Migrating your servers from one Linux distribution to another can be a daunting task, even moreso if it’s a migration you’re doing because of unforeseen events or changes within the ecosystem. In this video, Jay and Joao discuss the challenges when it comes to migrating Linux distributions, and the effect this has on security.
Rebooting is a pain, and in some organizations, downright tedious. Shuffling virtual machines between hosts in a cluster is even more tedious, and when it’s time to install patches, that’s what many administrators are forced to do. In this video, I check out QEMUCare, which aims to live-patch QEMU to avoid VM shuffling. In particular, we’ll look at installing ePortal (which deploys the patches) and also an example scenario.
In episode 1 of the Enterprise Linux Security Podcast, Jay and Joao talk about CVEs: Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures. It’s an important topic to understand in the world of security, and we’ll talk about what this means, how they’re classified, and much more!
Check out additional episodes in this podcast here.
System Administrator Appreciation Day is a special day of recognition that occurs on the last Friday of July each year. SysAdmin Day is intended to bring recognition to all the hard work that System Administrators perform to keep our systems running. In this video, I discuss SysAdmin Day (as well as many other topics surrounding the line of work) with Joao Correia from CloudLinux, and Brian from Admin Magazine. This was an awesome discussion, so don’t miss out!
I had a chance to sit down with Joao Correia from CloudLinux and Brian Osborn from Admin Magazine to talk about System Administrators Appreciation Day, System Administration in general, and why we need to help our Admins feel more appreciated it.