News Category: Enterprise

#!*A5%amp;j9 - How to Encrypt Your File System

Article Source Linux MagazineJuly 28, 2009, 8:25 pm Everyone has either a laptop or a netbook or a desktop that carries, in many cases, some personal information - credit card numbers to buy those important system upgrades, Facebook logins, account numbers, incriminating photos of our high...
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Sandia Advances Internet-scale Research with One Million Linux Kernels on its cluster

Article Source insideHPCJuly 28, 2009, 6:31 pm One of our readers (hi, Sharan) send me a pointer to this nifty story out of Sandia. Researchers there have run a million Linux kernels as virtual machines on Thunderbird, an 8,960-processor Dell Linux cluster, all in the name of security The...
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What Canonical’s Launchpad Move to Open Source Means to Developers

Now that the code for Canonical Ltd.’s Launchpad open source development hosting community was released as open source last week, the company hopes that developers who may have stayed away from Launchpad in the past will take a new look. Ironically, when Launchpad debuted two years ago as a...
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SUSE Appliance Program All About ISVs

The scope of the software appliance market just got bigger today with the latest product announcement from Novell: now independent software vendors (ISVs) will have full-stack access to tools that will enable them to create their own software appliances from start to finish. The new initiative...
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Red Hat: 'We Spend Over $100 Million a Year to Advance Linux'

Article Source The Open RoadJuly 28, 2009, 11:17 am Matthew Szulik, Red Hat's former CEO and current chairman, has been in semi-retirement for the past two years, but you'd never know it from listening to his interview with the BBC's Peter Day. Szulik, ever the revolutionary, talks up open...
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Buying with the Penguin

Article Source Cyber CynicJuly 28, 2009, 10:37 am I'm not much of one for affinity credit cards. You know, the ones bearing the logo of your favorite sports team, school, or what have you. But, I have to confess I like this new affinity Visa Platinum credit card that's being issued by the...
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SSDs, pNFS Will Test RAID Controller Design

Article Source Enterprise Storage Forum RAID controllers designed for hard disks and IOPS aren't going to cut it in the new world of solid state drives (SSDs) and pNFS, which are capable of feeding so much more data into the channel that streaming bandwidth is going to become the problem for...
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SGI Affirms Commitment to Itanium

Article Source insideHPCJuly 27, 2009, 6:38 pm ‚Ķand also renews commitment to VHS tape of the month club. Responding to reports in the media lately (HPCwire and eWeek, for example) wondering aloud when SGI would finally axe the Itanium from it‚Äôs roadmap, SGI CEO Mark Barrenechea said ‚...
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OSCON Keynote: Standing Out in the Crowd

Article Source LWNJuly 27, 2009, 1:40 pm Kirrily Robert’s OSCON keynote on encouraging women in open source has received a number of great reviews. For those who missed it, Kirrily has posted the text and slides from the talk. "The FLOSSPOLS survey asked open source contributors whether...
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openSUSE: Mozilla Firefox 3.0.12 Security Update

Article Source SUSE Linux Security Announcements 27 Jul 2009 ______________________________________________________________________________ SUSE Security Announcement Package: MozillaFirefox Announcement ID: SUSE-SA:2009:039 Date...
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