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What is Puppet? The puppet is a configuration management tool used by system administrators and devops engineers to build and configure IT infrastructure. To understand it we should know a bit of history about how information technology evolved.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure Tinyproxy on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. Tinyproxy is a small and fast HTTP/HTTPS proxy server and it is very easy to install and use. It is an ideal solution when a HTTP/HTTPS proxy is required, but but resources for a larger proxy such as Squid are unavailable.
Suppose that your original answer-file been used for Controller/Network +(N)*Compute Node deployment has been updated to separate Storage Node from Controller. As far as updates above are correct new node will be added to landscape, however endpoints for storage services in keystone database wouldn't be updated.
A primer explaining LXC and LXD, open source container platforms developed largely by Canonical, as well as how they compare to Docker and CoreOS rkt.
Commell launched a “LV-67S” Mini-ITX board with Intel 6th Gen Core S-series and Xeon CPUs, up to 32GB RAM, dual GbE, quad SATA, and five display outputs. The “LV-67S” Mini-ITX single board computer equipped with Intel’s 6th Gen (“Skylake”) Core S-Series and Xeon processors. The board is aimed at graphics intensive, but fanless, embedded systems […]
While North Carolina's HB2, the so called 'bathroom bill,' has already had a major negative economic effect on the state's economy, it's doubtful it will have much impact on the two major open source conferences held in the state.
Java to mobile compiler acquired with Xamarin is no moreMicrosoft is discontinuing RoboVM, the Java-to-Mobile compiler technology which it acquired with Xamarin a couple of months ago.…
Another great video tutorial for learning how to use a free and open source program. This time it's the popular vector drawing program, Inkscape.
Senators Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein released the official version of their anti-encryption bill... The bill, titled the Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016, would require tech firms to decrypt customers’ data at a court’s request.
Apparently not everyone 'let's the Wookie win..'
RTFM not rm -rf, man! FFS!The owner of a web host has unwittingly deleted his customers data after executing a powerful line of code on his servers.…
Security experts have devised a method that allows users to recover data from computers infected with the Petya ransomware program without paying money to cybercriminals.
It was only a matter of time. With Ubuntu now running on Windows 10, hackers have started porting Linux desktop and GUI apps to Windows.
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Udoo has surpassed its Kickstarter goal for a “Udoo X86” hacker SBC with a quad-core Braswell SoC, 4GB RAM, and Arduino compatibility via a Curie module. Seco’s Udoo.org project has won Kickstarter funding for the Udoo X86, the third community-backed, x86 based hacker SBC we’ve seen that’s not backed by Intel or AMD. With its […]
My Percona Live Data Performance Conference talk is called ActorDB: an alternative view of a distributed database. ActorDB is an open source database that was developed using a distributed model:
Aaeon’s UP board, an Atom-based RPi lookalike, has finally been completed, with shipments in May. There’s also a new 4GB RAM version and other changes. Aaeon Europe, a subsidiary of Asus, had huge success on Kickstarter last fall with its Intel Atom-based UP board, raising €105,117 from 671 backers. It was originally intended to ship […]
The launch of the highly anticipated Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system is upon us, and now Canonical has just announced that the GNU/Linux distro entered final freeze.
We live in an emerging globalized, mobile world of dispersed cloud workers. More than ever, we see individuals and organizations trading in their traditional offices to work from home, coffee houses, and just about anywhere in the world in which they can connect to the Internet.
Immediately after announcing the release of the first maintenance build of Linux kernel 4.5, Greg Kroah-Hartman informed the community about the availability of Linux kernel 4.4.7 LTS.