Cloud

The best online backup services
The best online backup services compared
  • Tools

Many people use several devices and have data stored on them. What should you do if your data carrier fails, or the data gets lost? Backing up data is extremely important, and an online backup makes perfect sense. By doing this, you don’t risk losing your important files. What is the best option? Here is a comparison of online backup service providers.

The best online backup services compared
Create Rust server
Rust server hosting: Create your own server
  • Know-how

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.

Rust server hosting: Create your own server
‘Noisy Neighbor’ effect: explanation and solutions
The ‘noisy neighbor’ effect: disruptions in shared and cloud hosting
  • Technical matters

Shared hosting offers are very popular with many users because of their affordability. But the benefit of loaning resources and sharing hardware with other users can also cause problems, particularly if one of more of the hosted applications puts too much of a strain on performance. What exactly is the ‘noisy neighbor’ effect and how can providers and private hosts avoid this issue in cloud...

The ‘noisy neighbor’ effect: disruptions in shared and cloud hosting
Finding a website host: how to search successfully
Host: how to find out which provider is most suitable for your project
  • Technical matters

If you want to release a new web project today, you need to find the right host. Hosts have become a popular alternative for large companies, since they enable convenient outsourcing of certain work areas or data, saving company resources. But how do you know which host and which hosting package best meets your needs? And why is the provider’s security concept such a crucial criterion nowadays?

Host: how to find out which provider is most suitable for your project
Fog computing
Fog computing: decentralized approach for IoT clouds
  • Know-how

Traditionally, cloud solutions are designed for central data processing. IoT devices generate data, send it to a central computing platform in the cloud, and await a response. However, with large-scale cloud architectures, such a system inevitably leads to bandwidth problems. For future projects such as connected cities and smart manufacturing, classic cloud computing is a hindrance to growth. The...

Fog computing: decentralized approach for IoT clouds
Edge computing
Edge Computing – Calculating at the edge of the network
  • Know-how

Autonomous cars, intelligent factories and self-regulating supply networks – a dream world for large-scale data-driven projects that will make our lives easier. However, what the cloud model is and how it works is not enough to make these dreams a reality. The challenge of effectively capturing, evaluating and storing mass data requires new data processing concepts. With edge computing, IT...

Edge Computing – Calculating at the edge of the network
Find, view and download old versions of websites
View old website versions: a look at the Wayback Machine and two alternatives
  • Website creation

You want to find old versions of websites? Travel back in time with us - almost to the dawn of the internet. Or perhaps you’d rather visit your own old website to track its progress. If you save your website in a web page archive, the contents are not lost and can still be viewed years later. Archives like the Wayback Machine are an amazing resource for all web users- whether SEO experts,...

View old website versions: a look at the Wayback Machine and two alternatives
Export Outlook contacts
Export Outlook contacts: How to do it
  • Technical matters

The ability to store contacts is one of the most important features of e-mail services like Microsoft Outlook. An extensive address book helps you to contact friends, business partners, or employees at any time without having all mail addresses in your head. To prevent the loss of useful contact information, you should export your Outlook contacts regularly. With this kind of backup, you can also...

Export Outlook contacts: How to do it
Storing large data volumes with SAN solutions
SAN storage: how to safely store large volumes of data
  • Know-how

Due to rising worldwide data usage, more and more companies around the world are moving away from dedicated data servers and instead opting for more holistic solutions in the form of centrally stored data networks. This structure is carried out in the form of storage area networks, or SANs. SAN storage users profit from quick data access and comprehensive hardware redundancy.

SAN storage: how to safely store large volumes of data
CaaS (Container as a Service)- Service Comparison
Container-as-a-Service – CaaS provider comparison
  • Know-how

CaaS – Container-as-a-Service – is the latest model in the cloud computing market: users can find suitable platforms for all established infrastructure providers. But what actually is CaaS? And what is the difference between CaaS and other cloud services, like Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)? Here we introduce hosted container...

Container-as-a-Service – CaaS provider comparison