Windows 365 Cloud PC
Windows Cloud PC
  • Know-how

On August 2, 2021, Windows introduced Windows 365 Cloud PC. This means that Windows is now offering completely virtual PCs. Users have access to all Microsoft apps from the browser, whatever the device, and regardless of whether they are accessing the PC from home, on the road, or from the office. All processes run via the cloud. Let’s take a closer look at the new Cloud PC.

Windows Cloud PC
Clearing the Cache
Clearing the cache: deleting the browser’s cache
  • Configuration

Information is often cached so that visited website can be loaded quickly and videos and gifs can be viewed offline. However, if the cache contains a large, or very large amount of data, it can cause problems and adversely affect computer performance. Therefore, it makes sense to delete the cache from time to time.

Clearing the cache: deleting the browser’s cache
Deleting files in Linux
Deleting files in Linux: a how-to guide
  • Configuration

Deleting files in Linux couldn’t be easier. Whether you use the file manager or work directly in the terminal with the command “rm”, you can remove Linux files in just a few clicks. Keep reading to find out how to remove single files, multiple files, files of a certain type, or entire folders.

Deleting files in Linux: a how-to guide
Delete a Linux directory
Remove a directory in Linux: a simple guide
  • Configuration

Sometimes you may need to delete an entire folder rather than just individual files. If you want to remove a Linux directory, there are several ways to do it. Here are a few basic solutions that use either File Manager or Terminal. We also explain what you can do if you don’t have the necessary rights.

Remove a directory in Linux: a simple guide
WSL2 explained
WSL2: meet the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2
  • Know-how

WSL2, which was released in early 2020, is the development of a Windows Subsystem for Linux. Instead of a compatibility layer, WSL2 relies on the virtualization of a complete Linux kernel. This means that even complex applications such as Docker can be operated in the Linux environment. We’ll explain the similarities and differences of this to the previous version and show how to use WSL2.

WSL2: meet the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2
Allocating directory rights with chmod
What is chmod?
  • Know-how

With Linux, access rights for directories and files are often set through the terminal where file owners can be defined and groups can be assigned. With the ‘chmod’ command, user classes can be assigned certain file rights. Access rights in the Unix file system can be changed in two different ways: symbolic or numeric. Find out more about both notation types here.

What is chmod?
CPU Temperature
The CPU temperature: How high can it get and how can you monitor it?
  • Know-how

The CPU temperature primarily depends on the processes that are running, though factors such as ambient temperature also play an important role. Since fluctuations are quite normal, only sustained overheating needs to be prevented. There are different tools with which you can display the CPU temperature in order to be sure that it stays within the normal range and that your computer operates...

The CPU temperature: How high can it get and how can you monitor it?
CPU Usage
High CPU usage: What does this mean?
  • Know-how

CPU usage plays a crucial role with respect to your PC’s processing power and speed. If it is too high, then commands will not be processed as is ideal and all processes will run much slower. But when is high processor usage normal and when should countermeasures be utilized? And how does one even figure out the relevant values?

High CPU usage: What does this mean?
How to Overclock CPU
How to overclock your CPU: fine-tuning for your processor
  • Know-how

CPU-intensive programs or games are an endurance test for the central processor of any computing device. Older models are quickly overloaded by processing power requirements. If you overclock your CPU, you can considerably increase the performance, eliminating the need for a new computer. We explain to you step-by-step what needs to be taken into account when you do this.

How to overclock your CPU: fine-tuning for your processor
XaaS
What is XaaS (anything as a service)?
  • Know-how

XaaS stands for anything as a service and describes an approach with which all services important to companies can be made available via the cloud. XaaS includes service solutions such as SaaS or IaaS and more. You can find out more about the areas covered by XaaS and the advantages and disadvantages of the approach here.

What is XaaS (anything as a service)?

Server

IONOS Server Guide: professional tips on configuration and administration

Servers are what make up the physical basis of the internet. Setting up your own professional site, putting products online for sale, or connecting multiple company locations with one another: all of these tasks require the support of high-performance computers. And it doesn’t matter if you purchase hardware resources for your own data center or opt for the flexibility of cloud services: operating a server comes with the challenge of independently configuring and administering hardware components. But don’t worry, there’s a lot of support out there for these tasks. In the Server Guide of IONOS’s Digital Guide series, you’ll find regular articles, news, and tutorials on how to operate this indispensable component of today’s IT infrastructure.

 

Server information for businesses, developers, and tech hobbyists

Packed with practical tips, our guide covers a wide spectrum of topics primarily aimed at mid-sized companies, freelance developers, and tech hobbyists. While some articles, like ‘What is a server?’ or ‘DNS – name resolution online’ cater more to beginners, experts are by no means left hanging; there’s a wide range of detailed texts and tutorials on important tasks like choosing the best operating system, filling security gaps, or getting the best possible performance out of your software and hardware.

 

What you can expect in the IONOS Server Guide

If you take a look, you’ll notice our guide is divided into four different subcategories, each covering a different topic. The ‘KnowHow’ area sets out to familiarize beginners with the basics of operating a server. Details on different server types and how to use them are also laid out here. Tips and tricks on managing server software is found under the keyword, ‘Configuration’. The category, ‘Security’ is all about dealing with potential problems server operators may encounter from online threats. Conventional methods of attack, like viruses, worms, and Trojans, and what you can do to combat them are explained here. And the category, ‘Tools’, provides useful guidance on what resources can help make administering your server a more manageable task.