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Service discovery, monitoring, load balancing, and more with Consul

Modern-day DevOps techniques bring automation to everyday tasks, such as service discovery, monitoring, and load balancing.
Tim Bell

Tim Bell

How Open Source Helped CERN Find the Higgs Boson

CERN uses open source software to find the source code of our existence.
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TLS 1.3 and the return of common sense

After a decade in service, TLS 1.2 is showing many signs of aging. Its immediate successor, TLS 1.3, has earned the approval of the IETF. Some major changes are on the way.
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Photo by Valerie Elash on Unsplash

Make better use of Prometheus with  Grafana, Telegraf, and Alerta

The Prometheus monitoring tool might not always look like one of the Titans, but add-ons like Alerta or Telegraf can improve its looks.
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Lead Image © Lucy Baldwin, 123RF.com

Exploring the most famous performance tool

Take your performance tuning into the cloud with the top utility.

PowerShell add-on security modules

Numerous PowerShell add-on modules provide security and attack functions for penetration tests and forensic analyses, to help admins search for vulnerabilities in their networks.
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Highly available storage virtualization

Implementing highly available SAN data storage virtualization.
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Lead Image © golffoto, photocase.com

Continuous upgrades for Windows 10

The new Windows 10 update strategy, called an in-place upgrade, requires some manual adjustments for third-party components, as well as accommodations for multilingual and non-English enterprises.
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Desktops and applications with Essentials

Employees or individual teams who need a workstation quickly can benefit from XenApp Essentials and XenDesktop Essentials; those who need more extensive services can move to XenApp and XenDesktop Services.
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Keeping the software in Docker containers up to date

Docker has radically changed the way admins roll out their software in many companies. However, regular updates are still needed. How does this work most effectively with containers?