Sending data between computer systems usually takes users a matter of seconds. But for the devices involved to “talk” to each other, it requires clear communication standards to be in place. These standards are defined by protocols like Server Message Block (SMB). Find out in the following article what the Microsoft protocol does and how it has changed over the years.SMB (Server Message Block): definitions, tasks, and applications
The svchost.exe process is typically displayed multiple times when you open Windows Task Manager. That's because it’s a system program that’s needed for running other applications. However, if svchost.exe creates problems, for example, by using too many system resources, it’s good to know how to determine the possible causes.svchost.exe: the service host in Windows operating system tests
We regularly encounter the file extension .exe when using our computers. Normally we always use these types of files if we would like to launch a program. But what are .exe files and how are they used? We show you how you can securely open .exe files on Windows and Mac operating systems.What is .exe?
How exactly do you access the internet? Those who have a DSL contract, for example, first have to contact their internet provider’s node each time they connect. The provider checks the access authorization and establishes the connection to the internet. The so-called “Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet” (PPPoE) is used for this purpose. But how exactly does this protocol work?PPPoE: DNS protocol
Cyclic redundancy checking (CRC) plays a crucial role in ensuring that the transmission and storage of files happen smoothly. If, however, this process encounters problems, the results can be horrendous, especially when trying to extract and retrieve important data. In this article, you will learn what causes a CRC error, what a CRC error is, and how best to fix it.CRC errors: explanation, causes, and possible solutions
Container technology has shaken up classic application virtualization. It promises more flexibility, higher scalability and an overall carefree package with regard to user friendliness. However, before you decide to use Linux Containers (LXC), you should become more familiar with its features, pros, and cons, different uses as well as the defined limits of this technology.LXC: features, pros, and cons of Linux Containers
Although we use them on a daily basis, few of us know how an operating system actually works and what this important piece of software is used for. PC, laptop, smartphone, or tablet – even some fridges are now equipped with an operating system such as Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, or one of many Linux distributions.What is an operating system?
What is exFAT? The exFAT file system was specifically developed for flash storage media like USB sticks and SD cards. As a cross-platform format, it simplifies the exchange between Apple and PC devices via external SSD and HDD drives. The exFAT standard is an extension of the FAT32 file system.What is exFAT? A quick guide
What is FAT32? This cross-platform format has allowed data to be exchanged between different media (e.g. hard drives and USB sticks) and operating systems (Windows, Linux, and macOS) since 1996. But is the system still able to hold its own against other formats like NTFS or exFAT?What is FAT32? A quick guide
A hyperscale server infrastructure is one that adapts to changing requirements in terms of data traffic or computing power. Hyperscale computing environments have a large number of servers that can be networked together horizontally to handle increases in data traffic. This type of setup is referred to as “scalable”, because it automatically responds to fluctuating data volumes.Hyperscale computing – load balancing for large quantities of data