Category: Linux

Linux Server Managment

Paying it forward at Finland's Aalto Fablab

Paying it forward at Finland's Aalto Fablab

Originating at MIT, a fab lab is a technology prototyping platform where learning, experimentation, innovation, and invention are encouraged through curiosity, creativity, hands-on making, and most critically, open knowledge sharing.

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SuperComputing17 Denver, #PoweredByCentOS

SC17, the largest SuperComputing event in the world, was held in Denver, Colorado, November 12 through 17th. I was lucky enough to attend the event as a representative of the CentOS community. While there, I spoke with dozens of organizations that use CentOS as part of their High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure. I also got […]

How to Download and Extract Tar Files with One Command

Tar (Tape Archive) is a popular file archiving format in Linux. It can be used together with gzip (tar.gz) or bzip2 (tar.bz2) for compression. It is the most widely used command line utility to create

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5 new OpenStack resources

As OpenStack has continued to mature and move from the first stages of adoption to use in production clouds, the focus of the OpenStack community has shifted as well, with more focus than ever on

Part 1: How I Built a cPanel Hosting Environment on Amazon AWS

People argue for and against building a production hosting environment on top of cloud services such as Amazon’s AWS. I recently made the decision to migrate my entire hosting infrastructure from co-located dedicated hardware to a

Getting started with .NET for Linux

Getting started with .NET for Linux

When you know a software developer’s preferred operating system, you can often guess what programming language(s) they use. If they use Windows, the language list includes C#, JavaScript, and TypeScript. A few legacy devs may be using Visual Basic, and the bleeding-edge coders are dabbling in F#. Even though you can use Windows to develop in just about any language, most stick with the usuals.

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How the OpenType font system works

Digital typography is something that we use every day, but few of us understand how digital fonts work. This article gives a basic, quick, dirty, oversimplified (but hopefully useful) tour of OpenType— what it is

How to align your team around microservices

How to align your team around microservices

Microservices have been a focus across the open source world for several years now. Although open source technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Swarm make it easier than ever for organizations to adopt microservice architectures, getting your team on the same page about microservices remains a difficult challenge.

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Flint OS, an operating system for a cloud-first world

Given the power of today’s browser platform technology and web frontend performance, it’s not surprising that most things we want to do with the internet can be accomplished through a single browser window. We are

How to manage Linux containers with Ansible Container

Ansible Container: A new way to manage containers

I love containers and use the technology every day. Even so, containers aren’t perfect. Over the past couple of months, however, a set of projects has emerged that addresses some of the problems I’ve experienced.

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