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Docker tools empower developers to create distributed applications.
Docker tools empower developers to create distributed applications.

4 Tutorials on Using Docker Tools to Run a Truly Distributed Application in Production

In this series of four tutorials, Docker Cookbook author Sebastien Goasguen introduces the Docker tools which empower developers to create distributed applications. He introduces Docker Compose, Docker Engine, Docker Machine, and Docker Swarm and demonstrates how to use them to create a multi-...
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2016 Future of Open Source Survey Says Open Source Is The Modern Architecture

Open source improves efficiency, interoperability, and innovation according to the latest open source survey from North Bridge and Black Duck. The companies today released results of their annual “Future of Open Source” study, which examines open source software trends. These results show open...
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Containers as a Service tools provide a framework to manage container and application deployment.

5 Container as a Service Tools You Should Know About

In a previous article on next-generation cloud technologies, I mentioned Containers as a Service (CaaS), which provides a framework to manage container and application deployment. Brendan Burns, Google’s lead engineer for Kubernetes, introduced CaaS as a term for container platforms in his talk at...
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Prepare for New OpenStack Admin Certification Exam With The Linux Foundation

With some studies showing the majority of private cloud deployments are on OpenStack, it’s essential that that today’s SysAdmins and DevOps pro’s are proficient on this important technology. That’s why today at OpenStack Summit in Austin, The OpenStack Foundation announced the availability of a...
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Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator: Adedayo Samuel

The Linux Foundation offers many resources for developers, users, and administrators of Linux systems, including its Linux Certification Program. This program is designed to give you a way to differentiate yourself in a competitive job market. How well does the certification prepare you for the...
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Once your first data has been sent to logstash, it is then possible to create your first index by logging into kibana.
ELK, which stands for Elasticsearch + Logstash + Kibana, is one of the most standard solutions to collect and search logs.

How to Manage Logs in a Docker Environment With Compose and ELK

The question of log management has always been crucial in a well managed web infrastructure. Well managed logs will, of course, help you monitor and troubleshoot your applications, but it can also be source of information to know more about your users or investigate any eventual security incidents...
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Q&A: Gene Kim Explains the Joy of DevOps

Devops is one of those volatile topics that mixes human behavior patterns with technology, often yielding dramatic increases in productive output -- that is, more high-quality software at a much faster pace. It's a fascinating area. But is devops fascinating enough for a novel? Gene Kim guessed...
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How To Really Erase Any Drive -- Even SSDs -- in 2016

You may already know that "deleting" a file does nothing of the sort. Securely erasing drives before you sell a computer keeps your personal information from falling into the wrong hands. Good news: it's easier than ever to fully erase data. SSDs - now the standard in Ultrabooks and Macs - are a...
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A Look Into Linux.com's New Server Stack

While our updated Linux.com boasts a clean look and fresh interface for our users, there’s also an entirely new infrastructure stack that we’re happy to take you on a tour of. Linux.com serves over two million page views a month: providing news and technical articles as well as hosting a dynamic...
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Working at night burns out your team and makes you less creative, warned Colin McNamara in a presentation at DevOps Networking Forum 2016.
Working at night burns out your team and makes you less creative, warned Colin McNamara in a presentation at DevOps Networking Forum 2016.

Working Late May Be Destroying Your Organization: Colin McNamara [Video]

Many of us who work in the IT field are aware of the grim reality of working late at night. People often end up working long hours as they take on additional work and projects. But, is that good for you? Is it good for your organization? Is it good for your teams and clients? By doing so, are you...
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