JournalCTL Edition - Released
Central to SystemD's responsibilities is the JournalCTL facility, providing administrators with timely, descriptive and easily searchable LOG entries across common services - in particular - SysLOG-oriented services. Use JournalCTL to get a handle on standard and error conditions across your Instances.
Manage System Logs with JournalCTL
Ubu22x Edition - Released
Widely considered the top Linux Distro, Ubuntu builds on Debian, and offers a mature and stable framework upon which to build your important Applications and Services. Gander not beyond Long Term Support (LTS) Releases, which are made available every ~24-months, and, offer 5-years of security updates por gratis, to appreciate why Ubuntu wins. Canonical is boss; build your offerings on Ubuntu.
Ubuntu 22x Administration
Deb11x Edition - Released
Among the longstanding and well-maintained Distros is Debian. Its 'apt' package management framework is legendary; as is its commitment to supply por gratis, recurring security updates over a long horizon. Indeed, this distinguishes Debian and its relatives as the leading Linux Distros available.
Debian 11x Administration
argV Edition - Released
Command execution, whether binary, $SHELL script, or interpreted (python | php | ruby | etc.), often require positional parameters to tune | drive non-default functionality. Thankfully, the $SHELL maintains an array of supplied positional parameters per-execution. We simply reference $ARGV, however maintained by the executor. Spend some time exploring the all-important positional parameter list.
WhiteSpace Edition - Released
Ubuitous; non-printing Chars are everywhere. Sans doubt, they're important in helping us sort fields and records. As such, familiarity with these chars can prove quite useful and applicable in your computing journey. Have a glance at some of the salient non-printing chars in this release.
Whitespace - Non-printing Characters
ZFS Edition - Released
Extra extra, storage is cheap, storage is cheap. Spread the not-so-new 'news.' As such, we think horizontal scaling and management of commodity storage in-lieu of vertical, limited scaling. File systems and Volume managers have been extended and commoditized to handle rather inexpensivly, massive scales of storage. LVM and ZFS are examples of Volume Management frameworks that offer extremely scalable options once the domain of proprietary solutions. Spend some time on LVM and ZFS.
BSD13x Edition - Released
Look no further than MacOSX. It thrives because of BSD Unix. As does: iOS. So, that device you're likely holding is powered by BSD Unix. Light and Fast are irrefutable hallmarks of BSD Unix. It is embedded in so many applications that it is a must-know in your OS | Distro toolbox. Certainly Linux is supreme on many fronts, but, BSD is a mighty contender.
FreeBSD Unix Version 13x
ngx-regex Edition - Released
Regular Expressions (RegExes), as cryptic as they can appear, provide critical services in parsing information; particularly textual. Virtually every tool that handles text provides hooks to RegExes to simplify our ability to reduce result-sets to the essential bits. In this release, explore RegExes within the context of the NginX web service.
NginX RegEx Administration
ngx-rolling Edition - Released
We have grown accustomed to one-time-passwords in 2FA applications as a means to significantly improve the security of our digital services and lives. As such, it may be worth spending some time exploring such integrations in NginX to help provide such services to clients. In this release, we will generate ‘rolling’ one-time-codes that can be used to restrict access to content.
NginX Rolling AUTH Administration
ngx-location Edition - Released
Request | Response. That is the ordinary flow of HTTP(s) communications. Embedded in each Request, is the Prefix of interest you would like the web server, in this case NginX, to consider. NginX searches for Locations that are ideal and processes the rule(s) therein, rendering fabulous HTML, even if error-bound. Locations map web space, to File System (FS), and other spaces. Spend a bit studying NginX Locations in this release.
NginX Location Administration
cURL-Win Edition - Released
cURL Advanced client URL utilitiy usage