A curated list of amazingly awesome open source sysadmin resources inspired by Awesome PHP. 


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Table of Contents


Backup software.

  • Amanda - Client-server model backup tool.
  • Attic - A deduplicating backup program written in Python.
  • Bacula - Another Client-server model backup tool.
  • Bareos - A fork of Bacula backup tool.
  • Barman - Backup and Recovery Manager for disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers.
  • Backupninja - Lightweight, extensible meta-backup system.
  • Backuppc - Client-server model backup tool with file pooling scheme.
  • Brebis - A fully automated backup checker.
  • Bup - Incremental backups with rolling checksums, git packfiles, de-duplication, and a FUSE filesystem.
  • Burp - Network backup and restore program.
  • Duplicati - Multiple backends, encryption, web-ui and multi-OS backup tool.
  • Duplicity - Encrypted bandwidth-efficient backup using the rsync algorithm.
  • FreeFileSync - Folder comparison and synchronization tool.
  • Lsyncd - File Monitor which spawns a process to synchronize the changes (rsync by default).
  • restic - Fast, secure, efficient backup program
  • Rsnapshot - Filesystem Snapshotting Utility.
  • SafeKeep - Centralized pull-based backup using rdiff-backup.
  • Snebu – Snapshot backup with global multi-client deduplication and transparent compression.
  • UrBackup - Another client-server backup system.
  • ZBackup - A versatile deduplicating backup tool.

Backup libraries.

  • Backup - Provides an elegant DSL in Ruby for performing backups on UNIX-like systems.
  • DREBS - AWS EBS backup script that supports strategies.

Build Automation

Build automation tools.

  • Apache Ant - Automation build tool, similar to make, written in Java.
  • Apache Maven - Build automation tool mainly for Java.
  • GNU Make - The most popular automation build tool for many purposes.
  • Gradle - Another open source build automation system.


Conversation-driven development & management.

  • CloudBot - The simple, fast, expandable, open-source Python IRC bot.
  • Eggdrop - The world's most popular Open Source IRC bot, designed for flexibility and ease of use.
  • Err - A plugin based chatbot designed to be easily deployable, extensible and maintainable.
  • Hubot - A customizable, life embetterment robot.
  • Lazlo - A chatops automation framework in Go.
  • Lita - A robot companion for your company's chat room.
  • KeyBase - Encrypted chat, cloud and git.


Cloning software.

  • Clonezilla - Partition and disk imaging/cloning program.
  • Fog - Another computer cloning solution.
  • Redo Backup - Easy Backup, Recovery and Restore.

Cloud Computing

  • AppScale - Open source cloud software with Google App Engine compatibility.
  • Archipel - Manage and supervise virtual machines using Libvirt.
  • CloudStack - Cloud computing software for creating, managing, and deploying infrastructure cloud services.
  • Cobbler - Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments.
  • Eucalyptus - Open source private cloud software with AWS compatibility.
  • Mesos - Develop and run resource-efficient distributed systems.
  • OpenNebula - An user-driven cloud management platform for sysadmins and devops.
  • Openshift Origin - Open source upstream of OpenShift, the next generation application hosting platform developed by Red Hat.
  • OpenStack - Open source software for building private and public clouds.
  • The Foreman - Foreman is a complete lifecycle management tool for physical and virtual servers. FOSS.
  • Tsuru - Tsuru is an extensible and open source Platform as a Service software.
  • Terraform - Terraform allows you to practice infrastructure as code and is commonly used for AWS/GCE.

Cloud Orchestration

  • BOSH - IaaS orchestration platform originally written for deploying and managing Cloud Foundry PaaS, but also useful for general purpose distributed systems.
  • Ansible - Contains modules for controlling many types of cloud resources.
  • Cloudify - Open source TOSCA-based cloud orchestration software platform written in Python and YAML.
  • consul - It is a tool for discovering and configuring services in your infrastructure.
  • doozerd - Doozer is a highly-available, completely consistent store for small amounts of extremely important data.
  • etcd - A highly-available key value store for shared configuration and service discovery.
  • Juju - Cloud orchestration tool which manages services as charms, YAML configuration and deployment script bundles.
  • MCollective - Ruby framework to manage server orchestration, developed by Puppet labs.
  • Overcast - Deploy VMs across different cloud providers, and run commands and scripts across any or all of them in parallel via SSH.
  • Rundeck - Simple orchestration tool.
  • Salt - Fast, scalable and flexible systems management software written in Python/ZeroMQ.
  • serf - Serf is a tool for cluster membership.
  • StackStorm - Event Driven Operations and ChatOps platform for infrastructure management. Written in Python.
  • zookeeper - ZooKeeper is a centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services.

Cloud Storage

  • git-annex assistant - A synchronised folder on each of your OSX and Linux computers, Android devices, removable drives, NAS appliances, and cloud services.
  • nextCloud - Provides access to your files via the web
  • ownCloud - Provides universal access to your files via the web, your computer or your mobile devices.
  • Seafile - Another Open Source Cloud Storage solution.
  • SparkleShare - Provides cloud storage and file synchronization services. By default, it uses Git as a storage backend.
  • Swift - A highly available, distributed, eventually consistent object/blob store.
  • Syncthing - Open Source system for private, encrypted and authenticated distribution of data.

Code Review

Web Based collaborative code review system.

  • Gerrit - Based on the Git version control, it facilitates software developers to review modifications to the source code and approve or reject those changes.
  • Phabricator - Code review tool build by facebook and used by WikiMedia, FB, dropbox etc. Comes with an integrated wiki, bug tracker, VC integration and a CLI tool called arcanist.
  • Review Board - Web-based collaborative code review tool.

Collaborative Software

Collaborative software or groupware suites.

  • Citadel/UX - Collaboration suite (messaging and groupware) that is descended from the Citadel family of programs.
  • EGroupware - Groupware software written in PHP.
  • Horde Groupware - PHP based collaborative software suite that includes email, calendars, wikis, time tracking and file management.
  • Kolab - Another groupware suite.
  • SOGo - Collaborative software server with a focus on simplicity and scalability.
  • Zimbra - Collaborative software suite, that includes an email server and web client.

Configuration Management Database

Configuration management database (CMDB) software.

  • Clusto - Helps you keep track of your inventory, where it is, how it's connected, and provides an abstracted interface for interacting with the elements of the infrastructure.
  • Collins - At Tumblr, it's the infrastructure source of truth and knowledge.
  • i-doit - Open Source IT Documentation and CMDB.
  • iTop - Complete open source, ITIL, web based service management tool.
  • Ralph - Asset management, DCIM and CMDB system for large Data Centers as well as smaller LAN networks.
  • Sicekit - The systems & infrastructure encyclopaedia toolkit (based on MediaWiki).

