Storage Systems

Google Drive alternatives

Google Drive alternatives: the best options compared

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.

Best web hosting services

The best web hosting services: comparing 5 companies

Here’s how to find the best web hosting service: So you have an idea and want put it online? Then you need a website and webspace. In the meantime, there are numerous web hosting services that will host your website. We introduce you to five providers in our web host comparison. Choose the offer that best suits your project!

What is SSD?

What is SSD (Solid State Drive)?

What is SSD? It is likely that you have come across this abbreviation – especially if you’ve been looking to purchase a new PC or laptop or equipping an existing one. This modern storage technology conquers many technical areas for end consumers and professional industrial users alike. We’ll show you what SSD is in computing and what it stands for.

CaaS (Container as a Service)- Service Comparison

Container-as-a-Service – CaaS provider comparison

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...

ownCloud vs. Nextcloud: A Comparison

ownCloud vs. Nextcloud: comparing cloud collaboration services

If you want to make use of the possibilities of a collaboration cloud while retaining full control over your data, you can fulfill this wish by hosting your own cloud server service. Two corresponding solutions that can be operated on almost any server are ownCloud and Nextcloud. The ownCloud vs Nextcloud comparison will follow in this article.

The best online backup services

The best online backup services compared

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.

SSD vs. HDD

SSD versus HDD – the most important differences

What are the differences between SSD and HDD? Our SSD vs. HDD comparison presents the essential information of both storage technologies. We’ll also give you tips as to which hard drive technology is best suited for select applications. Will it be the mature and inexpensive hard disk drive or the fast and more expensive solid-state drive?

What is a bit?

What is a bit? Bits and bytes explained

Bits and bytes are part of our daily life, whether we’re aware of it or not. They’re the units of measurement for storage capacity and data transmission - meaning that you’ll need to know about them when shopping for a new computer or deciding on a WiFi package. But what is a bit? And how does it differ from a byte? Keep reading to find out more about the smallest unit of information.

What is a brontobyte?

Brontobyte: The data quantity of the future

The brontobyte - officially this quantity of data doesn’t even exist. In short, the brontobyte is big data - 1 brontobyte is equivalent to 10bytes. Such a huge quantity of data is near incomprehensible and probably won’t become relevant for our daily lives for a very long time. But for tech giants, it’s only a matter of time until we reach the era of the brontobyte. Keep reading to find out what...

What is a byte?

What is a byte?

Whether you’re working with hard drives, computers, or smartphones - digital applications and storage devices indicate their capacities in bytes. But what is a byte and why do we need it? In short: The byte is the smallest quantity of data and consists of 8 bits. Since computers store a lot of data, bytes can be converted into larger units like megabytes and terabytes. Keep reading to find out how...


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