Activeworlds.com, Inc. released Red Hat Linux versions of its Active Worlds servers. In addition, Activeworlds.com will be providing full support to Linux users for its product lines consisting of World Servers, Galaxervers and Uniservers. Active Worlds technology provides high-bandwidth server hosting, backed up by quadruple T1 connections, and allows thousands of simultaneous users to build and explore 3-D content on the Internet in the same shared environment.
Contact: Activeworlds.com, Inc., 95 Parker Street, Newburyport, MA 01950, 978-499-0222, 978-499-0221 (fax), email@example.com, http://www.activeworlds.com/.
Atipa announced a new Linux-based rack-mount firewall appliance, aimed at organizations wishing to secure their web server or internal network. The Atipa Monolith Firewall improves upon traditional “static-packet filtering” by using “dynamic-packet filtering” software that actually inspects each packet for validity before allowing it network access, creating additional security from outside attacks.
Contact: Atipa Linux Solutions, 6000 Connecticut, Kansas City, MO 64120, 800-360-4346, 816-920-6235 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.atipa.com/.
MontaVista Software Inc. released its Hard Hat Net CompactPCI backplane networking package. This release provides embedded Linux application developers with networking options for the CompactPCI designs prevalent in the telecommunications and internetworking markets. It enables both CompactPCI system controllers and peripheral devices to communicate using standard networking protocols across the CompactPCI backplane at high data rates. It supports a variety of protocols, including IP (Internet protocol), IPX, AppleTalk and others available for Linux.
Contact: MontaVista Software Inc., 490 Potrero Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, 408-328-9200, 408-328-9204 (fax), email@example.com, http://www.mvista.com/.
CSV Technologies released a new version of its EZTerm software for Linux. EZTerm is a complete Linux command reference designed to eliminate the complexity and drudgery of typing in many Linux command lines. It allows a user to build and modify commands on the fly simply by pointing and clicking. EZTerm gives the user access to a fully functional Linux terminal that includes step-by-step help with the Linux command structure and syntax. EZTerm Software is packaged in the new Red Hat Linux 6.1, and will run with all current Linux distributions including Red Hat, Caldera and SuSE.
Contact: CSV Technologies, Inc., 303-1113 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2H7, Canada, 250-386-4689, http://www.csvtech.com/.
Waterloo Maple Inc. announced Maple 6 for Windows, UNIX, Macintosh and Linux. Maple 6 embodies technological enhancements and new functionality that dramatically speeds up complex technical computation projects. The new math engine delivers a tightly integrated suite of symbolic and numerical solvers. The software combines the flexibility and intelligence of Maple's symbolic computation algorithms with the reliability, accuracy and power of the NAG numerical solver.
Contact: Waterloo Maple, 57 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2, Canada, 519 747-2373, 519-747-5284 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.maplesoft.com/.
Software2Go, LLC announced the release of Motif 2.1.20 for FreeBSD, Linux, NetBSD and OpenBSD on the Alpha, Intel (x86) and SPARC platforms. Motif 2.1.20 is Software2Go's second release of The Open Group's Motif User Interface Toolkit. Software2Go Motif is available in both development and runtime distributions.
Contact: Software2Go, LLC, 76 Corral Drive North, Keller, TX 76248, 817-431-8775 (phone/fax), email@example.com, http://www.apps2go.com/.
Practical Task Scheduling Deployment
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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