Month: September 2020

Installing and running Vagrant using qemu-kvm

Vagrant is a brilliant tool, used by DevOps professionals, coders, sysadmins and regular geeks to stand up repeatable infrastructure for development and testing. From their website: Vagrant is a tool for building and managing virtual machine environments in a single...

/ September 21, 2020

Epiphany 3.38 and WebKitGTK 2.30

It’s that time of year again: a new GNOME release, and with it, a new Epiphany. The pace of Epiphany development has increased significantly over the last few years thanks to an increase in the number of active contributors. Most...

/ September 16, 2020

Leveraging DevOps Infrastructure as Code to Improve Cloud Provisioning Time by 65%

Infrastructure provisioning used to be a highly manual process for Digital Service Providers (DSPs). Infrastructure engineers would rack and stack the servers and will manually configure them. Then they will install the applications over the provisioned hardware. This was a...

/ September 16, 2020

Incremental backups with Btrfs snapshots

Snapshots are an interesting feature of Btrfs. A snapshot is a copy of a subvolume. Taking a snapshot is immediate. However, taking a snapshot is not like performing a rsync or a cp, and a snapshot doesn’t occupy space as...

/ September 14, 2020

Why Remote Migrations are Essential for Business Continuity

We are approaching a banner year for the cloud. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of cloud technology to enable resilience and business continuity, and it will be a critical time for companies to leverage cloud solutions and managed...

/ September 14, 2020

tmpmail – A temporary email right from Linux / Unix terminal

Are you looking to send a temporary email right from your Linux or Unix terminal? Look no further. Try tmpmail command-line utility that allows you to generate a temporary email address for receiving emails. Underneath the script uses 1secmail’s API...

/ September 14, 2020

Ankur Sinha: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Ankur Sinha on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form...

/ September 11, 2020

What Accountants Should Know About The Cloud

Cloud technology has been at the top of the charts of new-age technologies for a long time now. Almost every industry in the world has started realizing its capabilities and integrating cloud strategies into the business model. This is apparent...

/ September 10, 2020