Storage Systems

PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL: a closer look at the object-relational database management system
  • Know-how

The PostgreSQL database management system, also known to many as Postgres, has many decades of development behind it. It originally started as a project at Berkeley University in California. Today, the open source database continues to defy solutions from commercial competitors, since the development team is constantly working on its functionality and performance. But what exactly is PostgreSQL?...

PostgreSQL: a closer look at the object-relational database management system
ownCloud vs. Nextcloud: A Comparison
ownCloud vs. Nextcloud: comparing cloud collaboration services
  • Tools

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.

ownCloud vs. Nextcloud: comparing cloud collaboration services
How to Protect Access to your Cloud
Using cloud services securely
  • Security

In the digital age, we are increasingly resorting to cloud services: At work, people collaborate on projects together in the cloud, and in their free time, they share photos from their last vacation. At the same time, cloud storage is by no means free from security risks. The multi-cloud environments of larger companies, in particular, are becoming a challenge for cloud security. Here, we will...

Using cloud services securely
Backing up data
Backing up data: methods and storage media
  • Security

Whether important documents or holiday photos: regular data backups on your PC or smartphone should be part of your digital routine. A regular back up of data is crucial for all companies, especially since more and more processes are being digitalized. Find out what’s important when backing up data, how to perform a data back up, and what the pros and cons of various storage media are.

Backing up data: methods and storage media
Delete recovery partition
How to delete a recovery partition in Windows
  • Configuration

The recovery partition is used when a computer needs to be restored to its previous state. This is handy if there are problems with the current installation or if you want to give the device away. However, you can also delete the recovery partition to free up additional disk space. We will show you how to do this in Windows.

How to delete a recovery partition in Windows
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
Nextcloud apps
Nextcloud apps: The top ten for desktop and smartphone
  • Tools

From the Nextcloud Talk communication tool to the online notebook Nextcloud Notes to the mobile ingredient and recipe directory Cookbook, Nextcloud offers numerous apps for desktop and smartphones. Here you can find out which ten Nextcloud apps are currently the best, what features they offer, and for whom the individual apps are particularly suitable.

Nextcloud apps: The top ten for desktop and smartphone
Symfony: useful PHP library for your web project
Symfony: changeable PHP framework with strong community
  • Web development

Over 30 independent components, long-term support for four years, and over 500 million downloads: the PHP framework Symfony is undoubtedly one of the most successful component collections of this popular script language. But what exactly is this project created by the French company SensioLabs? And which types of web applications can benefit from using this web application framework?

Symfony: changeable PHP framework with strong community
Windows 10: defragmenting the hard disk
How To defragment a hard drive in Windows 10
  • Configuration

Defragmenting can speed up your hard disk and boost your computer’s performance – that used to be the case. Modern file systems and SSD data carriers make defragmentation almost superfluous and can even be more harmful than beneficial. Windows 10 takes care of this once time-consuming process automatically in the background, without users noticing any delay.

How To defragment a hard drive in Windows 10