Research Systems, Inc. has announced the release of ION (IDL on the Net) 1.1. ION, which is built on IDL (Interactive Data Language), is designed for high-performance data transfers and implements a client-server architecture. All information is passed between the server and client in a binary, platform-independent network format. ION will be sold as an unlimited-connection license, meaning any number of web-based clients can connect to the ION server at the same time. An introductory price of $6,995 US is valid until December 31, 1998.
Contact: Research Systems, 2995 Wilderness Place, Boulder, CO 80301, Phone: 303-786-9900, Fax: 303-786-9909, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, URL: http://www.rsinc.com/.
The release of Projector 1.00 has been announced. Projector 1.00 is the initial release of a scheduling tool that accepts a list of project sub-tasks with their interdependencies and generates Gantt charts and schedule analysis reports. Projector 1.00 reads a project definition file, containing information about the activities in the project, and produces a two-part analysis of the schedule. Projector 1.00 is available on diskette for $200 US per system.
Contact: Morris Dovey, 1001 Office Park Road, Suite 300, West Des Moines, IA 50265, E-mail: email@example.com, URL: http://www.iedu.com/project/.
Northern Development Group, Inc. has announced the availability of SwiftView Plug-in for UNIX-based web browsers. SwiftView provides instant “viewing” of technical and business documents and drawings on the Internet and corporate Intranets. This product interactively displays output that would normally be printed out on HP LaserJet printers and plotters, using their native PCL and HPGL output file formats. The license enables an unlimited number of Intranet or Internet users to access documents or drawings from a licensed web site for $1500 US.
Contact: Northern Development Group, Inc., 7100 SW Hampton, Suite 207, Portland, OR 97223, Phone: 503-620-0196, Fax: 503-639-8466, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, URL: http://www.ndg.com/.
O'Reilly & Associates has announced the release of WebSite Professional 2.2. WebSite Professional version 2.2 includes Uplink, a utility designed for Internet Content Providers (ICPs) and Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Other new features include enhanced log file management and generation, the inclusion of Live Software's new JRun 2.1, and support for Java Development Kit (JDK) version 1.2 of the JavaSoft Servlet Advanced Programming Interface (API) 1.1. Suggested list price for WebSite Professional 2.0 is $799 US. The upgrade to version 2.2 is free for downloading by registered version 2.0 and 2.1 customers.
Contact: O'Reilly & Associates, 101 Morris Street, Sebastopol, CA 95472, Phone: 707-829-0515, E-mail: email@example.com, URL: http://software.oreilly.com/.
Pick Systems, Inc. has announced FlashCONNECT, a new tool available for use with D3, the Company's DBMS. FlashCONNECT enables application developers familiar with Pick Systems' FlashBASIC programming language to quickly build dynamic, database-driven web sites and web-enabled Intranet databases without requiring extensive modifications to existing applications. FlashCONNECT allows the creation of dynamic web page components that incorporate a consistent look and feel. FlashCONNECT is activated through a one-time fee of $1000 US per database server.
Contact: Pick Systems, 1691 Browning, Irvine, CA 92606, Phone: 717-261-7425, Fax: 714-250-8187, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, URL: http://www.picksys.com/.
Servertec has announced iScript, a platform independent scripting language written in Java, for creating scalable, server-side, object-oriented, n-Tier enterprise solutions. The iScript scripting language features platform independence, object-oriented architecture, web-server integration, support for Common Gateway Interface (CGI), dynamic content generator, static content preprocessor, make facility, just-in-time pcode generator and caching, Java API wrappers and open component API. Servertec will be releasing the iScript Developer Kit, which integrates the iScript scripting language, documentation and examples to the public. Web site developers can use this kit to create and maintain dynamic, data driven and static web sites. iScript preview release is available for free at http://www.servertec.com/. The final release of iScript is scheduled to ship in the second half of 1998. Final pricing details have yet to be announced.
Contact: Servertec, 18 Oakwood Avenue, Kearny, NJ 07032, URL: http://www.servertec.com/.
Practical Task Scheduling Deployment
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One of the best things about the UNIX environment (aside from being stable and efficient) is the vast array of software tools available to help you do your job. Traditionally, a UNIX tool does only one thing, but does that one thing very well. For example, grep is very easy to use and can search vast amounts of data quickly. The find tool can find a particular file or files based on all kinds of criteria. It's pretty easy to string these tools together to build even more powerful tools, such as a tool that finds all of the .log files in the /home directory and searches each one for a particular entry. This erector-set mentality allows UNIX system administrators to seem to always have the right tool for the job.
Cron traditionally has been considered another such a tool for job scheduling, but is it enough? This webinar considers that very question. The first part builds on a previous Geek Guide, Beyond Cron, and briefly describes how to know when it might be time to consider upgrading your job scheduling infrastructure. The second part presents an actual planning and implementation framework.
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