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Linux network administration News
March 16, 2015
Linux talent is in high demand, with organizations willing to pay big bucks for those with the right qualifications. Do you have what it takes?
November 04, 2013
Cumulus Networks released version 2.0 of its Linux-based network OS for bare-metal switches based on Broadcom Trident II chips.
June 21, 2013
SearchSDN explored Twitter and saw users discussing SDN agility, Cumulus Linux news, network virtualization and thoughts on OpenFlow.
June 20, 2013
Cumulus launched a Linux OS for bare-metal switches this week. We spoke to CEO J.R. Rivers about how this platform will affect network operations.
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YaST handles much of the administration load, offers a simple graphical interface and sets up setting system parameters easily. Continue Reading
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The open source quagga router is garnering attention as a flexible choice for SDN. It's easy to set up with the right hardware. Continue Reading
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There are plenty of useful Linux tools to help in the event of a network connection failure. Here are six of the top commands to stay ahead when trouble occurs. Continue Reading
A bridged network interface is often absent from KVM hosts, but a few simple commands will help you create one in your RHEL infrastructure. Continue Reading
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