What is MariaDB vs MySQL?

A database is essential for organizing and storing data when building a website, and two of the most commonly used databases are MariaDB and MySQL. Although MariaDB and MySQL share a similar framework, they differ in features and components. With a shared history, MariaDB and MySQL are two of the most commonly used open-source relational databases worldwide.

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How to Build, Stream and Host your Podcast on a Server

With the popularity of podcasts growing at exponential rates, everyone seems to want to start a podcast. With their unique names and topics, along with a low cost of entry, more and more people and companies have decided to launch a podcast. The global podcasting market size was valued at USD$11.46 billion in 2020 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31.1% from 2021 to 2028.

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RAID Hard Drive

Everything You Wanted to Know About RAID (and Why You Need It)

There are a few things you can count on in life: death, taxes, and hard drive failure or data corruption. No matter what brand of hard drives you use or what kind of drive you select, eventually you will experience drive failure. While data corruption and drive failure rates have drastically decreased due to Solid State and NVMe drives, it’s still something you need to protect against. This is accomplished through offsite backups, and RAID.

But what is RAID, and how do you select the right RAID option for your server? In this article, we will cover the anatomy of RAID, the variety of options available, and tips for selecting the right one.

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Which Backup Solutions Are Right for Your Server?

We all know how important data backups are. Backups ensure you are prepared in the event of accidental deletion or data corruption.

But there are a lot of backup options to choose from, and they may not all work for your company needs. So how do you know which one to use?

Take a look at these server backup solutions and learn how to choose the right one for you.

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