Advertisement TLS vs. SSL Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) are protocols that encrypts data transfer between a client (browser) and a server (web server, file servers etc) across an insecure channel or network. Both the TLS and SSL protocols work on three data security principles: Availability, Integrity and Confidentiality. Associating these […]

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Advertisement MMO vs. MMORPG The term MMO stands for “massive multi-player online.” MMOs are games that are played over the Internet by a large number of gamers at the same time, and usually require downloading the basic game to your computer. The gamers have to be able to communicate and interact with each other, otherwise […]

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GCC vs. Clang What is Clang?  Clang is a compiler front end used by C, C++, objective C, also objective C++ programming languages that uses LLVM (low level virtual machine) as its back end. LLVM is a compiler infrastructure designed as a set of reusable libraries containing well defined libraries that is used for optimization […]

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Sleep vs. Hibernate What does Sleep mean? Sleep/sleep mode/ standby is simply a power saving state which stops all the actions on the computer. All the open documents and running applications are put in memory. With sleep mode, you can quickly resume normal full-power operation within a few seconds. The computer stops what it is […]

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LOOKUP vs. VLOOKUP Now LOOKUP and VLOOKUP are two worksheet functions which do a similar task of matching values and providing outputs but both are different. The difference lies in the working and the formula however both will perform the same search function. The key lies in understanding how the vector and the formula works […]

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Cassandra vs. Hbase Cassandra is a free, open source NoSQL database that is designed to manage huge data sets across large clusters. The architecture of Cassandra achieves availability and partition tolerance according to the CAP theorem which lists the three requirements when designing application for a distributed architecture. Cassandra was influenced by Google’s Bigtable, which […]

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HBase vs. MongoDB HBase – An accessible, distributed database constructed on top of HDFS that backs up structured data storage for enormous tables. MongoDB – It is an easy-to- utilize document store that a lot of people choose as a suitable substitute for an SQL database since it needs no pre-defined schemas. Architecture The HBase architecture […]

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SAML vs. OAuth Most people can be confused by the difference between OAuth and SAML but its really not that complicated. There could be some overlap though, but I will try my best to distinguish them for you in the simplest way possible. SAML – initials for Security Assertion Markup Language. The shortest way to describe […]

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Shred vs. Mangle Erasing a file or a document is common when trying to write off or delete some information. An error or intent could lead to data being removed. However, erasing involves removing the file system entry and keeping the record intact. This means the data could be recovered later either by use of […]

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