Configuration Management

Configuration management tools.

  • Ansible - It's written in Python and manages the nodes over SSH.
  • CFEngine - Lightweight agent system. Configuration state is specified via a declarative language.
  • Chef - It's written in Ruby and Erlang and uses a pure-Ruby DSL.
  • mgmt - Next generation config management written in Go.
  • Pallet - Infrastructure definition, configuration and management via a Clojure DSL.
  • Puppet - It's written in Ruby and uses Puppet's declarative language or a Ruby DSL.
  • (R)?ex - It's written in Perl and use plain Perl, over SSH without agent.
  • Salt - It's written in Python.
  • Slaughter - It's written in Perl.

Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment

Continuous integration/deployment software.

  • Buildbot - Python-based toolkit for continuous integration.
  • Drone - Continuous integration server built on Docker and configured using YAML files.
  • GitLab CI - Based off of ruby. They also provide GitLab, which manages git repositories.
  • Go - Open source continuous delivery server.
  • Jenkins - An extendable open source continuous integration server.
  • Concourse CI - A pipeline-based CI system written in Go.
  • Spinnaker - Open source, multi-cloud continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes.
  • TeamCity - Powerful Continuous Integration out of the box

Control Panels

Web hosting and server control panels.

  • Ajenti - Control panel for Linux and BSD.
  • Cockpit - New multi-server web interface for Linux servers written in C.
  • Feathur - VPS Provisioning and Management Software.
  • Froxlor - Easy to use panel for Linux with Nginx and PHP-FPM support.
  • ISPConfig - Hosting control panel for Linux.
  • Sentora - Control panel for Linux, BSD, and Windows based on ZPanel.
  • VestaCP - Hosting panel for Linux but with Nginx.
  • Virtualmin - Control panel for Linux based on webmin.
  • Webmin - Linux server control panel.
  • ZPanel - Control panel for Linux, BSD, and Windows.

Deployment Automation

Tools and scripts to support deployments to your servers.

  • Capistrano - Deploy your application to any number of machines simultaneously, in sequence or as a rolling set via SSH (rake based).
  • Fabric - Python library and cli tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks.
  • Mina - Really fast deployer and server automation tool (rake based).
  • Rocketeer - PHP task runner and deployment tool.
  • Vlad the Deployer - Deployment automation (rake based).


Tools to diagram networks.

  • - Draws network diagrams dynamically from a text file describing the placement, layout and icons.

Distributed Filesystems

Network distributed filesystems.

  • Ceph - Distributed object store and file system.
  • DRBD - Distributed Replicated Block Device.
  • LeoFS - Unstructured object/data storage and a highly available, distributed, eventually consistent storage system.
  • GlusterFS - Scale-out network-attached storage file system.
  • HDFS - Distributed, scalable, and portable file-system written in Java for the Hadoop framework.
  • Lustre - A type of parallel distributed file system, generally used for large-scale cluster computing.
  • MooseFS - Fault tolerant, network distributed file system.
  • MogileFS - Application level, network distributed file system.
  • OpenAFS - Distributed network file system with read-only replicas and multi-OS support.
  • TahoeLAFS - secure, decentralized, fault-tolerant, peer-to-peer distributed data store and distributed file system.
  • XtreemFS - XtreemFS is a fault-tolerant distributed file system for all storage needs.


DNS servers.

  • Bind - The most widely used name server software.
  • djbdns - A collection of DNS applications, including tinydns.
  • Designate - DNS REST API that support several DNS servers as its backend.
  • dnsmasq - A lightweight service providing DNS, DHCP and TFTP services to small-scale networks.
  • Knot - High performance authoritative-only DNS server.
  • NSD - Authoritative only, high performance, simple name server.
  • PowerDNS - DNS server with a variety of data storage back-ends and load balancing features.
  • Unbound - Validating, recursive, and caching DNS resolver.
  • Yadifa - Lightweight authoritative Name Server with DNSSEC capabilities powering the .eu top-level domain.


Open source code editors.

  • Atom - A hackable text editor from GitHub.
  • Brackets - Open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers.
  • Eclipse - IDE written in Java with an extensible plug-in system.
  • Geany - GTK2 text editor.
  • GNU Emacs - An extensible, customizable text editor-and more.
  • Haroopad - Markdown editor with live preview.
  • ICEcoder - Code editor awesomeness, built with common web languages.
  • IntellijIDEA - Capable and ergonomic IDE, written in Java, It has a lot of plug-ins.
  • jotgit - Git-backed real-time collaborative code editing.
  • Light Table - The next generation code editor.
  • Lime - Aims to provide an open source solution to Sublime Text
  • SciTE - A SCIntilla based Text Editor.
  • TextMate - A graphical text editor for OS X.
  • Vim - A highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient editing.
  • Nano - A popular text editor, by default comes with most Linux distributions.
  • Visual Studio Code - Fast, hackable, multi-platform code editor from Microsoft.

IT Asset Management

IT Assets Management software.

  • GLPI - Information Resource-Manager with an additional Administration Interface.
  • OCS Inventory NG - Enables users to inventory their IT assets.
  • Netbox - IP address management (IPAM) and data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tool.
  • RackTables - Datacenter and server room asset management like document hardware assets, network addresses, space in racks, networks configuration.
  • Ralph - Asset management, DCIM and CMDB system for large Data Centers as well as smaller LAN networks.
  • Snipe IT - Asset & license management software.
  • OpenDCIM - A web based Data Center Infrastructure Management application.


LDAP servers.

LDAP management

Log Management

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

  • Echofish - A web based real-time event log aggregation, analysis, monitoring and management system.
  • Elasticsearch - A Lucene Based Document store mainly used for log indexing, storage and analysis.
  • Fluentd - Log Collector and Shipper.
  • Flume - Distributed log collection and aggregation system.
  • Graylog2 - Pluggable Log and Event Analysis Server with Alerting options.
  • Heka - Stream processing system which may be used for log aggregation.
  • Kibana - Visualize logs and time-stamped data.
  • Logstash - Tool for managing events and logs.
  • Octopussy - Log Management Solution (Visualize / Alert / Report).

Mail Servers

Mail Delivery Agents (IMAP/POP3 software).

  • Courier IMAP/POP3 - Fast, scalable, enterprise IMAP and POP3 server.
  • Cyrus IMAP/POP3 - Intended to be run on sealed servers, where normal users are not permitted to log in.
  • Dovecot - IMAP and POP3 server written primarily with security in mind.
  • Qpopper - One of the oldest and most popular server implementations of POP3.

Mail Transfer Agents (SMTP servers).

