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traefik v2.3.4

A new version of traefik has been released
New Version


FastNetMon - very fast DDoS analyzer with sflow/netflow/mirror support
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Unbound vs PowerDNS

Popular comparison
  • Unbound - Validating, recursive, and caching DNS resolver.
  • PowerDNS - DNS server with a variety of data storage back-ends and load balancing features.

Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

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etcd v3.4.14

A new version of etcd has been released
New Version


Another client-server backup system.
Featured Tool // Category Backups

Last 7 Days

Prometheus v2.23.0-rc.0

A new version of Prometheus has been released
New Version

OpenDJ vs OpenLDAP

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

A deep dive into Kubernetes Deployment strategies

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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.


restic backup program
Featured Tool // Category Backups

Lustre vs GlusterFS

Popular comparison
  • Lustre - A type of parallel distributed file system, generally used for large-scale cluster computing.
  • GlusterFS - Scale-out network-attached storage file system.

tinc vs OpenVPN

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


Monitoring for cron jobs, background services and scheduled tasks.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring

Bacula vs Bareos

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

consul v1.6.10

A new version of consul has been released
New Version


The Open Monitoring Distribution.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring

Last 30 Days

Webmin vs Cockpit

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

As a developer you must know 5 javascript facts

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Modern Infrastructure as Code - Create, deploy, and manage infrastructure on any cloud using your favorite language.
Featured Tool // Category Configuration Management

Getting familiar with Docker

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  • Useful Linux commands
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LibreNMS vs Zabbix

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

Packer v1.5.5

A new version of Packer has been released
New Version

Knot DNS

High performance authoritative-only DNS server.
Featured Tool // Category DNS

Understanding Docker: part 16 โ€“ Push images

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