News Category: Enterprise

Intel Launches Cluster Connection Website

Article Source Chip ShotsApril 28, 2009, 6:08 am Intel launched Cluster Connection, an online community that enables IT professionals and engineers to share knowledge and obtain information about High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions. Cluster Connection combines user-generated content and...
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Cisco CEO: Cloud Computing a 'Security Nightmare'

Article Source CSO OnlineApril 28, 2009, 4:58 am If anyone has the right to be excited about cloud computing, it's John Chambers. But on Wednesday Cisco Systems' Chairman and CEO conceded that the computing industry's move to sell pay-as-you-go computing cycles available as a service on the...
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NSF awards support academic research in Google cloud

Article Source HPCwireApril 28, 2009, 3:37 am Today, the National Science Foundation announced it has awarded nearly five million dollars in grants to fourteen universities through its Cluster Exploratory (CluE) program to participate in the IBM/Google Cloud Computing University Initiative....
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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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