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Gabor Farkas' Practical GIS (Packt Publishing)

ven, 05/26/2017 - 11:15

Open-source GIS tools are maturing rapidly, and Gábor Farkas' new book Practical GIS is a guide to applying these tools to managing geographic information like a pro at minimal cost. Farkas deploys the popular QGIS application and explains how to use it to generate useful spatial data. more>>

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The Current Phase of the Moon

jeu, 05/25/2017 - 08:08

Ladies and gentlemen, we've left Mars. Well, at least I'm done with the Martian lander from my past few articles. I hope you had chance to experiment with it and find out that it's not too easy to land a craft on any planet! more>>

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Mastering ATA over Ethernet

mer, 05/24/2017 - 07:07

At one point in time, when you wanted to attach an external block storage device to a server, you mapped it as a Logical Unit (LU) across a Storage Area Network (SAN). In the early days, you would do this over the Fibre Channel (FC) protocol. More recently, iSCSI (SCSI over IP) has usurped FC in most data centers. more>>

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The Family Dashboard

mar, 05/23/2017 - 09:52

I've written a little about PHP before, because I think it's a great utility language for writing quick things you need to do. Plus, it allows you to use a web browser as your interface, and everyone has a web browser. That makes it very convenient for my family, because I can make simple web interfaces for the various things I normally have to do from the command line. more>>

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Retro United Ltd.'s Write!

lun, 05/22/2017 - 06:27

Even when you're sequestered in a monastery with nothing to do but write, you still need a tool to record your thoughts. more>>

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Wibu-Systems CmASIC

ven, 05/19/2017 - 10:30

Wibu-Systems describes the new generation of its CmASIC module as "the answer to the security-by-design needs of modern embedded computing technology leaders:. CmASIC is a module that Intelligent Device Manufacturers (IDMs) can directly embed into their boards to provide out-of-the box security and entitlement management. more>>

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Adding IoT Flare to a Hot Springs and Spa Business

jeu, 05/18/2017 - 08:20

As the folks at Bozeman Hot Springs usher their hot springs and spa into the 21st century with new technology and pools, they are thinking about new ways to delight their customers and stay top of mind. One recurring request, no doubt from the avid skiing community, is the ability to read current pool temperatures online, in the same way ski resorts publish current snow conditions. more>>

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OpenStack Gets...Easier

mer, 05/17/2017 - 09:06

Although the promise of OpenStack and private cloud is huge, and still largely in front of us, the one challenge we've heard from people wanting to try it is "It's a bear!" Its reputation, whether or not well-deserved, is one of being a real challenge for even skilled IT people to install and deploy. more>>

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Teaching Your Computer

mar, 05/16/2017 - 04:01

As I have written in my last two articles (Machine Learning Everywhere and Preparing Data for Machine Learning), machine learning is influencing our lives in numerous ways. more>>

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Make Your Containers Transparent with Puppet's Lumogon

lun, 05/15/2017 - 13:30

As development and IT shops look for ways to more quickly test and deploy software or scale out their environments, containers have become a go-to solution. With Docker and similar tools, you can spin up dev and production containerized platforms that are fast, lightweight and consistent. more>>

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Automatic Slack Notifications

lun, 05/15/2017 - 06:35

Slack is an incredible communication tool for groups of any size (see my recent piece on it). At the company I work for during the day, Slack has become more widely used than email or instant messaging. It truly has become the hub of company communication. more>>

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ioSafe Server 5

ven, 05/12/2017 - 11:22

Until now, says ioSafe, true zero-recovery-point server solutions have been available only to the biggest of companies. However, with the arrival of ioSafe's Server 5, SMEs have access to "the industry's first fire and waterproof server" designed to eliminate data loss and minimize downtime. more>>

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Orchestration with MCollective

jeu, 05/11/2017 - 04:17

I originally got into systems administration because I loved learning about computers, and I figured that was a career that always would offer me something new to learn. Now many years later that prediction has turned out to be true, and it seems like there are new things to learn all the time. more>>

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Android Candy: Landing on the Moon, with your Thumbs

mer, 05/10/2017 - 09:33

I do a lot of system administration with my thumbs. Yes, if I'm home, I grab a laptop or go to my office and type in a real terminal window. Usually, when things go wrong though, I'm at my daughters' volleyball match or shopping with my wife. Thankfully, most tasks can be done remotely via SSH. There are lots of SSH clients for Android, but my favorite is JuiceSSH. more>>

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Will Anything Make Linux Obsolete?

mar, 05/09/2017 - 06:27

Remember blogging? Hell, remember magazine publishing? Shouldn't be hard. You're reading some now.

Both are still around, but they're obsolete—at least relatively. Two cases in point: my blog and Linux Journal. more>>

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iguazio's Continuous Analytics Solution

lun, 05/08/2017 - 08:30

In industries like financial services, healthcare and IoT, organizations are faced with the challenge of complexity across the entire data lifecycle. To help enterprises solve big data operational challenges and generate real-time insights, iguazio has developed a new Continuous Analytics Solution. more>>

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Why the Largest Companies in the World Count on Linux Servers

dim, 05/07/2017 - 21:03
Linux started its life in the data center as a cheaper alternative to UNIX. At the time, UNIX operating systems ruled the industry and for good reason. They were performant, fault tolerant and extremely stable. They also were very expensive and ran on very proprietary hardware. more>>
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Editing Your Own OpenStreet Maps

ven, 05/05/2017 - 10:16

JOSM (Java OpenStreetMaps) editor is a tool you can use to create your own maps. This tool allows you to build your own maps based on data from OpenStreetMaps, other online sources or your own data. You can make edits, add annotations and upload your results back on to the OpenStreetMaps server. more>>

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Non-Linux FOSS: Facebook on OS X, sans Browser!

jeu, 05/04/2017 - 09:06

I recently wrote about using Facebook Messenger as an SMS client, and because I'll likely get lots of email about how horrible Facebook messenger is, I might as well go all in and share this open-source program: Messenger for Mac. more>>

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CyKick Labs Ltd.'s Telepath

mer, 05/03/2017 - 08:27

When a shopper enters a store, the retailer doesn't know if the person will simply browse, make purchases, shoplift or hold up the register. The same goes for visitors to a website. The challenge is to prevent and stop the bad guys without hindering beneficial customer transactions. more>>

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