Data encryption in backup operations. How to protect your privacy

Data encryption in backup operations is one of the most critical features that dedicated software must take into consideration, not only because it is a necessary measure, but also because there are laws to be respected. Every day, thanks to mobile devices and intensive use of several computer applications, we produce and make use of […]

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VMware vs VirtualBox: what is the best software for Desktop Virtualization?

Comparing VirtualBox and VMware isn’t easy. Both are excellent free and multi-platform virtualization systems, although with license differences, and it can be difficult to choose which product to use to create a virtual machine with. In this post we will run two tests for installing two virtual machines having the same operating system; at first, we will […]

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How to install Docker and use container virtualization

In this article we will talk about how to install docker and what is container virtualization. Forget about the times when virtual machines were needed to test an application or to evaluate a particular infrastructure. Long start-up times, with considerable commitment to resources and physical memory space, and often scarce and questionable results. Today there […]

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MTR – How To Use Traceroute Tool to Diagnose Network Issues

My Traceroute (mtr), combines the features of Ping and Traceroute software in a single application useful for analyzing the quality and performance of network traffic. In this article we will see how to install MTR Traceroute and how to interpret the returned data. Generally a test is carried out between a Host, where Mtr is […]

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Exchange Online: the importance of backup for Office 365

Microsoft Exchange Online is a hosted messaging solution that offers the functionality of the Exchange mail server as a cloud-based service. It offers users access to e-mail, calendar, contacts and tasks from PC, Web and mobile devices. It is fully integrated with Active Directory, allowing administrators to use group policies, as well as other administrative […]

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iPerf – tool to measure network and bandwidth performances (TCP, UDP, SCTP)

iPerf is a software for the active measurement of the bandwidth available for IP networks. With the generic name of iPerf we refer specifically to iPerf3, released as open source and freely downloadable from its official Github page: https://github.com/esnet/iperf. iPerf, thanks to the support for all the most widespread operating systems (including mobile ones such as […]

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Backup to Wasabi Cloud Storage (S3) using Iperius

Iperius Backup is certified for use with Wasabi Cloud Storage. You can use Iperius to back up your files, databases and virtual machines to Wasabi Cloud Storage using the S3 protocol. Iperius Backup is one of the most complete backup tools for cloud backup. It supports backup to Amazon S3, Aruba Cloud, Wasabi, Minio, FreeNAS, and […]

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What’s New in Hyper-V 2019

Windows Server 2019 is now available for everyone and many companies are planning the migration to the new operating system to benefit from the new features. The thrust of the new Windows Server 2019 has been focused on hybrid cloud environments and the virtualization is the hearth of everything. Hyper-V 2019 introduces new features to […]

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FreeNAS: how to install and configure it for a NAS backup

FreeNAS is an open-source operating system based on FreeBSD that allows you to create your own NAS on a dedicated machine or a virtual machine in a few simple steps. A NAS created with FreeNAS is the fastest and cheapest way to create a network device for file-sharing or backup. FreeNAS is based on ZFS, […]

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SQL Server Express – Backup, Features, Comparing editions

SQL Server Express is a free database developed and distributed by Microsoft starting with SQL Server 2005 (initially, Microsoft free database server was called MSDE, and corresponded to the SQL Server 2000 version). Since its first release, SQL Server Express has always been a fast and reliable solution for applications and websites, with more than […]

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