Private vs. public cloud
Public Cloud vs. Private Cloud
  • Know-how

No two clouds are the same. Anyone looking to use cloud services will soon ask themselves the question: public cloud vs. private cloud – which cloud model is better suited to my purposes? The answer to this depends on your individual requirements. Here, we explore the differences between the two cloud types as well as their advantages and disadvantages.

Public Cloud vs. Private Cloud
Private Cloud
Private Cloud
  • Know-how

Should data and processes be handled in a private or public cloud? If a company wants to use cloud computing, they first need to choose one of the many providers available. Using the personalized services offered by a private cloud, companies can address a wide range of business related and operational challenges. Separating operations also makes a private cloud more secure than a public cloud.

Private Cloud
PostgreSQL vs. MySQL
PostgreSQL vs. MySQL
  • Know-how

Many web developers will already be familiar with MySQL as a relational database management system (RDBMS). Those managing more professional projects may be aware of its powerful competitor PostgreSQL. But did you know the latter is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS)? Find out what this difference means in practical terms.

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL
Port scanning: introduction and basics
Port Scanning
  • Know-how

It’s easy to lose track of all the different programs that are responsible for inbound and outbound data traffic. Networks hosting a large number of computer systems that are constantly communicating with online services often require technical backup. High-performance tools check the activities of various applications or computers and can close existing security gaps. Using port scanners is one...

Port Scanning
Penetration testing – the complete network check
How to do a Penetration Test
  • Know-how

The more complex a network is, the more vulnerable it is to attacks. In times when customers and partners have access to internal network structures via the internet, and can control various applications via web interfaces, IT employees are encountering more and more problems. Large companies, in particular, prefer to use penetration testing to check how well their security concept works. This...

How to do a Penetration Test
PaaS - Platform as a Service
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Know-how

Cloud services are becoming increasingly important for companies. In addition to software and infrastructure that can be booked via the provider's cloud (SaaS and IaaS), cloud-based platforms for developing new applications (PaaS) are also becoming more popular. Companies can make their self-developed software available on these platforms without having to set up the necessary infrastructure...

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
OpenShift vs. Kubernetes
OpenShift vs. Kubernetes
  • Know-how

Do you want to work with leading-edge container technology, but don’t know which orchestration tool to use? Ease of use versus flexibility, PaaS versus open source, OpenShift versus Kubernetes: both orchestration tools have their advantages. But which is the best fit for your project? We compare Kubernetes with OpenShift to help you make a better decision.

OpenShift vs. Kubernetes
Open 7z file
How to open 7z files
  • Know-how

The file extension .7z displays archive files that were created with the packing program 7-Zip. As a container, the 7z file format combines a wide variety of files with small memory sizes into a 7-Zip archive. This is especially handy for sending files. Here, we take a closer look at what 7z is and how to open a 7z file.

How to open 7z files
On-premises software vs. cloud software
On-premises vs. cloud software
  • Know-how

More and more private and professional PC users are faced with the question: Should I buy the software or simply rent it and access it via the internet? On-premises software vs. cloud software: Both options have their advantages – but also serious disadvantages. So before you decide on an option, you should be clear about the pros and cons. This is the only way to make the right choice.

On-premises vs. cloud software
NTLM (NT LAN Manager)
NTLM (NT LAN Manager)
  • Know-how

The NTLM protocol was a practical solution for Windows devices for a long time: A user just had to sign in once and then gain direct access to various network services. However, this authentication method is now considered unsafe and is no longer in use. How does NTLM work, and why do users now prefer to use Kerberos?

NTLM (NT LAN Manager)