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Tune Your Hard Disk with hdparm

Disk Inspector: Retrieving and setting hard drive parameters with hdparm

17.12.2012

Hdparm is the tool to use when it comes to tuning your hard disk or DVD drive, but it can also measure read speed, deliver valuable information about the device, change important drive settings, and even erase SSDs securely.

The sys admin’s daily grind – GIF animations

SYSADMIN: Trees and Clouds

Saving Energy with PowerTOP2.0

19.10.2012

The PowerTOP tool developed by Intel helps you save power. In version 2.0, it can also handle GPUs and offers advanced tracking features.

Byobu, a session manager for the command line

LINUXUSER: Window Fitter

The sys admin’s daily grind: QPS

SYSADMIN: Process Monitor

Unified Event Monitoring with Splunk

22.05.2012

Secure your enterprise, monitor system performance, and more by harnessing the power of Splunk to search, monitor, report, and analyze events and data from any source.

Intrusion Detection with fail2ban

22.05.2012

For its size, fail2ban, a utility that scans logfiles and bans suspicious IP addresses, punches well above its weight.

The sys admin’s daily grind – Pktstat

SYSADMIN: Traffic Spotting

The sys admin’s daily grind: PortSentry

SYSADMIN: Ten Years After

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