Category: Geek culture

what is vpn

What is VPN? The acronyms that could save your life

December 4, 2020

What is VPN and how does it help connection security? What is VPN? You know that in IT we absolutely love acronyms, right? Specifying and summing things up is our thing. Digital Video Disc? DVD. Central Processing Unit? CPU. Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line? Yes, …


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What challenges does IT monitoring face?

November 13, 2020

What are the next challenges for IT monitoring? “The big challenge is to become all you could possibly be”, Jim Rohn. “The only way to grow is to challenge yourself,” Ashley Tisdale. “The bigger the obstacle, the more glory there is in overcoming it”, …


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PuTTY from a monitoring perspective

November 11, 2020

What is PuTTY and some useful tips to use it easily PuTTY is a free program (MIT license) for x86 and AMD 64 architectures (now in experimental stages for ARM). It was developed in 1997!, by Simon Tatham, a British programmer. In this blog, …


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What is actually a hacker?

November 6, 2020

What is a hacker? More like Mr. Robot rather than Operation Swordfish If we lived in a fair and more appealing world, children would not want to be Cristiano Ronaldo or PewDiePie (popular Swedish youtuber that if you have a certain age, or dignity, …


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What should a CIO or CTO know about IoT?

July 27, 2020

CIOs, CTOs and executives. What you need to know about IoT If you occupy positions of certain responsibility (such as CIO or CTO) and you do not know what is necessary about IoT, you run the risk of being out of the game. So …


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Our developers tell us: What is a “developer”?

July 17, 2020

What is a “developer”? What do they mean for a company? “Developer”, “DE-VE-LO-PEEEERRR”… It sounds pretty good. It’s easy to make your parents buy it when you explain them they are going to pay for your degree and they will be able to boast …


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The future of e-commerce

July 13, 2020

The future of e-commerce: 5 ways to grow E-commerce is skyrocketing, there is no doubt whatsoever. With unstoppable annual growth and close to 2,000 million users worldwide, e-commerce has already been able to surpass traditional commerce in some product categories and takes an important …


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Working from home: telecommuting open tools

June 4, 2020

Perfect telecommuting open tools to work from home «Every cloud has a silver lining». Popular sayings are wise and pragmatic. This year we added coronavirus and telecommuting to our daily vocabulary. Both words are compounds and the first one represents a danger that has …


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In Pandora FMS we love video games

June 2, 2020

Pandora FMS employees choose their favorite video games A long, long time ago, almost before Pandora FMS green color became part of the rainbow, a revolutionary idea came from the heart of the company: creating an arcade machine, like those of arcades, so that …


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Programmer slang

May 26, 2020

Abbreviations, acronyms … What is the programmer slang? Programmer slang is very particular, but it is by no means the exception and that is why in all specialties they have their own jargon. In this article, we will focus on showing its peculiarities. Let’s …


what is podman

What is Podman? Docker’s successor?

April 14, 2020

What is Podman? What is Podman? Well, we will start by saying that Podman is a container engine developed by RedHat, and yes, if you thought about Docker when reading container engine, you are on the right track. Podman wants to be the alternative …


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Do we need to know C Language to monitor?

January 23, 2020

Using C Language in monitoring “C Programming language” (or simply C Language) is the title of the book published in 1978 by Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis M. Ritchie, where they introduced the idea of presenting an example program called “Hello world !” And …


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The 6 best tech jobs of the future

January 8, 2020

Best tech jobs of the future closer than you think You may already know it if you follow us on a regular basis: in Pandora FMS blog we love to look ahead to the future. And we have to tell you a secret: next …


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Pandora FMS gives you these useful tips to share technology

January 3, 2020

Share technology, that new challenge that we help you overcome If you do not have much idea about how to share technology, you may go crazy when shopping or going through online gift websites. You know that the person you have to give something …


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Business Software. Don’t get left behind!

November 7, 2019

Business software. Do you have everything you need? Where are you going with those scrolls? And that sack of seeds for carrier pigeons? What? You say you need them to get your company’s marketing to your customers? Didn’t you think you might be getting …


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Monitoring Our Fixed Disk Usage

October 15, 2019

Fixed Disk Usage should be monitored from a quantitative point of view I remember with some nostalgia the five-and-a-quarter-inch floppy disks, and then the more robust three-and-a-half-inch floppy disks. I shouldn’t even write the word rigid anymore, but you’ve got me: it’s for younger …


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PowerShell 101: let’s get to know its use and main commands

September 18, 2019

PowerShell 101: an alternative to command line on Linux and Mac The Command Line Interface (CLI) in Windows® exists and resists the passage of time, from those distant days of MS-DOS® to the current PowerShell 101. Let’s see the basic PowerShell. When I went …


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Technology magazines to follow: We will give you some clues

September 10, 2019

Do you know these tech magazines? Let’s have a look It’s possible that your cravings for knowledge go farther than the best issues of National Geographic. You need to satisfy your most practical and technological side and you no longer know which friend in …


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What is edge computing?

