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

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Top Stories
  • 8 Components You Need to Run Containers in Production +ebook.
  • Reusable CloudFront configuration with Terraform



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

Reusable CloudFront configuration with Terraform

How we host our static websites with two lines of code
Article Added by: ecamellini //

NATS vs RabbitMQ

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  • 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.

Last 7 Days


A highly available, distributed, eventually consistent object/blob store.
Featured Tool // Category Cloud Storage

OpenSMTPD vs Postfix

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

oVirt vs Proxmox VE

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


A set of open source formats, protocols, and software for modeling, storing, searching, sharing and synchronizing data.
Featured Tool // Category Distributed Filesystems

8 Components You Need to Run Containers in Production +ebook.

A review of micro-services industry based on 8 components to help you build the best container infrastructure. (+vendors assessment)
Article Added by: Kasia66 //


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


fork of Observium.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring

Ajenti vs Webmin

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

Monit vs Zabbix

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  • Monit - Small Open Source utility for managing and monitoring Unix systems.
  • Zabbix - Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.


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

Atom vs Geany

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  • Atom - A hackable text editor from Github.
  • Geany - GTK2 text editor.

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Terraform works with many cloud providers and creates infrastructure from code.
Synced from the Github list // Category Cloud Orchestration


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

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Top Stories
  • Meltdown/Spectre report for Windows networks

Cockpit vs Webmin

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

Review Board vs Gerrit

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  • Review Board - Web-based collaborative code review tool.
  • Gerrit - Based on the Git version control, it facilitates software developers to review modifications to the source code and approve or reject those changes.


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

Snipe IT

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

Forum of VestaCP

You have different sections with nails topics which help you to improve VestaCP.
For the installation it's pretty straight forward aka one line code on any these linux (Debian, Ubuntu, RedHat, CentOS) and it's on the main page.
Update Added by: jodumont //


VestaCP is low demand on resource, the community is proactive and the design is pretty intuitive. I'm not a fan of Softaculous, but VestaCP integrate it which means for me, VestaCP a growing and serious product such as Commercial Panel and will become just more and more popular.
Tool Recommended by jodumont


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

netdata vs Zabbix

Popular comparison
  • netdata - Real-time performance monitoring, done right!
  • Zabbix - Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.

Duplicity vs Duplicati

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


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

Claws Mail vs Sylpheed

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