Posted by Didier Van Hoye on January 26, 2021
Veeam Hardened Linux Repository – Part III

Part 2 discussed adding the Linux server to Veeam managed servers and adding immutable repositories, along with incompatible configs that Veeam’ll block if you try using them. Today, you will learn about the entire configuration deeper: how immutability works, scenarios with bad actors, how they can succeed, and how to test if all is working fine.

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Posted by Didier Van Hoye on January 21, 2021
Veeam Hardened Linux Repository – Part II

Part 1 discussed what a hardened repository was, how Veeam B&R V11 had everything to achieve that, and how to set up Linux for those purposes. Now, you will learn how to add the Linux server to Veeam managed servers and how to add immutable repositories. You’ll also learn about incompatible configs that Veeam will block if you try to use them.

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Posted by Didier Van Hoye on January 19, 2021
Veeam Hardened Linux Repository – Part I

Veeam Backup & Replication V11 introduced the ability to build your own immutable, hardened backup repository. There’s no more need to use third-party compatible solutions, like WORM disk storage or others. Now, you can do that using any server with storage that meets the requirements plus several supported Linux distros and XFS.

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Posted by Oleg Pankevych on December 23, 2020
Enable block storage devices in WSL2

The issue of providing block-level storage for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is quite mysterious. Presently, iSCSI isn’t available in WSL out-of-the-box. But the good news is that you can enable it, although it’s not a straightforward path. WSL2, having a real custom Linux kernel inside, can help you initiate and complete the process.

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Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on July 23, 2020
Configuring Ubuntu Server GUI Remote Access – Part 2 – Using XRDP Server

Part 1 of the topic considered certain basic options, like configuring screen sharing in Ubuntu and connecting to Ubuntu desktop using the VCN Viewer client. However, if you want to connect to an Ubuntu machine using some sort of virtual desktop client without opening a session locally, you may want to look into XRDP Server.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on February 6, 2020
Veeam Backup and Replication 10 with Linux Proxy

Although you still won’t be able to install Veeam on Linux and the new Linux proxy won’t be superior to Windows Proxy in performance, there are certain benefits to consider still. For example, Linux has a smaller disk footprint, it doesn’t need a license, and it can act as a gateway server. Subsequently, there will be easier ways to maneuver within you backup.

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Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on January 28, 2020
Deploying Django Project to AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Part 2: Database Settings Configuration

Part 1 of this topic covered why using AWS Elastic Beanstalk (EB) can be more beneficial for making apps if you are using Django. It showcased how to prepare your Django project for correct deployment via AWS EB. Part 2 will explain how to configure the EB environment and the Django project to use Postgres database.

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Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on December 12, 2019
Deploying Django Project to AWS Elastic Beanstalk

In this blog post, we will talk about getting your Django project deployed to Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. There are different ways you can do that with AWS: one is deployment to EC2 instance running Linux (you just connect to it over SSH and work with Linux server directly), and the other one is deployment to Elastic Beanstalk. The first scenario is close to simple project setup on a local Linux machine with some extra steps involved – for that you can refer to my previous posts which cover most of the steps involved. In this post, we will focus on Elastic Beanstalk deployment scenario, going through all the steps involved in this process when it is performed from Ubuntu.

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Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on November 5, 2019
How to Install Django on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS – Part 3: Configuring Django to use PostgreSQL database

Creating apps in Ubuntu that will work seamlessly on different platforms may seem like quite the challenge. Nonetheless, with the right knowledge, you can manage that like a pro. By installing Django on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS and configuring it to use PostgreSQL (which is focused on SQL standards compliance), you can now easily build apps there using heterogeneous databases.
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Posted by Vladan Seget on October 15, 2019
Top 5 New Features in Windows Server 2019

Perfection knows no limits and so does Windows Server. Microsoft is on a crusade of ever-perfecting it, and the new version has something to say, indeed. It seems like the company might be coming after virtualization vendors. Why? Well, some of the new features include storage migration, Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, and ReFS deduplication… Just saying…

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