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What Is a Server and What Do Servers Do?

What Is a Server? Servers are high-powered computers built to store, process, and manage network data, devices, and systems. Servers are the engines powering organizations by providing network devices and systems with adequate resources. For businesses, servers offer critical scalability, efficiency, and business continuity capabilities. Whether it's hosting a data-heavy website, setting up a shared drive for a department, or managing...

Using a Physical Hard Drive with a VirtualBox VM

Though it's possible to create a virtual hard disk image from the existing contents of a physical drive, you might find it useful to directly mount...

How to Enable Multiple Remote Desktop Sessions for Windows 10

In this article, we'll look at potential issues and workarounds that will allow you to enable Remote Desktop sessions for multiple users on Windows...

Security

Disaster Recovery

The modern organization's heavy dependence on using data to drive their business has made having a Disaster Recovery (DR) plan in place a necessity....

Best Server Security Tools for 2022

Server security tools used to be focused on safeguarding physical servers. Each box required login credentials, and administrative privileges were required to change anything....

Using Zero Trust Security to Protect Applications and Databases

Zero trust as a security architecture can and should be applied to databases and applications. Read more to learn how.

Hardware

What Is Microservice Architecture?

Improving upon monolithic application features becomes more complicated as the code base increases, which can create a significant barrier to innovation. Microservice architecture is...

Best Enterprise-Grade NAS Solutions

Network-attached storage (NAS) hardware and software solutions can ease and enhance the task of managing data for individuals up to enterprise data centers. NAS appliances...

On-Prem Infrastructure is Here to Stay. But What Workloads Go Where?

Yes, data centers and server rooms are changing. The explosion of cloud infrastructure solutions enabled organizations to adopt large virtual workloads while innovative server...

IBM’s 2nm Breakthrough: Implications for Chip and Server Makers

IBM last month unveiled its proof of concept for the world's first 2-nanometer transistor technology. Initial projections show the breakthrough could lead to 45%...

Server Room Power Consumption: The Battle Between Demand and Efficiency

In a world dominated by internet-enabled technology, data centers are the brains keeping the digital ecosystem afloat. Responsible for processing, storing, and transmitting data,...

Virtualization

Oracle VM Server Review 2022

Oracle VM Server is a server virtualization and management solution that enterprises use to deploy, manage, and maintain virtual machines (VMs) for both x86...

What Is a Hypervisor Server?

Server virtualization helps enterprises reduce the total cost of ownership and approach their resources more efficiently. Hypervisors are crucial to server virtualization. In this...

VMware NSX Review: Software Features & Price

VMware NSX is a network virtualization and security technology that supports VMware's cloud networking solution. It provides a software-defined networking strategy that spans data...

VMware Fusion vs Parallels Desktop: Compare Desktop Virtualization Tools

VMware Fusion and Parallels Desktop are two of the top considerations for desktop virtualization on macOS devices, with multiple editions for small business to...

What Is AWS Lambda and How Does It Work?

AWS Lambda is an event-driven serverless computing platform, which executes code in response to events while handling the back-end administration and infrastructure required to...

Cloud Computing

On-Prem Infrastructure is Here to Stay. But What Workloads...

Yes, data centers and server rooms are changing. The explosion of cloud infrastructure solutions enabled organizations to adopt large virtual workloads while innovative server...

Using Zero Trust Security to Protect Applications and Databases

Zero trust as a security architecture can and should be applied to databases and applications. Read more to learn how.

Top SaaS Companies 2022

Any company that’s delayed introducing cloud-based software into their infrastructure needs to consider leveraging these new technologies to reap all the benefits cloud computing...

Guides

What is a Data Lakehouse?

A data lakehouse is the data management paradigm combining data warehouse and data lake capabilities into a unified platform for optimizing structured and unstructured...

8 System Administration Tasks to Automate

The maintenance of networks can be overwhelming and time-consuming. This is especially the case for larger networks. Network automation tools can help businesses to...

Mesh Networking and Mesh Wi-Fi

Whether it's a small business, or enterprise office, mesh networking can extend wireless coverage while improving Wi-Fi performance and enabling administration for local internet...

Best Cloud & Online Backup Services 2022

Cloud and online backups are essential for modern organizations seeking to establish additional security and redundancy of critical data. As uptime for digital services and...

Best Load Balancers & Load Balancing Software 2022

The speed of processing power and server responses in modern IT infrastructure is due to the widespread adoption of load balancers capable of distributing...

Reviews

Best MySQL GUI Tools in 2022

MySQL is an open-source relational database management system (commonly known as RDBMS or simply RDB). It is a widely used tool that stores structured...

VMware Fusion vs Parallels Desktop: Compare Desktop Virtualization Tools

VMware Fusion and Parallels Desktop are two of the top considerations for desktop virtualization on macOS devices, with multiple editions for small business to...

Best Enterprise-Grade NAS Solutions

Network-attached storage (NAS) hardware and software solutions can ease and enhance the task of managing data for individuals up to enterprise data centers. NAS appliances...

Top IaaS Providers 2022: Infrastructure as a Service

It wasn't long ago that any organization wishing to operate computers had to have, at the very least, its own server room — if...

Best Load Balancers & Load Balancing Software 2022

The speed of processing power and server responses in modern IT infrastructure is due to the widespread adoption of load balancers capable of distributing...