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» 5 Must Haves For Your Server Monitoring

» 5 Must Haves For Your Server Monitoring | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
In today s hectic digital world the need for fast and effective network monitoring is beyond important, it is a critical component of daily life. Whether you are a small company or a massive one, the need to know how your network is performing has been proven out to be a lifeline component of your b...
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Roll up, roll up, Microsoft's rolled up dozens of OS fixes - Register

Roll up, roll up, Microsoft's rolled up dozens of OS fixes - Register | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Linux VMs over 2TB now possible and Cloud Platform gets a scaled-up cleanup
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10 Linux Server Security Tips To Protect Against Attacks!

10 Linux Server Security Tips To Protect Against Attacks! | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
When it comes to security, Linux is definitely the best of the lot. But then even attackers use Linux to attack you. So, in the battle against itself, is your server secure enough? (10 Linux Server Security Tips To Protect Against Attacks!
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[Phoronix] SteamOS vs. Ubuntu 13.10 Linux Benchmarks

Complementing the SteamOS vs. Windows 8.1 performance benchmarks published earlier in the week, here are more NVIDIA OpenGL Linux benchmarks when comparing Valve's Debian-based SteamOS performance to ...
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Seems, this is mostly about GPU and video drivers comparison...

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Oracle Linux: Maximize Performance / Minimize Downtime

Oracle Linux: Maximize Performance / Minimize Downtime | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Oracle’s Greg Marsden provides a large number of specific tips and tricks for getting the most from Oracle Linux.
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Performance tuning: HugePages in Linux

Performance tuning: HugePages in Linux | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Recently we quickly and efficiently resolved a major performance issue with one of our New York clients.
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Interesting experience on performance issue resolving...

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Red Hat delivers Enterprise Linux 6.5 with performance, stability and scalability enhancements

Red Hat delivers Enterprise Linux 6.5 with performance, stability and scalability enhancements | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Red Hat delivers improvements to drive Linux in large complex IT projects such as cloud deployments

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Pear is a Linux-based OS X alternative - TG Daily

Pear is a Linux-based OS X alternative - TG Daily | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Liliputing Pear is a Linux-based OS X alternative TG Daily As expected, the desktop operating system (OS) is available both in 32-bit and 64-bit varieties, offering speedy performance as well as compatibility with a number of peripherals including...
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As Liliputing's Brad Linder notes, Pear OS 8 is currently available for desktop and notebook computers. As expected, the desktop OS is available both in 32-bit and 64-bit varieties, offering speedy performance as well as compatibility with a number of peripherals including MP3 players...



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Improving Website Performance and Scalability with Memcached [October 17, 2013]

Want to learn more about Acquia's products, services, and happenings in the Drupal Community? Visit our site: http://bit.ly/yLaHO5. Installing Memcached is a...
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Linux 3.12 released - OS News

Linux 3.12 released
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... timerless multitasking mode, separate modesetting and rendering device nodes in the graphics DRM layer, improved locking performance for virtualized guests, XFS directory recursion scalability improvements, new...
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Linux kernel 3.12 contains many new and useful features like automatic GPU switching in laptops with dual GPUs, a performance boost for AMD Radeon graphics, better RAID-5 multicore performance, etc.

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The Official Ubuntu Server Book, 2nd Edition - Free eBook Share

The Official Ubuntu Server Book, 2nd Edition - Free eBook Share | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
eBook Free Download: The Official Ubuntu Server Book, 2nd Edition | PDF, EPUB | ISBN: 0137081332 | 2010-08-18 | English | PutLocker

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Ubuntu Server is a complete, free server operating system that just works, with the extra Ubuntu polish, innovation, and simplicity that administrators love.

Now, there’s a definitive, authoritative guide to getting up-and-running quickly with the newest, most powerful versions of Ubuntu Server. Written by leading members of the Ubuntu community,  The Official Ubuntu Server Book, Second Edition, covers all you need to know to make the most of Ubuntu Server, whether you’re a beginner or a battle-hardened senior system administrator.

The authors cover Ubuntu Server from start to finish: installation, basic administration and monitoring,security, backup, troubleshooting, system rescue, and much more. They walk through deploying each of the most common server applications, from file and print services to state-of-the-art, cost-savingvirtualization and cloud computing.

In addition, you’ll learn how to

Make the most of Ubuntu Server’s latest, most powerful technologiesDiscover easy, fast ways to perform key administration tasksAutomate Ubuntu installs, no matter how many servers you’re installingQuickly set up low-cost Web servers and e-mailProtect your server with Ubuntu’s built-in and optional security toolsMinimize downtime with fault tolerance and clusteringMaster proven, step-by-step server and network troubleshooting techniquesWalk through rescuing an Ubuntu server that won’t bootCreate your own private cloud computing infrastructure

The included disks contain the versions of Ubuntu Server you’ll need for different CPU architectures: Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS 64-bit CD, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32-bit DVD, both of which are supported by Canonical for five years.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Installation
Chapter 2 Essential System Administration
Chapter 3 Package Management
Chapter 4 Automated Ubuntu Installs
Chapter 5 Guide To Common Ubuntu Servers
Chapter 6 Security
Chapter 7 Backups
Chapter 8 Monitoring
Chapter 9 Virtualization
Chapter 10 Fault Tolerance
Chapter 11 Troubleshooting
Chapter 12 Rescue And Recovery
Chapter 13 Help And Resources
Chapter 14 Basic Linux Administration
Appendix: Cool Tips And Tricks

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Five free Windows Apache servers - TechRepublic (blog)

Five free Windows Apache servers - TechRepublic (blog) | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Five free Windows Apache servers
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Most people assume Apache is only for the UNIX/Linux/BSD environment - which is a false assumption. Thanks ...
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Besides well known LAMP, Apache is also available for the Windows platform in the form of WAMP (Windows Apache, MySQL, PHP)...

