NFS (Network File System) is a fantastic way to share files between Linux and UNIX machines. In this video, Jay walks you through the process of setting up an NFS server on Ubuntu, complete with a walkthrough on mounting the exports. Not only that, you’ll see how you can utilize AutoFS for on-demand mounting as well.
Ransomware – an extremely frustrating security threat that can cause business disruption, data loss, as well as long work days during the recovery process. But how do you recover from such an event? In this foundational episode, Jay and Joao discuss some tips on how to deal with this, tips you’ll hopefully never need but are good to have nonetheless.
By using clever infrastructure engineering strategies to increase reliability, you can minimize disruption and downtime for your organization. Another technique to consider is the concept of Digital Twin – having a full system clone/mirror you can use to test enhancements, perform a root-cause analysis, or more. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss Digital Twins and how the concept can potentially help your organization.
- Digital Twin (Wikipedia article)
- More malicious packages posted to online repository. This time it’s PyPI
Were you every confused regarding the differences and use-cases between a hostname and domain name for a device within your network? How does naming your servers benefit you? In this latest episode of the Linux Crash Course series, we’ll explore some foundational concepts around both.
System76, a company that focuses on Linux-first computers, designs keyboards now. The Launch Keyboard “launched” some time ago, and for some of you the lack of a numpad was a concern. Now, the “Heavy” variation of the Launch mechanical keyboard is available – and yes, it’s a full keyboard complete with a numpad. In this video, Jay will give you his thoughts on the latest input device from System76.
Check out the Launch Keyboard lineup here (no commission earned).