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Private vs. public cloud

Public cloud vs. private cloud: cloud models explained

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.

HPC – High Performance Computing

High Performance Computing: how HPC solutions work

High Performance Computing is also known as supercomputing and refers to powerful computing. HPC solutions use specific technologies to handle computationally intensive tasks and process large amounts of data. For this, parallel computing processes and aggregated systems are used. Find out more about HPC and which processes are available here.

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 1024 bytes. 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 is a bot?

What is a bot: types and functions

Anyone who has ever used the internet has probably wondered what a bot actually is. Bots are automated software programs that repeatedly execute tasks and commands. They can be used online for search engine optimization, online marketing, customer communication, or even for illegal activities such as phishing and using malware. Here, you will learn how a bot works.

Discord Bots

Discord bots – the top 20 for your channel

Discord bots are available for various purposes and needs, ranging from practical statistics tools to virtual pets and musical entertainment, translation, and moderation tools. We have put together a list of the 20 best Discord bots available for your channel right now. Read our article for an introduction to each one.

What is a nibble?

What is a nibble? Nibble and other units of information explained

While the term “nibble” is still largely unknown, units of information such as gigabyte and megabyte are used frequently. But what amount of data do these terms actually describe? To answer this question, we must understand the meaning of smaller units such as bits, bytes, and the nibble. Find out more about these units of information and how their conversion works.

What is a kilobyte?

Kilobyte – the unit of information explained

What is bigger: a KB or a MB? And how large is a kilobyte really? That’s a question most digital media users will have asked at some point. Sending files as email attachments, for example, requires an understanding of the kilobyte. But how is this information unit structured and how do you convert it to other units?

What is a megabyte?

Megabyte – an explanation of the unit of digital information

What’s larger – a MB or a KB? And what is 1 GB in MB? You may have asked yourself these questions before. MB is the abbreviation for megabyte, a common IT storage unit. It tells you the size of a file or how much space it takes up on a data carrier. But what makes up a megabyte and how does it relate to other units of measurement?

What is a gigabyte?

Gigabyte – an explanation of the data storage unit

Gigabyte (GB for short) is a unit of storage capacity encountered frequently when working with digital technologies. It is used to indicate the storage capacity of hardware, the size of a file, or the data volume available for mobile surfing on a chosen network. But how many megabytes are in a gigabyte and what is the difference between a gigabyte and a gibibyte?

What is a terabyte?

What is a terabyte?

When you purchase a hard drive, you’ll likely come across the term terabyte which refers to the data quantity common storage media can back up. But the designation raises the question of “how large is a terabyte anyway”? Find out more about this unit of information, about the difference between terabytes and terabits, and how it can be converted into other units.


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