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Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments.
Featured Tool // Category Cloud Computing

BorgBackup vs Duplicity

Popular comparison
  • BorgBackup - A fork of Attic deduplicating backup program written in Python.
  • Duplicity - Encrypted bandwidth-efficient backup using the rsync algorithm.



Object-relational database management system (ORDBMS).
Featured Tool // Category RDBMS

restic vs BorgBackup

Popular comparison
  • restic - restic backup program
  • BorgBackup - A fork of Attic deduplicating backup program written in Python.

Last 7 Days

Alluxio (formerly Tachyon)

Alluxio, formerly Tachyon, Unify Data at Memory Speed
Featured Tool // Category Distributed Filesystems

Froxlor vs VestaCP

Popular comparison
  • Froxlor - Easy to use panel for Linux with Nginx and PHP-FPM support.
  • VestaCP - Hosting panel for Linux but with Nginx.


Security auditing tool for Linux, macOS, and UNIX-based systems. Assists with compliance testing (HIPAA/ISO27001/PCI DSS) and system hardening. Agentless, and installation optional.
Featured Tool // Category Security

Claws Mail vs Sylpheed

Popular comparison
  • Claws Mail - Old school email client (and news reader), based on GTK+.
  • Sylpheed - Still developed predecessor to Claws Mail, lightweight mail client.

Awesome SysAdmin Newsletter » 152

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DNS server with a variety of data storage back-ends and load balancing features.
Featured Tool // Category DNS

Deploying NestJS Apps to the cloud with Zeit Now

Article Popular Story //

TimeShift vs Back In Time

Popular comparison
  • TimeShift - System restore tool for Linux
  • Back In Time - Back In Time - A simple backup tool for Linux


A modern status page for presenting critical service updates.
Synced from the Github list // Category Status Pages


Open Source network and infrastructure monitoring and management. (Source Code)
Synced from the Github list // Category Monitoring


High performance and highly configurable multi-protocol policy/authentication server, supporting RADIUS, DHCPv4 and VMPS.
Featured Tool // Category LDAP

Kubernetes Deployments: The Ultimate Guide

What you need to know about Kubernetes deployments to deliver your Docker containers to production.
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Suricata git repository maintained by the OISF
Featured Tool // Category Security

Duplicati vs UrBackup

Popular comparison
  • Duplicati - Store securely encrypted backups on cloud storage services!
  • UrBackup - Another client-server backup system.

Puppeteer vs Selenium

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Last 30 Days


A flexible project management web application which includes a gantt chart, calendar, wiki, forums, multiple roles, and email notification.
Featured Tool // Category Project Management

LibreNMS vs Zabbix

Popular comparison
  • LibreNMS - fork of Observium.
  • Zabbix - Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.


Wazuh - Host and endpoint security
Featured Tool // Category Security

OSSEC vs OSQuery

Popular comparison
  • OSSEC - OSSEC is a HIDS that performs log analysis, FIM, rootkit detection, and much more.
  • OSQuery - Query your servers status and info using a SQL like interface.


Library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL DBS.
Featured Tool // Category RDBMS


Trouble ticket system for assigning tickets to incoming queries and tracking further communications.
Featured Tool // Category Ticketing systems

Rsnapshot vs BorgBackup

Popular comparison
  • Rsnapshot - Filesystem Snapshotting Utility.
  • BorgBackup - A fork of Attic deduplicating backup program written in Python.

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