  • Exim - Message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge.
  • Haraka - A high-performance, pluginable SMTP server written in JavaScript.
  • MailCatcher - Ruby gem that deploys a simply SMTP MTA gateway that accepts all mail and displays in web interface. Useful for debugging or development.
  • Maildrop - Open Source disposable email SMTP server, also useful for development.
  • OpenSMTPD - Secure SMTP server implementation from the OpenBSD project.
  • Postfix - Fast, easy to administer, and secure Sendmail replacement.
  • Qmail - Secure Sendmail replacement.
  • Sendmail - Message transfer agent (MTA).

Complete solutions.

  • Mail-in-a-Box - Take back control of your email with this easy-to-deploy mail server in a box.
  • iRedMail - Full-featured mail server solution based on Postfix and Dovecot.


XMPP servers.

  • ejabberd - XMPP instant messaging server written in Erlang/OTP.
  • Metronome IM - Fork of Prosody IM.
  • MongooseIM - Fullstack real-time mobile messaging platform (XMPP+REST) in Erlang
  • Openfire - Real time collaboration (RTC) server.
  • Prosody IM - XMPP server written in Lua.
  • Tigase - XMPP server implementation in Java.

XMPP web clients.

  • Candy - Multi user XMPP client written in Javascript.
  • Kaiwa - Web based chat client in the style of common paid alternatives.


  • Lets-Chat - A self hosted chat suite written in Node.


Monitoring software.

  • Alerta - Distributed, scaleable and flexible monitoring system.
  • Canopsis - Opensource Hypervision and Data Aggregation Software
  • Cacti - Web-based network monitoring and graphing tool.
  • Cabot - Monitoring and alerts, similar to PagerDuty.
  • Centreon - IT infrastructure and application monitoring for service performance.
  • check_mk - Collection of extensions for Nagios.
  • Flapjack - Monitoring notification routing & event processing system.
  • Icinga - Fork of Nagios.
  • LibreNMS - fork of Observium.
  • Monit - Small Open Source utility for managing and monitoring Unix systems.
  • Munin - Networked resource monitoring tool.
  • Naemon - Network monitoring tool based on the Nagios 4 core with performance enhancements and new features.
  • Nagios - Computer system, network and infrastructure monitoring software application.
  • Node-Bell - Real-time anomalies detection for periodic time series, metrics monitor.
  • Observium - SNMP monitoring for servers and networking devices. Runs on linux.
  • Opsview - Based on Nagios 4, Opsview Core is ideal for small IT and test environments.
  • Riemann - Flexible and fast events processor allowing complex events/metrics analysis.
  • Sensu - Open source monitoring framework.
  • Sentry - Application monitoring, event logging and aggregation.
  • Serverstats - A simple tool for creating graphs using rrdtool. (source on github)
  • Seyren - An alerting dashboard for Graphite.
  • Shinken - Another monitoring framework.
  • Xymon - Network monitoring inspired by Big Brother.
  • Zabbix - Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.
  • Zenoss - Application, server, and network management platform based on Zope.

Monitoring dashboards.

  • Adagios - Web based Nagios configuration interface.
  • Dash - A low-overhead monitoring web dashboard for a GNU/Linux machine.
  • Thruk - Multibackend monitoring web interface with support for Naemon, Nagios, Icinga and Shinken.
  • Uchiwa - Simple dashboard for the Sensu monitoring framework.

Monitoring distributions.

  • OMD - The Open Monitoring Distribution.

Metric & Metric Collection

Metric gathering and display software.

  • Collectd - System statistic collection daemon.
  • Collectl - High precision system performance metrics collecting tool.
  • dashing - No Longer Maintained - Ruby gem that allows for rapid statistical dashboard development. An all HTML5 approach allows for big screen displays in data centers or conference rooms.
  • Smashing - Ruby gem that allows for rapid statistical dashboard development. An all HTML5 approach allows for big screen displays in data centers or conference rooms. Fork of Dashing.
  • Diamond - Python based statistic collection daemon.
  • Facette - Time series data visualization and graphing software written in Go.
  • Freeboard - A damn-sexy front-end real-time dashboard. Transforms raw JSON into delicious UI.
  • Ganglia - High performance, scalable RRD based monitoring for grids and/or clusters of servers. Compatible with Graphite using a single collection process.
  • Grafana - A Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor.
  • Graphite - Open source scalable graphing server.
  • InfluxDB - Open source distributed time series database with no external dependencies.
  • KairosDB - Fast distributed scalable time series database, fork of OpenTSDB 1.x.
  • NetData - Distributed real-time performance and health monitoring.
  • OpenTSDB - Store and server massive amounts of time series data without losing granularity.
  • Packetbeat - Captures network traffic and displays it in a custom Kibana dashboard for easy viewing.
  • Prometheus - Service monitoring system and time series database.
  • RRDtool - Open source industry standard, high performance data logging and graphing system for time series data.
  • Statsd - Application statistic listener.

Network Configuration Management

Network configuration management tools.

  • GestióIP - An automated web based IPv4/IPv6 IP Address Management tool.
  • NOC Project - Scalable, high-performance and open-source OSS system for ISP, service and content providers.
  • Netbox - IP address management (IPAM) and data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tool.
  • Oxidized - A modern take on network device configuration monitoring with web interface and GIT storage.
  • phpIPAM - Open source IP address management with PowerDNS integration.
  • RANCID - Monitors network device's configuration and maintain history of changes.
  • rConfig - Another network device configuration management tool.
  • trigger - Robust network automation toolkit written in Python.


Newsletter software.

  • DadaMail - Mailing List Manager, written in Perl.
  • phpList - Newsletter manager written in PHP.



  • Apache HBase - Hadoop database, a distributed, big data store.
  • Cassandra - Distributed DBMS designed to handle large amounts of data across many servers.
  • Hypertable - C++ based BigTable-like DBMS, communicates through Thrift and runs either as stand-alone or on distributed FS such as Hadoop.

Document Store.

  • CouchDB - Ease of use, with multi-master replication document-oriented database system.
  • ElasticSearch - Java based database, popular with log aggregation, and email archiving projects.
  • MongoDB - Another document-oriented database system.
  • RavenDB - Document based database with ACID/Transactional features.
  • RethinkDB - Open source distributed document store database, focuses on JSON.


  • FlockDB - Twitter's distributed, fault-tolerant graph database.
  • Neo4j - Open source graph database.


  • Couchbase - In-memory, replicated, peristent key/value datastore.
  • LevelDB - Google's high performance key/value database.
  • Redis - Networked, in-memory, key-value data store with optional durability.
  • Riak - Another fault-tolerant key-value NoSQL database.


