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Lead Image © larisa13, 123RF.com

Software-defined storage with LizardFS

Standard hardware plus LizardFS equals a resilient, flexible, and configurable POSIX-compliant storage pool.
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Lead Image © Thomas Reichhart, 123RF.com

Managing Vim plugins

We look at some tools that can help take the pain out of managing plugins.
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Lead Image © Philip Kinsey, 123RF.com

Working with objects in PowerShell

This workshop helps admins understand the object-oriented structure of PowerShell.
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Lead Image © Dan Barbalata, 123RF.com

Avoiding KVM configuration errors

Virtualization solutions isolate their VM systems far more effectively than a container host isolates its guests. However, implementation weaknesses in the hypervisor and configuration errors can lead to residual risk, as we show, using KVM as an example.
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Lead Image © Dmitriy Shpilko, 123RF.com

VMware vRealize Automation 7

We look at VMware's tool for managing and provisioning cloud infrastructures.
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Lead Image © alphaspirit, 123RF.com

Sync identities with Microsoft Identity Manager

Learn how Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 can help sync identities in the local AD as well as Azure AD and Office 365.
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Lead Image © James Thew, 123RF.com

Relational databases as containers

If you spend very much of your time pushing containerized services from server to server, you might be asking yourself: Why not databases, as well? We describe the status quo for RDBMS containers.
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Lead Image © Shao-Chun Wang, 123RF.com

Monitor Windows systems and Linux servers

The Microsoft Operations Management Suite provides a comprehensive monitoring solution in the cloud that offers a high degree of flexibility and scalability.
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Lead Image © zelfit, 123RF.com

Harden your OpenStack configuration

Any OpenStack installation that hosts services and VMs for several customers poses a challenge for the security-conscious admin. Hardening the overall system can turn the porous walls into a fortress – but you'll need more than a little mortar.
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Lead Image © Tom Baker, 123RF.com

The Cuckoo sandboxing malware analysis tool

The open source Cuckoo Sandbox malware analysis system investigates malicious software.

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