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Sitting in the Linux cockpit

Linux Cockpit is a web-based interface that provides graphical administrative access to a system. Here's a look at what it allows you to control.

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How mainframes put muscle behind autonomous data maintenance software

With the muscle and processing power of the mainframe, autonomous troubleshooting software can handle the drudgery so the DBA can plug into their human ingenuity.

The rise of modular plug terminated links

Developing new LAN cabling standards is an arduous process that takes many years. Most standards development work centers around higher performance cable and connectors to support new applications like 10, 25 and 40 gigabit Ethernet....

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HPE pushes for the autonomous data center with InfoSight AI recommendation engine

HPE is adding an AI-based recommendation engine to the InfoSight predictive analytics platform for flash storage, taking another step toward what it calls the autonomous data center. The ultimate goal is to simplify and automate...

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Why speeds and feeds don’t fix your data management problems

Beyond speeds, feeds, and the cost of storage capacity, admins are now beginning to look at the missing link in their infrastructure – information about how their data is actually being used.

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Ethernet frames and packets: what’s the difference?

When discussing Ethernet data, the terms frame and packet are often used interchangeably. Frames and packets are the electronic containers that carry our data from point-to-point by navigating LANs and WANs and, as they both serve...

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How to use the motd file to get Linux users to pay attention

Configuring login messages on Linux servers is more complex and dynamic. Let's look at the message of the day setup on an Ubuntu server to decipher how the process works.

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