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 »
Optimizing Servers Tips for optimizing Apache, Postfix, Oracle, MySQL, and SambaJul 15, 2008
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 »
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.