Awesome Sysadmin certified awesome!

A curated list of amazingly awesome open source sysadmin resources. Please read CONTRIBUTING if you wish to add software and consider donating to the FLOSS projects you use regularly.

Automation

Automation build.

Backups

Backup software.

Build and software organization tools

Build and software organization tools.

ChatOps

Conversation-driven development and management. See https://www.reddit.com/r/chatops for more information.

Client management

Managing software on desktop computers.

Cloning

Cloning software.

Cloud Computing

Cloud Orchestration

Code Review

Web Based collaborative code review system.

Collaborative Software

Collaborative software or groupware suites.

Configuration Management Database

Configuration management database (CMDB) software.

Configuration Management

Configuration management tools.

Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment

Continuous integration/deployment software.

Control Panels

Web hosting and server or service control panels.

Deployment Automation

Tools and scripts to support deployments to your servers.

Distributed Filesystems

Network distributed filesystems.

DNS

DNS servers.

Domains

Domain management.

Editors

Open source code editors.

Identity Management

LDAP servers and other tools to manage accounts and identities.

LDAP

Tools and web interfaces

IT Asset Management

IT Assets Management software.

Log Management

Log management tools: collect, parse, visualize ...

Mail Clients

Monitoring

Monitoring software.

Metric & Metric Collection

Metric gathering and display software.

Network Configuration Management

Network configuration management tools.

Newsletters

Newsletter software.

NoSQL

NoSQL databases.

Comparison of NoSQL servers: http://kkovacs.eu/cassandra-vs-mongodb-vs-couchdb-vs-redis

Packaging

Project Management

Web-based project management and bug tracking systems: see https://github.com/Kickball/awesome-selfhosted#project-management

Queuing

RDBMS

Relational DBMS.

Remote Management

Service Discovery

Software Containers

Operating system–level virtualization.

Status Pages

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Tools.

Version control

Software versioning and revision control.

Virtualization

Virtualization software.

VPN

VPN software.

Web

Web servers.

Web Performance.

Resources

Various resources, such as books, websites and articles, for improving your skills and knowledge.

Blogs

Books

Sysadmin related books.

Communities / Forums

For the social people.

Newsletters

Repositories

Software package repositories.

Debian-based distributions

RPM-based distributions

Websites

Useful sysadmin related websites.

Wikis

Useful Wikis for Sysadmins – not to be confused with Wiki software.

License

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