Server & storage

What is an embedded system?
Abstract image of a glowing processor being inserted onto a black motherboard
Hardware

What is an embedded system?

We explain the key characteristics of an embedded system, their benefits and challenges
22 Jun 2021
How to choose the right cloud supplier for your business
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cloud hosting

How to choose the right cloud supplier for your business

Whether you've already moved your servers to the cloud or are in the market for something new, here's what to look out for
18 Jun 2021
Microsoft reveals plans for massive cloud expansion in China
An image of a Microsoft building
data centres

Microsoft reveals plans for massive cloud expansion in China

The company is planning four new data centres in China to meet surging demand for its services
18 Jun 2021
Synology RackStation RS2421RP+ review: AMD to the rescue
Synology RackStation RS2421RP+
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS2421RP+ review: AMD to the rescue

This capacious rack NAS offers a big speed boost over its Atom-powered predecessor
17 Jun 2021
What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?
"400 Bad Request" on a computer screen
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
16 Jun 2021
How to find RAM speed, size and type
A close-up shot of RAM installed on a socket of a motherboard
Laptops

How to find RAM speed, size and type

If you want to upgrade your PC's memory, you need to know what you already have
16 Jun 2021
How GPUs can boost AI for your business
A Gigabyte G482-Z54 server
Sponsored

How GPUs can boost AI for your business

The latest GPUs enable unprecedented compute power, allowing companies to develop cutting-edge applications and transform their operations
15 Jun 2021
Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100 review: A worthy out-of-the-box option
The Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100
network attached storage (NAS)

Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100 review: A worthy out-of-the-box option

It’s short on apps, but the PR4100 provides an easily managed private cloud for file sharing and backup
14 Jun 2021
Synology RackStation RS4021xs+ review: A familiar face
Synology RackStation RS4021xs+ front and rear
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS4021xs+ review: A familiar face

Synology’s speedy high-capacity rack NAS gets a new name and more memory - but no upgrades
10 Jun 2021
Qsan XCubeNAS XN7016R review: A big rack for big business
Qsan XCubeNAS XN7016R front and rear
network attached storage (NAS)

Qsan XCubeNAS XN7016R review: A big rack for big business

A very expandable rack NAS that’s big on performance and loaded with high-end data protection features
9 Jun 2021
Qnap TS-h973AX review: Our top-choice desktop NAS
The Qnap TS-h973AX
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-h973AX review: Our top-choice desktop NAS

A versatile and powerful network storage superhero with a sharp focus on data security and protection
4 Jun 2021
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
A graphic showing the HTTPS symbol
web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
2 Jun 2021
StorageCraft ShadowXafe review: Virtuosic VM backup
StorageCraft ShadowXafe OneSystem dashboard
backup

StorageCraft ShadowXafe review: Virtuosic VM backup

An affordable one-stop backup shop for virtual environments, with great data-recovery services
2 Jun 2021
Samsung unveils 'zoned namespace' SSDs for cloud and data centres
The new Samsung ZNS SSD drive for data centres
solid state storage (SSD)

Samsung unveils 'zoned namespace' SSDs for cloud and data centres

The ZNS storage units offer up to four times longer lifespan for systems running bit data and AI applications
2 Jun 2021
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've rooted your Android device, here’s how to get everything back to normal
28 May 2021
Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1
An angled shot of the Nvidia logo on its California HQ
data centres

Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1

Increase partly attributed to its 2019 acquisition of Israeli-American datacentre specialists Mellanox
27 May 2021
Qnap TS-1886XU-RP review: Qnap caches in on storage performance
Qnap TS-1886XU-RP review
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-1886XU-RP review: Qnap caches in on storage performance

An affordable hybrid storage appliance that gives a big boost to heavy workloads
27 May 2021
Dell EMC PowerEdge C6520 review: Super dense Gen3 Xeon Scalable
Dell EMC PowerEdge C6520 front and rear
Server & storage

Dell EMC PowerEdge C6520 review: Super dense Gen3 Xeon Scalable

Dell EMC’s multi-node server packs and racks Intel’s latest CPUs
27 May 2021
The art of digitising war
The front entrance of the Imperial War Museum in London with anti-aircraft guns outside
Server & storage

The art of digitising war

How the Imperial War Museum updates, stores and protects the records of our past conflicts
27 May 2021
What is cache memory?
A microprocessor found inside a smartphone
data processing

What is cache memory?

We explain the different categories of cache memory and how it differs from RAM
26 May 2021
Qnap QGD-3014-16PT review: A clever combo
The front and rear of the Qnap QGD-3014-16PT
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap QGD-3014-16PT review: A clever combo

A smart partnership of NAS appliance and PoE switch well suited to surveillance duties
25 May 2021
Synology RackStation RS1221RP+ review: Short and sweet
Photograph of the front of the Synology RackStation RS1221RP+
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS1221RP+ review: Short and sweet

It’s noisy, but this short-depth rack NAS delivers great performance and top-notch data protection
21 May 2021
Barracuda Backup Vx review: Hassle-free hybrid backup
A screenshot of the Barracuda Backup cloud control software dashboard
backup

Barracuda Backup Vx review: Hassle-free hybrid backup

A virtual on-premises appliance that’s a breeze to manage
20 May 2021