Six all-in-one Linux server distributions and a NAS system for small businesses and workgroups feature comprehensive feature sets, simple administration, and services. Are these distributions worthwhile?
Abstraction layers are the alpha and omega in the design of complex architectures. The Linux Storage Stack is an excellent example of well-coordinated layers. Access to storage media is abstracted through a unified interface, without sacrificing functionality.
The Nginx web server platform is not as well known as another open source web alternative known as Apache, but the fast and frugal Nginx is growing in popularity around the world as web admins contend with increased traffic and the challenges of container and cloud environments. We talked to Nginx CEO Gus Robertson.
Cron is the simplest job scheduler on Unix and Linux systems, but if you are looking for an enterprise-level solution that offers unique, sophisticated sequencing and monitoring functions, schedulix might just fit the bill.
One command launches a complete development environment, another deploys your own web application on the production server – all without a single configuration file. The brand-new Otto seeks to make this web developer dream come true.
Many companies use Active Directory for centrally managing existing systems, but if you mix in Linux systems, you have to take care of a few things, such as different forms of integration. We show you how to connect the FreeIPA identity management framework as an interface to an Active Directory domain.