The 33. International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 09 has released its Top 500 List. US machines dominate the first ten positions with Linux Roadrunner leading, but slots 3 and 10 have been taken by Linux PCs from the Juelich development center in Germany.more »
Data Center Intro Smart tools for the cloud and rackMay 31, 2009
The server space is changing, bringing new opportunities for the agile admin. If you plan on taking up residence in the new data center, you'd better get your toolkit ready. This month we explore tools and techniques for data center and server room environments.more »
PelicanHPC Turn your desktop computer into a high-performance cluster with PelicanHPCMay 31, 2009
Crunch big numbers with your very own high-performance computing cluster.more »
Novell announced today that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is officially out in version 11. The SLES extensions for Mono and the desktop version SLED 11 should also concurrently hit the market. A high-availability extension is to follow.more »
Virtual Admin Tools for managing virtual environmentsDec 31, 2008
This month we examine techniques for deploying and managing virtual systems.more »
Rocks Clustering Creating virtual clusters with RocksDec 31, 2008
Rocks offers an easy solution for clustering with virtual machines.more »
Austrian company Linbit has announced that it is merging its DRBD+ commercial high availability (HA) software with the open source version DRBD to make a free software solution.more »
At the USENIX LISA conference in San Diego, Lee Damon and Mike Ciavarella presented a foundation workship as a tutorial for admins with tips and tricks for working efficiently. The presentors didn't agree on all points, but one commonality was that they advised against running High Performance Computing (HPC) together with virtualization.more »
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?
.NET Core execution engine is the basis for cross-platform .NET implementations.
The Xnote trojan hides itself on the target system and will launch a variety of attacks on command.
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.