Glossary

Linux is the best operating system, and it's free!

03.02.2022

A Hard Nut to Crack

Systemd comes with a metric for determining the security of your system, letting you track how any service can be secured step-by-step in a sandbox.
28.11.2021

Nested

Photo by Muneeb Syed on Unsplash Deploy a full Linux container environment, including a Kubernetes cluster, on Windows with Windows Subsystem for Linux version 2.
28.11.2021

Locked In

Lead Image © Victor Zastolskiy, 123RF.com Isolate popular applications in flexible, easy-to-set-up, and easy-to-take-down containers with Firejail.
28.11.2021

Penguin Travel

Lead Image © Cornelius, Fotolia.com 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.
12.05.2021

When I/O Workloads Don’t Perform

Isolating and diagnosing the root causes of your performance troubles.

11.05.2021

Preload Trick

By using  the LD_PRELOAD environment variable ,  you  can improve performance without making changes to applications.

17.02.2021

How Linux and Beowulf Drove Desktop Supercomputing

Open source software and tools, the Beowulf Project, and communities change d  the face of high-performance computing.

30.11.2020
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Many Cooks

People say many cooks spoil the broth, but collaborative editing of documents does not necessarily have to end up in chaos. The collaborative functions in these free online office solutions can help users with teamwork.
30.11.2020
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Group Dynamics

Kopano Groupware seeks to be more than a slot-in replacement for Microsoft Exchange. We reveal how you can commission the platform and the highlights it offers.
30.11.2020
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Key to Success

If you want to build scalable clouds, you need the right hardware, but which servers are the right choice as controllers, storage, and compute nodes?
30.11.2020
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All Yours

A private Docker registry gives you more control over images and protects your Docker Hub credentials.
15.09.2020

SSHFS for Shared Storage

SSHFS is often overlooked as an HPC shared filesystem solution.

02.06.2020
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Traffic Cops

A close look at the network traffic on a server with the bandwhich and iftop utilities can reveal exactly why an application is behaving strangely.
25.03.2020

Enriched Ecosystem

Eric Herman, Chairman of the MariaDB Foundation board, sheds light on the evolving focus of the custodians of one of the most popular and widely used databases.