applications can benefit from the flexible and practical solutions provided by distributed computing.

Distributed computing for efficient digital infrastructures
What is a plug-in?
What is a plug-in and what is it used for?
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Plug-ins have many advantages. For example, these small add-ons are the simplest solution if you want to play Flash videos on your website, display PDF files in your browser or spice up your e-mail application with new features. Plug-ins allow you to add practical features to almost any software. However, these useful little add-ons also present some risks.

What is a plug-in and what is it used for?