Linux

Linux Administration for SQL Server DBA’s: Checking Disk Space

By: Daniel Farina | Read Comments | Related Tips: More > SQL Server on Linux<p>Problem<p>With the 2016 release of SQL Server, Microsoft has decided to …

SQL Servers

How to change SQL Server Collation on Linux

By: Rajendra Gupta | Read Comments | Related Tips: More > SQL Server on Linux<p>Problem<p>Microsoft released SQL Server to run on Linux servers and some of …

Databases

The 3 Stages of Beauty in Emacs (from a 17 year old’s perspective)

In a mostly overlooked corner of my school lies an antiquated yet working Apple II, in full glory. I decided one day to login only to find some odd …

Programming

Integrating On-Prem Infrastructure With Amazon EC2 Systems Manager

At AWS re:Invent 2016, Amazon announced the availability of Amazon EC2 Systems Manager. AWS SSM is a collection of capabilities that helps automate …

Amazon Web Services

Understanding How Host Profiles Handles Host-Specific Configuration Settings Through Customizations

Host Profiles is an advanced capability of VMware vSphere that provides for configuration and compliance checking of multiple VMware ESXi hosts. …

Vmware

How to commit changes to a Docker image

If you'd like to use Docker images as a template for efficient container deployment, Jack Wallen shows you how to commit changes to a running …

DevOps

FTP becoming Forgotten Transfer Protocol as Debian turns it off

Debian's decided to shut down its public File Transfer Protocol (FTP) services, because hardly anybody uses them any more and they're hard to operate …

Debian

Top 5 Facts About Tails OS

<b>When it comes to being secure on the internet, users can take many different precautions. Those users who are slightly more “paranoid” about their</b> …

Operating Systems

Kali Linux 2017.1

Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution which features several security and forensics tools. The project has adopted a rolling release approach to …

neofetch: Awesome system info bash script that supports Linux, MacOS, and Unix-like systems

The neofetch command written in a bash shell. The main purpose of neofetch is to be used in screenshots to display other users what operating system …

Linux on Android smartphones: Project Halium wants your handset to run Ubuntu, Sailfish

Developers hope to create a common Android base to fix Linux mobile fragmentation.<p>A group of developers hope to unite several Linux-based mobile …

Mobile Technology

3 cool features in Ubuntu 17.04

April showers bring May flowers, and fresh versions of Ubuntu too. Canonical’s latest official Ubuntu release—17.04—arrived this month after news of the death of Unity 8 and the return to the GNOME desktop in 2018. For now, Ubuntu is still shipping with its Unity desktop.I wrote earlier that most …

Ubuntu

The Pop GTK Theme Brings Ubuntu with GNOME to Life

<b>If you’re looking to give your newly minted GNOME desktop a bit of a makeover look no further than the Pop GTK theme.</b><p>‘the Pop GTK theme puts a modern …

WordPress

YouTube to MP3 - 9 easy ways to Convert

<b>YouTube to Music (MP3)</b><p>YouTube to MP3 conversion is perhaps one of the most sought after techniques in what is the era of the internet and YouTube …

You Tube

How to install Citadel groupware server on Ubuntu 16.04

If your company needs an in-house groupware solution, but you don't want to break the bank, Jack Wallen shows you how to get Citadel up and running …

Tech Industry

Linux/Shishinga malware spotted burteforcing passwords

Eset researchers spotted a Linux malware dubbed Shishinga that is written in Lua and uses four different protocols and Lua scripts for modularity.<p>The …

That Slick Thunderbird Mockup? It’s Now a Real Theme

<b>That rather swish Thunderbird redesign we recently spotlighted? It’s now a real, working theme.</b><p>Github user <i>spymastermatt</i> has crafted custom …

WordPress

Livy: A REST Interface for Apache Spark

Apache Spark is a powerful framework for data processing and analysis. Spark provides two modes for data exploration:<p>Interactive: provided by …

Big Data

Using Terraform for Cloud Deployments - Part 1

This post explores Terraform from a beginner's perspective. We'll look at the problem Terraform solves and what it's distinct features are.<p>By using …

Amazon Web Services

How to Restore Deleted /tmp Directory in Linux

The /tmp directory contains mostly files that are required temporarily, it is used by different programs to create lock files and for temporary …

Linux kernel security gurus Grsecurity oust freeloaders from castle

Linux users, the free lunch is over. Pennsylvania-based Open Source Security on Wednesday decided to stop making test patches of Grsecurity available …

Security

Fix Bash Error in Docker

By David Walsh on<p>I really enjoy working with Docker because it gives me more insight into creating and maintaining your own environments, mostly from …

JavaScript

File Interface to AWS Storage Gateway | AWS Blog

I should probably have a blog category for “catching up from AWS re:Invent!” Last November we made a really important addition to the AWS Storage …

Daily Deal: VoCore2 Mini Linux Computer + Ultimate Dock

<< Here Comes The Attempt To Reframe Silicon...<p>Wed, Apr 26th 2017 10:35am<p>from the <i>good-deals-on-cool-stuff</i> dept<p>A whole lot of computing power is …

Internet

Azure PowerShell Script - Build a VM from a Bring your Own License (BYOL) image

This PowerShell script will allow you to build a VM from a Bring Your Own License (BYOL) image out of the Azure Marketplace. To use it, first adjust …

Virtualization

BigQuery best approach for ETL (external tables and views vs Dataflow)

CSV files get uploaded to some FTP server (for which I don't have SSH access) in a daily basis and I need to generate weekly data that merges those …

Data Science

Backup and restore your Azure Analysis Services models

This month we announced the general availability of Azure Analysis Services, which evolved from the proven analytics engine in Microsoft SQL Server …

Data Science

Fistful of flaws blow away SolarWinds network appliances

Five nasties await netadminsAdmins of SolarWinds system management systems can block out a biggish chunk of their diaries to implement a bunch of …

Solar Wind

12 Features That Made Unity The Best Linux Desktop

<b>Unity is the best Linux desktop environment I have ever used.</b><p>‘For the past 6 and a half years I, like millions of users, have been able to rely on …

Game Development

How to Safely and Securely Back Up Your Linux Workstation

Even seasoned system administrators can overlook Linux workstation backups or do them in a haphazard, unsafe manner. At a minimum, you should set …