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Knot DNS Resolver

Knot Resolver - resolve DNS names like it's 2018
Featured Tool // Category DNS

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GLPI

Information Resource-Manager with an additional Administration Interface.
Featured Tool // Category IT Asset Management

SparkleShare vs Syncthing

Popular comparison
  • SparkleShare - Provides cloud storage and file synchronization services. By default, it uses Git as a storage backend.
  • Syncthing - Open Source system for private, encrypted and authenticated distribution of data.

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  • How to Install MySQL/MariaDB on Ubuntu
  • How to Install and Optimize Apache on Ubuntu

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Bedrock

Bedrock is a simple, fast and distributed databased based on SQLite
Featured Tool // Category RDBMS

Snipe IT vs GLPI

Popular comparison
  • Snipe IT - Asset & license management software.
  • GLPI - Information Resource-Manager with an additional Administration Interface.

Gravitational Teleport

Modern SSH server for clusters and teams.
Featured Tool // Category SSH

TiddlyWiki

Complete interactive wiki in JavaScript.
Featured Tool // Category Wikis

Oxidized vs RANCID

Popular comparison
  • Oxidized - A modern take on network device configuration monitoring with web interface and GIT storage.
  • RANCID - Monitors network device's configuration and maintain history of changes.

tinc vs OpenVPN

Popular comparison
  • tinc - Distributed p2p VPN.
  • OpenVPN - Uses a custom security protocol that utilizes SSL/TLS for key exchange.

How to Install MySQL/MariaDB on Ubuntu

This tutorial is intended for Ubuntu servers, the instructions should work on any LTS release of Ubuntu, including Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, even non-LTS releases like Ubuntu 17.10 and other Ubuntu-based distros. We tested this on an Ubuntu 16.04 server.
Article Added by: nickreiner // thishosting.rocks

How to Install and Optimize Apache on Ubuntu

These instructions should work on any Ubuntu-based distro, including Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and even non-LTS Ubuntu releases like 17.10. They were tested and written for Ubuntu 16.04.
Article Added by: nickreiner // thishosting.rocks

Snipe IT

Asset & license management software.
Featured Tool // Category IT Asset Management

concourse

A modern tool to gain visibility on the CI/CD pipeline. The flexible, declarative DSL is easy to learn and powerful to use.
Featured Tool // Category Continuous

restic vs BorgBackup

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

Last 30 Days

LibreNMS

fork of Observium.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring

Proxmox VE vs oVirt

Popular comparison
  • Proxmox VE - Complete open source virtualization management solution.
  • oVirt - Manages virtual machines, storage and virtual networks.

FreeRADIUS

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

StackStorm vs Rundeck

Popular comparison
  • StackStorm - Event Driven Operations and ChatOps platform for infrastructure management. Written in Python.
  • Rundeck - Simple orchestration tool.

Bareos vs Bacula

Popular comparison
  • Bareos - A fork of Bacula backup tool.
  • Bacula - Another Client-server model backup tool.

PowerDNS

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

Ajenti vs Webmin

Popular comparison
  • Ajenti - Control panel for Linux and BSD.
  • Webmin - Linux server control panel.

Wazuh

Wazuh - Host and endpoint security
Tool Added by mgoljak into category Security

Centreon

IT infrastructure and application monitoring for service performance.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring

NATS vs RabbitMQ

Popular comparison
  • NATS - NATS Server is a simple, high performance open source messaging system for cloud native applications, IoT messaging, and microservices architectures.
  • RabbitMQ - Robust, fully featured, cross distro queuing system.

Wireshark

The world's foremost network protocol analyzer.
Featured Tool // Category Troubleshooting

Cockpit vs Webmin

Popular comparison
  • Cockpit - New multi-server web interface for Linux servers written in C.
  • Webmin - Linux server control panel.

Sylpheed vs Thunderbird

Popular comparison
  • Sylpheed - Still developed predecessor to Claws Mail, lightweight mail client.
  • Thunderbird - Free email application that's easy to set up and customize.

SOGo

Collaborative software server with a focus on simplicity and scalability.
Featured Tool // Category Collaborative Software