• Safer DNS, e-mail and other improvements of RHEL 8

    In the first part of this article, we wrote about high-performance packet processing at the network adapter level using XDP and eBPF, and about the possibility of achieving greater throughput with lower latency, thanks to the BBR algorithm for TCP. These two new possibilities of the RHEL8 system bring benefits to everyone, regardless of the

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  • Why to choose Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8?

    No one likes renovations. Changes in IT systems and data centers will continue to be more and more noticeable and expensive. The reason for this is the increasing complexity of these environments, as well as the growing amount of data, services and applications. This year, on May 7 2019, the 8th version of Red Hat

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  • Self-Service Backup Automation using CloudForms wi...

    Growing market expectations to deliver services on demand with minimized waiting time has strong influence on IT services. It can be observed that during past years the central point of interest of IT services is automation of all parts that can be automated. Most business processes went through transformation to exclude as many wastes as

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  • How and why vProtect displaced Bacula for protecti...

    After years of almost exponential growth, with many businesses virtualizing over 80% of their workloads, the virtualization industry has hit a tipping point. Now more than ever, organizations are questioning the value proposition of the “Big Two”, VMware and Hyper-V, and looking at alternative hypervisors. And this means looking at backup eco-system alternatives as well.

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  • How to use Roles. Ansible for oVirt/RHV – Part I...

    Last time we spent some time to understand how Ansible works with RHV/oVirt infrastructure. We discussed all necessary packages and tools we need to start our first automation task. Then finally we were able to write and execute out first playbook against our demo RHV infrastructure. That was last time. In this post we will

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  • Let’s get started with Ansible for RHV/oVirt!

    Have you ever think how to automate your everyday tasks on your RHV/oVirt infrastructure? In this post we will guide you how to start your RHV/oVirt automation in just 15 min! Let’s get started! Red Hat Virtualization/oVirt includes support for the Ansible automation tool. Ansible can be used to configure systems, deploy software, and perform

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  • Agent-less backup strategies for oVirt/RHV

    For oVirt and RHV, like for almost any other virtualization platform, it is possible to provide agent-less backup solution. Actually, there is even more than one way to do this. In this short article I’ll explain 3 different ways to backup VMs in these environments using snapshot mechanism. Let me tell you a short story…

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  • Disaster Recovery / Replication for oVirt/RHV

    If you ever heard about VMware Site Recovery Manager: Disaster Recovery Software? If your answer is yes and you miss to getting this set of features in oVirt, Red Hat Virtualization project, I’ve got some good news for you :-). In November 2018, we launched an open source project called DRoVirt. What’s more, we did with a team

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