  • fpm - Versatile multi format package creator.
  • omnibus-ruby - Full stack, cross distro packaging software (Ruby).
  • packman - Full stack, cross distro packaging software (Python).
  • tito - Builds RPMs for git-based projects.


Queuing software.

  • ActiveMQ - An open source message broker written in Java together with a full JMS client.
  • BeanstalkD - A simple, fast work queue.
  • Gearman - Fast multi-language queuing/job processing platform.
  • Kafka - A high-throughput distributed messaging system.
  • NSQ - A realtime distributed messaging platform.
  • RabbitMQ - Robust, fully featured, cross distro queuing system.

Queuing libraries.

  • ZeroMQ - High-performance asynchronous messaging library.


Relational DBMS.

  • Firebird - True universal open source database.
  • Galera - Galera Cluster for MySQL is an easy-to-use high-availability solution with high system up-time, no data loss, and scalability for future growth.
  • MariaDB - Community-developed fork of the MySQL.
  • MySQL - Most popular RDBMS server.
  • Percona Server - Enhanced, drop-in MySQL replacement.
  • PostgreSQL - Object-relational database management system (ORDBMS).
  • PostgreSQL-XL - Scalable Open Source PostgreSQL-based database cluster.
  • SQLite - Library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL DBS.


Security tools.

  • Blackbox - Safely store secrets in Git/Mercurial. Provides tooling to automatically encrypt secrets like passwords.
  • Denyhosts - Thwart SSH dictionary based attacks and brute force attacks.
  • Fail2Ban - Scans log files and takes action on IPs that show malicious behavior.
  • fwknop - Protects ports via Single Packet Authorization in your firewall.
  • Glastopf - A low-interaction web application honeypot to emulate vulnerabilities and gather attack data.
  • Kippo - A medium-interaction SSH honeypot, mostly used as a standalone SSH daemon with a configurable Filesystem sandbox.
  • OSSEC - OSSEC is a HIDS that performs log analysis, FIM, rootkit detection, and much more.
  • OSQuery - Query your servers status and info using a SQL like interface.
  • pfSense - Firewall and Router FreeBSD distribution.
  • Snort - Snort is a free and open source network intrusion prevention system (NIPS) and network intrusion detection system (NIDS) created by Martin Roesch in 1998.
  • SpamAssassin - A powerful and popular email spam filter employing a variety of detection technique.
  • BounCA - BounCA is a personal SSL / Certificate Authority Key management tool. Create self-signed SSL certificates via your browser. (Source Code) Apache Python

Service Discovery

  • Consul - Consul is a tool for service discovery, monitoring and configuration.
  • Doozerd - Doozer is a highly-available, completely consistent store for small amounts of extremely important data.
  • ZooKeeper - ZooKeeper is a centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services.

Software Containers

Operating system–level virtualization.

  • Bitnami - Produces open source installers or software packages for web applications and development stacks as well as virtual appliances.
  • Docker - Open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications.
  • LXC - Userspace interface for the Linux kernel containment features.
  • LXD - LXD is a container "hypervisor".
  • OpenVZ - Container-based virtualization for Linux.
  • Docker Compose - Fast, isolated development environments using Docker.
  • Singularity - Flexible containers without root.


SSH tools.

  • Advanced SSH config - Enhances ssh_config file capabilities, completely transparent.
  • autossh - Automatically respawn ssh session after network interruption.
  • Cluster SSH - Controls a number of xterm windows via a single graphical console.
  • DSH - Dancer's shell / distributed shell - Wrapper for executing multiple remote shell commands from one command line.
  • Mosh - The mobile shell.
  • parallel-ssh - Provides parallel versions of OpenSSH and related tools.
  • pdsh - Pdsh is a high-performance, parallel remote shell utility.
  • SSH Power Tool - Execute commands and upload files to many servers simultaneously without using pre-shared keys.
  • sshrc - sources ~/.sshrc on your local computer after logging in remotely.
  • stormssh - A command line tool to manage SSH connections.


Analytics software.

  • Analog - Logfile Analyser.
  • AWStats - Generates web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics graphically.
  • GoAccess - Real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal.
  • Open Web Analytics - Add web analytics to websites using JS, PHP or REST APIs.
  • Piwik - Web analytics application.
  • Webalizer - Fast, free web server log file analysis program.

Status Pages

  • Cachet - An open source status page system written in PHP.

Ticketing systems

Web-based ticketing system.

  • Bugzilla - General-purpose bugtracker and testing tool originally developed and used by the Mozilla project.
  • Cerb - Group-based e-mail management project.
  • Flyspray - Web-based bug tracking system written in PHP.
  • MantisBT - Web-based bug tracking system.
  • osTicket - Simple support ticket system.
  • OTRS - Trouble ticket system for assigning tickets to incoming queries and tracking further communications.
  • Redmine - Open source project management/ticketing web application written in Ruby.
  • Request Tracker - Ticket-tracking system written in Perl.
  • TheBugGenie - Ticket system with extensive user rights system.


Troubleshooting tools.

  • mitmproxy - A Python tool used for intercepting, viewing and modifying network traffic. Invaluable in troubleshooting certain problems.
  • Sysdig - Capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze.
  • Wireshark - The world's foremost network protocol analyzer.

Troubleshooting distributions.

Project Management

Web-based project management and bug tracking systems.

  • ChiliProject - Fork of Redmine.
  • GitBucket Clone of GitHub written in Scala; single jar install.
  • GitLab - Clone of GitHub written in Ruby.
  • Gogs - Self-hosted Git service written in Go.
  • OpenProject - Project collaboration with open source.
  • Phabricator Written in PHP.
  • Redmine - Written in ruby on rails.
  • Taiga - Agile, Free, Open Source Project Management Tool based on the Kanban and Scrum methods.
  • The Bug Genie - Written in PHP.
  • Trac - Written in python.

Version control

Software versioning and revision control.

  • Fossil - Distributed version control with built-in wiki and bug tracking.
  • Git - Distributed revision control and source code management (SCM) with an emphasis on speed.
  • GNU Bazaar - Distributed revision control system sponsored by Canonical.
  • Mercurial - Another distributed revision control.
  • Subversion - Client-server revision control system.


Virtualization software.

  • Archipel - XMPP based virtualization management platform.
  • Ganeti - Cluster virtual server management software tool built on top of KVM and Xen.
  • KVM - Linux kernel virtualization infrastructure.
  • OpenNebula - Flexible enterprise cloud made simple.
  • oVirt - Manages virtual machines, storage and virtual networks.
  • Packer - A tool for creating identical machine images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration.
  • Proxmox VE - Complete open source virtualization management solution.
  • QEMU - QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.
  • Vagrant - Tool for building complete development environments.
  • VirtualBox - Virtualization product from Oracle Corporation.
  • Xen - Virtual machine monitor for 32/64 bit Intel / AMD (IA 64) and PowerPC 970 architectures.


