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Aug 28, 2019

# Cloud vs Data Center
- Cloud is not synonymous with success
- Hidden costs
- Balance and scale
- Provisioning for the DC
1. VMware
2. KVM

# Load Balancing
- At the server level
- At the data link layer
- At the network (routing) layer
- LB Technology
- Configuring Nginx
- Configuring HAProxy
- Configuring AWS Elastic...


Aug 20, 2019

DevOps

What is DevOps

Skipping the origin story.

What to expect?

Ops side:
Sitting with development team.
Planning with development team.
Sysadmin for devs.

Dev side:
Controlling your own infrastructure.
Being expected to know how deployment works.

Monitoring and Feedback
- HTTP requests
- System activity
- The...


Aug 16, 2019

Linux Applications

Joplin
https://joplinapp.org/

Terminator
http://www.linuxandubuntu.com/home/terminator-a-linux-terminal-emulator-with-multiple-terminals-in-one-window

Pinta
https://pinta-project.com/pintaproject/pinta/

Guake
http://guake-project.org/

Bibisco
https://www.bibisco.com/

VS...


Aug 13, 2019

Desktop Environments and Distributions

What is a Desktop Environment? Tools, window managers, login managers, display managers, all of the components
What is a distribution? When I say Linux, I don't mean the kernel, I mean the operating system running on top of it.


Gnome, Gnome 3, Gnome Shell
GTK, Wayland,...


Aug 7, 2019

Building a Linux workstation

Hardware compatability list
https://www.linuxjournal.com/supportedhardware
https://www.linux-laptop.net/
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupport

Things to consider:

- Browser box
++ Get away with i5 and 8GB of RAM
++ Something with a decent resolution, nice screen
=-=-= 14" go high DPI...