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LAMP is a popular stack used in development circles for hosting both static and dynamic web applications. It’s an acronym for Linux, Apache, MySQL (or MariaDB) & PHP. Notably, it comprises the Apache web server, MySQL or MariaDB database server, and PHP. [ You might also like: How to Install LEMP Stack on Rocky Linux
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Abstract: Tracking different types of metrics is essential for free and open source communities. Metrics give project insights into specific efforts and help get a feel of the community’s general perception. For that, tools that can pull data from various sources and develop a visualization of this data will help projects make informed decisions. If
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Built on Chrome’s V8 engine, Node.JS is open-source, and event-driven Javascript runtime that is designed to build scalable applications and backend APIs. NodeJS is lightweight and efficient, thanks to its non-blocking I/O model and event-driven architecture. This makes it a perfect choice for handling data-intensive real-time applications. It is cross-platform and totally free to download
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The Linux Foundation recently announced a new foundation called the Open 3D Foundation for multi-platform 3D gaming technologies. Amazon’s Lumberyard has become the anchor project for the foundation, leading to creating the ‘first’ purely community-driven gaming engine. However, AAA games are not the only consumer of 3D gaming technologies; they have a wider usage in
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A recursive acronym for PHP HyperText Preprocessor, PHP is an open-source and widely used server-side scripting language for developing static and dynamic websites. It is the core of most blogging systems such as WordPress, Drupal, Magento, and business platforms such as Akaunting. PHP 7.x came into the picture in 2015 with the release of PHP
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Being an IT professional, you know that information is important. Here are five bits of information I wish I’d known before signing on the dotted line as a sysadmin.Read More at Enable Sysadmin Previous articleThe Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speakers for Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference 2021 Next articleHappy SysAdmin Day! Save $100
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PHP 8.0 was officially released back on November 26, 2020, and is a major update to PHP 7.4. At the time of publishing this guide, the latest stable release is PHP 8.0.8, which was released on July 1, 2021. PHP 8.0 provides some groundbreaking optimizations and features which include: Match expressions Nullsafe operator Union Types
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It’s no secret that spreadsheets are essential for visualizing and analyzing data at all levels. They are especially in demand in the modern business world but casual users also need them from time to time for simple calculations. When it comes to creating and editing spreadsheets, Microsoft Excel is probably the most popular program that
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One of the greatest strengths of open source development is how it enables collaboration across the entire world. However, because open source development is a global activity, it necessarily involves making available software across national boundaries. Some countries’ export control regulations, such as the United States, may require taking additional steps to ensure that an
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If you ever wanted to know what GECOS is and why it’s important to you, here are the answersRead More at Enable Sysadmin Previous articleHow LFCA Compares to Legacy Entry-Level IT Certifications Next articleLinux Foundation Launches 2021 Open Source Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey
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Cloud storage stands for a virtualized pool of network storage most commonly hosted by third parties. Cloud storage is a network-based service that physically does not exist but remains somewhere in the cloud. To be more clear, cloud storage means sharing data over a network, rather than having local servers or personal devices. Cloud storage
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LEMP is a popular stack that comprises open-source software that is collectively used to host and serve web applications, whether in production or any stage along the development cycle. The terminology LEMP is an acronym for Linux, Nginx (pronounced as Engine X, hence the E) which is a web browser, MariaDB or MySQL – database,
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When we developed the Linux Foundation Certified IT Associate (LFCA) exam, we wanted to create a certification that would help folks get started in an IT career by demonstrating to employers they possess knowledge of the most important and widely used modern infrastructure technologies. Our goal was to make an IT career more accessible, and
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Elementary OS is a Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution, which started as a theme and application set for Ubuntu which later turns out to be an independent Linux distribution. It inherits the legacy of Ubuntu OS and shares Ubuntu’s software Center for package management. It is known for its fast, open, and privacy-respecting distribution and replacement to
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Written in PHP, Akaunting is a feature-rich and open-source online accounting software that allows users to manage finances and keep track of all the invoices, payments, and expenses, to mention just but a few of the financial-related tasks. It’s an ideal online accounting platform for small businesses that do not have the financial wherewithal to
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ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is an open-source office suite that is available for Linux, Windows, and macOS users. Freely distributed under the terms of AGPLv3, it combines three editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations that are natively compatible with the Microsoft Office formats (DOCX, XLSX, PPTX). [ You might also like: 13 Most Used Microsoft
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A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is an encrypted tunnel that extends over a public network. It allows users to securely browse and access resources over an internet connection with utmost privacy and confidentiality. [ You might also like: 13 Best VPN Services with Lifetime Subscription ] ProtonVPN is a high-speed Swiss-based VPN that secures your
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The recent presidential Executive Order on Cybersecurity focuses on producing and consuming SBOMs (Software Bill of Materials). SBOMs are especially critical for a national digital infrastructure used within government agencies and in critical industries that present national security risks if penetrated. SBOMs improve understanding of those software components’ operational and cyber risks from their originating
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By Stephen Jacobs Image: RIT What is an Academic OSPO? The academic space has begun to see activity around the idea of Open Source Program Offices at colleges and universities.  Like their industry counterparts, these offices lead or advise administrative efforts around policy, licensing compliance, and staff education.  But they can also be charged with
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When installing software on a Linux system is usually a smooth ride. In most cases, you would use a package manager such as apt, dnf, or Pacman to install it securely from your distribution’s repositories. In some instances, however, a software package may not be included in the distribution’s official repository. In such scenarios, one
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CentOS 8 is reaching EOL (End Of Life) by the end of this year, 2021, and a few Linux distributions have been floated as formidable CentOS alternatives. Among them is Rocky Linux, which is a fork of CentOS and 100% binary compatible with RHEL. In a previous guide, we introduced Rocky Linux 8.4 and how
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Enable Sysadmin’s June 2021 top 10 Linux article round-up Check out our ten most-read articles from the month of JunetcarrigaThu, 7/1/2021 at 4:58pm Image June 2021 was a special month for Enable Sysadmin. We celebrated our 2 year anniversary, published 26 articles and received over 600k page views from over 415k unique visitors. Today, we are
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Context is the key to understanding how container engines understand the terms container and image.Read More at Enable Sysadmin Previous articleThe Linux Foundation Announces Registration is Open for Open Source Summit and More Fall Events Next articleLF Networking Adds New Members Across Enterprise and Government ecosystems to Support 5G Super Blueprint Open Initiative
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