How to Manage OpenStack Private Clouds Episode 6 – Automating Cloud Deployments

OpenStack is an open-source cloud computing platform that enables you to build your very own private cloud that is completely under your control. In this six-part guide, Jay will guide you through the finer points of OpenStack with hands-on examples. In the sixth and final episode, we’ll wrap up the series with a look at how to automate OpenStack with Terraform and Ansible.

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Thanks to OpenMetal for sponsoring this series! Check out their awesome OpenStack service here.

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New Linux Distro: The “Flatpak Remix” of Ubuntu!

A great deal of controversy was created when the recent news came out regarding Canonical forcing flavor leads to abandon Flatpak, with many feeling that the decision was in poor taste. That doesn’t matter anymore though, because now a “Flatpak Remix” was created, that gives Flatpak fans their own “spin” on Ubuntu. In this video, Jay discusses the distribution and why he decided to create it.

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Check out the new distro right here.
Note: The Github repo hasn’t been set up yet, but will be available in the near future.

The Homelab Show Episode 90 – Netdata

Netdata is an awesome monitoring solution that’s easy to set up, and has a ton of features. Jay had a chance to test it out recently, and Tom and Jay share their thoughts. Also, we’ll talk about some new software releases, why static leases are greater than static IP’s (well, Jay seems to think so anyway). In addition, some viewer questions will be answered. Check it out!

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 58 – Tales from the Red Team

Tasks that penetration testers and security analysis perform in order to expose security weaknesses may seem like a mysterious and complicated art. Most of the time, these tasks are considered “secret sauce” and unless you work for a red team, you may not be aware of what it may look like while someone attempts to gain access from the outside. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss a report released by CISA, that provides a very detailed account at what goes into this type of work. This report is definitely a must-read, and this episode is a must-listen!

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