Storage performance for cloud native applications
Posted on August 29, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
We talk with our IT clients on a regular basis, and also conduct primary research into emerging IT trends. One of the leading trends we hear is the adoption and deployment of cloud native applications, including containers and Kubernetes, and the infrastructure changes required. By Russ Fellows.
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PC: Personal computing comes of age
Posted on August 18, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length intermediate
It wasn't the first personal computer. Nor was it the most advanced. But shortly after the IBM ® Personal Computer arrived in 1981, it became the leading platform in the revolution that brought computing out of the glass house and into daily life. By IBM.
Defenseless: UVA engineering computer scientists discover vulnerability affecting computers globally
Posted on May 7, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
In 2018, industry and academic researchers revealed a potentially devastating hardware flaw that made computers and other devices worldwide vulnerable to attack. Since Spectre was discovered, the world's most talented computer scientists from industry and academia have worked on software patches and hardware defenses, confident they've been able to protect the most vulnerable points in the speculative execution process without slowing down computing speeds too much. By Audra Book @virginia.edu.
Understanding Unikernels: The future of cloud computing, probably
Posted on February 21, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Having used Containers, Kubernetes and Serverless (a lot!) over the last few years, I catch myself wondering 'What next?' when it comes to more efficient, faster and secure units of computing. By Nithin Jois.
How to write custom cypher procedures with NetworkX and Memgraph
Posted on February 15, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Angular is one of the most popular front-end frameworks, with 30% of developers preferring it for their projects. Angular is especially useful for large scale projects with many different views and components. By Ryan Thelin.
Kubernetes and Ubuntu: 2020 roundup
Posted on January 31, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Kubernetes has always been a crucial part of Canonical's vision and contribution to the IT world. All leading cloud providers, such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Cisco and IBM run cloud Kubernetes services on Ubuntu, because we focus on the latest container capabilities in modern kernels. By Anastasia Valti.
The RustyHermit unikernel
Posted on January 28, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length long
RustyHermit is a unikernel, which is completely written Rust. Unikernels are application images that directly contain the kernel as a library, so they do not require an installed operating system (OS). They are typical used in virtualized environments, which build the backbone of typical cloud / edge infrastructures. By @stlankes.
Amazon ECS vs. Amazon EKS: Ultimate showdown
Posted on January 20, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
This article will focus on the two featured AWS weapons for microservices and cloud architecture: Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). By Serkan Özal.
Demystifying Ansible for Linux sysadmins
Posted on January 19, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
Taking the labor out of labor-intensive tasks is what Ansible is all about. Learn the basics here. By Pratheek Prabhakaran.
How to install PHP 8 on Ubuntu 20.04
Posted on December 12, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
PHP is one of the most widely used server-side programming languages. Many popular CMS and frameworks such as WordPress, Magento, and Laravel are written in PHP. PHP 8.0 is the latest major release of the PHP language. It introduces several breaking changes, performance improvements, and lots of new features such as named arguments, JIT compiler, union types, match expression, and more. By linuxize.com.
How to supercharge string search through a directory hierarchy on a Linux/Unix
Posted on December 1, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length short
Usually, I use the grep command/egrep command for code searching on my box. Recently, I come across another cool tool called ag. It is an attempt to make something better than ack, which itself is better than grep command. Let us see how to install and use the ag tool on Unix-like operating systems. By Vivek Gite.
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A sysadmin's guide to containerizing applications
Posted on November 15, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Curious how to containerize your Linux applications? Learn by example, and understand the challenges of various application types and how to overcome them. By Scott McCarty (Red Hat, Sudoer).