Category: Operating System

An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.

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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...

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What’s redhat-upgrade-tool?

The redhat-upgrade-tool provides a way to upgrade Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 systems to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. The redhat-upgrade-tool command is a program to collect the information for upgrade and prepare the environment. It includes downloading kernel, and initial ram image, and packages.

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Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager

This new server virtualization management platform can be easily deployed to configure, monitor, and manage an Oracle Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) environment with enterprise-grade performance and support from Oracle. Red Hat did it and developed Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager based on the open source oVirt project .

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Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 Update 2

The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) for Oracle Linux provides the latest open source innovations and key optimizations and security to enterprise cloud workloads. It is the Linux kernel that powers Oracle Cloud and Oracle Engineered Systems such as Oracle Exadata Database Machine as well as Oracle Linux on any Intel-64, AMD-64 or ARM hardware.

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DTrace Came to Windows

DTrace is a comprehensive dynamic tracing framework created by Sun Microsystems for troubleshooting kernel and application problems on production systems in real time. Originally developed for Solaris, it has since been released under the free Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) in OpenSolaris and it’s descendant illumos, and has been ported to several other Unix-like systems.

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Linux Distributions for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise

What do you need for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise businesses in IT department? Directory service, Mail service, Firewall. Anti-Spam, and many other services. You have to pay for each service if you want to have proprietary software such as Microsoft’s products. When we are talking about cost, open-source software will help you to reduce costs. Please consider that open-source software has cost for you but it will lower than closed-source software.

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Say Goodbye to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 (R2)

Windows 2008 was born on February 2018 and Microsoft released Windows 2008 R2 on October 2009. I think, Windows 2008 R2 was one of most popular Windows servers in history.

Now, Windows 7, Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2 are old men. We have to say goodbye to these guys in this year and next year.

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NTP Software Implementations Comparison

This post is about NTP Software implementations actually, but I have to write some words about NTP. NTP is an angle for financial applications, actually some of services such as banking services are very depended to clock synchronizations protocols. NTP is an ancient thing, it is more than 30 years old and even older than Windows 7 and Windows XP.

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What’s New Windows Server 2019

Microsoft has announced general availability of Windows Server 2019 on 2 October 2018. Latest version of Windows Server comes with cool features that I want to review those features in this post. It was announced on March 20, 2018, and the first Windows Insider preview version was released on the same day. Windows Server 2019 is built on the strong foundation of Windows Server 2016 and brings numerous innovations on four key themes: Hybrid, Security, Application Platform, and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI).

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[Review]: Introducing Windows Server System Insights

As an IT admin, one of the responsibilities you have is to ensure systems continue to run smoothly. That is true for a number of activities and components, such as monitoring if a disk is going to run out of space, determining how much memory and processing a Hyper-V host is consuming so you can plan for new VMs, and many other examples.

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[Review]: What’s kernel Live Patching?

Dynamic Software Updating (DSU) Dynamic Software Updating (DSU) is a field of research pertaining to upgrading programs while they are running. DSU is not currently widely used in industry. However, researchers have developed a wide variety of...

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[Review]: Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5

The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 (UEK R5) is a heavily tested and optimized operating system kernel for Oracle Linux 7 Update 5 and later on the x86-64 and 64-bit ARM (aarch64) architectures. It is based on the mainline Linux kernel version 4.14.35. This release also updates drivers and includes bug and security fixes.

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[Review]: Windows Admin Center (Project Honolulu)

Windows Admin Center (Formerly Project Honolulu) is a new browser based management tool. Windows Admin Center¬†the evolution of traditional in-box server management tools for situations where you might have used Remote Desktop (RDP) to connect to a server for troubleshooting or configuration. It’s not intended to replace other existing Microsoft management solutions.

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