VPN software.

  • OpenVPN - Uses a custom security protocol that utilizes SSL/TLS for key exchange.
  • Pritunl - OpenVPN based solution. Easy to set up.
  • SoftEther - Multi-protocol software VPN with advanced features
  • sshuttle - Poor man's VPN.
  • strongSwan - Complete IPsec implementation for Linux.
  • tinc - Distributed p2p VPN.
  • wireguard - New minimal VPN Solution that is very fast.


Web servers.

  • Apache - Most popular web server.
  • Caddy - The HTTP/2 Web Server with Fully Managed TLS.
  • Cherokee - Lightweight, high-performance web server/reverse proxy.
  • Lighttpd - Web server more optimized for speed-critical environments.
  • Nginx - Reverse proxy, load balancer, HTTP cache, and web server.
  • uWSGI - The uWSGI project aims at developing a full stack for building hosting services.

Web Performance.

  • HAProxy - Software based load Balancing, SSL offloading and performance optimization, compression, and general web routing.
  • Squid - Caching proxy for the web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more.
  • Traefik - Træfɪk is a modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer made to deploy microservices with ease.
  • Varnish - HTTP based web application accelerator focusing on optimizing caching and compression.


Webmail applications.

  • Mailpile - A modern, fast web-mail client with user-friendly encryption and privacy features.
  • Roundcube - Browser-based IMAP client with an application-like user interface.
  • SquirrelMail - Another browser-based IMAP client.


Wiki software.

  • BookStack - A simple, user-friendly wiki built with PHP that uses MySQL for storage.
  • DokuWiki - Simple to use and highly versatile wiki that doesn't require a database.
  • Gollum - A simple, Git-powered wiki with a sweet API and local frontend.
  • ikiwiki - A wiki compiler.
  • MDwiki - Wiki completely built in HTML5/Javascript and runs 100% on the client.
  • MediaWiki - Used to power Wikipedia.
  • MoinMoin - An advanced, easy to use and extensible WikiEngine with a large community of users.
  • Ōlelo Wiki - A a wiki that stores pages in a Git repository.
  • TiddlyWiki - Complete interactive wiki in JavaScript.


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



Sysadmin related books.


  • Servers for Hackers - Newsletter for programmers who find themselves needing to know their way around a server.
  • DevOpsLinks - A community of DevOps, SysAdmin & Developers with a weekly newsletter and a team chat.


Debian-based distributions.

  • Dotdeb - Repository with LAMP updated packages for Debian.

RPM-based distributions.

  • ElRepo - Community Repo for Enterprise Linux (RHEL, CentOS, etc).
  • EPEL - Repository for RHEL and compatibles (CentOS, Scientific Linux).
  • Remi - Repository with LAMP updated packages for RHEL/Centos/Fedora.
  • Software Collections - Community Release of Red Hat Software Collections. Provides updated packages of Ruby, Python, etc. for CentOS/Scientific Linux 6.x.


Useful sysadmin related websites.

  • Ops School - Comprehensive program that will help you learn to be an operations engineer.
  • Digital Ocean Tutorials - A surprisingly vast resource for getting the basics of certain applications, tools, or even systems administration topics.


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系统管理员资源大全中文版,备份/克隆软件、云计算/云存储、协作软件、配置管理、日志管理、监控、项目管理等 .


我想很多程序员应该记得 GitHub 上有一个 Awesome - XXX 系列的资源整理。awesome-sysadmin 就是 kahun 发起维护的 系统管理员 资源列表,内容包括:备份/克隆软件、云计算/云存储、协作软件、配置管理、日志管理、监控、项目管理

Awesome 系列虽然挺全,但基本只对收录的资源做了极为简要的介绍,如果有更详细的中文介绍,对相应开发者的帮助会更大。这也是我们发起这个开源项目的初衷。







  • Amanda:客户端-服务器模型备份工具。官网
  • Bacula:另一个客户端-服务器模型备份工具。官网
  • Backupninja:轻量级,可扩展的元数据备份系统。官网
  • Backuppc:客户端-服务器模型备份工具和文件共享方案。官网
  • Burp:网络备份和还原程序。官网
  • Duplicity:使用rsync算法加密的带宽-效率备份。官网
  • Lsyncd:监控一个本地目录树的变化,然后产生一个进程去同步变化。默认使用rsync。官网
  • Rsnapshot:文件系统快照工具。官网
  • SafeKeep:使用rdiff-backup,集中的,基于pull的备份。官网
  • TarSnap:具有一个开源客户端的安全备份服务。官网
  • UrBackup:另一个客户端-服务器备份系统。官网
  • DREBS:AWS EBS支持策略的备份脚本。官网



  • Clonezilla:分区和磁盘镜像/克隆程序。官网
  • Fog:另一个计算机克隆解决方案。官网
  • Redo Backup:简单的备份,恢复和还原。官网


  • AppScale - 兼容Google App引擎的开源云计算软件.
  • Archipel:使用Libvirt管理和监视虚拟机。官网
  • CloudStack:创建,管理和部署基础云服务的云计算软件。官网
  • Cobbler:Cobbler是一个Linux安装服务器,允许快速地构建网络安装环境。官网
  • Eucalyptus:兼容AWS的开源私有云软件。官网
  • Mesos:开发和运行能效高的分布式系统。官网
  • OpenNebula:一个用于系统管理员和研发运维的用户驱动的云管理平台。官网
  • OpenStack:构建私有和开放云的开源软件。官网
  • The Foreman:Foreman是一个用于物理和虚拟服务器的全生命周期管理工具.FOSS.。官网


  • BOSH:IaaS业务流程平台,最初用于部署和管理云计算平台PaaS,但也用于通用的分布式系统。官网
  • Cloudify:使用Python和YAML编写的开源TOSCA-based云业务流程软件平台。官网
  • Juju:云业务流程工具用于管理服务,比如charms,YAML配置和部署脚本集。官网
  • MCollective:来自Puppet实验室的管理服务器业务流程和开发的Ruby框架。官网
  • Overcast:在不同的云提供商上部署VMs,并在任何或所有(VM)上通过SSH并行运行命令行和脚本。官网
  • Rundeck:简单的业务流程工具。官网
  • Salt:Python编写。官网


