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

RainLoop Webmail vs Roundcube

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  • RainLoop Webmail - Simple, modern & fast web-based email client
  • Roundcube - Browser-based IMAP client with an application-like user interface.


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Top Stories
  • 8 emerging trends in container orchestration

Apache Ant

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

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.

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Lightweight agent system. Configuration state is specified via a declarative language.
Featured Tool // Category Configuration Management

8 emerging trends in container orchestration

New stats on orchestrator adoption (e.g. Kubernetes, ECS, Fargate) compiled from the real-world usage of thousands of companies and nearly half a billion containers.
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Snipe IT vs GLPI

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


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

GlusterFS vs Lustre

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


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

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.


The Open Monitoring Distribution.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring

Froxlor vs VestaCP

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  • Froxlor - Easy to use panel for Linux with Nginx and PHP-FPM support.
  • VestaCP - Hosting panel for Linux but with Nginx.


NATS Server is a simple, high performance open source messaging system for cloud native applications, IoT messaging, and microservices architectures.
Featured Tool // Category Queuing

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Real time collaboration (RTC) server.
Featured Tool // Category Messaging

VestaCP vs ISPConfig

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

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Top Stories
  • 5 things to watch out for when running on Kubernetes


IDE by the people behind KDE.
Featured Tool // Category Editors

Proxmox VE vs oVirt

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

OpenProject vs GitLab

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  • OpenProject - Project collaboration with open source.
  • GitLab - Clone of GitHub written in Ruby.


Browser-based IMAP client with an application-like user interface.
Featured Tool // Category Webmails

OSSEC vs OSQuery

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  • OSSEC - OSSEC is a HIDS that performs log analysis, FIM, rootkit detection, and much more.
  • OSQuery - Query your servers status and info using a SQL like interface.


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

Ajenti vs Webmin

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

5 things to watch out for when running on Kubernetes

Having a Kubernetes cluster is the first step towards building a more resilient and scalable infrastructure. While building a Kubernetes cluster is becoming easier every day, building a solid deployment pipeline to deploy our applications onto can feel a bit scary. It shouldn’t be. Let’s see what we need to deploy our applications onto a cluster in a safe, secure, reliable and repeatable way.
Article Added by: Kasia66 //


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

Gravitational Teleport

Modern SSH server for clusters and teams.
Featured Tool // Category SSH

restic vs BorgBackup

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  • restic - restic backup program
  • BorgBackup - A fork of Attic deduplicating backup program written in Python.

netdata vs Zabbix

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