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F5 to acquire NGINX in $670m deal

In a not-so-unexpected turn of the events NGINX will be acquired by F5, a company specializing in Application Delivery Networking, cloud services and networking components.

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How to install ceph with ceph-ansible

ceph-ansible is the most flexible way to install and manage a full-blown Ceph cluster. Whilst not the easiest way, it isn’t too difficult and can produce production-grade clusters. Let’s take a look.

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VDO: Linux deduplication and how to use it

Following Red Hat acquisition of Permabit Technologies, the former decided to release the latter proprietary technology: VDO, as open source. But what is VDO and how can you use it?

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How to install oVirt node 4.2 on baremetal

oVirt node is the easiest way to provision a machine to use with oVirt. Installing it is pretty simple if you’ve installed Fedora/CentOS in the past. Let’s take a look at how to install oVirt node...