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An easy A remote incremental backup of all your files.
Featured Tool // Category Backups

lizardfs vs MooseFS

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  • lizardfs - LizardFS is an Open Source Distributed File System licenced under GPLv3.
  • MooseFS - Fault tolerant, highly available, highly performing, easily scalable network distributed file system


Snipe IT

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

O365 Admins, Take control of Private Channel Creation now!

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Where (And How) to Start Learning AWS as a Beginner

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Kafka vs NATS

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  • Kafka - A high-throughput distributed messaging system.
  • NATS - NATS Server is a simple, high performance open source messaging system for cloud native applications, IoT messaging, and microservices architectures.

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

#discussKubernetes, how to get started

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check_mk vs Zabbix

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


Cypht: Lightweight Open Source webmail written in PHP and JavaScript
Featured Tool // Category Webmails

TimeShift vs Back In Time

Popular comparison
  • TimeShift - System restore tool for Linux
  • Back In Time - Back In Time - A simple backup tool for Linux

Knot DNS

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


Turnkey virtualization platform based on CentOS distribution, using Xen and an extended toolstack/API.
Featured Tool // Category Virtualization

Google Cloud Kubernetes in 10 Minutes

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Awesome SysAdmin Newsletter » 169

Top Stories
  • 13 reasons why you should be using Netlify
  • A cron job that could save you from a ransomware attack
  • Five Ways to Shorten your Continuous Delivery Cycle

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.

#newsWho Ate Docker's Lunch?

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Zabbix vs LibreNMS

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


A hackable text editor from Github.
Featured Tool // Category Editors

Duplicati vs BorgBackup

Popular comparison
  • Duplicati - Store securely encrypted backups on cloud storage services!
  • BorgBackup - A fork of Attic deduplicating backup program written in Python.


Opinionated platform for seamlessly managing your DNS configuration across any number of DNS hosts, both in the cloud or in your own infrastructure.
Synced from the Github list // Category Domains


Based on Citrix XenServer, XCP-ng is a fully open source virtualization platform.
Synced from the Github list // Category Virtualization


Open Source XML Database
Synced from the Github list // Category Document Store

Smallstep Certificates

A private certificate authority (X.509 & SSH) and related tools for secure automated certificate management.
Synced from the Github list // Category Tools and web interfaces


A flexible package manager that supports multiple versions, configurations, platforms, and compilers.
Synced from the Github list // Category Build and software organization tools


You can use Bolt to run one-off tasks, scripts to automate the provisioning and management of some nodes, you can use Bolt to move a step beyond scripts, and make them shareable.
Synced from the Github list // Category Automation

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A Lucene Based Document store mainly used for log indexing, storage and analysis.
Featured Tool // Category Log Management