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Open source continuous delivery server.
Featured Tool // Category Continuous


Apache HBase

Hadoop database, a distributed, big data store.
Featured Tool // Category NoSQL

Last 7 Days


SuiteCRM - Open source CRM for the world
Featured Tool // Category Project Management

Proxmox VE vs oVirt

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

Bareos vs Bacula

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


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

Ajenti vs Webmin

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

Check VMware API

An op5 Monitor/Naemon plugin to monitor VMware virtualization environment
Tool Added by fmikker into category Monitoring


Module for Effortless Redundancy and Loadbalancing In Naemon
Tool Added by fmikker into category Monitoring


Ninja is Now Just Awesome - a modern web GUI for Naemon
Tool Added by fmikker into category Monitoring


Message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge.
Featured Tool // Category Mail Servers

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.


IP address management (IPAM) and data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tool.
Featured Tool // Category Cloud Management

StackStorm vs Rundeck

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

Apache Ant

Automation build tool, similar to make, written in Java.
Featured Tool // Category Build Automation

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.

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


System statistic collection daemon.
Featured Tool // Category Metric & Metric Collection


ClickHouse is a analytic DBMS for big data. Column Orientated
Featured Tool // Category RDBMS

Duplicity vs Duplicati

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

Claws Mail vs Sylpheed

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


A powerful and popular email spam filter employing a variety of detection technique.
Featured Tool // Category Security

netdata vs Zabbix

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

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Top Stories
  • Container Pipelines: The Next Frontier

Docker Swarm

Manage cluster of Docker Engines.
Featured Tool // Category Docker


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

Webmin vs Ajenti

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

NSQ vs Kafka

Popular comparison
  • NSQ - A realtime distributed messaging platform.
  • Kafka - A high-throughput distributed messaging system.


The Open Monitoring Distribution.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring