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SSH keys set up guide

Step-by-step guide to setting up SSH keys on a Linux server

Would you like to learn to set up SSH keys on a Linux server or to use public key authentication? We have created this step-by-step guide about how to set up SSH keys on a Linux server to improve security when establishing a remote connection. There are diverse alternatives to establish a remote and secure

Most powerful supercomputers ranking

The 500 most powerful supercomputers use Linux

The world’s most powerful supercomputers use Linux. Everyone has heard something about supercomputers. What is a supercomputer? A device whose computing capabilities are by far higher than those of common computers. The most powerful supercomputer nowadays exceeds 440 Petaflops (PFlops). This is a performance no personal device can achieve. Since the end of 2009, Linux

Types of hypervisors: bare-metal and hosted

Hypervisors: definition, types and open source and commercial solutions

Hypervisors are an essential part of the technology supporting cloud computing. There are two types of hypervisors — bare-metal and hosted, and numerous solutions in the market. In this post we are going to cover both types, including a list of well-known hypervisors — both commercial and open-source. But let’s start by defining what a

The effect of data gravity and the cloud

What is data gravity?

The term “data gravity” refers to the ability of data to attract additional data, applications and services as data sets grow. Data gravity is also related to the intensity of data growth. It highlights the importance of data in our modern economy. No matter the industry, data continues to grow within companies as they move

Key elements for choosing a cloud provider

7 aspects to consider when choosing a cloud provider

Choosing a cloud provider is not an easy task, since there are many options available and analyzing all of them would be unfeasible. However, picking the right provider for your business is critical to long-term success. Therefore, to effectively meet your expectations and ensure a successful migration to the cloud, you need a clear strategy.

Cloud computing glossary

The most common terms in cloud computing

In this post we want to collect the most common terms in cloud computing; from basic concepts such as the main cloud service models and types of cloud to more specialized concepts related to cloud computing. Let’s start from the beginning… What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is a computing resources and services distribution model

Hyperconverged infrastructure or HCI

Hyperconvergence & Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI)

Hyperconvergence is an IT infrastructure aiming to reduce data center complexity. It does so by combining computing, storage and networking capabilities in a single system. In addition to reducing complexity, it allows to increase scalability, flexibility and IT efficiency. Hyperconvergence helps reduce costs while ensuring the necessary availability, reliability and performance. Hyperconverged systems act as

Stackscale's servers for IaaS

What is IaaS or Infrastructure as a Service?

Iaas, short for Infrastructure as a service, is a cloud computing solution that consists of provisioning and managing computing resources over the Internet; such as servers, storage, networking and virtualization. This computing model emerged in the early 2010s and it is also known as Hardware as a Service (HaaS). Since then, IaaS has become the

Tarugoconf 2021 from October 21st to October 23rd

Stackscale participates in the Tarugoconf 2021

Stackscale participates one more year in the Tarugoconf, a technological and entrepreneurial event. As last year’s edition, the Tarugoconf 2021 will be an online event with a lot of interesting content, networking and inspiring experiences. Although we cannot wait for this great event to come back to normal, last year’s online experience was fantastic and


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