News Category: Enterprise

Configure Networking with openSUSE and KDE 4

If you have ever had to configure a network connection you know that, depending upon the operating system, this can be rather difficult. With older Windows operating systems it often required finding drivers, multiple reboots, etc. With older Linux operating systems it meant editing configuration...
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VMware vSphere: Out of the Box and into the Clouds

Article Source Linux MagazineApril 27, 2009, 8:51 pm As you’ve heard by now, VMware announced vSphere 4 last Tuesday. vSphere 4 is VMware’s Virtual Infrastructure latest incarnation and is a new contender in the cloud computing market. VMware has the majority of market share in the server...
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With no $10 laptop in sight, India buys 250,000 OLPCs

Article Source Ars TechnicaApril 27, 2009, 7:41 pm The government of India has signed an agreement with the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project and will purchase 250,000 of the organization's XO laptops. The machines will be distributed to students throughout the country. India's decision to...
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Configuring Your Network Settings in Mandriva 2009

Configuring a network in Linux used to be a task left for administrators, gurus, and to-the-core nerds. It required editing configuration files such as those found in /etc/sysconfig/network/ or /etc/network. Most new users wouldn't have known what to do with those files, let alone where they were...
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Intelligent NIC downloads while host PC sleeps

Article Source LinuxDevicesApril 27, 2009, 3:18 pm Developers at the University of San Diego say they will demonstrate massive power savings for desktop PCs from embedding an ARM- and Linux-based Gumstix CPU into a network interface. The "Somniloquy" can handle file-sharing and long downloads...
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Oracle-Sun Merger Creates New Data Storage Player

Article Source Enterprise Storage Forum Today's surprising news that Oracle will acquire Sun Microsystems means that the data storage industry suddenly has a new — and formidable — player. "Our customers have been asking us to step up to a broader role to reduce complexity, risk and cost by...
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Linux Security Through Proxy Servers

Article Source Bright HubApril 27, 2009, 1:11 pm Security is ever-present on the minds of many computer users, and proxy servers can help you along considerably. This article outlines what proxy servers are and how to use them to keep your computer secure. Overview The internet can be a scary...
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What Oracle gets with MySQL

Article Source The Open RoadApril 27, 2009, 9:07 am While the open-source community wrings its hands over Oracle's intentions relative to MySQL, and while Oracle may be fretting about how to marry the more hippie-esque tendencies of the MySQL open-source software crowd with its need to make...
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Cilk++ Multicore Course

Article Source insideHPCApril 27, 2009, 7:39 am The folks at CilkArts have announced that they will hold a two day course on programming in a multicore environment with Cilk++.Â¬â  The course, Concepts in Multicore Programming, will be taught by Charles E. Leiserson and Pablo Halpern.Â¬â  You...
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Open Source in Cloud Computing Really "Under the Radar"

Clearly, the underlying technology of cloud computing will be based on open source software--that is, if the three cloud infrastructure hopefuls addressing a standing room-only crowd of more than 350 venture capital firms, large company CTOS and CIOs, and other cloud hopefuls--are as successful in...
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