VPN subscriptions cost money, and they often require a bit of research just to figure out if they’re legit. If you have an old Mac sitting around, you can make use of it by turning it into the simplest DIY VPN around, perfect for browsing safely on public Wi-Fi or grab files from your home computer on-the-go.
The storage market is in flux. Spinning drives are being usurped by flash storage and software defined storage is emerging as a challenger to purpose-built storage arrays. We spoke with Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Head of Storage in the Asia Pacific and Japan region, Phil Davis about what he’s seeing with storage technologies.
IBM has come out with some powerful hardware which aims to boost the popularity of mainframe servers running the Linux open source OS in large organisations. The vendor has introduced the LinuxOne line with a mainframe that can scale out to 8000 virtual servers. Here’s more information on the announcement.
Yes folks, it’s that time of the year again where we gather to appreciate the hard work of our system administrators. July 31 marks the 16th annual SysAdmin Day. Your system administrator and his team have been diligently ensuring that the tech in your company runs smoothly all year so what better way to say “thank you” than with a big order of scrumptious pizza?
Dedicated server monitoring tools have largely replaced the need to manually parse log files except for the most esoteric of issues. This however raises another issue — selecting one that has the right combination of features, usability and performance. Fortunately, many free options exist if you’re willing to learn their ins and outs.