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What is a proxy server?
What is a proxy server?
  • Know-how

A proxy server is a network component that provides an interface between a private network and the internet. A proxy makes it possible to have an influence on the data traffic, to cache packet data, and to conceal the identity of the communication partners by using different IP addresses.

What is a proxy server?
Multithreading explained
Multithreading: More performance for processors
  • Know-how

Multithreading is a technology that can be used to get more performance from a processor - without increasing frequency or introducing more microprocessors. Instead, you structure software in small units (threads) and process them simultaneously or near simultaneously. How can that work? Keep reading to find out.

Multithreading: More performance for processors
What is SSD?
What is SSD (Solid State Drive)?
  • Know-how

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.

What is SSD (Solid State Drive)?
Configure HTTP Content Caching in Apache on Ubuntu 16.04
Configure HTTP Content Caching in Apache on Ubuntu 16.04
  • Configuration

Learn how to improve your website's performance by setting up HTTP content caching in Apache. Apache is capable of several kinds of caching, including key/value and file caching. This tutorial will focus on basic HTTP content caching, which is the most commonly used form of caching with Apache.

Configure HTTP Content Caching in Apache on Ubuntu 16.04
Website navigation
Good website navigation: How to increase web usability
  • Web design

Want to make your website more attractive for customers? With a well thought out website navigation structure and a few basic optimizations, you can win plus points not just with users, but also with search engines. A good overview, an appealing design, and useful content will all go a long way towards making your website the first port of call for your target group. Here you can find out how this...

Good website navigation: How to increase web usability
Optimizing your website for mobile devices
How to make your website mobile-friendly
  • Website creation

The internet is becoming increasingly more mobile, which is proving challenging for website operators. There are still many websites which aren’t properly optimized for smartphones and tablets and can only be partly displayed. Since Google’s mobile update, these sites can expect significant visibility losses. Separate mobile websites, adaptive and responsive designs, and mobile plugins for content...

How to make your website mobile-friendly
SSD vs. HDD
SSD versus HDD – the most important differences
  • Know-how

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?

SSD versus HDD – the most important differences
Google PageSpeed Insights
Google PageSpeed Insights: how fast is your site?
  • Search engine marketing

Google PageSpeed Insights analyzes the speed of websites on both desktop and mobile devices (when available). In addition, PageSpeed Insights provides information on existing problems and potential solutions in terms of loading speed. This article will tell you about how it is set out, how important it is to have a fast website, and how you can use it to tighten up your operations.

Google PageSpeed Insights: how fast is your site?
How to compress video files
How to compress a video file: reducing video file size with tools
  • Web design

Have you ever tried to send someone a video, only to find it exceeds the permitted attachment size? Fortunately there are lots of programs that can resolve this problem. Basically, you need to reduce the size of the video by compressing it. Once you’ve compressed a video file, it will upload more quickly and won’t take up as much storage space. Keep reading to find out how to reduce the size of...

How to compress a video file: reducing video file size with tools
Web design: online user-friendliness
The basics of web design - part 2: user-friendliness
  • Web design

The layout and use of a website is often quite intuitive, even upon your first visit there. Conventional design patterns ensure quick usability and are not employed without reason: these common practices and standards guarantee smooth functionality for a website. Every web designer should be familiar with what exactly these practices entail and how to optimally integrate them into their web...

The basics of web design - part 2: user-friendliness