linuxptp is an implementation of the Precision Time Protocol (PTP) according to IEEE standard 1588 for Linux. The dual design goals are to provide a robust implementation of the standard and to use the most relevant and modern Application Programming Interfaces (API) offered by the Linux kernel. Supporting legacy APIs and other platforms is not a goal.
DynaFabric is an SSH-based command dispatching and systems management framework, designed for easy implementation on existing networks. It allows you to configure SSH key based authentication and centrally dispatch commands, manage installed software, maintain services, and enforce policies across your systems. It is designed to be platform agnostic; support is being developed for FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD RHEL/CentOS, Ubuntu, Solaris 10, Solaris 11, and Illumos.
zrep provides an easy-to-use program to manage zfs filesystem replication and failover. No configuration files are required. The program is developed under Solaris, but may work with any up to date zfs implementation. The executable is a single script. Initialization does a full data copy, but subsequent syncs are incrementals. It uses internal locking to make sure there is no danger of overlap if you just shove it in cron to run every minute. Design target is more "near-time replication", since the sync can be run every minute or more. However, it could conceivably be used for "backup" purposes as well.
systemd is a system and service manager for Linux, compatible with SysV and LSB init scripts. It provides aggressive parallelization capabilities, uses socket and D-Bus activation for starting services, offers on-demand starting of daemons, keeps track of processes using Linux cgroups, supports snapshotting and restoring of the system state, maintains mount and automount points, and implements an elaborate transactional dependency-based service control logic. It can work as a drop-in replacement for sysvinit.
KeyOS is an integrated IT management platform compliant with the principles behind ISO 20000. Easily expandable through a plugins system, it provides a wide set of management consoles and dashboards, and interoperability with other tools used by system administrators. It provides a Windows and Linux agent to provide inventory and monitoring of hardware assets, a Centreon-Nagios connector, monitoring for anti-virus and backup programs, remote assistance, a help-desk and ticketing system with request routing, escalation, and SLA management, VoIP integration, automated translation, time-sheets, and intervention reports, and more.
DUST (Driver UpdateS Tool) is designed to "just work" for building kernel driver modules. The concept is similar to DKMS, though this has the benefit of being simpler, easier to test and use, and easier to integrate. DUST enables you to package up a driver pack, install it into the dust directory, and prepare for upgrading. Each driver pack has 3 components: an install file (populates a tree with stuff needed to build a working driver); the driver payload (tarball, zip file, etc.); and the update script, which will do nothing but copy the old driver kernel modules to a backup directory, build/install a new copy of the driver kernel, run depmod if needed, and mkinitramfs, mkinitrd, or dracut if needed. The install file is very trivial. It is easy to recode this as an RPM or deb. As long as it moves the driver payload and update script to the right location, you can use any mechanism to do this.