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Most powerful supercomputers ranking

The 500 most powerful supercomputers use Linux

The world’s most powerful supercomputers use Linux. A supercomputer is a device whose computing capabilities are by far higher than those of common computers. The most powerful supercomputer nowadays exceeds 1,190 Petaflops (PFlops). This is a performance no personal device can achieve. Besides, it is worth mentioning that Linux has dominated the list of the

Comparison of CPU and GPU

CPU and GPU: features, differences and use cases

Both the CPU and GPU are processors intended to process and execute diverse types of instructions and tasks. Even though they serve different purposes and offer different benefits, both of them are an important part of high-performance servers. They can indeed work together to deliver further processing power. One of the main differences is that

Hyperconverged infrastructure or HCI

Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI): benefits and workloads

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

Top web browsers 2023

Top browsers: features, comparison and stats (2023)

Which are the top browsers in 2023? Google Chrome, Safari and Microsoft Edge currently lead the ranking, but there are many other browsers among which users can choose. In this article we have collected the current top browsers, together with a comparison of their main features and tools. Besides, we go over some key statistics

Internet: the network of networks

The Internet: evolution and growth statistics

The Internet has evolved unstoppable since its origins and has become an essential tool for many people around the world — more than 5,500 million individuals use it regularly. It has not only accelerated communications worldwide, but has also enabled new forms of social interaction. Here are some interesting statistics and facts about the evolution

World Wide Web anniversary

World Wide Web: free and open

On April 30th, 1993, the World Wide Web (WWW) became of public domain. CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, published a statement that made it available to everyone with an open license. The WWW was invented by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989. At that time, there were other information systems competing with the web project,

European data center hubs

European data center hubs: FLAP and emerging markets

The European data center hubs continue to grow and expand. Although the FLAP market continues to be one of the biggest data center markets in Western Europe, other markets have also been growing considerably during recent years. Since investments are particularly strong in emerging data center markets, such as Madrid and Lisbon. FLAP market The

IPv4 exhaustion

IPv4 address exhaustion and solutions

The exhaustion of IPv4 addresses has been a concern for more than a decade. IPv4 addresses are 32-bit and provide 4,294,967,296 unique addresses.  Such a number of IP addresses has become insufficient for the current number of worldwide devices connected to the Internet. However, IPv4 is still the Internet Protocol that routes most of the

OSI model (Open Systems Interconnection model)

OSI model: layers & security attacks

The OSI model, short for Open Systems Interconnection model, is a 7-layer model that describes an architecture of data communications in computer networking. The OSI reference model was developed in the late 1970s. However, due to its late invention, it was not implemented and has only remained as a reference model. The current model implemented

eCommerce statistics and growth 2023

eCommerce statistics and growth (2023)

eCommerce has experienced continued growth during the last decade. In this article we have collected some eCommerce statistics in 2023 and over the last decade showing how its adoption has increased over the years. Global eCommerce market growth The global eCommerce revenue is expected to reach nearly 6 trillion € in 2023 and to surpass


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