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Data protection and sovereignty lead digital transformation in the EU

Data protection and sovereignty lead digital transformation in the EU

31/01/2023 – Madrid Last Saturday, January 28th, the European Data Protection Day was celebrated to raise awareness and promote best practices regarding data privacy and protection. In a context of digital economy growth, where data play an increasingly important role in all fields, European providers like Stackscale also highlight the importance of data sovereignty and

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Data protection and data sovereignty in the digital economy

Data protection and data sovereignty in the digital economy

Data protection and data sovereignty are increasingly important in the digital economy — so much that there is even a Data Privacy Day, celebrated every January 28th. Why is it so? Because as data becomes more and more valuable for individuals, organizations and institutions, data sovereignty, protection and privacy have become key aspects for building

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Cloud & digital transformation

Cloud computing at the core of the digital transformation

Cloud computing adoption is an essential step in digital transformation processes, as it enables the modernization of IT infrastructures to leverage further agility, scalability and productivity, among other advantages. The growth potential of the digital economy encourages more and more businesses to shift to new, disruptive technologies and methodologies, and the Cloud is always at

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What is the IPv6 protocol

What is IPv6?

The Internet Protocol version 6 or IPv6 is a version of the Internet Protocol (IP). The Internet Protocol allows the transfer of data through a network to IP addresses (IPv4 or IPv6), which identify the different devices that are connected to the Internet, allowing communications among them. IPv6 should end up replacing IPv4. The transition

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NoSQL databases

NoSQL databases: features and types

NoSQL databases are non-relational databases (DBs), intended for applications that need low latency and flexible models to manage large data volumes. They include a wide variety of database technologies designed to meet the development needs of modern applications — which are constantly generating huge amounts of new data. The migration from relational to non-relational databases

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Edge computing

Edge computing & the exponential growth in data

Edge computing is a distributed computing architecture, key for those applications that need a really low latency, such as: self-driving cars, real-time image recognition or Augmented Reality (AR). This new paradigm originates in Content Distribution Networks (CDNs), created in the late 1990s to place content closer to end users as the Internet continued to grow

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SHA-1 cryptographic algorithm’s end of useful life

SHA-1 cryptographic algorithm’s end of useful life

SHA-1 cryptographic algorithm has reached its end of useful life, after 27 years since its publication. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recommends replacing it for newer, more secure algorithms like SHA-2 and SHA-3. It aims for the SHA-1 hash function to be completely phased out by the end of 2030. SHA-1 cryptographic

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Commonly used Linux commands

65 commonly used Linux commands

The following commonly used Linux commands allow users to perform numerous tasks using the Command Line Interface (CLI) instead of the Graphical User Interface (GUI), increasing control and speed. List of some of the most used Linux commands The following list includes helpful and interesting Linux commands to use distributions more effectively and enjoy greater

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19 Pioneers of computer science

19 Pioneers of computer science

Many pioneers of computer science did not probably imagine how far computer programming would arrive. However, it is to a large extent thanks to their contributions that computer programming and automation has gone a long way over the past centuries. Here is a list of some of the pioneers of computer science from the 18th

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Arista Networks

Arista Networks: networking for big data centers

Arista Networks develops networking solutions for big data centers and high-performance environments. Stackscale relies on Arista’s solutions, as they provide 10 to 100 Gigabits Ethernet switches that redefine network architectures and improve performance. What is Arista Networks? Arista Networks is a networking equipment company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA. It was founded in 2004

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