Systems Management

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Tanium's fast-acting endpoint management tool grows up

A new version of the endpoint management tool will be able to handle enterprises with millions of clients

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Snowed in? That’s why you set up remote access

Remote power control, automated network testing, and plenty of error checking are almost as good as being there

Enterprises can now use Dell's Kace appliance to manage Chromebooks

The Kace K1000 enterprise asset management software can also keep tabs on many other types of devices

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Four ways Linux is headed for no-downtime kernel patching

These technologies are competing to provide the best way to patch the Linux kernel without reboots or downtime

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Docker on course for next big frontier: Container monitoring

As Docker grows, so too does the need to monitor containers and their apps, and third parties are stepping up

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7 free tools every network needs

From device discovery to visibility into systems, networks, and traffic flows, these free open source monitoring tools have you covered

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Facebook open-sources its Chef cookbooks

Facebook offers two homemade devops tools for systems management on GitHub and says more are on the way

Harvard researchers take aim at Shellshock-like woes with new scripting language

The Shill scripting language limits the rights of shell programs to what is necessary to get the job done

Bossie Awards 2013: The best open source admin tools

InfoWorld's top picks among all the handy open source tools that make life easier for sys admins

PowerShell 4.0: The 10 best new PowerShell commands

With the latest version of its scripting toolkit, Microsoft pushes task automation further into virtual machine management, configuration management, and network troubleshooting

VMware vCenter Operations Manager: An InfoWorld visual tour

VMware's smartly designed and extremely useful monitoring tool puts virtualization performance, health, and capacity planning at your fingertips

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