Cities in China

Beijing is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. The city is about the size of Schleswig-Holstein. Around 17.6 million people live in the administrative area of ​​Beijing. The area is not a coherent urban area and is comparable to a province. Around 7.7 million people live in the core city with its high… Read More »

Thailand Economy

Business Thailand is leading a second generation of so-called tiger countries which, with low wage and ancillary wage costs and a talent for innovation, significantly increase the competitive pressure on the world market. Supported by the appreciation of the Japanese yen and the increasing relocation of labor-intensive production from East to Southeast Asia, an unprecedented… Read More »

What is a software release?

According to ELECTRONICSMATTER, the software release is perhaps the decisive step in the development stages of a software, because the development is initially ended with the market release. Due to the digital distribution, however, there are new release models and development stages. In German usage, every software version that is published for the end customer is… Read More »

What is the OWASP?

According to PSYKNOWHOW, the acronym OWASP is an abbreviation for the “Open Web Application Security Project”. Behind it is an organization of experts who, as a non-profit organization, have committed themselves to the security of web services and applications. The OWASP has no commercial intentions and is open to all people who are interested in… Read More »

Finland Geography

TERRITORY: MORPHOLOGY Geologically, the Finnish territory constitutes a section of the Baltic shield, the archaeozoic base that forms the substratum of the entire Scandinavian peninsula. Affected by the Caledonian orogeny during the Paleozoic – an era in which there were also volcanic manifestations – and subsequently peneplanated by erosion, the reliefs did not undergo further… Read More »

What is a JIT compiler?

A JIT compiler translates a program or program parts at startup or during runtime as required. The program is compiled just-is-time in machine language. The program itself is in a language other than the machine language. According to PHOTIONARY, the abbreviation JIT stands for “Just in Time”. It is about the translation of a program… Read More »

What is a JVM?

According to DELUXESURVEILLANCE, the Java Virtual Machine, or JVM for short, is the central component of the JRE, i.e. the Java Runtime Environment. It enables the platform-independent execution of programs in Java bytecode. With high-level programming languages ​​such as C and C ++, the compilers usually generate a directly executable program file . Such “native executables” consist of the commands of the machine… Read More »

Finland Industry and Service

ECONOMY: MINERAL RESOURCES AND INDUSTRY There are various subsoil resources and some minerals are relatively abundant; first the iron and copper pyrites, then sulfur, lead, nickel, gold, silver, titanium, vanadium, cobalt, mercury, asbestos. Finland is one of the first European producers of chromite and zinc. However, the lack of energy sources is serious due to… Read More »

What is the CNCF?

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation, CNCF for short, is a very current project of the Linux Foundation. The aim is to promote cloud native computing. Hundreds of cloud-affine organizations belong to the non-profit foundation, which was established in 2015. According to PHONEJUST, Cloud Native Computing Foundation is a successful subsidiary of the San Francisco-based Linux… Read More »

What’s Snappy?

According to BITTRANSLATORS, Snappy is a package management and software deployment system for Linux. It simplifies the creation, delivery and updating of Linux packages through so-called snaps, cross-distribution, dependency-free and isolated software containers. Structure and functionality of snap packages Snap packages are compressed file system images in SquashFS format. In addition to the actual software, they contain… Read More »

World Heritage Sites in Croatia

On the basis of the 1990 Constitution, amended in 1992, 1997 and 2000, the president of the republic is endowed with broad powers and is elected by direct suffrage for 5 years, while the single-chamber Parliament after an amendment to the Constitution in 2001 which abolished the Chamber of the counties, it is formed by… Read More »

What is the Apache Software Foundation?

As a non-profit organization, the Apache Software Foundation takes care of making free software publicly available under the Apache License. In particular, she deals with issues relating to intellectual property rights. According to PHONECATIONS, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) works as a non-profit software organization on a voluntary basis. The aim is to promote Apache… Read More »

What does software-defined everything mean?

According to BIOTIONARY, software-defined everything describes the current trend in IT to hand over the tasks of the control layer of various hardware to more flexible software. This primarily affects areas such as networking, storage and data center infrastructures. IT environments have changed a lot in the past few years. One of the reasons that technology has… Read More »

Cocos Islands National Park (World Heritage)

The approximately 24 km² coconut island is the only East Pacific island that is covered with tropical rainforest. Steep rock faces, waterfalls and jungle alternate on the island, which made history as the legendary “Treasure Island” of Robert Louis Stevenson ‘s novel of the same name. The island, located 532 km from the mainland, belongs… Read More »

What is the GNU Project?

The GNU Project sees itself as a development initiative for free software and an open operating system. In this context, free is not to be equated with free of charge. The project was started in 1983 by Richard Stallman at MIT. According to PERCOMPUTER, GNU stands as a recursive acronym for “GNU is not Unix”,… Read More »

What is UX design?

