FreeNAS: how to install and configure it for a NAS backup

FreeNAS is an open source operating system based on FreeBSD that allows you to create your own NAS on a dedicated machine or a virtual machine in a few simple steps. A NAS created with FreeNAS is the fastest and cheapest way to create a network device for file sharing or backup. FreeNAS is based […]

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SQL Server Express – Backup, Features, Comparing editions

SQL Server Express is a free database developed and distributed by Microsoft starting with SQL Server 2005 (initially, Microsoft free database server was called MSDE, and corresponded to the SQL Server 2000 version). Since its first release, SQL Server Express has always been a fast and reliable solution for applications and websites, with more than […]

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BitLocker: drive encryption on Windows 10 with a recovery key

BitLocker is a drive encryption system integrated with the Microsoft Windows operating system, starting with Windows Vista onwards. It allows you to encrypt hard drives, removable disks or partitions in order to protect them using a specific password, and making them in fact inaccessible to third parties. The protection can also be configured for removable drives or […]

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Database backup and server monitoring – Nagios alternatives

Complex IT infrastructures need centralized systems to monitor services and resources located on Servers and Clients. This is the case, for example, of database backups. Whatever the tool to perform backups of the farm, it is essential to check the actual execution, timing and statistics. The tools offered for this purpose are multiple and complex. […]

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How to reset CBT (Changed Block Tracking) on VMware ESXi virtual machines

In this brief tutorial we show the simple steps to reset the Changed Block Tracking (CBT) for vSphere virtual machines. CBT is a fundamental parameter of the options of a VMware ESXi virtual machine, since it allows, when enabled, to perform incremental and differential backups of VMware virtual machines. In fact, virtual machines running on […]

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Docker Containers: a new way to deploy applications

Containers are a new way to deploy applications, that make more closer IT Pros and Developers for all companies where DevOps concept is present. What is a Container? Container is a sandbox where it’s possible to run services and processes in a protected environment. Each Container runs in a Container Host, which can be a Windows […]

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Magento 2 – how to add products in Magento using REST API and C #

This article shows the complete, technical and functional way to import Categories, Attributes and Products lists in Magento 2 CE ecommerce, using REST API interface and C# .NET code. At bottom you will find some Magento Backup and Recovery tips. You will find how-to step-by-step guide with examples codes to:  Upload The Categories;  Upload The Product Custom […]

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VMware vCenter Converter – Convert physical machines to virtual machines

VMware vCenter Converter VMware, a leader in the development of software for creating and managing virtual machines, provides free tools that are very useful to help the users to manage virtual machines in their work environment. One of these is precisely VMware vCenter Converter, a free software mainly useful for converting physical machines into virtual […]

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