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Ksplice Uptrack Service

Likening this service to changing out a car's engine while speeding down the highway, Ksplice Uptrack from Ksplice, Inc., eliminates the need to reboot Linux servers to reboot their kernels. Thus, crucial updates and security patches can be applied live without rebooting or disrupting running applications. Ksplice Uptrack subscriptions are currently available for six leading versions of Linux including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu, Debian GNU/Linux, CentOS, Parallels Virtuozzo Containers and OpenVZ.

Fluffy Spider's FancyPants

FancyPants is a multimedia applications framework from Fluffy Spider Technologies, whose new version 3.0 now supports Google Android. The company says that FancyPants gives OEMs of Android-based devices and their channel partners new capabilities to differentiate their wares in an increasingly crowded marketplace. Besides mainstream Android mobile development, FancyPants supports digital video (STB, DVR, home-media center), office automation (printers and MFPs) and other consumer electronics and industrial automation areas. FancyPants further enables total separation of user interfaces from applications that use them, offering developers “a unique autonomous user-interface model, enabling comprehensive deep customization of Android device GUIs on a per-application, or suite of applications, basis”.


James Gray is Products Editor for Linux Journal

One Click, Universal Protection: Implementing Centralized Security Policies on Linux Systems

As Linux continues to play an ever increasing role in corporate data centers and institutions, ensuring the integrity and protection of these systems must be a priority. With 60% of the world's websites and an increasing share of organization's mission-critical workloads running on Linux, failing to stop malware and other advanced threats on Linux can increasingly impact an organization's reputation and bottom line.

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Linux Backup and Recovery Webinar

Most companies incorporate backup procedures for critical data, which can be restored quickly if a loss occurs. However, fewer companies are prepared for catastrophic system failures, in which they lose all data, the entire operating system, applications, settings, patches and more, reducing their system(s) to “bare metal.” After all, before data can be restored to a system, there must be a system to restore it to.

In this one hour webinar, learn how to enhance your existing backup strategies for better disaster recovery preparedness using Storix System Backup Administrator (SBAdmin), a highly flexible bare-metal recovery solution for UNIX and Linux systems.

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