Issue #103 / Jun 2009
Cover Theme: Tuning Virtual Machines
NEWS: Linux World NewsAn international look at Linux and Open Source
4th Oekonux Conference: The World of Peer Production in open source Boro-Toro wins BAFTA "Ones to Wat......
NEWS: Tech ToolsWe thought you might be interested in the following new products and updates.
Linux Now Operates on HRP-4C Robot Gnome Adds Native Exchange Support Jaiku is now JaikuEngine AMD......
NEWS: LettersWhile I am not new to Linux, I still have some confusion. My dilemma is: “What distro to use and why?” I have tried v......
COVER STORY: Data Center IntroSmart tools for the cloud and rack
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.
COVER STORY: Virtual PerformanceTips for optimizing performance in virtual environments
Virtual performance tuning is a lot like ordinary performance tuning – but not exactly.
COVER STORY: Cloud TechniquesProgramming for the Amazon EC2 cloud
We show you some techniques for harnessing the benefits of cloud technology.
COVER STORY: PelicanHPCTurn your desktop computer into a high-performance cluster with PelicanHPC
Crunch big numbers with your very own high-performance computing cluster.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.