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Docker Swarm

Manage cluster of Docker Engines.
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Roundcube v1.3.12

A new version of Roundcube has been released
New Version

Snipe IT vs GLPI

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



Develop and run resource-efficient distributed systems.
Featured Tool // Category Cloud Computing

OpenProject v10.6.0

A new version of OpenProject has been released
New Version

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

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.

The Foreman vs Cobbler

Popular comparison
  • The Foreman - Foreman is a complete lifecycle management tool for physical and virtual servers. FOSS.
  • Cobbler - Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments.

Celery v4.4.3

A new version of Celery has been released
New Version

CI/CD with Docker and Kubernetes

A free & [open source]( ebook on delivering cloud-native applications at high velocity.
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LDAP Account Manager (LAM)

Web frontend for managing entries (e.g. users, groups, DHCP settings) stored in an LDAP directory.
Featured Tool // Category Tools and web interfaces


It's written in Ruby and uses Puppet's declarative language or a Ruby DSL.
Featured Tool // Category Configuration Management

UrBackup vs Bacula

Popular comparison
  • UrBackup - Another client-server backup system.
  • Bacula - Another Client-server model backup tool.

Ajenti vs Webmin

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


High-performance asynchronous messaging library.
Featured Tool // Category Queuing

8 nmap commands for Linux

An article on nmap on Linux for sys admins
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OpenSMTPD vs Postfix

Popular comparison
  • OpenSMTPD - Secure SMTP server implementation from the OpenBSD project.
  • Postfix - Fast, easy to administer, and secure Sendmail replacement.


Most popular RDBMS server.
Featured Tool // Category RDBMS

Cockpit vs Webmin

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

Last 30 Days


A Distributed, Highly Available, Datacenter-Aware Scheduler
Featured Tool // Category Cloud Orchestration

Pi-hole vs Technitium DNS Server

Popular comparison
  • Pi-hole - A blackhole for Internet Advertisements with a gui for managing and monitoring
  • Technitium DNS Server - A local DNS Server for privacy & security. Block Ads at DNS level.

Alluxio (formerly Tachyon)

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


QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.
Featured Tool // Category Virtualization

rdpwrap vs Tiger VNC

Popular comparison
  • rdpwrap - RDP wrapper library allowing Remote Desktop Host support and concurrent RDP sessions on reduced functionality systems for home usage.
  • Tiger VNC - TigerVNC is a high-performance, platform-neutral implementation of VNC (Virtual Network Computing), a client/server application that allows users to launch and interact with graphical applications on remote machines.

EGroupware v20.1.20200525

A new version of EGroupware has been released
New Version


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

Zabbix vs check_mk

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

VestaCP vs ISPConfig

Popular comparison
  • VestaCP - Hosting panel for Linux but with Nginx.
  • ISPConfig - Hosting control panel for Linux.