What’s New in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8?
RHEL 8 is on the way! I have experimented with the RHEL 8 beta release. Here’s my brief “test drive” report. For far more detail, I have a series of pages describing the upgrade path from RHEL 5 through 8. RHEL 8 is due. Major releases have taken 2 years, then 3, then 4, and […]
Which Linux Training is Best for Programmers and Server Administrators?
In this blog I started explaining Learning Tree’s array of Linux training courses. I divided them into courses that prepare you for certification exams, versus those that teach you to use and manage the Linux environment. I explained the CompTIA, Microsoft, and Red Hat certification test-prep courses. Now let’s look at the courses that teach […]
Which Linux Training Should I Select?
Linux skills are crucial today. The Linux Foundation has found that, “as of 2017, the Linux operating system runs 90 percent of the public cloud workload.” However, running a server means getting down into the details. The Linux command line is an alphabet soup of terse commands. It really does become intuitive at some point. […]
Cut the Cable with Kodi
Playing Media with Kodi Kodi is a free, open-source media player. You can stream content from the Internet, and play your DVDs and media files. Kodi has been around for a while, but it was originally called XBMC or Xbox Media Center. You may see some references to XBMC, but Kodi is the current name. […]
How I Was Wrong About Kerberos
Microsoft’s Active Directory includes a version of Kerberos that has had a bad reputation. There were problems several years ago, but the criticisms are now outdated. What was the problem, and how has it been fixed? Origins of Active Directory Windows 2000 was originally going to be called Windows NT 5.0. It was released in […]