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 »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.