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Lead Image © kasza, 123RF.com

Up close with SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

The latest new version of SUSE Linux Enterprise offers some promising new features for admins.
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Lead Image © smileus, 123RF.com

Coordinating distributed systems with ZooKeeper

Anyone who manages many clusters should be meticulous in ensuring that organized processes prevail in the distributed server zoo. We describe how Apache ZooKeeper fulfills this task.
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Lead Image © Rancz Andrei, 123RF.com

Security data analytics and visualization with R

Conduct improved security analysis and visualization of security-related data using R, a scripting language for statistical data manipulation and analysis.
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Lead Image © Andrey Lavrushov, 123RF.com

Coming to grips with grep

Now is the time to re-examine and consider again the power of grep and its relatives.
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Lead Image © alexskopje, 123RF.com

Do You Know Juno?

The OpenStack cloud platform plays a major role in the increasingly important cloud industry, so a new release is big news for cloud integrators and admins. The new version 2014.2 "Juno" release mostly cleans up and maintains the working model but adds a few innovations.
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Lead Image © Sergey Jarochkin, 123RF.com

Automation with PXE Boot

We show how to save time and stress by automating your system installations with PXE boot.
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Lead Image © Matty Symons, 123RF.com

The new openAttic 1.1 storage manager

Although the lastest version of the openAttic storage manager was announced as a conservative maintenance release, openAttic 1.1 is actually a feature-rich new development.
© J. Allspaw and P. Hammond 2009

© J. Allspaw and P. Hammond 2009

Building better software on schedule with DevOps

DevOps makes IT departments more efficient and makes their employees happier – but what is it? We describe some basic ingredients of the DevOps recipe.
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Lead Image © kateleigh, 123RF.com

Distributed storage with Sheepdog

The Sheepdog distributed storage tool exhibits pronounced doggedness and deserves appropriate attention, benefiting projects such as QEMU and OpenStack.
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Disaster recovery for Windows servers

Need to fix a Windows server? We'll discuss some techniques for getting your system back. You'll also learn some tricks for Active Directory and Exchange.