  • git-annex assistant:在你的每一个OSX和Linux电脑,Android设备,可移动驱动,NAS电器和云服务上一个同步文件夹。官网
  • ownCloud:提供你的文件的统一访问,通过web,你的电脑和你的移动设备。官网
  • Seafile:另一个开源的云存储解决方案。官网
  • SparkleShare:提供云存储和文件同步服务。它默认使用Git作为存储后端。官网
  • Swift:一个高可用,分布式,最终一致的对象/大数据存储。官网
  • Syncthing:一个用于私有,加密和身份认证数据的开源系统。官网



  • Gerrit:基于Git版本控制,它促进软件开发人员审查源代码修改和批准或拒绝这些变更。官网
  • Review Board:基于MIT License的可用自由软件。官网



  • Citadel/UX:协同套件(消息和群件)继承于Citadel家族程序。官网
  • EGroupware:PHP编写的群件软件。官网
  • Horde Groupware:基于PHP的协作软件套件,包括邮件,日历,wiki,时间跟踪和文件管理。官网
  • Kolab:另一个群件套件。官网
  • SOGo:协作软件服务器,专注简单性和可伸缩性。官网
  • Zimbra:协作软件套件,包括邮件服务和web客户端。官网



  • i-doit:开源的IT文档管理和CMDB。官网
  • iTop:一个完全开源的,ITIL,基于web的服务管理工具。官网
  • Ralph:用于大型数据中心或较小本地网络的资产管理,DICM和CMDB系统。官网
  • Clusto:帮助跟踪你的库存,在哪,如何连接,同时提供一个和基础架构元素交互的抽象接口。官网



  • Ansible:Python编写的,通过SSH管理节点。官网
  • CFEngine:轻量级代理系统。通过申明语言配置状态。官网
  • Chef:Ruby和Erlang编写,使用纯RubyDSL。官网
  • Fabric:Python库和cli工具,为应用程序部署或系统管理任务简化使用SSH。官网
  • Pallet:通过Clojure DSL进行架构定义,配置和管理。官网
  • Puppet:Ruby编写,使用Puppet声明语言或Ruby DSL。官网
  • Salt:Python编写。官网
  • Slaughter:Perl编写。官网



  • Buildbot:基于Python的持续集成工具。官网
  • Drone:构建在Docker,使用YAML文件配置的的持续集成服务器。官网
  • GitLab CI:基于Ruby。他们也提供GitLab用于管理git存储库。官网
  • Go:开源的持续交付服务器。官网
  • Jenkins:一个可扩展的开源持续集成服务器。官网
  • Vlad the Deployer:自动化部署。官网



  • Ceph:分布式对象存储和文件系统。官网

  • DRBD:分布式块设备复制。官网

  • LeoFS:非结构化对象/数据存储和高可用性,分布,最终一致的存储系统。官网

  • GlusterFS:可扩展,网络附加存储文件系统。官网

  • HDFS:Java编写的,用于Hadoop框架的分布式、可伸缩、可移植文件系统。官网

  • Lustre:一种并行分布式文件系统,一般用于大规模集群计算。官网

  • MooseFS:容错、网络分布式文件系统。官网

  • MogileFS:应用程序级别、网络分布式文件系统。官网

  • OpenAFS:只读副本和多操作系统支持的分布式网络文件系统。官网

  • TahoeLAFS:安全、分散、容错、点对点分布式数据存储和分布式文件系统。官网

  • XtreemFS:XtreemFS是一个用于存储需求的容错式分布式文件系统。官网



  • Bind:最广泛使用的域名服务软件。官网
  • djbdns:DNS应用集合,包括tinydns。官网
  • Designate:DNS REST API,支持多种DNS服务器的后端。官网
  • dnsmasq:为小规模网络提供DNS,DHCP和TFTP服务的轻量级服务。官网
  • Knot:高性能,权威的DNS服务器。官网
  • NSD:权威的、高性能的、简单的域名服务器。官网
  • PowerDNS:具有各种数据存储后端和负载平衡功能的DNS服务器。官网
  • Unbound:验证、递归和缓存DNS解析器。官网
  • Yadifa:具有DNSSEC兼容的轻量级的权威域名服务器,支持.eu的顶级域名。官网



  • Ajenti:Linux和BSD控制面板。官网
  • Feathur:VPS供应和管理软件。官网
  • ISPConfig:Linux主机控制面板。官网
  • VestaCP:用于Linux和Nginx的主机面板。官网
  • Virtualmin:基于webmin的Linux控制面板。官网
  • ZPanel:Linux BSD和Windows控制面板。官网



  • Courier IMAP/POP3:快速,可伸缩,企业级IMAP和POP3服务器。官网
  • Cyrus IMAP/POP3:运行在密封服务器上,普通用户不允许登录。官网
  • Dovecot:主要考虑安全而编写的IMAP和POP3服务器。官网
  • Qpopper:一个古老且流行的POP3服务器实现。官网



  • GLPI:带有额外管理接口的信息资源管理器。官网
  • OCS Inventory NG:允许用户清算IT资产。官网
  • RackTables:数据中心和服务器房间资产,比如将硬件资产,网络地址,在货架空间,网络配置文档化。官网
  • Ralph:针对大型数据中心系统以及小型局域网网络的资产管理、DCIM和CMDB。官网
  • Snipe IT:资产和许可证管理软件。官网



  • 389 Directory Server:通过Red Hat部署。官网
  • Apache Directory Server:用Java编写的Apache软件基金会项目。官网
  • Fusion Directory:基于OpenLDAP改善服务和公司目录的管理。官网
  • OpenDJ:OpenDS分支。官网
  • OpenDS:另一个用Java编写的目录服务器。官网
  • OpenLDAP:由OpenLDAP项目开发。官网



  • Elasticsearch:一个基于Lucene的文档存储,主要用于日志索引、存储和分析。官网
  • Fluentd:日志收集和发出。官网
  • Flume:分布式日志收集和聚合系统。官网
  • Graylog2:具有报警选项的可插入日志和事件分析服务器。官网
  • Heka:流处理系统,可用于日志聚合。官网
  • Kibana:可视化日志和时间戳数据。官网
  • Logstash:管理事件和日志的工具。官网
  • Octopussy:日志管理解决方案(可视化/报警/报告)。官网



