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JMeter tests loads and measures performance of static and dynamic resources

The JMeter specialized integrated development environment applies test scripts for load testing and performance evaluation and supports various protocols that come in handy for Internet-powered applications.
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Lead Image © Olivier Le Moal, 123RF.com

Secure SSH connections the right way

Admins use SSH, the proverbial Swiss army knife of system management, for many of their daily tasks, but no matter how powerful the tool might be, it typically does not offer adequate protection. We look at ways to tighten SSH security.
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Photo by Clay LeConey on Unsplash

Getting started with Prometheus

Prometheus is a centralized time series database with metrics, scraping, and alerting logic built in. We help you get started monitoring with Prometheus.
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Photo by Muneeb Syed on Unsplash

Use Linux Containers with WSL2 on Windows

Deploy a full Linux container environment, including a Kubernetes cluster, on Windows with Windows Subsystem for Linux version 2.
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Lead Image © bluebay, 123rf.com

Hunt down vulnerabilities with the Metasploit pen-testing tool

The veteran Metasploit is by no means obsolete and is still used as a typical workflow to find and analyze security vulnerabilities in Windows 10 and Linux systems.
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Nested Kubernetes with Loft

Kubernetes has limited support for multitenancy, so many admins prefer to build multiple standalone Kubernetes clusters that eat up resources and complicate management. As a solution, Loft launches any number of clusters within the same control plane.
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Lead Image © Victor Zastolskiy, 123RF.com

Run applications in a containerized sandbox with Firejail

Isolate popular applications in flexible, easy-to-set-up, and easy-to-take-down containers with Firejail.
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Lead Image © Cornelius, Fotolia.com

Linux apps on Windows 10 and Chrome OS

Microsoft and Google have upgraded their in-house operating systems, Windows 10 and Chrome OS, with subsystems to run Linux. We look into their highly different approaches.
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Lead Image © bowie15 , 123RF.com

Docker and Podman environments on Windows and Mac machines

Develop container applications on a Windows or Mac system with Docker Desktop or Podman.
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Photo by Filip Mroz on Unsplash

Bpytop command-line monitoring tool

The bpytop command-line monitoring tool provides a variety of information via a fancy user interface and supports network monitoring and mouse- or keyboard-based control.