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PostgreSQL Database Handbook

by Gabriel Canepa on February 24th, 2017

PostgreSQL, often simply Postgres, is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) with an emphasis on extensibility and standards-compliance. As a database server, its primary function is to store data securely, and to allow for retrieval at the request of other software applications. It can handle workloads …

Linux BASH Programming Cookbook

by System Code Geeks on February 24th, 2017

Bash is a Unix shell and command language written by Brian Fox for the GNU Project as a free software replacement for the Bourne shell. First released in 1989, it has been distributed widely as it is a default shell on the major Linux distributions and OS X. Bash is a command processor that typically runs in a text window, where …

Nagios Monitoring Handbook

by Gabriel Canepa on February 24th, 2017

Nagios, now known as Nagios Core, is a free and open source computer-software application that monitors systems, networks and infrastructure. Nagios offers monitoring and alerting services for servers, switches, applications and services. It alerts users when things go wrong and alerts them a second time when the problem has been resolved. …

VirtualBox Essentials

by Gabriel Canepa on February 24th, 2017

Oracle VM VirtualBox is a free and open-source hypervisor for x86 computers from Oracle Corporation. VirtualBox may be installed on a number of host operating systems, including: Linux, OS X, Windows, Solaris, and OpenSolaris. There are also ports to FreeBSD and Genode. It supports the creation and management of guest virtual machines …

Apache HTTP Server Cookbook

by Gabriel Canepa on February 24th, 2017

The Apache HTTP Server, colloquially called Apache, is the world’s most used web server software. Originally based on the NCSA HTTPd server, development of Apache began in early 1995 after work on the NCSA code stalled. Apache played a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web, quickly overtaking NCSA HTTPd as the dominant …

Introduction to Nginx

by Gabriel Canepa on February 24th, 2017

Nginx is an open source HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, load balancer, and HTTP cache. The nginx project started with a strong focus on high concurrency, high performance and low memory usage. It runs on Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS X, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, as well as on other *nix flavors. It also …