August 2, 2019

What is edge computing? Why will we need it in the future? What is edge computing? Do you really want to know? The story of edge computing reminds us how things used to be and how they will be in the future, similar but …


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CIO and CTO challenges over the next few years

June 26, 2019

CIO and CTO Challenges; 7 Challenges for the Present and the Future The IT environment is always changing and some management positions, such as CIOs and CTOs are continually in the eye of the hurricane. The complexity of this type of job is no …


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What is the BIOS? What is the UEFI?

May 8, 2019

What is the BIOS? What is the UEFI? In what ways are they different? What is the BIOS? Could you explain it? What about the UEFI? They are not the names of two comic brothers, but two softwares that coexist in our computers and …


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Some suggestions about colocation hosting

May 2, 2019

Colocation hosting; what it is and some aspects to take into account Does your company use servers? That wouldn’t be weird! However, there are different ways to have servers, depending on the needs and possibilities of each company. Own servers, dedicated servers, cloud … …


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Savings with monitoring: what costs will my company save?

April 30, 2019

Savings with monitoring; how much does it mean for a company? Are you the type of person who wonders why things happen? When you were a child, did you look into the clouds when it rained and wonder what was the mechanism behind it? …


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Do you know how to work a Linux Command Terminal?

April 16, 2019

Command terminal: How to do more in less time! Something that the Linux kernel inherited was the command line interface (shell): in Unix® it was called Bourne Shell (written by Mr. Stephen Bourne) and it is called Bash which stands for the Bourne-again shell, …



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The silicon lottery and high-end processors

April 5, 2019

What is the silicon lottery? And high-end processors? What does computer science have to do with lottery and high-end processors? Actually, not too much. But there is an important factor in the manufacturing process of the processors that has quite a lot to do …


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5 applications to increase your productivity

April 3, 2019

Best productivity apps to improve your productivity Work may be the place where we are least productive, perhaps because of pressure, laziness, routine, or boredom. In fact, it is in our humble workplace where procrastination triumphs the most. That buzzword that encompasses postponing our …


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Data Lake. What are we talking about?

April 1, 2019

What is Data Lake?; Learn all about it and Big Data Data! More data! What is Data Lake? Big Data is not only a more or less fashionable marketing “word”, but also contains a quite clear concept: the accumulation and processing of enormous amounts …


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6 tips on how to improve Internet speed in 2020

March 27, 2019

How to improve Internet speed: 6 tips for it to work faster Formerly, we practiced all possible yoga positions with our radio and TV antenna, in order for that stressing snow to leave the screen of our TV and get good signal. You may …


what is smart home

What is smart home?, some examples and a little monitoring

March 25, 2019

What is smart home?, some examples that we have and that we will see Surely you have heard the term “smart home” some time, and you may have wondered “what is smart home?” but you’re not sure what it is about. Or you may …



Computer heat and its monitoring

March 22, 2019

Computer Heat; Read some Important Facts here! Everything has to work at the right temperature. Everything! Or would you be able to work at 70ºC? Our computers too. Although they are capable of withstanding higher temperatures than us – humans – computers also have …


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Monitoring of bike sharing services

March 18, 2019

Bike sharing services and their monitoring We can see them on the streets of many cities. They are an ecological and healthy alternative to other means of transport and are becoming more and more fashionable. Haven’t you tried them yet? Bike sharing is quite …


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Nature monitoring in modern smart cities

March 15, 2019

Nature monitoring, smart green returns to take care of the environment What do you think the so-called smart cities may have in common? We can say that, as a basis, all of them are based on an urban development based on sustainability. Smart cities …


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Who is Linus Torvalds?

March 13, 2019

Who is exactly Linus Torvalds? Get to know the man behind the “x” Few human beings enjoy the privilege of having given their name to an operating system (at least one that is known beyond the room of its creator). What about meeting one …


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Women programmers. Women in the history of programming

March 8, 2019

Women Programmers: Who were the most influential? As far as we know, computer programming seems to be a field entirely occupied by men. In fact, if we go to the evidence and the data is quite embarrassing: they tell us of a large majority …


World Mobile Congress 2019 News

Mobile World Congress 2019. Let’s find out all about it

March 1, 2019

Let’s discover all the World Mobile Congress 2019 News The Mobile World Congress is an annual congress that involves the world of mobile communication. This congress is considered the most important in its sector in the world and is currently being held in our …