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16 October 2023
Introduction Open source projects are a testament to the possibilities of collective action. From small libraries to large-scale systems, these projects rely on the volunteer efforts of communities to evolve, improve, and sustain. The principles behind successful open source projects resonate deeply with the divide-and-conquer strategy, a ...
26 April 2023
“He’s dead, Jim.” Dr. McCoy DHCP is dead; long live DHCP. Yes, the end-of-life announcement for ISC DHCP means that the ISC will no longer provide official support or updates for the software. Our ever-faithful, omnipresent friend — the familiar dhcpd daemon — is retiring, albeit over a really long walk to that cabin in the ...
21 December 2022
The fastest path towards Linux server management at scale is to leverage technology system administrators know. It is now possible to manage your Debian Bullseye machines with Landscape. ...
20 October 2022
The Ubuntu circle: We are because you are The MAAS 3.3 Beta 1 release is out. You should take a look. Normally, a blog like this would wait for the final release. And that blog will still happen, later, but this feels like a watershed moment: There are some significant new features, including better search ...
13 September 2022
IBM LinuxONE Emperor 4: Maximise the value of next generation IBM LinuxONE servers with Ubuntu 22.04.1Cloud and server Article
IBM has today announced the next generation of its enterprise-grade Linux server family, IBM LinuxONE. The LinuxONE Emperor 4 is IBM’s most highly performing, secure, sustainable and open Linux server to date. As the world’s most powerful Linux-based server, LinuxONE Emperor 4 matches perfectly with Ubuntu, the leading Linux operating sy ...
5 April 2022
IBM has just unveiled its IBM z16 next-generation computing platform. As the latest product in the zSystems server family, IBM z16 delivers the outstanding performance and security that IBM mainframes are known for, while also bringing innovations in AI inferencing, hybrid cloud support, and quantum-safe cryptography. Building on the long ...
1 March 2022
Containerisation has transformed the enterprise IT landscape, driving faster, more secure, and more predictable software delivery than ever before. Thanks to technologies like Docker, building containerised applications is easy, and many businesses are working with hundreds or even thousands of containers. To effectively deploy and manage ...
18 January 2022
The CIS benchmark has hundreds of configuration recommendations, so hardening and auditing a Linux system manually can be very tedious. Every administrator of systems that need to comply with that benchmark would wish that this process is easily usable and automatable. Why is that? Manual configuration of such a large number of rules lead ...