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MySQL is gearing up with its own high-availability Group Replication solution

Oracle recently introduced Group Replication as a trouble-free high-availability solution for the ubiquitous MySQL.

Useful tools for automating network devices

Armed with the right tools, you can manage your network infrastructure both automatically and effectively in a DevOps environment.
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ZAP provides automated security tests in continuous integration pipelines

Despite the abundance of tools that test code and help improve the effectiveness of a continuous integration pipeline, automated security testing is much more difficult to get right than it might appear.
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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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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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VMware vRealize Automation 7

We look at VMware's tool for managing and provisioning cloud infrastructures.
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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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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.