Free training resources for TCP IP networking

Free training resources for TCP IP networking

Free training resources for TCP IP networking Starting your journey in the TCP IP networking stack, it is important to understand concepts but also to put these networking concepts into a hands-on perspective. This article provides a list of free training resources for TCP IP networking.

IBM Red Hat RHEL source code is no longer free

IBM Red Hat RHEL source code is no longer free In a release this week, IBM Red Hat says it is putting RHEL source code in the Red Hat Customer Portal (accessible via a subscription). The sole public repository for code releases will be CentOS Stream. “CentOS Stream will now be the sole repository for … Read more

Linux distributions and tools for education

linux tux

Introduction Whether you are a total beginner, novice or experienced Linux user or administrator, there is always space for improvement and for learning new things around the Linux operating system. By expanding your Linux knowledge, you invest more broadly in computer operating system technology learning, which can be applied in any other operating system. This … Read more

Apache Cloudstack 4.17 LTS release announcement

Cloudstack

Apache Cloudstack 4.17 LTS release announcement Apache Cloudstack 4.17 LTS release announcement was recently made. Apache CloudStack 4.17.0.0 is a 4.17 LTS release with 383 new features, improvements and bug fixes since 4.16, including 16 major new features. Some of the most important features are the following. Shapeblue offer a free Cloudstack 4.17 LTS walktrough, … Read more

gRPC support on Azure App Service

Azure App Service

gRPC announcement Microsoft announced today that gRPC is now available and supported on Azure App Service for Linux workloads. This was made possible by recent platform upgrades to the HTTP reverse proxy layer to leverage YARP and Kestrel. This is an important announcement as it removes the native support limitation in Azure App Service which … Read more

Introducing Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Introduction Linux Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS was released by Canonical on April 21st, 2022. The 22.04 Long Term Service (LTS) release (code named Jammy Jellyfish) is the most mature and feature rich release to date and includes various noteworthy additions and new features. Canonical releases its LTS and interim Ubuntu versions as per the following … Read more

Reflecting on legacy Internet protocols

retro computer

In this post, we will be reflecting on legacy Internet protocols. Some of these protocols are now completely deprecated and have become obsolete, while others continue to survive and are regarded as retro-style Internet services. This type of information belongs to what is widely referred to as retrocomputing. For any users out there who have … Read more

Azure Container Registry and the Open Container Initiative

Open Container Initiative

The Open Container Initiative (OCI) is a lightweight, open governance structure (project), backed by the Linux Foundation, for the express purpose of creating open industry standards around container formats and runtime. The OCI was launched on June 22nd 2015 by Docker, CoreOS and other leaders in the container industry. This article provides information on the … Read more

An overview of Linux Web hosting panels

Linux LAMP

When choosing a Linux or Unix-based control panel for your web hosting needs, you should be aware of the following options. This article provides an overview of Linux Web hosting panels. Cpanel Cpanel is one of the major options in all web hosting providers but it comes with an extra cost. Details about Cpanel features … Read more

Data exchange formats

Data Exchange Formats

This post is also available in audible format on my podcast. The post discusses the most common and widely used data exchange formats. There are various scenarios in which both software and systems engineers need a way to exchange data between users, systems, scripts and applications using mutually understandable protocols and formats. The most widely … Read more