Linux Media Labs announced its video capture/compression/playback MJPEG PCI card, LML33, for Red Hat Linux 5.2. The board is closely based on Zoran's reference design. Changes to it are kept open and the software drivers are developed under the GPL. Parameters include compression rates of 3.5 to 30; video-stream DMA transfer into video-board memory or RAM, which allows for video in a window; composite and S-video analog input/output. LML33 can be ordered for $410 US.
Contact: Linux Media Labs LLC, Phone: 719-231-3173, Fax: 719-593-9452, E-mail: email@example.com, URL: http://linuxmedialabs.com/.
Aestiva, LLC announced the availability of Aestiva HTML/OS, a powerful web-based software product for developing and hosting advanced, dynamic web sites. This version targets users wishing to build commerce sites, web-based applications, or high-access dynamic web sites. Its tagging language allows HTML documents to merge with other server information on the fly, and performs high-speed word processing, spreadsheet, database and programming operations. It eliminates the need for CGI programming. Aestiva HTML/OS is available for Mac OS 7 to 8.5, Mac OS X Server, Linux (Intel and DEC Alpha) and other platforms. It retails for $799 US. Upgrades are $150 US.
Contact: Aestiva, LLC, 400 Crenshaw Blvd., Suite 109, Torrance, CA 90503, Phone: 310-328-8122, Fax: 310-328-8403, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, URL: http://www.aestiva.com/.
URLabs, Inc. is shipping I-Gear version 3.0 for Red Hat Linux 5.2. I-Gear is the company's Internet content management product that couples high-performance caching with filtering features such as Content Category Lists and Dynamic Document Review for regulating web access or enforcing acceptable-use policies. The Linux version includes all enhancements released as a part of I-Gear 3.0, including features specifically requested by security-conscious companies and family-oriented ISPs. Visit the web site for pricing and download information.
Contact: Unified Research Laboratories, Inc., 303 Butler Farm Road, Suite 106, Hampton, VA 23666-1568, Phone: 757-865-0810, Fax: 757-865-4528, URL: http://www.urlabs.com/.
JET Software, Inc. announced the release of Leeloo v1.4. Leeloo is a simple-to-use authoring tool for producing Internet or intranet demos, support and training materials. Created sequences can be viewed without plug-ins from a web server with any recent browser on Linux and other platforms. A free version of the authoring tool may be downloaded from http://www.jetsoftware.com/. Sequences created with the free version will carry banners. A licensed copy of Leeloo removes banners. Price is $999 US for one author, lower for more authors. Sequences with a banner are free; without banners, $400 US per licensed copy.
Contact: JET Software, 2055 Gateway Place, Ste. 400, San Jose, CA 95110, Phone: 408-451-3947, Fax: 408-971-3578, E-mail: email@example.com, URL: http://www.jetsoftware.com/.
Penguin Computing, Inc. announced that it is now offering an 8-way SMP server for Linux. Penguin has built the fastest possible Intel-based computer by combining an L3 cache design adopted from mainframe technology with the industry-standard Intel Xeon processors. Penguin Computing offers its customers the option to have Internet applications, such as the Apache web server and Oracle applications and databases, pre-installed on all servers. Pricing for the base system will vary depending on options such as CPU, memory, number of hard drives, type of monitor and tape backup.
Contact: Penguin Computing, 965 Mission Street, Suite 630, San Francisco, CA 94103, Phone: 888-PENGUIN, 415-243-8100, Fax: 415-243-8181, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, URL: http://www.penguincomputing.com/.
Proven Software, Inc. announced the release of Proven CHOICE, their off-the-shelf general business accounting package written specifically for Linux. Proven CHOICE for Linux includes Sales Invoicing/Accounts Receivable, CheckWriter/Accounts Payable, General Ledger and Financial Report Generator bundled for $499 US. Users may work with state-of-the-art equipment or use inexpensive character-based terminals and terminal emulators for multi-user entry. This flexibility creates the most efficient and economical installation possible for any end user.
Contact: Proven Software, Inc., P.O. Box 476, Manlius, NY 13104-0476, Phone: 800-487-6532, Fax: 315-682-1142, E-mail: email@example.com, URL: http://provenacct.com/.
Practical Task Scheduling Deployment
July 20, 2016 12:00 pm CDT
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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With all the industry talk about the benefits of Linux on Power and all the performance advantages offered by its open architecture, you may be considering a move in that direction. If you are thinking about analytics, big data and cloud computing, you would be right to evaluate Power. The idea of using commodity x86 hardware and replacing it every three years is an outdated cost model. It doesn’t consider the total cost of ownership, and it doesn’t consider the advantage of real processing power, high-availability and multithreading like a demon.
This ebook takes a look at some of the practical applications of the Linux on Power platform and ways you might bring all the performance power of this open architecture to bear for your organization. There are no smoke and mirrors here—just hard, cold, empirical evidence provided by independent sources. I also consider some innovative ways Linux on Power will be used in the future.Get the Guide