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Axel – A Command-Line File Download Accelerator for Linux

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 13:40:33
If you're a Linux user who often downloads files from web, you might be familiar with slow download speeds that come with it. Fortunately, there's a tool called Axel that can help you accelerate your file downloads from command line. In this article, we'll discuss what Axel is, how it works, and how you can use it to speed up your downloads. What is Axel? Axel is a command-line tool that is used to accelerate file downloads in Linux. It is a lightweight and fast download accelerator that splits a single file into multiple parts and downloads them simultaneously. This ... Read More

AWK Command in Linux with Examples

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 13:39:33
If you're working with Linux, then you may have come across AWK command. AWK is a powerful text processing tool that is used for a variety of tasks such as filtering, manipulating and transforming data. In this article, we'll explore AWK command in detail, including its syntax, functions, and examples of its use. What is AWK Command in Linux? AWK is a programming language and tool that is used for text processing and data manipulation. It is typically used for extracting and manipulating data from text files, but it can also be used for more complex tasks such as generating ... Read More

Automatic Performance Tuning of CentOS/RHEL Servers

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 11:26:21
Introduction Servers play a vital role in smooth functioning of any organization's IT infrastructure. They are responsible for hosting critical applications, databases, and other services. Hence, it is essential to ensure that servers are configured optimally for maximum performance and reliability. However, performance tuning can be a time-consuming and complex task that requires a high level of expertise. In this article, we will discuss automatic performance tuning of CentOS/RHEL servers. What is Performance Tuning? Performance tuning is process of optimizing performance of a system by adjusting various parameters and settings. In context of server performance tuning, it involves tweaking settings ... Read More

Automated Installations of Multiple RHEL Distributions using PXE Server and Kickstart

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 11:25:06
In world of IT, efficiency is key. Whether it's managing a data center, deploying a new software update, or configuring new hardware, streamlining processes can make all difference. One of most important areas where this is true is in installation and configuration of operating systems. And when it comes to deploying multiple instances of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), there's no better solution than automated installations using PXE server and Kickstart files. What is PXE Server? PXE (Preboot Execution Environment) is a network protocol that allows a computer to boot from a server on network. Essentially, it means that you ... Read More

Automated Deployment of Spark Cluster on Bare Metal Cloud

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 11:23:46
Introduction Apache Spark is a widely used distributed computing framework for big data processing. It provides a flexible and scalable solution for processing large amounts of data in a timely manner. However, deploying and managing a Spark cluster can be a challenging task, especially for those who are new to field of big data. In recent years, Bare Metal Cloud (BMC) providers have emerged as a promising solution for running distributed systems. BMCs provide benefits of cloud computing, such as flexible resource allocation, while also providing performance benefits of dedicated hardware. In this article, we will discuss how to automate ... Read More

Automate RHEL 7 Installation Using ‘Kickstart’

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 11:21:52
Introduction Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) is a popular operating system used in many enterprise environments. As a system administrator, automating installation process of RHEL 7 can be very beneficial. Automating installation process saves time and reduces risk of human error. Kickstart is a tool that can be used to automate installation process of RHEL 7. In this article, we will look at how to use Kickstart to automate RHEL 7 installations. What is Kickstart? Kickstart is a tool used to automate installation process of RHEL 7. With Kickstart, you can create a script that contains all configuration ... Read More

Autojump – An Advanced ‘cd’ Command to Quickly Navigate Linux Filesystem

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 11:19:44
As a Linux user, you probably find yourself navigating through your file system on a regular basis. Whether you're moving between directories to run commands or searching for specific files, you may have found that using "cd" command can become cumbersome and time-consuming, especially if you have to navigate through multiple directories. Fortunately, there's a solution: Autojump. What is Autojump? Autojump is a tool that allows you to quickly and easily navigate through your file system by learning your most frequently used directories. It's an alternative to standard "cd" command, and it's especially useful for users who work with a ... Read More

Auto Logout in Linux Shell Using TMOUT Shell Variable

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 11:16:56
Introduction When using a Linux shell, it's essential to ensure that user is logged out when they are not actively using system to ensure security and efficiency. This can be achieved by setting an automatic logout timer using TMOUT shell variable. In this article, we will explore how to set up auto logout in Linux shell using TMOUT shell variable, its benefits, and how to modify settings. What is TMOUT Shell Variable? TMOUT is an environment variable in Linux shell that defines number of seconds a shell session can be idle before it is automatically logged out. When this variable ... Read More

Atom – A Hackable Text and Source Code Editor for Linux

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 11:14:37
Atom is an open-source text and source code editor that was first released in 2014. It is created by GitHub and built on Electron framework, which makes it easily extensible and customizable. Atom is designed to be a hack able editor, which means that it can be modified and configured to suit individual needs. In this article, we will explore Atom's features and capabilities, as well as how to use it for text and source code editing. What is Atom? Atom is a text and source code editor that was developed by GitHub, popular web-based code repository. It's designed to ... Read More

Assembling Partitions as RAID Devices

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 11:10:35
RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is a technology that helps in storing and protecting data across multiple hard drives. It is a powerful tool for ensuring data availability and system reliability, and is commonly used in enterprise-level applications. RAID technology offers different levels, each with its own pros and cons, and these levels are implemented by assembling partitions as RAID devices. In this article, we will explore different RAID levels and how partitions are assembled as RAID devices. RAID Levels There are several RAID levels, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. most common RAID levels are − ... Read More