Monthly Archives: October 2015

SaltStack Automation Tool

SaltStack platform or Salt is a Python-based open source configuration management software and remote execution engine. Supporting the “infrastructure-as-code” approach to deployment and cloud management, it competes primarily with Puppet, Chef, and Ansible. SaltStack software orchestrates the build and ongoing management of any legacy or modern infrastructure. SaltStack is known as the fastest, most scalable…  Read More 

Fabric Command-Line Tool

Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. It provides a basic suite of operations for executing local or remote shell commands (normally or via sudo) and uploading/downloading files, as well as auxiliary functionality such as prompting the running user for…  Read More 

VeraCrypt Disk Encryption

VeraCrypt picks up from where TrueCrypt left and it adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force attacks. VeraCrypt also solves many vulnerabilities and security issues found in TrueCrypt. It can load TrueCrypt volume and it offers the possibility to convert TrueCrypt containers…  Read More