  • Cacti:基于Web的网络监控和图形工具。官网
  • Cabot:监控和报警,类似PagerDuty。官网
  • check_mk:Nagios的扩展集合。官网
  • Dash:一个用于GNU/Linux机器的低开销web仪表板监控。官网 Github
  • Icinga:Nagios分支。官网
  • LibreNMS:Observium分支。官网
  • Monit:管理和监控Unix系统的小型开源工具。官网
  • Munin:网络资源监控工具。官网
  • Naemon:基于Nagios4内核的网络监控工具,具有性能加强和新功能。官网
  • Nagios:计算机系统,网络和基础架构监控软件。官网
  • Observium:服务器和网络设备的SNMP监控,运行在linux。官网
  • OMD:开放的监控分布。官网
  • Opsview:基于Nagios4,Opsview核心,用于小型IT和测试环境。官网
  • Riemann:灵活和快速的事件处理器,允许负责时间和度量分析。官网
  • Sensu:开源的监控框架。官网
  • Sentry:应用监控,事件记录和聚合。官网
  • Shinken:另一个监控框架。官网
  • Thruk:多后台监控的web接口,支持Naemon,Nagios,Icinga和Shinken。官网
  • Xymon:灵感来自Big Brother的网络监控。官网
  • Zabbix: Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.。官网
  • Zabbix:监控网络和应用的企业级软件。官网
  • Zenoss:基于Zope的应用,服务器和网络管理平台。官网



  • Collectd:系统统计收集守护进程。官网
  • Collectl:高精度系统性能指标收集工具。官网
  • Dashing:Ruby gem,允许快速统计仪表板的开发。基于HTML5,允许在数据中心或会议室进行大屏幕显示。官网
  • Diamond:基于Python的统计收集守护进程。官网
  • Ganglia:基于RRD用于网格和/或集群的服务器的高性能、可伸缩监控设备。兼容Graphite,使用一个单一的收集进程。官网
  • Grafana:一个Graphite或InfluxDB仪表盘和图形编辑器。官网
  • 开源的可伸缩绘图服务器
  • InfluxDB:开源的分布式时间序列数据库,没有外部依赖。官网
  • KairosDB:快速分布式可扩展的时间序列数据库,OpenTSDB 1.x的分支。官网
  • OpenTSDB:存储和服务大量的时间序列数据,不丢失粒度。官网
  • RRDtool:开源企业标准,用于时间序列数据的高性能数据记录和绘图系统。官网
  • Statsd:应用统计监听。官网



  • GestióIP:一个自动的基于web的IPV4/IPV6地址管理工具。官网
  • RANCID:监控网络设备配置和维护历史变更。官网
  • rConfig:另一个网络配置管理工具。官网



  • DadaMail:Perl编写的邮件列表管理器。官网
  • phpList:PHP编写的时事通讯管理器。官网



  • 列族
    • Apache HBase:Hadoop数据库,一个分布式的大数据存储。官网
    • Cassandra:分布式数据库管理系统,设计用于处理大量数据跨多个服务器。官网
    • Hypertable:基于c++的bigtable DBMS,节省通信,可独立或在Hadoop类似的分布式FS上运行。官网
  • 文档存储
    • CouchDB:易于使用,多主机复制的面向文档的数据库系统。官网
    • ElasticSearch:基于Java的数据库,受欢迎的日志聚合,和电子邮件归档项目。官网
    • MongoDB:另一个面向文档的数据库系统。官网
    • RavenDB:具有ACID/事物功能的基于文档的数据库。官网
    • RethinkDB:开源分布式文档存储数据库,关注JSON。官网
    • FlockDB:Twitter分布式,容错图数据库。官网
    • Neo4j:开源图数据库。官网
  • 键值
    • LevelDB:Google高性能键值数据库。官网
    • Redis:支持网络,基于内存,键值,亦可持久化数据库。官网
    • Riak:另一个容错的键值NoSQL数据库。官网



  • fpm:万能的多格式包创建器。官网
  • omnibus-ruby:全栈,跨发行版的包管理软件(Ruby)。官网
  • packman:全栈,跨发行版的包管理软件(Python)。官网
  • tito:为git项目构建RPM。官网


  • BeanstalkD:一个简单快速的工作队列。官网
  • Gearman:快速的多语言队列或任务处理平台。官网
  • NSQ:实时分发的消息平台。官网
  • RabbitMQ:健壮的,全功能,跨发行版的队列系统。官网
  • ZeroMQ:轻量级队列系统。官网



  • Firebird:真正的全球开源数据库。官网
  • Galera:Galera MySQL集群是一个易于使用的高可用性解决方案,具有很高的系统正常运行时间,没有数据丢失,为未来的增长提供可伸缩性。官网
  • MariaDB:MySQL的社区开发分支。官网
  • MySQL:非常流行的RDBMS服务器。官网
  • Percona Server:增强的,可替换MySQL。官网
  • PostgreSQL:对象关系数据库管理系统(ORDBMS)。官网
  • PostgreSQL-XL:基于PostgreSQL的可伸缩开源数据库集群。官网
  • SQLite:自包容,弱服务器,零配置,支持事务的SQL DBS实现库。官网



  • Denyhosts:阻止SSH字典攻击和暴力攻击。官网
  • Fail2Ban:扫描日志文件,并对具有恶意行为显示的IP采取措施。官网
  • SpamAssassin:一个强大的和受欢迎的垃圾邮件过滤器,它采用多种检测技术。官网


  • Consul:Consule是伊戈尔服务发现,监控和配置的工具。官网
  • Doozerd:Doozer是一个高可用,完全一致的存储,用于少量非常重要的数据。官网
  • ZooKeeper:ZooKeeper是一个集中的服务,用于维护配置信息,命名,提供分布式同步和组服务。官网



  • Exim:由剑桥大学开发的消息传输代理(MTA)。官网
  • Haraka:用JavaScirpt编写的高性能,可插入的SMTP服务器。官网
  • MailCatcher:Ruby gem部署一个简单的SMTP MTA网关,接收所有邮件并在web接口显示。对调试和开发有用。官网
  • Maildrop:开源的一次性邮件服务器,对开发也很有用。官网
  • OpenSMTPD:从OpenBSD项目实现的安全的SMTP服务器。官网
  • Postfix:快速,易于管理和安全的Sendmail替代品。官网
  • Qmail:安全的Sendmail替代品。官网
  • Sendmail:消息传输代理(MTA)。官网



  • Bitnami:为web应用,开发栈和虚拟设备生产开源软件安装器或软件包。官网
  • Docker:给开发者和系统管理员构建,发布和运行分布式应用程序的开放平台。官网
  • OpenVZ:Linux平台基于容器的虚拟化。官网



  • autossh:网络中断后自动复位ssh会话。官网
  • Cluster SSH:通过一个图形化控制台控制多个xterm窗口。官网
  • DSH:Dancer的shell/分布式shell-从一个命令行包装执行多个远程shell命令。官网
  • Mosh:移动shell。官网
  • parallel-ssh:提供并行的OpenSSH版本和相关工具。官网
  • SSH Power Tool:不使用pre-shared钥匙的情况下对多个服务器同时执行命令和上传文件。官网



