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Walt Ribeiro

PostgreSQL Tips From a Pro | Cloud Simplified

In this video, Tim Allen drops in to show us some tips on how to create, backup, delete, and restore a PostgreSQL database.


Explaining Email | Cloud Simplified

Email is something most of us use every day, but have you ever wondered how it really works? In this video, we'll explain some of the different protocols and servers involved in sending Email.

Intro to GREP and Regular Expressions

Grep is a command-line utility that can search and filter text using a common regular expression syntax. It is so ubiquitous that the verb “to grep” has emerged as a synonym for “to search.” In this video, we'll provide an overview of grep usage, a brief introduction to regular expression syntax, and show some practical examples you may already be using.

The OSI Model | Cloud Simplified

The Open Systems Interconnection model, or OSI Model, is a conceptual model that describes the different layers of a networking or telecommunication system. Rather than focusing on the underlying technology in each layer, the OSI Model separates the flow of data into seven abstraction layers to help give a visual description of how data flows in a networking system.

What Is IPv6? | IPv4 versus IPv6 Explained

IPv6 stands for Internet Protocol version 6. It’s the most recent version of the Internet Protocol, which helps identify and locate devices across the Internet. In this video, we'll discuss how IPv6 is the new "future-proof" version of IPv4 by being more secure, more efficient, and most importantly by having enough IP addresses to go around.

What is Infrastructure as Code? | IaC Explained

Infrastructure as code, or IaC, allows you to automate the provisioning of your cloud resources using simple configuration files. In this video we'll discuss how IaC is used, and introduce tools like Terraform that allow you to deploy your Linode resources with simple code, instead of manually using the Linode Manager or API.
Developer Tools

CI/CD Explained | How DevOps Use Pipelines for Automation

CI/CD is a practice used by DevOps teams to introducing more automation into app development, allowing them to deliver apps to customers more quickly and efficiently. In this Video, we'll cover the basics of CI/CD and discuss some of the major benefits.
Developer Tools

How Network Peering Works | Internet Infrastructure Explained

Connections matter, especially when choosing a cloud provider. If you’re looking for speed and efficiency, your cloud provider needs to be connected to the rest of the world. Rather than settle for the default performance that comes with a few nearby peers and Tier 1 giants, some cloud providers, like Linode, make use of network peering to optimize traffic for their customers.

Introduction To Cloud Computing | A Beginner’s Guide to Cloud Services

Cloud computing is a shift from the traditional way businesses think about IT resources. In this video, we'll discuss the basics of cloud computing, the different types of cloud services that are available, and what you'll want to consider when purchasing cloud services.
Cloud Overviews

Introduction to Git | Version Control Basics

Git is the most popular free and open-source version control system and allows multiple contributors to work on the same project simultaneously. In this video, we'll go over the basics of version control, and how to use Git within the command-line, how to get started with Git repositories (repos).
Developer Tools

Automate Server Deployments Using Stackscripts

StackScripts provide Linode users with the ability to configure a Linode while it boots. Since you can make any StackScript public to the Linode Community, your entire team can use the StackScripts you create to easily deploy base identical systems. Walt explains why you would want to create a Stackscript, or use Stackscripts created by others.

Using Linux Man Pages | Command Line Tips

Linux Manual (man) pages give descriptions and usage examples for commands, right in your terminal. This video will show you how to navigate man pages so that you can find the answer to any Linux command question you might have.