Best Android cloud apps

The 9 best Android cloud apps – securing your smartphone data

 

As Android smartphone users will know, a complete backup of the operating system can only be created with the internal backup function that leaves a lot to be desired. The solution? Using a cloud storage solution like Google Drive. However, if you don’t feel comfortable handing...

 

Create Last Oasis private server

Create a Last Oasis private server – system requirements and tutorial

In Last Oasis you travel through the desert in search of resources and challenges to escape the burning sun. When sharing in the fun with friends and acquaintances, a Last Oasis private server is recommended. Read on to explore the best hosting and installation tips and find out all you need to know to set up your Last Oasis dedicated server.

Lubuntu

Lubuntu: fast and lean Linux distribution

Lubuntu is an ideal solution for upgrading older computers due to its low hardware and memory requirements. But the Linux distribution is also suitable for other purposes. In our article, we take a closer look at the Ubuntu derivative, who it’s suitable for, and what Lubuntu’s system requirements are. Read on for more.

LDAP

What is LDAP: Definition and explanation

What is LDAP and how does it differ from Active Directory? The LDAP Protocol is a lightweight variant of the DAP (Directory Access Protocol). With LDAP, directories can be searched in large quantities for data, information, devices, and resources. The basic idea behind LDAP is to quickly browse or make changes to a server-wide distributed directory tree.

Screen brightness settings in Windows

Screen brightness in Windows: 5 ways to adjust the brightness settings

While you’re working on your computer, the background lighting in your environment will vary. To protect your eyes and prevent headaches, you should adapt the screen brightness to these changing conditions. Windows gives you different options for this. Our article shows you the various ways to set the brightness settings.

Understanding and configuring DNS TTL

DNS TTL best practices: Understanding and configuring DNS TTL

The DNS TTL value shows how long the results of DNS queries are saved for. Under certain circumstances, it may be useful for websites to check and/or change their DNS TTL values. Keep reading to learn about the best practices for DNS TTL, DNS TTL minimum and maximum values, and how to set DNS TTL values for your website.

Broadcast address

What’s behind the broadcast address?

When you direct data packets to the broadcast address, the data packet is sent from a single point to an entire network without you having to specify any recipients. We explain what exactly the broadcast IP is and how it is composed. In addition, our article explains how you can calculate the broadcast address. Read on for more.

Windows 11 automatic login

Windows 11: Set up automatic login

Windows 11 users will know how time consuming and inconvenient it can be to enter your password every time you restart your PC or wake it from standby mode. Not to mention, forgetting your password may cause you even bigger problems. Are you thinking about removing the password prompt from your device? Our guide will outline how to set up an automatic login in Windows 11.

Broadcast

What is a broadcast and how does it work?

The IP addresses of all participants in a network are not always known. If you still want to send information to all devices, you can use the broadcast method to do so. The recipients of a broadcast are free to decide how to use the transmitted data. What exactly is behind a broadcast and how does this technology work?

What is a bootloader?

What is a bootloader and how does it work?

Whether you’re on a desktop PC, smartphone or tablet – without an operating system it would simply be impossible to use your device. It’s for this reason that the system software and the respective installation files are loaded immediately when the working memory is first supplied with power. This is made possible by bootloaders, which are activated directly by the firmware specific to the...

Discord alternatives

Discord alternatives: The main pros and cons

Discord is popular as a voice and messaging app for online community hangouts. With a Discord server, you use can chat via audio and texting to exchange ideas with friends and peers. If you’re looking for text and voice apps for a professional corporate presence or with more security, you can opt for a Discord alternative. We present the best ones here!

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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