Best web hosting providers

The Big Web Hosting Comparison Test: The 7 Best Web Hosting Providers

You have an idea and want to bring it to life online? Then you need a web hosting provider. But who offers the best web hosting services and what do you need to look out for when comparing web hosting providers? Cost is a big factor, but you should also ask yourself how much web space and how many domains you need? What about security and content management systems? Here’s our review of the UK’s...

What are first-party cookies?

What are first-party cookies?

When it comes to cookies, the small text files for internet browsers, a distinction must be made between first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies improve a website’s user-friendliness by storing user preferences as well as information that has already been entered so that it can be used later on. These cookies can only be analysed by the respective website operator, meaning...

ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID

ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID: understand and fix the error

ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID is an error message shown by Chrome when there are problems with a website’s security certificate. This error message prevents you from accidentally visiting an unsafe website and it keeps visitors safe from third parties trying to steal their data. Here is how to fix the error with different methods.

Columnar Database

Columnar Database: The System Explained

Databases are usually based on rows of data. Columnar databases turn this system on its side. Instead of saving each entry one after the other, in a columnar database entries are stored category by category. This results in a decisive speed advantage when working with massive quantities of data. But how exactly does a column-oriented DBMS work?

Vendor Lock-In

What is vendor lock-in and how can you avoid it?

The term vendor lock-in has traditionally been used in connection with the use of proprietary software. But vendor lock-in also plays a crucial role in the age of the cloud. How exactly does vendor lock-in happen and what measures can a company take to protect itself? Read on to find out how to prevent it.

Cloud Hosting – flexible and cost effective

Cloud Hosting: a reputation worth defending

For many, the cloud is a place where private documents, music, pictures, or videos can be stored and exchanged online. But understanding the different technological aspects of these services proves to be a cloudy venture for many. For example did you know that in addition to many other things, online stores and websites can also be hosted in the cloud?

Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra: distributed management of large databases

Apache Cassandra is a column-oriented database management system based on NoSQL. It offers options for horizontal scaling so that you can add any number of individual nodes. Cassandra was originally developed for Facebook, but it is now used by many social networks and scientific institutions that manage large amounts of data. In the following article, we’ll introduce you to this system.


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