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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

OpenDJ vs OpenLDAP

Popular comparison
  • OpenDJ - Fork of OpenDS.
  • OpenLDAP - Developed by the OpenLDAP Project.



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

Bareos vs Bacula

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

Last 7 Days


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

Snipe IT vs GLPI

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


fork of Observium.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring


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


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

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.

Duplicity vs Duplicati

Popular comparison
  • Duplicity - Encrypted bandwidth-efficient backup using the rsync algorithm.
  • Duplicati - Store securely encrypted backups on cloud storage services!


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

Last 30 Days


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

check_mk vs Zabbix

Popular comparison
  • check_mk - Collection of extensions for Nagios.
  • Zabbix - Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.


A modern and intuitive terminal-based text editor
Synced from the Github list // Category Editors

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.


A command-line monitoring application helping you to check that your hosts and services are available, with notifications support. MIT Java
Synced from the Github list // Category Monitoring


Suricata git repository maintained by the OISF
Featured Tool // Category Security

Ceph vs HDFS

Popular comparison
  • Ceph - Distributed object store and file system.
  • HDFS - Distributed, scalable, and portable file-system written in Java for the Hadoop framework.


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

StackStorm vs Rundeck

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

Metronome IM

Fork of Prosody IM.
Featured Tool // Category Messaging

Ajenti vs Webmin

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


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

Percona Server

Enhanced, drop-in MySQL replacement.
Featured Tool // Category RDBMS

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.

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Top Stories
  • NGINX/HAProxy vs. F5 BIG-IP/Citrix Netscaler


secure, decentralized, fault-tolerant, peer-to-peer distributed data store and distributed file system.
Featured Tool // Category Distributed Filesystems