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Puppet – nearly a decade long friendship

Puppet – nearly a decade long friendship

Puppet is an open-core configuration management tool that significantly simplifies infrastructure management, especially when sysadmins have to deal with a large number of servers. Essentially, with its declarative language, Puppet allows sysadmins to describe the desired system state in high-level terms - e.g. users, installed packages, enabled services, configuration files, etc....

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Swiss army knife

HAProxy – sysadmin’s swiss army knife

HAProxy is a free, open-source, high-performance TCP/HTTP load balancer. HAProxy has been around since 2001, it's written in C programming language, and it uses an insignificant amount of memory and CPU resources, even with very advanced manipulations on HTTP traffic. It's also very secure, having only fifteen security issues during...

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Webshop migration

Webshop migration

If you decided it’s time to invest in a new and improved infrastructure, you’re probably wondering how to do a webshop migration without knocking it offline. To help you with this process, we’ve described how we prepare for the webshop migration, what steps do we take to ensure everything...

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monitoring PHP

Monitoring PHP applications

When considering PHP applications monitoring, it’s essential to monitor not only the application itself but the services on which the application depends, as well as the infrastructure hosting the application. Detecting performance bottlenecks and debugging problems can otherwise be very tricky, and unexpected downtime may occur. Infrastructure monitoring Our advanced monitoring...

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Covid 19 crises

How to help your business during the COVID-19 crisis

If your business is dependent on people moving about, you’re most likely already experiencing consequences of the COVID-19 crisis. Companies are already suffering a drop in sales, and everyone is trying to cope with the current situation. So with that in mind, we’ve prepared a list of things you...

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