  • Analog:世界上最流行的日志分析工具。官网
  • GoAccess:在终端运行的开源的实时web日志分析和交互视图。官网
  • Piwik:免费和开源的web分析应用。官网
  • Webalizer: F快速免费的web服务器日志文件分析程序。官网



  • Bugzilla:由Mozilla项目开发和使用过的通用缺陷跟踪和测试工具。官网
  • Cerb:基于商业开源许可的基于组的邮件管理项目。官网
  • Flyspray:使用PHP编写的缺陷跟踪系统。官网
  • MantisBT:另一个基于web的缺陷跟踪系统。官网
  • osTicket:开源的技术支持工单系统。官网
  • Otrs:免费和开源故障通知单系统软件包,公司,组织,或其他实体可以使用它来基于询问分配工单并跟踪进一步的沟通。官网
  • Request Tracker:使用Perl编写的工单跟踪系统。官网
  • TheBugGenie:开源的工单系统,具有非常完备的用户权限分配。官网



  • mitmproxy:ython工具,用于拦截,查看和修改网络流量。在排除某些问题是非常重要的。官网
  • Sysdig:从一个运行的linux实例上捕获系统状态和活动,之后保存,过滤和分析。官网
  • Wireshark:世界上著名的网络协议分析工具。官网



  • ChiliProject:Redmine分支。官网
  • GitBucket:用Scala编写的GitHub的克隆,单独jar安装。官网
  • GitLab:用Ruby编写的GitHub的克隆。官网
  • Gogs:用Go编写。官网
  • OpenProject:开源的项目协作项目。官网
  • Phabricator:PHP编写。官网 
  • Redmine:基于rails在ruby编写。官网
  • The Bug Genie:PHP编写。官网
  • Trac:python编写。官网



  • Fossil:分布式版本控制,内建wiki和缺陷跟踪。官网
  • Git:速度很快的分布式版本控制和源代码管理。官网
  • GNU Bazaar:由Cannoicalzi赞助的分布式版本控制系统。官网
  • Mercurial:另一个版本控制。官网
  • Subversion:客户端-服务器版本控制系统。官网



  • Ganeti:在KVM和Xen上构建的集群虚拟服务器管理软件。官网
  • KVM:Linux内核虚拟化架构。官网
  • oVirt:管理虚拟机,存储和虚拟网络。官网
  • Packer:从单个源配置为多个平台创建相同的机器镜像。官网
  • Vagrant:创建完整开发环境的工具。官网
  • VirtualBox:来自Oracle公司的虚拟化产品。官网
  • Xen:用于32/64位Intel/AMD(IA 64)和PowerPC 970架构的虚拟机监控器。官网



  • OpenVPN:使用一个定制的安全密钥交换协议,利用SSL/TLS。官网
  • Pritunl:基于OpenVPN的方案,易于设置。官网
  • SoftEther:具有高级特性的多协议VPN软件。官网
  • sshuttle:穷人的VPN。官网
  • strongSwan:Linux下完整的IPsec实现。官网
  • tinc:分布式点对点VPN。官网



  • ejabberd:用Erlang/OTP编写的XMPP短信服务器。官网
  • Metronome IM:Prosody IM分支。官网
  • MongooseIM:ejabberd分支。官网
  • Openfire:实时协作(RTC)服务器。官网
  • Prosody IM:Lua编写的XMPP服务器。官网
  • Tigase:java实现的XMPP服务器。官网



  • Mailpile:一个先进,快速的web-mail客户端,具有用户友好的加密的私有个性。官网
  • Roundcube:基于浏览器的IMAP客户端,具有应用类似的用户界面。官网



  • Apache:最流行的web服务器。官网
  • Cherokee:轻量级,高性能的web服务器/反向代理。官网
  • Lighttpd:speed-critical环境下更优化的web服务器。官网
  • Nginx:反向代理,负载均衡器,HTTP缓存和web服务器。官网
  • uWSGI:uWSGI项目,目标在开发一个构建主机服务的全栈。官网


  • HAProxy:负载均衡,SSL卸载和性能优化,压缩和通用web路由。官网
  • Varnish:基于HTTP的web应用加速器,关注内存优化和压缩。官网



  • DokuWiki:使用简单和高度通用的wiki,这并不需要一个数据库。官网
  • Gollum:一个简单、Git驱动的wiki,具有不错的API和本地前端。官网
  • ikiwiki:一个wiki编译器。官网
  • Mediawiki:加强Wikipedia。官网
  • MoinMoin:一个高级的易用的扩展性强的Wiki引擎,具有大量的社区用户。官网
  • TiddlyWiki:JavaScript的完整交互wiki。官网
  • Ōlelo Wiki:在Git存储上保存页面的wiki。官网




  • Code as Craft:Etsy的运维博客,大量的技术博客。官网
  • DevOpsGuys:Devops顾问,运维博客。官网
  • Rackspace Developers:具有大量Devops主题的博客。官网



  • The Linux Command Line:William Shotts的书,关于Linux命令行。官网
  • The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win:DevOps技术如何修复发生在IT组织的问题。官网
  • The Practice of System and Network Administration:第一和第二版本描述系统和网络管理的最佳实践,独立于特定平台或技术。官网
  • The Visible Ops Handbook: Implementing ITIL in 4 Practical and Auditable Steps:一个方法论,旨在启动实施控制和过程改进。官网
  • UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook:从使用的角度走进系统管理。官网



  • Atom:来自Github的文本编辑器。官网
  • Brackets:用于web设计和前端开发的开源代码编辑器。官网
  • Eclipse:用Java编写的IDE,具有可扩展的插件系统。官网
  • Geany:GTK2文本编辑器。官网
  • GNU Emacs:一个可扩展,自定义的文本编辑器。官网
  • Haroopad:Markdown编辑器,具有实时预览。官网
  • ICEcoder:非常棒的代码编辑器,内建常见的web语言。官网
  • jotgit:Git支持的实时协作代码编辑。官网
  • Light Table:下一代代码编辑器。官网
  • Lime:旨在提供一个Sublime Text的开源替代方案。官网
  • TextMate:OS X下的图形文本编辑器。官网
  • Vim:一个高可配置的文本编辑器,用于高效编辑。官网


  • Servers for Hackers:程序员的时事通讯,发现他们需要知道的服务器相关内容。官网



  • Dotdeb:Debian下LAMP更新包的存储。官网
  • Remi:RHEL/Centos/Fedora下LAMP更新包的存储。官网



  • Ops School:全面的计划,将帮助你成为一名运维工程师。官网
  • Digital Ocean Tutorials:一个非常庞大资源,获得基本的应用程序,工具,甚至是系统管理主题。官网


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