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AWS Quickstart for Kubernetes

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:27:03 +0000

Kubernetes is an open-source cluster manager that makes it easy to run Docker and other containers in production environments of all types (on-premises or in the public cloud). What is now an open community project came from development and operations patterns pioneered at Google to manage complex systems at internet scale.

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Steve Suehring's CompTIA Linux+ and LPIC Practice Tests (Sybex)

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:48:34 +0000

Possessing Linux skills is valuable in today's IT job market where demand for talent outstrips supply. Getting certified proves you have the chops to do the job, and two well worn paths to Linux certification are the Computing Technology Industry Association's CompTIA Linux+ and the Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC). more>>

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Ubuntu Kylin, a Linux Distribution with a Microsoft Windows Experience

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:48:37 +0000

Ubuntu Kylin is an open-source Linux distribution based on Ubuntu since 2013, mainly developed by a Chinese team alongside dozens of Linux developers all over the world. It contains the basic features you would expect from Ubuntu, plus features a desktop environment and applications. more>>

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SUSE CaaS Platform

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:33:34 +0000

There are a lot of decisions to be made before enterprises are ready for production and deployment of container apps, asserts SUSE. more>>

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Linux Lite

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:28:28 +0000

Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution that is based on the well known Ubuntu LTS and targeted at Windows users. Its mission is to provide a complete set of applications to support users' everyday computing needs, including a complete office suite, media players and other essential applications. more>>

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My Love Affair with Synology

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:23:28 +0000

In my "Hodge Podge" article in the October 2016 issue, I mentioned how much I love the Synology NAS I have in my server closet (Figure 1). more>>

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ONF/ON.Lab's ONOS Project

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:01:35 +0000

Networks have become indispensable infrastructure in modern society. The danger is that these networks tend to be closed, proprietary, complex, operationally expensive and inflexible, all of which impede innovation and progress rather than enable them. more>>

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Never Trust Yellow Fruit

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:34:45 +0000

You've probably heard about the WiFi Pineapple from Hak5. It's a fascinating device that allows you to do some creepy pen testing. It's the sort of tool that could be used for evil, but it's also incredibly useful for securing networks. more>>

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Five Reasons to Love SAP HANA

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:51:27 +0000

If you are reading a blog on SAP HANA, you probably already know that it is an in-memory data platform built to handle massive amounts of data in real time. You probably already know that it can be deployed as an on-premises appliance or purchased as a hybrid or cloud service. more>>(image)



BlueCat DNS Edge

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:27:04 +0000

Migration to the cloud, the flexibility of network virtualization and the promise of IoT involve IT transformations that have placed incredible strain on enterprise security. more>>

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Jetico's BestCrypt Container Encryption for Linux

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:22:09 +0000

Cyber-attacks are now constant, threats to privacy are increasing, and more rigid regulations are looming worldwide. To help IT folks relax in the face of these challenges, Jetico updated its BestCrypt Container Encryption solution to include Container Guard. more>>

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SQL Server on Linux

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:54:12 +0000

When Wim Coekaerts, Microsoft's vice president for open source, took the stage at LinuxCon 2016 in Toronto last summer, he came not as an adversary, but as a longtime Linux enthusiast promising to bring the power of Linux to Microsoft and vice versa. With the recent launch of SQL Server for Linux, Coekaerts is clearly having an impact. more>>

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Low Tech High Tech

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:15:11 +0000

Google Cardboard should be terrible. Really, it should. It's literally made of cardboard. I remember as a kid some cereal boxes came with spy glasses you had to cut out of the box itself—and they were terrible. But Google Cardboard is amazing. Granted, you need to add your $750 Android phone to it, but that's already in your pocket anyway. more>>

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Android Candy: the Verbification of Video Chat

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:45:33 +0000

People who study the history of languages probably will look back at our current time and scratch their heads. We keep inventing verbs! First, Google became the verb we use for searching. Then, "Facebooking" someone became a viable way to contact them. Heck, I forgot about "texting" someone. It seems we just keep taking perfectly good nouns and making them verbs. more>>

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Why the Largest Companies in the World Count on Linux Servers

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 04:03:32 +0000

Linux started its life in the data center as a cheaper alternative to UNIX. At the time, UNIX operating systems ruled the industry and for good reason. They were performant, fault tolerant and extremely stable. They also were very expensive and ran on very proprietary hardware. more>>(image)