News: Tech Tools New products and updatesOct 24, 2008
Professional users are always searching for an edge. Whether you work with Linux as a webmaster, programmer, system administrator, or security consultant, you know the best solution depends on finding the right tool for the job. We thought you might be interested in the following new products and
Sun Microsystems has dropped three new Linux servers on the market: a storage module with 1.2 TBytes, a blade module with two AMD Opteron Quadcores and a blade server with two Intel Xeon Quadcores. A photo gallery shows them in detail.more »
Groupware vendor Open-Xchange and Linux distributor Univention have exhibited a product based on their cooperative effort at the SYSTEMS 2008 trade fair in Munich: the combined Open-Xchange and Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 2.1.more »
The Linux Foundation got positive results from its first ever End User Summit in New York October 14 and 15. Its concept of "end user" ended up including not only private users but many enterprises and organizations.more »
According to a report from Reuters, trading at the London Stock Exchange came to a standstill for seven hours because of computer problems on Monday.more »
Developer Brett Wynkoop has written the code for a simple web server called Simple/Small/Shell Web Server (SWS) in the form of a shell script.more »
The Univention Corporate Server (UCS) update to version 2.1 includes a new kernel and support for 64 bit x86 architectures.more »
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Your homepage was just linked by Slashdot, a new email campaign goes out tonight, and you need the database to deliver survey results. We’ll show you how to help your servers survive the strain.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.