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Types of cloud computing

Types of cloud computing: private, public, hybrid and multicloud

There are 4 main types of cloud computing: private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud and multicloud. Each of these cloud deployment models offers different features and advantages. Therefore, the right model for each company will depend on their real needs and goals. Having a virtualized data center provides a lot of benefits to organizations, but

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Cloud adoption among EU enterprises in 2023

Cloud adoption among EU enterprises in 2023

The adoption of cloud computing in Europe has increased about 4 percentage points (pp) from 2021 to 2023, according to Eurostat. 45% of EU enterprises used cloud computing in 2023 — with a significantly higher adoption rate among large enterprises. Let’s review some cloud usage statistics among EU enterprises during the last few years.  Cloud

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What is supercomputing

What is supercomputing?

Supercomputing is a type of high-performance computing that uses computers with high computational capabilities (supercomputers) to process complex calculations and large volumes of data. Supercomputers are made up of more than one CPU, interconnects, I/O systems, memory and processor cores. Performance and parallel processing Supercomputing performance is measured in floating-point operations per second: FLOPS. The

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Cloud security trends and challenges

Cloud security trends and challenges

Cloud security is a top priority as more and more organizations continue to place their data and applications in the cloud. According to data from Statista, as of 2022, about 60% of corporate data was already in the cloud. In fact, not only a large number of companies are already in the cloud, but also

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What is a cloud server?

What is a cloud server?

Cloud servers are virtual servers that, just as traditional servers, deliver processing power and data storage. However, they are virtualized, delivered over a public or private network, using IPv4 or IPv6, and accessed remotely. How does a cloud server work? Cloud servers are virtualized using a hypervisor like VMware or Openstack. The hypervisor acts as

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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

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What is a bare-metal server? Features and advantages

What is a bare-metal server?

A bare-metal server is a physical server with a single tenant. That is to say, a physical server of exclusive use of the client who rents it, which is not shared with other organizations or users. Together with virtual servers, networking and storage, bare-metal servers are an essential part of the IaaS cloud service model.

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On-premise vs hosted private cloud comparison

On-premise vs hosted private cloud

As private cloud solutions continue to gain in popularity, the question “on-premise vs hosted private cloud” arises. Companies are looking into the private cloud as an infrastructure solution that offers a balance between the functionalities and scalability of cloud services and the security, control and robustness of traditional IT infrastructures. Both deployment models have points

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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

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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

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