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10 best features of Ubuntu 13.10 - TechRepublic (blog)

10 best features of Ubuntu 13.10 - TechRepublic (blog) | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
10 best features of Ubuntu 13.10
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However, after using the release candidate for a while now, I'm here to say Ubuntu 13.10 enjoys more polish than any current Linux release. Outside of the many bug ...
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» 5 quick tips to optimize your Nginx performance

» 5 quick tips to optimize your Nginx performance | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
According to Wiki, “Nginx (pronounced engine-x) is an open source reverse proxy server for HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, as well as a load balancer, HTTP cache, and a web server (origin server).” While everyone has heard of Apache, Nginx is also up there in popularity and together both are responsible for serving over 50% of the traffic on the internet.
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Adobe Releases Emergency Flash Player Update to Address Critical Vulnerability

Adobe Releases Emergency Flash Player Update to Address Critical Vulnerability | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Adobe Releases Emergency Update to Address Critical remote code-execution vulnerability CVE 2014-8439 in Adobe Flash Player.

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Contact Details :
inquiry@technicaldr.com or 877-910-0004
www.technicaldr.com/tdr
- The Technical Doctor Team

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Debian 7: System Administration Best Practices

Debian 7: System Administration Best Practices | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Debian 7: System Administration Best Practices book : Learn the best ways to install and administer a De...terial for further details and practical examples.
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Better Linux Disk Caching & Performance with vm.dirty_ratio — The ...

Better Linux Disk Caching & Performance with vm.dirty_ratio — The ... | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
This is post #16 in my December 2013 series about Linux Virtual Machine Performance Tuning. For more, please see the tag “Linux VM Performance Tuning.” In previous posts on vm.swappiness and using RAM disks we ...
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Free eBook: Securing and optimizing Linux - Help Net Security

Free eBook: Securing and optimizing Linux - Help Net Security | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Free eBook: Securing and optimizing Linux
Help Net Security
... system administrators who manage Linux servers, but it also includes material for home users and others.
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UnixArena: Linux - Performance Issues Troubleshooting

UnixArena: Linux - Performance Issues Troubleshooting | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
When it comes to performance issues on any operating systems ,then you need lot of patience to troubleshoot it before contacting the operating system vendors.Here we are going to see how to troubleshoot the Redhat Linux ...
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Some approaches to troubleshooting the performance issues on Linux

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openSUSE 13.1: What's New in the Latest Linux Distribution - eWeek

openSUSE 13.1: What's New in the Latest Linux Distribution - eWeek | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
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openSUSE 13.1: What's New in the Latest Linux Distribution
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At the core of openSUSE 13.1 is the Linux 3.11 kernel that was first released by Linux creator Linus Torvalds in September.
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Half of all computer malware is written in Chinese, but the most dangerous is ... - Quartz

Half of all computer malware is written in Chinese, but the most dangerous is ... - Quartz | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Half of all computer malware is written in Chinese, but the most dangerous is ...
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This is the speech by Eugene Kaspersky at the Press Club in Canberra, Australia. In particularly, Kaspersky said "...the main danger is from the Russian criminals, because they are the most smart guys…Russian software engineers are the best, and Russian malware engineers are the best. They are the most dangerous...."

Interesting considerations...

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Free eBook: Linux Device Drivers, 2nd Edition - Help Net Security

Free eBook: Linux Device Drivers, 2nd Edition - Help Net Security | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Free eBook: Linux Device Drivers, 2nd Edition
Help Net Security
This book is for anyone who wants to support computer peripherals under the Linux operating system or who wants to develop new hardware and run it under Linux.
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Linux 4.0 may have only bug fixes, no new features | PCWorld

Linux 4.0 may have only bug fixes, no new features | PCWorld | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
Linux creator Linus Torvalds has proposed that Linux 4.0 should be dedicated to stability and bug fixing.
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Note that Linux 3.12-rc7, which was expected to be the last release candidate for Linux 3.12, was released on Oct. 27.

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Ubuntu Touch: The smartphone Ubuntu Linux arrives - ZDNet (blog)

Ubuntu Touch: The smartphone Ubuntu Linux arrives - ZDNet (blog) | Linux Servers Performance and Uptime Management | Scoop.it
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Ubuntu Touch: The smartphone Ubuntu Linux arrives
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Once in place, these applications run in a secure mode using AppArmour.
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At this time, Ubuntu Touch is only officially supported on the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4 smartphones; and the 2012 Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets.

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Scalability Issues in Linux Kernel - Tim Chen, Intel ; Dave Hansen ; Andy Kleen

"We will like to discuss a list of issues we have encountered in the Linux Kernel. Some relate to the bottlenecks we have encountered. Examples include 1. LO...
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...from Linux Plumbers Conference 2013.

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