The best TeamViewer alternatives

Alternatives to TeamViewer

 

You don’t always have to use the market leader – this also applies to remote access. TeamViewer is still the most widely-used solution for remote management and online meetings, but there are numerous alternatives on the market which can be considered. We present some serious...

 

How to Speed up Windows 10

Speed up Windows 10: 8 tips for better performance

Is your Windows PC working far slower than you are used to? It’s normal for your PC to lose performance over time. But you don’t need to wait to upgrade to the next model to make Windows 10 faster. There are several ways to speed up Windows 10 and significantly improve performance. We reveal the most promising options.

Mac: recovering deleted files

Mac: recovering deleted files

Have you ever accidentally deleted important data from your Mac? In this how-to article, we’ll explain how to find those files and show you three quick and easy methods of recovering deleted files on your Mac. In most cases, even files that you thought were permanently deleted can still be recovered.

Windows 10 dark mode

Windows 10 dark mode: Enabling and disabling the dark theme

Windows 10 dark mode improves readability considerably in dark lighting conditions. The alternative mode protects the eyes and promotes concentration, while reducing the energy consumption of the display significantly. We show you three ways to enable the Windows 10 dark theme – in the system settings, via the registry, and using free software.

Windows Recycle Bin missing

Windows Recycle Bin missing? Here’s what to do

If your Recycle Bin has disappeared in Windows 10, most of the time only the desktop icon is missing. The same applies if the Recycle Bin is missing in Windows 7. The bin isn’t really gone, it’s simply hidden from view. The Recycle Bin is still doing its job of keeping your deleted files safe. In most cases, you can quickly restore the Recycle Bin icon.

Windows 10 safe mode

Starting Windows 10 in safe mode: a how-to with different options

Safe mode in Windows 10 strips the Microsoft operating system down to its most vital functions. In the case of many critical hardware or software errors, Windows 10 can still be booted in safe mode. This makes diagnosing and repairing errors much simpler. Read on and learn how to boot safe mode in Windows 10.

How to recover deleted files from the Recycle Bin

Windows: recovering deleted files from the Recycle Bin

Did you accidentally delete a file in Windows? Don’t worry, Windows initially moves deleted files to the Recycle Bin, which you can easily access. The files are not permanently deleted until you empty the Recycle Bin. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll show you how to recover files from the Recycle Bin or a deleted folder.

Kubernetes Minikube

Minikube: Kubernetes made simple

Don’t let the simplicity of the lean Minikube Kubernetes distribution fool you – it can do almost everything that a large container system can do. For example, it’s a relatively straightforward way of using the benefits of container technology to develop software. In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at Minikube’s functions and how you can use the tool.

Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR)

SMR (Shingled Magnetic Recording) increases storage density

When you save data to a hard drive, it is written to tracks on magnetic platters. On conventional hard drives these tracks are completely separate, but with Shingled Magnetic Recording, they partly overlap one another. This means that SMR allows you to store more data per inch. Read on to find out more about this new hard drive technology and its implications.

What is on-premises?

On-premises: the license model for server-based software

Until 2010, the on-premises software model was standard for the Microsoft Office suite and other well-known software providers. Nowadays, on-premises continues to be important particularly for companies with high data protection requirements and where there is a great need for individual software adjustments. But what exactly is on-premises and what advantages, and disadvantages does the license...

What is machine-to-machine communication (M2M)?

Machine-to-machine communication (M2M) – definition, characteristics, and advantages

M2M communication refers to the automatic exchange of information between machines. Nowadays, it would be hard to imagine many areas of life without machine-to-machine communication. In this article, you’ll learn how machine-to-machine communication works, when it is used, and what advantages it offers. You’ll also find out how you can use M2M for your business.

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 familiarise 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.


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