I've built a Hadoop cluster by installing most packages manually (using binaries or source). I opted not to use a custom distribution like Cloudera, MapR or Hortonworks, since I wanted the flexibility ...
I was in a dicussion with a colleague today and I mentioned how servers are not proactively monitored in a manual way (i.e. rdp to random servers, and do some manual checks - this would go in ...
We currently have several custom (perl) processes which upload/download clients to/from clients (ftp,sftp,web,etc.). These processes send success or failure emails to various addresses. Some processes ...
I need to create a list of computers on the network that will also tell me what printers are installed on each machine. I would then need to further filter only those that are Local drivers, and ...
After reviewing some thread about server monitoring software I end up with a simple question: Which of the server monitoring tools should I use for automatic detection of "abnormal" situations with ...
Canonical's Landscape service seems really nice. Is there any free alternatives? If not directly, what would you recommend to administer number of Ubuntu (and Debian) servers? Main use cases would be ...