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LILO and GRUB: Boot Loaders Made Simple

LILO and GRUB: Boot Loaders Made Simple

LILO (Linux Loader) and GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader) are both configured as a primary boot loader (installed on the MBR) or secondary boot loader (installed onto a bootable partition). Both work with supporting operating systems such as Linux, FreeBSD, Net BSD, and OpenBSD. They can work with unsupported operating system, such as Microsoft Windows XP, […]

Ansible Installation

Ansible Installation

Ansible is a configuration management and provisioning tool, similar to Chef, Puppet or Salt. I’ve found it to be one of the simplest and the easiest to get started with. A lot of this is because it’s “just SSH”; It uses SSH to connect to servers and run the configured Tasks. One nice thing about […]

Docker Hub repositories

Docker Hub repositories

Your Hub repositories Docker Hub repositories let you share images with co-workers, customers, or the Docker community at large. If you’re building your images internally, either on your own Docker daemon, or using your own Continuous integration services, you can push them to a Docker Hub repository that you add to your Docker Hub user […]

Cloud trends that will dominate 2016

Cloud trends that will dominate 2016

Along with social, mobile and analytics, cloud technologies and models have earned a place as one of the core disruptors of the digital age. And while the cloud market has matured over the years, its interaction with the rapidly growing data and analytics landscape suggests there are plenty more disruptive opportunities for cloud in 2016. […]

Ansible vs Puppet

Ansible vs Puppet

Today’s sys admin and devops professionals have to manage, on average, a much larger number of servers hosting a much larger number of applications, than their counterparts from as recently as the 90’s. Blame this on the exponential growth on computing for organizations, coupled with the emergence of new technologies such as virtualization and cloud […]

Cloud management tools

Cloud management tools

Cloud management is a hot topic, so hot that every startup and established vendor has some form of tool for managing cloud computing environments. There are tools that monitor, tools that provision, and tools that cross the divide between both. Then there’s just vaporware, and sorting through that can be a challenge.

Openstack Articles

Openstack Articles

OpenStack is a set of software tools for building and managing cloud computing platforms for public and private clouds. Backed by some of the biggest companies in software development and hosting, as well as thousands of individual community members, many think that OpenStack is the future of cloud computing. OpenStack is managed by the OpenStack […]