Database

Protect sensitive data with a strong password
Optimal password protection: how to choose a strong password
  • Security

It only takes a few seconds for a hacker to gain access to your private data without you having any idea. More often than not, a password is the only means of protection when logging into online services; and if it is too obvious, it will not prove too much of a challenge for criminals to crack. There are numerous options to increase password security.

Optimal password protection: how to choose a strong password
Raspberry Pi projects
30 Raspberry Pi projects that show the possibilities of the mini computer
  • Know-how

Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive micro-computer that can behave like a standard computer in many respects. The innovative mini device can be used for a wide range of tasks - from setting up an operating system to surfing the web, to using it as a server or a media center. Discover 30 interesting Raspberry Pi projects to try out at home.

30 Raspberry Pi projects that show the possibilities of the mini computer
Banana Pi: useful applications and ideas for projects
10 Banana Pi projects that make the most of this mini-computer
  • Know-how

The Banana Pi isn’t big, but the single-board computer can be successfully used for a variety of applications. For example, this versatile competitor of Raspberry Pi can be used as a cloud, VPN or file server as well as a smart home controller or a router. We will show you ten Banana Pi projects which demonstrate the remarkable potential of the compact miniature computer.

10 Banana Pi projects that make the most of this mini-computer
Microsoft Access alternatives at a glance
Free Microsoft Access alternatives
  • Tools

MS Access is widely used office software and enables people with no prior programming knowledge to work with databases. The license for the program, however, is not exactly cheap. Several free alternatives to Microsoft Access promise to do essentially the same thing. But which are the best Microsoft Access alternatives? And can they actually keep up with the range of functions and standard of...

Free Microsoft Access alternatives
A comparison of data mining tools
Data mining tools for better data analysis
  • Web analytics

In the digital age, it’s normal for data from small and medium-sized companies to grow to unmanageable amounts. Data mining tools are used to extract desired information from data sets. These extract recurring patterns from the data and make them available to marketers and statisticians. We have compared the most important data mining software and show where their strengths and weaknesses lie.

Data mining tools for better data analysis
Oracle Database
Oracle Database: what it is and how it works
  • Technical matters

For enterprise IT, the database software Oracle Database is one of the market leaders. The relational database management system supports companies by storing, processing, and evaluating data in a clear and tabular way. Find out here how Oracle Database works. We also reveal the software’s advantages and disadvantages.

Oracle Database: what it is and how it works
Open source databases comparison
5 open source databases in comparison
  • Technical matters

Open source databases are a much cheaper and often very reliable alternative to the well-known commercial providers. Even large corporations therefore now rely on these free options. But which system is suitable for which purpose? How do open source databases perform in terms of handling large amounts of data? We created a comparison of popular databases.

5 open source databases in comparison
Backend as a Service (BaaS)
Develop a custom backend with Backend as a Service
  • Know-how

Developing a web application costs time and money. Usually, the initial steps involve implementing the backend and its required functionalities. Development teams looking to set up and customize a functional backend quickly and without prior training can use a Backend as a Service. Find out more about how to get started with BaaS.

Develop a custom backend with Backend as a Service
File extension overview
File extensions in an overview
  • Know-how

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
Google Drive alternatives
Google Drive alternatives: the best options compared
  • Tools

The cloud storage service Google Drive is one of the most popular solutions of its kind. Users appreciate the large amount of free storage and the proximity to various other Google services. Nevertheless, the search for a Google Drive alternative can pay off: Many alternative services are quite convincing in terms of data protection, security, and especially in their price-performance package.

Google Drive alternatives: the best options compared