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Articles from ADMIN Issue 37
I love automation. Almost every day I write scripts to automate some task, and then I schedule that task to take place at a specific time. Sometimes I automate so many things that I forget they're automated. I'm not sure if that's good or bad, but it does happen.
News for system administrators around the world.
SUSECon 2016 took place in Washington, DC, in the same week as the US presidential election. An interesting piece of trivia: the openSUSE conference was held in the UK during the vote on Brexit, and they voted to leave.
Many companies that use Google Analytics to learn more about visitors to their websites worry about privacy issues. We looked at some useful alternatives.
A good monitoring solution must provide information about applications and their performance. We show you how to monitor a database using openITCOCKPIT.
Locally hosted collaboration servers are an alternative to letting employees swap files in a public cloud. We show you how to set up an ownCloud 9 environment on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
The management of DNS entries works fundamentally differently for clouds than for classic setups; OpenStack Designate is a meaningful and well-functioning DNS as a Service implementation.
Software-defined storage promises centrally managed, heterogeneous storage with built-in redundancy. We examine how complicated it is to set up the necessary distributed filesystems. A benchmark shows which operations each system is best at tackling.
PowerCLI in the current version 6 R3 supports access to nearly all VMware data center and cloud products with around 500 cmdlets, including numerous additional features, APIs, and interfaces. In this article, we show you the most important innovations.
Docker containers introduce serious security problems, but you can employ a number of methods to deploy them securely.