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Puppet Labs: IT Automation Software for System Administrators

Puppet Labs: IT Automation Software for System Administrators

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Usemon - Usage monitoring of your Java client or server applications during runtime Usemon is a monitoring system for usage trends, response time and dependency analysis of plain Java applications or big multi-clustered Java Enterprise applications running in production. The proof of Usemon's stability and usefulness is confirmed by the fact that one of the worlds largest telecom operators is running Usemon in a clustered WebSphere environment with over 90 enterprise applications. The Usemon system consists of three separate components: Usemon AgentThe agent performs byte code manipulation of interesting classes, injecting statistics gathering code in all public methods of classes like EJBs, MDBs, SQL statements, Queue senders or configured POJOs for that matter. Data is collected in intervals of 60 seconds and transmitted to the collector for storage into a SQL database. The data is transmitted using UDP multicasts. Visit the Usemon InstallGuide page for installation instructions.

Detailed Error Handling In Bash by Willem Bogaerts, application smith at Kratz Business Solutions Summary Shell scripts are often running as background processes, doing useful things without running in a visible shell. Think, for example, of cron jobs or scripts that are fired from a program on a web server. Bash Reference Manual Table of Contents This text is a brief description of the features that are present in the Bash shell (version 4.2, 28 December 2010). This is Edition 4.2, last updated 28 December 2010, of The GNU Bash Reference Manual, for Bash, Version 4.2. Bash contains features that appear in other popular shells, and some features that only appear in Bash.

5 Creative Google Image Search Visualizations This post is about making you even more inspired with Google Image search results: it shares some really creative Google Images visualization projects that can both entertain and inspire. 1. Google Image Inspiration: Dreamlines RHQ (formerly Jopr) I finally got a Raspberry Pi too. After the hurdles of initial installation, got it hooked up to my LAN and of course I had to install an RHQ agent on it. And it turned out that this was dead simple, as the Pi already has Java 1.7 installed (in the Raspbian Wheezy distro that I am using). Thus it was only a matter of laying down the rhq-agent, and starting it the usual way. Now there was one caveat: the agent did not find any file systems or network interfaces etc.

Ubuntu Offers One Operating System for Any Device - Phone, Tablet, or PC Making a single operating system work on smartphones, tablets, laptops, and TVs is a tricky proposition. You can’t just scale a mobile OS up or a desktop OS down; you have to build software that is flexible enough to adjust for different use cases. And if you want developers’ apps work across multiple devices running your OS, you have to figure out how to make that work, too. This is what Canonical, the U.K. company that developed Linux-based operating system Ubuntu, is trying to do. On Tuesday, the company revealed its tablet interface for Ubuntu, which it called the “next step” in allowing a “unified family of experiences” on smartphones, tablets, PCs, and TVs. This follows Canonical’s January announcement of a smartphone version of its software (see “Ubuntu to Offer Smartphone Operating Software”) that it demonstrated at MIT in early February (see “Ubuntu Invites Phone Makers to Cheat on Google”).

5 Unusual Uses of Google Image Search You Might Not Have Heard About By now, we all know about different uses of Google Image search. Yaara’s post on some vital Google Image Search hacks should always hold you in good stead. So much so, that I can bet a small part of my piggy bank that it is the preferred address you go to for searching images. Bing has its uses but when the face-off is between Bing Images versus Google Images, I still side with Google. What are your main uses of Google Image Search? Do you use it to search similar images? Core - Nagios Nagios Core is the industry standard, Open Source IT monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes. Nagios Core serves as one of the foundation blocks of Nagios XI - our commercial monitoring solution. Nagios Core allows you to monitor your entire IT infrastructure to ensure systems, applications, services, and business processes are functioning properly. In the event of a failure, it can alert technical staff of the problem, allowing them to begin remediation processes before outages affect business processes, end-users, or customers.

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