Category: Reviews

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Try Popular Linux Distributions Online

Linux is one of most poplar operating systems for desktop, server, virtualization and any other purposes (That was also the most prolific terms that you have read! ๐Ÿ˜€ But who can oppose? Regarding to test new versions of Linux distribution or new distributions, needs to have enough resources and time to download and install. I’m one of these guys, want to test new things! But don’t have enough time for installing, configuring and … . DistroTest.net (Try Popular Linux Distributions Online) What’s DistroTest.net? First of all, I like the line under the banner: “Test it before you hate it”. DistroTest.net...

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Linux Deduplication and Compression

Cost of storage is the biggest piece of IT budget in any company (Of course not EMC, HPE or other like them ๐Ÿ˜€ ) and the storage spaces is eating by databases, other data files and backup files as well. Lot of those data file not be used once generated!. I have serious issue with these types of data and especially log files that one of dark data types. I can’t stop generating those data and the related teams are always crying about free space on their servers. They want just Linux servers (Seems, they don’t know Windows has NFS...

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Manage Dell EMC Unity via PowerShell

Let’s be wise, PowerShell is one of most popular and easiest scripting languages for automation. Why!? Because other guys have made PowerShell module for you. EMC Unity command-line tool (UEMCLI) actually is on my nerves. There is a PowerShell module for managing EMC Unity arrays (Physical or VSA) written by ” Erwan Quelin”. You can do most of operations which you need as a storage administrator by that. It’s little bit old but useful. You can find the latest version at the below link: https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/Unity-Powershell/0.16.1 Here is GitHub project home page: https://github.com/equelin/Unity-Powershell

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What’s FreeDOS?

FreeDOS is an open source DOS-compatible operating system that you can use to play classic DOS games, run legacy business software, or develop embedded systems. Any program that works on MS-DOS should also run on FreeDOS. It doesnโ€™t cost anything to download and use FreeDOS. You can also share FreeDOS for others to enjoy! And you can view and edit our source code, because all FreeDOS programs are distributed under the GNU General Public License or a similar open source software license. FreeDOS Software Since 1998, each program included in the FreeDOS distribution is made available as a “package.” The...

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Stor2rrd 2.60 Will be Released Mid of September 2019

Stor2rrd is my favorite storage monitoring tool, it’s free and has active community. New version (2.60) with some new features will be announced mid of September. Let’s review new features and enhancements in Stor2rrd 2.60 . What’s New in Stor2rrd 2.60? Stor2rrd 2.60 will support two new storage devices from Lenovo and Hitachi products: Hitachi NAS Platform (HNAS) Lenovo ThinkSystem DE Series (DE2000/4000/6000) Stor2rrd does support more than 40 storage systems in new version. Enhancements in Stor2rrd 2.60 Stor2rrd 2.60 is including the below enhancements: Storage access management is done through UI only ACL: introduced read-only role, members can see...

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VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 2

VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 2 has been announced by VMware today. Many fixes and improvements is coming with the new release. There is improvements for vSphere Platinum and also VMware announced vSphere ROBO edition (vSphere Remote Office Branch Office). vSphere 6.7 Update 2 will deliver simplified operations, enhanced security, and support for new applications. It will include updates to the vCenter Server Converge Tool, new vCenter Server audit events and new VM maximums.

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What’s Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics?

Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) is an on-premises platform that helps protect your enterprise from multiple types of advanced targeted cyber attacks and insider threats. Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) leverages a proprietary network parsing engine to capture and parse network traffic of multiple protocols (such as Kerberos, DNS, RPC, NTLM, and others) for authentication, authorization, and information gathering.

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What’s Java Mission Control?

Java programming language is most popular programming languages (Tiobe Index)but Java applications are monster and eating computing resources easily if codes are not optimized and application not profiled. Monitoring Java applications has overhead on a system and in most of scenarios, test environments are different than production environments.