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View System and OS Information Using Screenfetch

ScreenFetch is a handy bash script to display the important information of the system and operating system. It auto detects the OS distribution and display an ASCII version of distribution logo and valuable system information to its right. Being the owner or administrator of the system it is very important that you should “know your stuff well” and well aware of the machine you are playing with. Today, to achieve...

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Why should we have separate development, testing, and production environments?

Development – It is an environment where developers commit code, experiments, fix bugs, make mistakes etc…Staging – It is an environment where manual or automated tests are executed, and due to complexity, these can consume a lot of server resources.Production – It is an environment where we create value for customers and/or the business. This is a highly sensitive environment and puts a deep effect on your reputation and brand...

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How to Stop and Start Amazon Ec2 Instances at Regular Interval of Time

Administration is all about deploying stable, scalable and secure environments. Cost optimization is the also plays a very important role into this. Administrator should be smart enough to manage all these things in cost-effective manner. In this tutorial we are trying to demonstarte a smart way of deploying amazon ec2 instances, in which we can Stop and Start Amazon Ec2 Instances at Regular Interval of Time and use them when...

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Creating Custom Commands in Unix/Linux

Working smart means bringing maximum production from your work. In day to day life, Unix/Linux users encounter some certain set of commands which need to be executed quite frequently. Executing these commands on a regular basis may become quite irritating sometimes. Unix/Linux systems allow us to create custom commands to cope up with this situation. Instead of executing the same set of commands every time, we can put these commands...

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Backup Amazon EBS Volume Snapshots from Amazon Ec2

Data is the most important factor in any business and taking its backup on a regular interval of time is a handsome practice. We have come up the technique to auto backup Amazon EBS volume snapshots from running Amazon Ec2 instance using AWS CLI. Prerequisite Amazon AWS account for creating Access key ID and Secret access key. Running Amazon Ec2 Instance. AWS Command Line Interface. Create Access key ID and Secret access...

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How to Change Time Zone in Linux

Selection of the standard and precise timezone is crucial for evaluation and execution of many tasks and processes running on a Linux instance. In our day to day life, we come across certain circumstances where the need of changing and setting up the different timezone on Linux system originates consistently. This tutorial contains the detailed instructions for changing the timezone on various distributions of Linux. Instructions for changing the time...