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Proxmox virtualization manager

Proxmox has been working for years on their virtualization manager that does not require a cloud. We look at the improved reliability and new features in version 5.0.

Better compression of web pages

Google develops a software tool that is a genuine alternative to Gzip, with improved website compression rates that save bandwidth for server operators.
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Photo by Aidas Ciziunas, Unsplash.com

Haskell framework for the web

The Yesod web framework includes a Haskell compiler on top of the standard web technologies, such as HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, with aggressive optimization and function checks for correctness.
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Lead Image Craig Whitehead on Unsplash

Hands-on test of Windows Subsystem for Linux

If you don't want to do without the main advantages of Linux on the Windows platform, the Windows Subsystem for Linux offers another option. We delve the depths of the Linux underworld and explain how you can optimize the subsystem.
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Lead Image © Joy Fera, fotolia.com

Project management with Phabricator

Bug trackers are the least thing that can be deployed to combat chaos in daily IT work. The free Phabricator software provides this service and many others.
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Lead Image © blas, Fotolia.com

Windows Server 2016 for small servers

Small businesses often do not need the full-blown version of Windows Server 2016. If the application scenarios are manageable, the cheaper Essentials version is the ideal solution; however, it does come with a number of restrictions.
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Lead Image © Gunnar Pippel, 123RF

Automated compliance testing with InSpec

Don't equate compliance through certification with security, because compliance and security are not the same. We look at automated compliance testing with InSpec for the secure operation of enterprise IT.
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Lead Image © Beboy, Fotolia.com

Correctly integrating containers

If you run microservices in containers, they are forced to communicate with each other – and with the outside world. We explain how to network pods and nodes in Kubernetes.
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Lead Image © Dmitriy Melnikov, Fotolia.com

Combining containers and OpenStack

The OpenStack cosmos cannot ignore the trend toward containers. If you want to combine both technologies, projects like Magnum, Kolla, and Zun come into play. Which one?
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Lead Image © Claudia Paulussen, Fotolia.com

Take your pick from a variety of AWS databases

We look at the variety of databases available in Amazon Web Services – from relational, to NoSQL, to data warehouses for petabyte data volumes.