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In this article, we shall discuss Nagios, an open source software that is deployed in most data centres to monitor various system and network …

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Continuing from the previous article on the subject, we now proceed to Sed data structures and operators. Sed has a few powerful data structures …

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In this article, we will discuss advanced Awk functionality, including string- and time-manipulation functions, associative arrays and user-defined functions. These can be very useful …

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Many of us have wanted to work on our own homemade Linux Web server, but struggled due to the lack of appropriate versions, and …

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With the size of an organisation’s infrastructure increasing, monitoring is becoming a challenge. Ganglia presents itself as a very good solution when it comes …

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Today’s businesses demand 24×7 uptime of IT infrastructure. To meet this need, a number of technologies are used, which include failover, clustering, redundant devices …

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Here is a record of my initial explorations and findings about the recently released openSUSE rolling distribution repository, Tumbleweed, as experienced on a netbook. …

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When I heard the term Live CD, I thought it was a rock band — but very soon, I learnt what a wonderful thing …

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An ebook will never smell as good as that old leather-bound volume of classics on grandfather’s bookshelf; but the ebook format, residing inside an …

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As the title says, this is an introduction to databases, their purpose and features. It deals with how to design and create a simple …