ImageStream Internet Solutions is shipping its new 1000 series ATM network adaptors, including DS3/E3 and OC3 cards in PCI and PMC formats. The new cards are designed to work as components in routers, servers and test equipment. The 1000 series ATM adaptors are 32-bit PCI 2.1-compliant cards that feature ATM segmentation and reassembly to optimize PCI bus performance with small packets. The PCI and PMC format cards include the 1001-DE, a dual-function DS3/E3 card and the 1001-O3M and 1001-O3S, which are OC3 cards for multimode and single-mode applications.
eclipse.org has made an open-source C and C++ integrated development environment (IDE) available for the eclipse platform on Linux workstations. The C/C++ IDE for the eclipse platform includes a GUI-based source code editor, an integrated debugger and the ability to access a command-line interface for forming advanced debugger requests. It joins existing Java support on the eclipse platform, an open-source environment for creating, integrating and deploying application development tools across a broad range of technologies. The C/C++ IDE is available for download from the web site.
NIC Express 1.0 is a hardware and vendor-neutral trunking solution for load balancing network traffic across two or more network connections, thereby increasing throughput and fault tolerance. NIC Express also increases fault tolerance by searching the network in addition to the server. It locates both physical and logical faults and reroutes traffic, eliminating single points of failure between any two endpoints on the network. Version 2.4 and higher of the kernel are supported, and the NIC Express works with any 10/100/1000 Ethernet NIC and any layer 2/3/4 switch.
The Geodesic Suite contains analyzers, debuggers and diagnostic tools for application development, testing and deployment. Included in the suite are Great Circle, a development debugging environment that operates via a web browser; Geodesic Runtime Solutions, which integrate into deployed applications to diagnose and resolve server-based problems at runtime without interruption; and Geodesic Analyzer, which installs at runtime and reports performance bottlenecks and reliability risks. Support is provided for 64-bit Itanium processors and 32-bit Pentium processors.
Ch 2.1, a C/C++ interpreter for scripting that is free for academic and nonprofit use, is now available from SoftIntegration. A superset of C with C++ classes, Ch 2.1 supports C90, major features of C99, POSIX, X11/Motif, OpenGL, ODBC, XML and GTK+. It also offers support for generic mathematical functions, computational arrays and advanced numerical functions for linear systems. Geared toward rapid application development, Ch can be used for cross-platform shell programming for regression testing, system administration, automating tasks, real-time interactive computing, rapid prototyping and 2-D/3-D plotting.
Red Hat announced enterprise-level offerings for its Red Hat Network Services, under the Workgroup heading. The new Workgroup features and services include system grouping, allowing administrators to group workload-focused systems together for management purposes; multiple administrators, so that rights to specific systems can be spread across large organizations; and system set managers, allowing actions to be applied to sets of systems instead of single systems. In addition, the Workgroup Service subscription allows access to the network proxy server and the network satellite.
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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