According to BESTITUDE, UX design is an abbreviation for User Experience Design. The user experience is a central factor in almost all digital offers, from the website to the mobile app. The UX design also plays an essential role in search engine optimization. The UX design is a special segment of the web, app and software designs. Its task is… Read More »

Guanacaste Protected Area (World Heritage)

The world heritage includes three national parks and several smaller protected zones in Central American Costa Rica. It stretches from the Pacific coast over the around 2,000 m high mountains in the interior to the lowlands in the Caribbean. The natural landscapes include coastal waters, islands, sandy beaches and rocky coasts as well as mountain… Read More »

What is the Free Software Foundation?

According to NONPROFITDICTIONARY, the Free Software Foundation is politically, structurally and legally committed to the distribution of free software programs. In addition, with the GNU software and the GNU licenses, it makes a concrete contribution to the “free software” movement. As a non-profit organization, the Free Software Foundation (FSF), founded in 1985, is one of… Read More »

What is a test environment?

According to BEAUTYPHOON, the test environment describes the entirety of the software and hardware components that are used to test applications, websites or applications. The testing environment includes physical components such as client and server as well as virtual components such as the operating system and software. The test environment (also known as the testing environment)… Read More »

Austria Literature Part II

The leveling and rationalist tendency of the Enlightenment attenuates the differences between Germany and Austria, but does not stimulate the Austrian creative imagination, which later also reluctant to penetrate the German idealistic philosophy. The very short romantic season, mediated by the Schlegel brothers, has a very long and fruitful ending in Biedermeier, which coincides with… Read More »

What are cgroups?

According to LAWFAQS, control groups, or cgroups for short, are part of the Linux kernel with which the use of resources by processes can be restricted and monitored. They play an important role in resource management and container virtualization. From the very beginning, Linux brought with it various mechanisms to control the use of system… Read More »

What are NPM and Flatpak?

What is npm? According to ABLOGTOPHONE, Npm is a package manager for software solutions that is used in the JavaScript runtime environment Node.js. The associated freely available repository now comprises several hundred thousand entries. Npm The letters were originally an acronym for ” Node Package Manager” – that is, for a solution to package software in the same JavaScript – Runtime environment. However,… Read More »

Austria Literature Part I

A distinction that is not purely geographical between Austrian literature and German literature has reason to exist starting from the age of the Reformation, when a Protestant and particularistic north, later dominated by the Prussian spirit, came to oppose a south, with Vienna at the center, absolutist and counter-reformist, in direct contact with the refined… Read More »

Myanmar Economy

ECONOMY: INDUSTRY AND MINERAL RESOURCES Myanmar also does not lack mineral resources. In the foreground is oil, extracted from the coastal islands and in the central part of the country, often associated with natural gas present in a fair quantity. There are also good productions of various metallic minerals, including above all lead, copper, zinc,… Read More »

Haghbat and Sanahin Monasteries (World Heritage)

These two monasteries from the 10th / 11th centuries Century are among the most important sacred buildings and spiritual centers of Armenia. They are separated by the Debed Gorge. Haghbat was a fortified monastery, its oldest sacred building is the Holy Cross Church. Sanahin is an architectural gem and has an important library. Haghbat and… Read More »

Historic Churches of Mtskheta (World Heritage)

Mtskheta in the east was the spiritual center of the country. The Samtavro Monastery with its Saint Nino Church and the Sweti Tskhoveli Cathedral, both built in the 11th century, as well as the Jvari Monastery from the 6th / 7th centuries. Century are among the most important examples of medieval sacred architecture in the… Read More »

Gelati Monastery (World Heritage)

The royal monastery complex Gelati, founded in 1106, only remains in ruins. The site bears witness to Georgia’s heyday in the Middle Ages. Gelati Monastery: facts Official title: Gelati Monastery Cultural monument: Gelati, founded by Dawit the Renewer as a royal court monastery Continent: Asia Country: Georgia Location: Kutaisi, northwest of Tbilisi (Tbilisi) Appointment: 1994… Read More »

Ruined City of Tschoga Zanbil (World Heritage)

The ruins of the Elamite royal city are in Tschoga Zanbil, 45 km southeast of Susa. The city was founded in the 13th century BC. Founded and by the troops of the Assyrian king Ashurbanipal in the 7th century BC. Chr. Destroyed. The center of the settlement was a huge ziggurat, a 25 m high… Read More »

Denmark Modern and Present Arts

Art until 1945 The artists of the 20th century broke with tradition. In 1918, Vilhelm Lundstrøm (* 1893, † 1950) introduced French Cubism with his “packing box pictures”, which paved the way for abstract art. Particularly important teachers were K. Zahrtmannand his student H. Giersing, who developed an intensive, coloristic style of painting. This French-influenced… Read More »

Continuing Education after Graduation

Primary school. High School. Academic degree. Career. Pension. Working life has long since ceased to be as simple as putting these words together. In addition to the countless possibilities that can be walked between the individual stations, there are usually many individual steps between career and retirement that have to be completed. These can be… Read More »