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nginx 1.26.0 has been released
Apr 25, 2024
nginx 1.26.0 has been released

The release of the previous version 1.25.0 took place in May last year and the multiprotocol and high-performance nginx 1.26.0 was released on April 23, 2024.

According to existing reports, the new version will address vulnerabilities as well as all bugs that have been discovered. 

Samsung started the manufacturing of V-NAND memory, with 33% higher performance and 10% higher energy efficiency
Apr 24, 2024
Samsung started the manufacturing of V-NAND memory, with 33% higher performance and 10% higher energy efficiency

Samsung announced the start of mass production of V-NAND flash memory with 33% higher performance than the currently available. TCL V-NAND which will be launched this month will feature 1 Tbit capacity while QLC V-NAND is announced for the second half of 2024.

Linux Command Line Basics: Base64 Encoding and Decoding Strings
Apr 24, 2024
Linux Command Line Basics: Base64 Encoding and Decoding Strings

Among a variety of methods for representing binary data in ASCII string format, Base64 is one of the most common ones, employed particularly for the encoding of images as other documents in email attachments and in URLs as well as other cases, where there is a need of converting something into pure text. In the following, we are going to show you how to use command terminal tools in Linux for encoding and decoding Base64 strings.

GitLab shares GitHub’s vulnerability to hosting malware
Apr 23, 2024
GitLab shares GitHub’s vulnerability to hosting malware

GitLab proved to be also vulnerable to GitHub’s vulnerability to posting malware with the help of URL addresses connected to Microsoft repositories.

Joomla 4.4.4.4 and 5.1.0 releases can be tested
Apr 19, 2024
Joomla 4.4.4.4 and 5.1.0 releases can be tested

There are no new features in this version, there are only about 40 improvements. Some of these improvements guarantee a smoother upgrade to version 5.

New desktop and mobile processors from AMD: Ryzen PRO 8000G and Ryzen PRO 8040
Apr 17, 2024
New desktop and mobile processors from AMD: Ryzen PRO 8000G and Ryzen PRO 8040

AMD has introduced a new line of Ryzen Pro processors: AI-powered Ryzen Pro 8000 for enterprise systems, Ryzen 8000G Phoenix desktop processors for desktop PCs, and Ryzen Pro 8040 Hawk Point for mobile devices also suitable for laptops and workstations. With this release, AMD became the first company to launch its neural processor (NPU), or AI accelerator in other words, for artificial intelligence processing on mobile and desktop options.

It is stated that mobile NPU processors show performance of 16 TOPS. This power surpasses the NPU competitor, the Intel Core Ultra Meteor Lake series, which has a performance estimated at 11 TOPS. AMD also outperforms its competitors in the overall AI functionality of the CPU and integrated graphics, with 39 TOPS compared to 34 TOPS of Intel chips. By the way, Intel has not yet released processors with an AI processing chip.

Revealing Wi-Fi Secrets: Accessing Passwords for Connected Networks in Windows/Linux
Apr 16, 2024
Revealing Wi-Fi Secrets: Accessing Passwords for Connected Networks in Windows/Linux

While the standard graphic interfaces of Windows and Linux are rather designed for regular users, the functionality of both systems is not limited by the features offered within the graphic interfaces. Many helpful features are somewhat concealed and can only be accessed via the command line interface. Today, we want to reveal one of these secrets and show you, how you can access Wi-Fi passwords for connected networks in both Windows and Linux via the command line.

The 368TB SSD drive from WD has been released
Apr 15, 2024
The 368TB SSD drive from WD has been released

Western Digital has released an SSD drive, its weight ranges from 12 to 15 kilograms and the capacity is 368 TB. To transport the Ultrastar Transporter the company created a special system on wheels.

Java Implementation of the Diffie-Hellman Algorithm for Clients and Servers
Apr 12, 2024
Java Implementation of the Diffie-Hellman Algorithm for Clients and Servers

The emphasis on security is continuing to gain recognition; thus, the implementation of efficient cybersecurity strategies widens its spread.

The Limitations of Traditional SAN Architecture at Scale: Critical Shortcomings
Apr 11, 2024
The Limitations of Traditional SAN Architecture at Scale: Critical Shortcomings

SAN refers to a storage area network and consists of creating a network of storage devices that can be used as a shared storage pool for multiple servers. SAN is one of the common solutions for delivering storage in network architectures that are spread nowadays and is considered a particularly potent and reliable option. Nevertheless, it’s also not free from pitfalls, so you have to consider them as well before opting for SAN as a solution for your own projects. In today’s article, we want to have a look at some essential weak spots of SAN to help you in your considerations.