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 »
Virtual Performance Tips for optimizing performance in virtual environmentsMay 31, 2009
Virtual performance tuning is a lot like ordinary performance tuning – but not exactly.more »
NagVis Visualizing your Nagios network with NagVisMay 31, 2009
Want a topside view of possible problems? NagVis is an easy tool for visualizing the status of your network.more »
The Bonsai Information Security firm has released Moth, a VMware image with a set of vulnerable web applications and scripts. It serves for testing and developing security scanners and can be instructional in all matters application security.more »
Synergy Controlling multiple systems simultaneously with SynergyApr 30, 2009
Synergy lets you combine multiple PCs into a single virtual desktop.more »
Heralded as a leap into the new era, vSphere 4.0, which was introduced April 21 as the successor to VMware's Virtual Infrastructure 3.x, is at least a logical step in the right direction upon a more sober assessment: through consolidation and automation based on an infrastructure of virtual components, a solution to satisfy turnkey IT services.more »
Tech Tools We thought you might be interested in the following new products and updates.Apr 21, 2009
A market study by the International Data Group (IDC) has come to the conclusion that the worldwide financial crisis is a growth opportunity for Linux, both on servers and desktops. Novell was the sponsor for the survey and whitepaper.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.