Tagged: Theory

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Docker what is it and how to get started

Containers are one of the┬ámost observed technologies lately, with high performance, great functionalities and higher scalability than VMs; they promise much but they’re still a somewhat untested technology. Yet times are coming close and many brave...

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What is the Cloud? PAAS, SAAS and IAAS explained

Cloud is one of the most catchy buzzword in the last decade and much has been told about it like “It solves all the problems!”, “Move on the Cloud!”, “Create your own cloud!” and many many...

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Disks, partitions and file systems: a complete guide

Storage is one of the fundamentals of the modern Information Technology. We use the word storage to describe persistent data storing, something that doesn’t disappear in case of a power shortage.

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Learn IPv6 basics to be prepared for tomorrow

A recent news on the Internet says ARIN (American Registry for Internet Numbers) is on the verge of exhausting IPv4 blocks. You’ve probably heard a thousand times that IPv4 addresses are running out, but you’ve probably...

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What is a package manager?

In many articles I speak about the great qualities of Package Managers, of how they can update your system with a click; install software without manually downloading, and painlessly remove them. Understanding how they work is...

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RAID, which level?

If you have ever worked in a small office or in an enterprise, surely this word will ring a bell in your head. RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is a method to improve system performance...