Cloud

Docker container
Docker container
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Application virtualization with Docker containers is very popular. However, the subject may seem difficult to grasp at first because of all the concepts involved. The relationship between a Docker image and a Docker container often seems particularly confusing. In this article, we will explain what Docker containers are all about. We will go into detail about their structure, creation, and use.

Docker container
IaaS: infrastructure as a service
IaaS: highly scalable IT infrastructure from the cloud
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Cloud computing offers companies excellent opportunities to outsource resources. For example, the cloud model “Infrastacture as a Service” (IaaS) provides access to IT infrastracture that is traditionally provided and maintained by an external provider. This way, a complete network or data center can be set up without the need for your own hardware, the size of which can be scaled at any time. But...

IaaS: highly scalable IT infrastructure from the cloud
IaaS PaaS SaaS comparison
IaaS, PaaS, SaaS – a comparison of cloud computing services
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When programming web applications, there are various solutions that support developers with server configuration and data management. Depending on the service model, administrative efforts can be almost completely eliminated, so that development becomes the focus. With SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS, developers get services that scale easily and feature pay-as-you-use pricing models.

IaaS, PaaS, SaaS – a comparison of cloud computing services
Function as a Service (FaaS)
Function as a Service: a good option for fast development
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Cloud computing services are on the rise. This gives developers the opportunity to concentrate entirely on programming application packages. Provisioning by FaaS providers accelerates development and eliminates the need to manage server infrastructures. Automatic scaling and more efficient cost structures make FaaS a solid alternative to classic programming.

Function as a Service: a good option for fast development
XaaS
What is XaaS (anything as a service)?
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XaaS stands for anything as a service and describes an approach with which all services important to companies can be made available via the cloud. XaaS includes service solutions such as SaaS or IaaS and more. You can find out more about the areas covered by XaaS and the advantages and disadvantages of the approach here.

What is XaaS (anything as a service)?
Sync to Google Drive
Google Drive: sync folders automatically
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With Google Drive, you can store data in the cloud and access it regardless of the device you’re using. The Google Drive for desktop tool lets you upload files to the cloud from any device and sync local changes made to files. By synchronizing Google Drive with your PC, your cloud backup is always up to date.

Google Drive: sync folders automatically
Most secure cloud storage
What is the most secure cloud storage?
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If you like to store your data in the cloud, you’ve probably wondered which cloud storage is the most secure. In order to assess the security of a cloud service, various factors such as the server location or the data encryption must be considered. We show you which security deficits can occur and present the best encrypted cloud storage.

What is the most secure cloud storage?
iCloud alternative
The 5 best iCloud alternatives
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iCloud isn’t just practical cloud storage for files, pictures and videos. It’s also a virtual drive from where you can access your personal and business data no matter your location. However, not everyone’s a fan of iCloud’s data protection. Similar services offer more storage, comparable features and store data on GDPR-compliant European servers. Here are the best iCloud alternatives.

The 5 best iCloud alternatives
Server virtualization
How does server virtualization work?
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Server virtualization allows you to split a single physical server into several virtual environments. This means that resources can be better distributed without creating idle time. You’ll save costs, consolidate your server infrastructure and be able to use your resources and capacities optimally. Keep reading to find out how server virtualization works, what types there are and why it’s worth...

How does server virtualization work?
Big Data as a Service
How does Big Data as a Service (BDaaS) work?
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Big Data as a Service, or BDaaS, processes and manages big data for services, tools and platforms. Big data processing gives companies an insight into complex business processes and customer data, but it requires significant resources. Outsourcing data processing with BDaaS allows projects to be scaled better. It also improves competitiveness and strengthens security.

How does Big Data as a Service (BDaaS) work?