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The advantages of configuration management tools

Etcd, ZooKeeper, Consul, and similar programs are currently the subject of heated debate in the world of configuration management. We investigate the problems they seek to solve and promises they make.
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Lead Image © Sergey Nivens, 123RF.com

Set up and operate security monitoring throughout the enterprise

We describe some basic considerations for choosing a Security Information and Event Management system and designing its implementation.
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Lead Image © Andrii IURLOV, 123RF.com

Advanced Windows security using EMET

Although attacks on computers are numerous and varied, they are predominantly based on the same techniques. Microsoft closes these vulnerabilities on Windows computers using the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET).
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Lead Image © silvae, 123RF.com

Working with the Exchange Management Shell

We take a close look at the Exchange Management Shell – an essential tool for Exchange administrators.
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Lead Image © Oleksiy Mark, 123RF.com

Application virtualization with Docker

Half-lives of products are becoming shorter and shorter on today's virtualization market. This year, the buzz is all about Docker.
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Lead Image © Kheng Ho Toh, 123RF.com

What's new in PostgreSQL 9.4

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group recently introduced the new major version 9.4 of the popular free database, which includes innovative functions as well as a whole range of changes regarding speed and functionality.
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Lead Image © Zarko Cvijovic, 123RF.com

Innovations in PowerShell 5

Windows 10 brings an updated, fifth release of PowerShell that vastly simplifies the task of managing modules and software packages. The scripting language now also handles various formatted output from commands and selection lists.
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Successful protocol analysis in modern network structures

Virtual networks and server structures require additional mechanisms to ensure visibility of data streams. We show how to monitor and analyze network functions, even when virtualization is involved.
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OpenSMTPD makes mail server configuration easy

The OpenBSD origins of the OpenSMTPD mail transfer agent makes SMTP easier to implement and manage and more secure.
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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.