Monitoring Logfiles Monitoring logs with Logcheck and LogsurferApr 24, 2012
Logfiles contain records of what happens on a Linux system and the services it runs. Tools like Logcheck and Logsurfer filter out the most important events for the administrator, and they can even trigger an appropriate reaction automatically.more »
Pacemaker Automated monitoring with Pacemaker resource agentsApr 24, 2012
When a cluster node fails, the Pacemaker high-availability tool launches the services on another node. A lesser known feature is Pacemaker’s ability to put failed services back on their feet in the cluster manager.more »
Automation Tips and Tricks Some automation tips from our authors and expertsApr 24, 2012
We asked some of our authors to share their favorite automation tricks.more »
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.more »
The Linux Magazine Academy is offering 20% off all their online trainings until January 15, 2012. Depending on the course chosen customers can save several hundred pounds.more »
Charly’s Column: OpenNetAdmin The sys admin’s daily grind: OpenNetAdminSep 23, 2011
Last month, the Havege daemon helped organize the chaos in this column. Today, Charly attempts to organize the network – a tale of suffering in three chapters.more »
Archipel Managing hypervisors with the Archipel VM orchestration toolSep 01, 2011
The innovative Archipel cross-hypervisor management tool uses the Jabber protocol to chat with servers running Xen, KVM, OpenVZ, and VMware.more »
Charly's Column: Nameserver Diagnostics The sys admin’s daily grind: digJun 27, 2011
Many administrators rely on Linux tools whose fate is already sealed, but external forces can help people let go of old habits.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics