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IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) provides us with a Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)-like browser-based console that allows you to remotely control and manage your server when you don’t have access to Secure Shell (SSH) or RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) — or when the operating system is not responsive. When using IPMI, it also provides the right tools to mount an ISO file on your server. An ISO file takes it name from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9660 standard. It also ca be called an ISO image, and it is a type of specialized archive file that is intended to contain and maintain an exact copy of the data that was originally stored on an optical disc. The primary purpose of an ISO file is to contain a replica of the content of the optical disc in a digital format, effectively emulating the presence and functionality of a physical optical drive. This digital representation allows for convenient access and utilization of the stored data without needing the physical disc, offering a virtual alternative to traditional optical media.

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The Google Cloud Software Development Kit (SDK) is a group of tools designed to assist developers in managing resources on the Google Cloud Platform. It simplifies the development process by providing a unified interface and tools, allowing developers to deploy applications, manage cloud resources, and leverage advanced services. It enhances collaboration, scalability, and security, making it a crucial component for businesses and developers seeking to harness cloud computing benefits efficiently.

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The Microsoft Azure Command Line Interface (CLI) is an open source tool that allows users to manage and interact with Microsoft Azure services via the command line. It offers a flexible and powerful approach to scheduling deployments, automating tasks, and managing Azure resources. Its comprehensive command sets cover a wide range of Azure services, enabling users to automate tasks, implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practices, and integrate cloud management into DevOps workflows. Its cross-platform compatibility ensures flexibility across Windows, macOS, and Linux environments, and its support for extensions contributes to a comprehensive and adaptable cloud management ecosystem.

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Python remains one of the most popular programming languages thanks to its versatility and user-friendly syntax. Python code and assets can be seamlessly used across major desktop operating systems, such as macOS, Linux, and Windows.

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Kubernetes is an open-source framework for handling containerized workloads and services that allows declarative setup and automation. In today's dynamic IT landscape, Kubernetes has become a fundamental technology for organizations adopting containerization and microservices architectures. It provides a standardized and efficient way to manage and scale applications, ensuring high availability, fault tolerance, and resource optimization. With features like automatic load balancing, rolling updates, and self-healing, Kubernetes simplifies the complexities of deploying and managing modern applications, making it an integral part of the DevOps toolkit.

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OpenStack clients — often called OpenStack Command-Line Interface (OSC) — are powerful tools that facilitate the interaction with OpenStack services through a command-line interface. OpenStack, an open-source cloud computing platform, offers various services like computing, storage, and networking. OpenStack clients provide a unified way to manage and orchestrate these services, enabling administrators and users to control their cloud infrastructure efficiently.

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DBeaver is a complimentary database tool that supports any database having a JDBC driver. Software developers, SQL writers, database administrators, and data analysts leverage its excellent functionality for interacting with databases. This DBeaver tutorial for PostgreSQL, SQLite, MySQL, and MariaDB covers connecting and working with the database platform of your choice in addition to those mentioned.

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SQLTools is a versatile extension for Visual Studio Code (VSCode), designed to simplify database management tasks. It supports a plethora of database systems, providing an intuitive interface used to connect, to query, and to manage databases right from your code editor.

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Ensuring optimal performance for your website or web application requires, among other steps, the installation of a reliable web server. NGINX — a popular and reliable open-source web server — is one of the best options for optimizing your site's or web app's performance. Its primary function is to manage incoming traffic, directing it to the appropriate server while ensuring server security and performance.

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Visual Studio Code (VSCode) is a free, open-source editor developed by Microsoft that can manage various programming languages and extensions with enhanced functionality. The benefits of installing VSCode are numerous. Continue reading to learn all this excellent code editor has to offer.

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