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Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash

Container IDE with cloud connection

Gitpod relies on technologies such as Docker and Eclipse Theia to serve up individual development environments for GitHub projects.
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Lead Image © Pavol Stredansky

Transcoding optical media in Linux

We test two candidates for viewing and converting video DVDs and Blu-ray discs, HandBrake and MakeMKV, and point out legal hurdles.
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Lead Image © Gino Santa Maria, 123RF.com

Storage monitoring with Grafana

Create intuitive and meaningful visualizations of storage performance values with a "TIG" stack: Telegraf, InfluxDB, and Grafana.
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Lead Image © Dioptria, sxc.hu

New ITIL framework and certification

ITIL version 4.0 has undergone a fundamental revision and is now headed into the age of the cloud and DevOps.
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Lead Image © higyou, 123RF.com

Internet socket programming in Perl

Perl sockets work like file handles that can span across a network or the entire Internet.
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Lead Image © yemelyanov, 123RF.com

Call web pages in the terminal with Browsh

The Browsh command-line browser displays web pages with text characters and thus supports true-to-layout browsing at the command line.
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Lead Image © Lucy Baldwin, 123RF.com

Thrashing the data cache for fun and profit

To reduce the possibility of disk thrashing, optimize your data cache through spatial locality and cache-friendly algorithms and utilize fully the data loaded from slower storage media before moving on.
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Lead Image © Galyna Andrushko, 123RF

Credential harvesting at the network interstice

To thwart credential harvesters at the network interstice, you must understand how attackers exploit browser transactions.
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Lead Image © lightwise, 123RF.com

Google Cloud Storage for backups

We compare Google Cloud Storage for Internet-based backups with Amazon S3.
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Photo by Jani Brumat on Unsplash

Enlarging the TCP initial window

Linux on-board resources let admins open the floodgates for high-volume TCP packages.