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Lead Image © Sergei Tryapitsyn, 123RF.com

Apache Storm

We take you through the installation of a Storm cluster and discuss how to create your own topologies.
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Lead Image © Shawn Hempel, 123RF.com

Managing networks in Windows Server vNext

We look at a new component in Windows Server vNext – the Network Controller server role.
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Lead Image © Sergey Tryapitsyn, 123RF.com

LDAP integration with popular groupware suites

Your LDAP directory holds user data for the whole network. Why not save time and avoid duplication by integrating the LDAP directory with your groupware environment?
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Lead Image © Anton Gvozdikov, 123RF.com

The Aurora Mesos Framework

Apache Aurora is a service daemon built for the data center.
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Lead Image © Barna Tanko, 123RF.com

Handy Windows tools for sniffing network traffic

You don't need expensive software to study the traffic on your network. We look at some handy sniffers for Windows environments, including SmartSniff, SniffPass, Open Visual Traceroute, and Microsoft Message Analyzer.
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Lead Image © Dmitriy Sladkov, 123RF.com

Shell practice: Introduction to the sed stream editor

With sed, you can edit text data without an interactive user interface, using pipes or input redirection. Sed lets you execute extensive editing commands on a single line.
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Lead Image © Federico Caputo, 123RF.com

Virtual environments in Windows Server

Along with the preview for Windows 10, Microsoft has released a technical preview of the upcoming Windows Server. The focus is on functions for complex environments. Microsoft has introduced some new features, especially in the area of virtualization.
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Lead Image © Alexandr Marinenko, 123RF.com

Server administration using Cockpit

Cockpit makes it easy to manage Linux servers: Four mouse clicks in the browser restart the crashed web server, and four more interconnect the server's network interfaces. Pilots flying in this cockpit, though, have to cope with a few limitations.
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Lead Image © Wavebreak Media Ltd, 123RF.com

Automation with Ansible

Ansible offers automatic provisioning and configuration capabilities similar to that of Chef and Puppet, but it's aimed more at admins than developers.
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Lead Image © Spectral, Fotolia.com

Creating a redundant array of inexpensive links

The Fault Tolerant Router daemon uses multipath routing among multiple Internet connections to keep you connected, even when some connections go down.