24 Outstanding Backup Utilities for Linux Systems in 2018

Backup on personal computers or servers is always important to prevent permanent data loss. Therefore getting to know different backup tools is very important especially for System Administrators who work with large amounts of enterprise level data and even on personal computers. 11 Linux Backup Tools It is always a good practice to keep on […]

How to setup HAProxy as Load Balancer for Nginx on CentOS 7

HAProxy or High Availability Proxy is an open source TCP and HTTP load balancer and proxy server software. HAProxy has been written by Willy Tarreau in C, it supports SSL, compressions, keep-alive, custom log formats and header rewriting. HAProxy is a fast and lightweight proxy server and load balancer with a small memory footprint and […]

How to install Vagrant on Ubuntu 18.04

Vagrant is an open source command line tool for building and managing virtual machine environments. By default Vagrant can provision machines on top of VirtualBox, Hyper-V and Docker but many other providers such as Libvirt (KVM), VMware and AWS can be installed via the Vagrant plugin system. Vagrant is mostly used by developers to easily […]

How to Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on CentOS 7

Apache Virtual Hosts allows multiple websites to run on one Web server. With virtual hosts, you can specify the site document root (the directory which contains the website files), create a separate security policy for each site, use different SSL certificates for each site and much more. In this tutorial, we’ll provide a step by […]

Learn how to install several VPN protocols on your Linux device

Operating systems appear as all-around tools that facilitate our interactions with our devices and even the Internet itself. They manage and organize all of our apps, files, documents, programs, and other vital elements. Among them, Windows and macOS are the most popular for desktop computers, while iOS and Android take the crown for smartphones and […]

How to display data in a human-friendly way on Linux

Not everyone thinks in binary or wants to mentally insert commas into large numbers to come to grips with the sizes of their files. So, it’s not surprising that Linux commands have evolved over several decades to incorporate more human-friendly ways of displaying information to its users. In today’s post, we look at some of […]

AMD’s New Threadripper 2990WX Much Faster On Linux Than Windows 10

AMD’s monster 32-core Threadripper 2990WX CPU released this week to mostly positive reviews alongside a touch of criticism. When pitted against its closest Intel rival — the Core i9 7980 XE — it offers mostly superior performance and a clear value proposition, especially when tapping software that thrives on high core and thread counts. There’s […]