Category Archives: Server

Jenkins CI/CD Application

Jenkins is an award-winning, cross-platform, continuous integration and continuous delivery application that increases your productivity. Use Jenkins to build and test your software projects continuously making it easier for developers to integrate changes to the project, and making it easier for users to obtain a fresh build. It also allows you to continuously deliver your…  Read More 

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 

GitLab Community Edition

GitLab is a web-based Git repository manager with wiki and issue tracking features. GitLab offers hosted accounts similar to GitHub, but also allows its software to be used on third-party servers. It is available as an Omnibus package. The software was written by Dmitriy Zaporozhets from Ukraine; the CEO, Sytse Sijbrandij, is based in Utrecht….  Read More 

Kali Linux: Pen Testing Distro

Kali Linux is preinstalled with over 600 penetration-testing programs, including nmap (a port scanner), Wireshark (a packet analyzer), John the Ripper (a password cracker), Aircrack-ng (a software suite for penetration-testing wireless LANs), Burp suite and OWASP ZAP (both web application security scanners). Kali Linux can run natively when installed on a computer’s hard disk, can…  Read More 

PostgreSQL Open Source Database

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. It runs on all major operating systems, including Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HP-UX, SGI IRIX, Mac OS X, Solaris, Tru64),…  Read More