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Lead Image © zelfit, 123RF.com

Kubernetes for small and medium-sized enterprises

We look at the benefits of Kubernetes outside of large corporate environments.

Setting up a PXE boot server

Set up a PXE server for BIOS and UEFI clients and use it to boot Linux or Windows.
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Lead Image © Sergey Nivens, 123RF.com

Single sign-on like the big guys

Keycloak is a robust and mature project that provides a modern single sign-on authorization experience and centralized authentication of your apps.
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Photo by Cytonn Photography on Unsplash

Tools for automation in the cloud

Automation in the cloud does not require expensive new acquisitions when tools such as Ansible, Salt, Puppet, or Chef are already in use locally and can contribute to the automatic management and orchestration of cloud workloads.
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Photo by Austin Neill on Unsplash

Configuring complex environments

YAML is often the language of choice when configuring complex environments. We help you get started with YAML and the YAML parser yq.
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Lead Image © Rajesh Rajendran Nair, 123RF.com

Automating network hardware

Automation of network devices can be accomplished in a number of ways: with the official approaches recommended by the manufacturers; by Cumulus Linux, an open network operating system; and with the Ansible automation platform, which can communicate with devices from any vendor.
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Photo by Sebastian Molina fotografÌa on Unsplash

Tracking down problems with Jaeger

The various components of cloud-native applications are always exchanging information, which makes troubleshooting difficult. The Jaeger tracing framework helps hunt down the perpetrators.
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Photo by Keith Hardy on Unsplash

Network access control with Cisco's Identity Services Engine

Cisco's Identity Services Engine offers a scalable approach to network access control for a variety of devices.
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Photo by Larisa Birta on Unsplash

Convert Linux shell commands into PowerShell cmdlets

Convert Linux shell commands into PowerShell cmdlets and modules and run them in a PowerShell environment.
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Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

Spotlight on the Kubernetes package manager, Helm

A Helm chart is a template of several parts that defines, deploys, and upgrades Kubernetes apps and can be considered the standard package manager in the Kubernetes world.