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restic backup program
Featured Tool // Category Backups



The collaborative editing software that runs Wikipedia.
Featured Tool // Category Wikis

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.

Last 7 Days


Information Resource-Manager with an additional Administration Interface.
Featured Tool // Category IT Asset Management

Celery vs Kafka

Popular comparison
  • Celery - Distributed Task Queue (development branch)
  • Kafka - A high-throughput distributed messaging system.


Caching proxy for the web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more.
Featured Tool // Category Web

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.


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

Nagios vs LibreNMS

Popular comparison
  • Nagios - Computer system, network and infrastructure monitoring software application.
  • LibreNMS - fork of Observium.


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

Cockpit vs Webmin

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


Python-based toolkit for continuous integration.
Featured Tool // Category Continuous

Froxlor vs VestaCP

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

Last 30 Days


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

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.


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

Collectd vs Diamond

Popular comparison
  • Collectd - System statistic collection daemon.
  • Diamond - Python based statistic collection daemon.


fork of Observium.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring

netdata vs Zabbix

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

Seafile vs Nextcloud

Popular comparison
  • Seafile - Another Open Source Cloud Storage solution.
  • Nextcloud - ☁️ Nextcloud server component


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

Webmin vs Ajenti

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


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

OpenVPN vs tinc

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


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

BorgBackup vs Duplicity

Popular comparison
  • BorgBackup - A fork of Attic deduplicating backup program written in Python.
  • Duplicity - Encrypted bandwidth-efficient backup using the rsync algorithm.


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

RabbitMQ vs NSQ

Popular comparison
  • RabbitMQ - Robust, fully featured, cross distro queuing system.
  • NSQ - A realtime distributed messaging platform.