Linux administration tools News
December 06, 2011
JT Global is marching to the beat of its own drummer with open source software, including Ubuntu virtual machines, ConVirt virtualization management software, and a unique approach to VM clustering.
September 27, 2011
A mainstay of Web 2.0 companies, DevOps-inspired configuration management tools are turning out to be a good fit in the traditional enterprise.
March 16, 2011
The popular open source configuration management system, Puppet, along with DevOps made it possible for Constant Contact to scale operations from hundreds to thousands of servers in their data center.
December 03, 2009
An advantage of Linux is performance tuning. A duo of Red Hat engineers put on workshops to train Linux admins on tuning methods for their servers. Some tools used by Linux admins can give them enough performance boost to delay purchase of ...
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FirewallD, also known as Dynamic Firewall, replaces Fedora's old firewall tool, iptables, and allows for easier configuration and interface. Continue Reading
Managing services on Linux is an essential task for administrators. Learn to work with either System V or systemd. Continue Reading
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I am just starting out with Linux and hoping to get a job working with it in the near future. What should I do now to get ahead? Continue Reading
There are some powerful Linux performance tools available to system administrators -- the problem is knowing how to use them. Continue Reading
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Sysadmins need to ensure their Linux servers perform properly. Check out these tips for choosing the right tool for the job, preventing rootkit attacks and more. Continue Reading
Forget about /etc/fstab and autofs. There's a new Linux system around. Systemd manages mounting and automounting of file systems differently. Continue Reading
The latest Linux distributions all use journald, which means a lot of changes to system logging and management. Continue Reading
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I want to write a shell script that contains commands for Linux partition creation. Can I automate everything so the user only inputs the partition size and details? Continue Reading
Setting permissions one by one will eat up an administrator's time. Control permissions better with Linux ACLs. Continue Reading
A RAM file system isn't real, but its benefits are: It allows Linux servers to store temporary files without taking up disk space. Continue Reading