When it comes to databases running in Docker containers then a consistent backup of the data with classic backup methods becomes a bit tricky. So you’ve to use a quite different approach to backup a MySQL or MariaDB Docker container.
When it comes to (simple) web applications, then most of the time Docker is a perfect fit. However, as you begin to migrate your applications into Docker containers, you might ask yourself how to forward all the requests to the different containers. A Docker Reverse Proxy can help!
While most Linux Kernels nowadays come with nice sysctl defaults, there’s always room for improvement. Some parameters can be used for performance tuning, others can be critical for security hardening. What is sysctl? sysctl is an interface to view and dynamically change parameters in Linux and other *NIX operating systems. In Linux, most of the dynamic Kernel settings can be […]
TCP is the abbreviation for Transmission Control Protocol. It is one of the core protocols in the internet protocol suite and provides a reliable protocol to communicate in computer networks. Nearly every Internet-connected device “talks” TCP and the whole Internet relies on it.
With lazytime, the Linux Kernel 4.0 brings a new feature which lazy updates the file timestamps on the disk.
A while ago, Docker announced that Docker pull requests from version 1.5 and earlier clients will no longer function as of December 15. While push requests have been disabled since Nov 19, pull requests were disabled for the Docker Hub today as well.
In the Ansible Core are a lot of Ansible modules included for almost all use cases. On this page are all modules listed and described with the available options and some examples. Some Ansible modules are on the first view quite similar and can be used for the same purpose, but often are there some crucial […]
Every sysadmin knows the situation, if he has to compare the output of some commands. Most of us save the output of the commands in a temporary file, compares these files with the diff binary and afterwards delete the temporary files. In this blog post I’ll show you the usage of process substitution to get the differences of commands […]
A few days ago Ansible released a new version of their enterprise product Ansible Tower. It’s a web interface on top of the ansible core and offers a lot of useful features. In the release notes is a new topic listed that is an important requirement for some customers of us, bundled installation support. It’s now possible […]
In this blog post we show you how to add a custom certificate authority to the trusted certificate authorities of an OS distribution. Additional, we’ll publish an Ansible playbook to manage the trusted certificates.