The SuperServer 6010 dual processor and 5010 single processor series of 1U servers are available from Supermicro. Both series utilize dual onboard LAN controllers, provide fault tolerance, fast Ethernet and adaptive load-balancing solutions for broad-bandwidth network environments. The SuperServer 6010H utilizes dual Intel 370 FCPGA Pentium III processors up to 1GHz, ServerWorks ServerSet III HE-SL chip set supporting a maximum of 4GB of two-way interleave PC133/100 SDRAM, 64/32-bit 66/33 MHz PCI bus, Adaptec's Ultra 160 dual channel SCSI and Intel's dual 82559 NIC network interface capability.
Contact: Supermicro, 2051 Junction Avenue, San Jose, California 95131, 408-895-2000, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.supermicro.com/.
Gotham Networks introduced the GN 1600 Switchless Switch that eliminates the need for a centralized switching fabric. Featuring scalability, centralized service provisioning and pay-as-you-grow pricing, this switching architecture decreases network design contraints and aids with scaling a network for new services and speeds. The universal service card (USC) captures switching, control and protocol processing on a single, multifunction board. USCs support IP and MPLS routing, ATM and frame relay switching and circuit emulation. The GN 1600 can support up to 16 USCs.
Contact: Gotham Networks, 15 Discovery Way, Acton, Massachusetts 01720, 978-263-6890, email@example.com, http://www.gothamnetworks.com/.
Grau Data Storage, Inc. announced version 1.2 of its Infinistore Virtual Disk (IVD) network attached storage server that provides disaster recovery capabilities and remote administration services. It combines hard disk RAID storage capacity, ultra-capacity tape storage and integrated storage management software. Multiple IVDs can be managed at a single location or distributed globally.
Contact: Grau Data Storage Inc. (USA), PO Box 271030, Louisville, Colorado 80027, 303-665-3018, info@GrauData, http://www.GrauData.com/.
A free 30-day trial of Connex's SANavigator software for managing complex storage networks is available for download at http://www.sanavigator.com/. SANavigator has an easy-to-use graphical interface designed for enterprise storage management and provides a real-time display of the entire storage area network. Users must complete a registration form prior to downloading the software.
Contact: Connex, Inc., 2040 Fortune Drive, Suite 200, San Jose, California 95131, 408-232-9701, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.sanavigator.com/.
A new line of Beowulf computational clusters, the Ascendence series, is now available from Atipa Corporation. The clusters come in 4- and 8-node configurations and are available across Intel, AMD and Alpha platforms. Customers can choose from three available high-speed connectivity options, Wulfkit, Myrinet and 100MB Ethernet. For enclosure, clusters are available in 1U, 2U and 3U rackmount cases or full tower cases with hot swappable power supplies.
Contact: Atipa Corporation, 4700 Belleview Suite 300, Kansas City, Missouri 64112, 800-360-4346 (toll free), email@example.com, http://www.atipa.com/.
Synopsys released a full tool suite for high-level design aimed at the growing system on a chip market and other design for testability (DFT) technology. The suite includes the Design Compiler; PrimeTime, a static timing analysis tool; Scirocco, a high performance VHDL simulator; and Module Compiler. The suite provides tools for both design and verification and a simulated graphical tour is available on the Synopsys web site.
Contact: Synopsys, Inc., 700 East Middlefield Road, Mountain View, California, 94043, 800-388-9125 (toll free), http://www.synopsys.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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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.
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