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Server & storage

What we can learn from the supercomputer revolution
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What we can learn from the supercomputer revolution

The fastest systems in the world have plenty to teach us about energy efficiency, security and the benefits of using common platforms
1 Dec 2022
Can your business afford to go serverless?
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cloud computing

Can your business afford to go serverless?

On-demand IT is surging in popularity – but questions remain over whether it's too expensive to be a daily habit
30 Nov 2022
Qnap TS-h1887XU-RP review: A powerful hybrid NAS
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Server & storage

Qnap TS-h1887XU-RP review: A powerful hybrid NAS

A small rack NAS appliance with a big storage capacity and excellent performance
29 Nov 2022
AWS Lambda SnapStart update speeds up application cold starts
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Server & storage

AWS Lambda SnapStart update speeds up application cold starts

The updated service utilises cache memory to store quickly-restored snapshots of functions as needed, reducing latency and cost
29 Nov 2022
AWS plans to be 'water positive' by 2030
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data centres

AWS plans to be 'water positive' by 2030

A number of projects will seek to improve groundwater replenishment, efficiency, and overall sustainability
28 Nov 2022
How to recover deleted emails in Outlook
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email providers

How to recover deleted emails in Outlook

You can retrieve deleted emails from Outlook in a few simple steps if you've ever trashed your vital messages by mistake
25 Nov 2022
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've gained root access to your device, we explain how to unroot Android and restore system defaults
24 Nov 2022
Ex-Twitter tech lead says platform's infrastructure can sustain engineering layoffs
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Infrastructure

Ex-Twitter tech lead says platform's infrastructure can sustain engineering layoffs

Barring major changes the platform contains the automated systems to keep it afloat, but cuts could weaken failsafes further
23 Nov 2022
What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?
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Network & Internet

What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?

Tips and tricks to diagnose and debug a 400 Bad Request error
23 Nov 2022
IBM files lawsuit against UK-based Micro Focus alleging software plagiarism
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Software

IBM files lawsuit against UK-based Micro Focus alleging software plagiarism

The company claims that Micro Focus took the software when it was part of IBM’s partner programme
22 Nov 2022
IT best practices for accelerating the journey to carbon neutrality
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Whitepaper

IT best practices for accelerating the journey to carbon neutrality

Considerations and pragmatic solutions for IT executives driving sustainable IT
22 Nov 2022
Microsoft issues emergency fixes for wide-reaching Kerberos issues
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Software

Microsoft issues emergency fixes for wide-reaching Kerberos issues

The tech giant released updates for domain controllers after swathes of IT teams reported authentication issues within their organisations
21 Nov 2022
Retrospect Backup 18.5 review: A solid choice for the protection of physical systems
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backup software

Retrospect Backup 18.5 review: A solid choice for the protection of physical systems

No virtualisation host or MS365 support, but a good-value choice to protect servers and workstations
21 Nov 2022
How we test: NAS drives
How we test: NAS drives
network attached storage (NAS)

How we test: NAS drives

Everything you need to know about our benchmarking process for network storage
21 Nov 2022
How to wipe a laptop easily and securely
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Security

How to wipe a laptop easily and securely

A step-by-step guide on how to wipe a laptop safely, regardless of whether it's running Windows, Mac, or Linux
17 Nov 2022
How we test: SSDs
How we test: SSDs
solid state storage (SSD)

How we test: SSDs

Everything you need to know about our benchmarking process for storage drives
17 Nov 2022
Nvidia and Microsoft team up to build 'most powerful' AI supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Nvidia and Microsoft team up to build 'most powerful' AI supercomputer

The firms seek to accelerate the training of AI models using Azure's supercomputer infrastructure and Nvidia GPUs
17 Nov 2022
Dell's new PowerEdge servers, quantum solution accelerates HPC for all customers
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Server & storage

Dell's new PowerEdge servers, quantum solution accelerates HPC for all customers

The servers were built in partnership with Nvidia and Intel, and are marketed to all organisations - small and large
15 Nov 2022
Dell unveils four new PowerEdge servers with AMD EPYC processors
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Server & storage

Dell unveils four new PowerEdge servers with AMD EPYC processors

The company claimed that customers can expect a 121% performance improvement
11 Nov 2022
IBM unveils its 'most powerful' 433-qubit quantum processor
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components

IBM unveils its 'most powerful' 433-qubit quantum processor

The Osprey is three times more powerful than IBM's 127-qubit Eagle processor the company launched a year ago
10 Nov 2022
Ending the age of data centre ‘five nines’
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data centres

Ending the age of data centre ‘five nines’

High 99.999% availability pledges play well with cloud and data centre customers, but some downtime is always necessary
10 Nov 2022
Microsoft hit with fresh anti-competition claims over new cloud licences
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cloud computing

Microsoft hit with fresh anti-competition claims over new cloud licences

A European cloud group has filed an extensive list of complaints with the European Commission, asking it to open a formal investigation into the tech …
9 Nov 2022
Intel unveils Max Series chip family designed for high performance computing
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components

Intel unveils Max Series chip family designed for high performance computing

The chip company claims its new CPU offers 4.8x better performance on HPC workloads
9 Nov 2022