Lifix Go! 2.0 is a set of software components that provide mobility within a single on-going session between all IP networks, including 802.11a/b/g, Ethernet and cellular networks, such as GPRS and CDMA 2000. Lifix Go! consists of a mobility server, including foreign agent and home agent, and mobile client software. Full support for the RFC3220 Mobile IP standard is offered, as is support for multiple network interfaces on all platforms and support for various VPN clients. RADIUS authentication, authorization and accounting are available in all software components; diameter authentication, authorization and accounting support is available for the mobile client.
Terra Soft Solutions introduced a dual GHz G4 cluster node/server/workstation in a GVS 9000 2U Rack System with Yellow Dog Linux 2.0 and Mac OS X pre-installed. Components of the system include dual 1GHz PowerPC G4 with AltiVec CPUs; a 1GB PC-133 SDRAM and two DIMMs for memory; an 80GB IDE drive for storage; Gigabit, FireWire and USB communications; an ATI RADEON 7500 dual video card; a single 64/66 PCI slot; and an Apple USB keyboard and mouse. The system is designed to be comparable to current Macintosh G4 towers.
QuickCRC for Linux, an object-oriented design tool that automates CRC (class, responsibilities and collaboration) cards, is now available from Excel Software. With QuickCRC, software designers can identify object classes, relationships and related information before writing code. It uses a diagram workspace for creating card and scenario objects; projects are saved as XML files. QuickCRC can also be used to create and add attributes to cards that are suited for lightweight development approaches or for being front ends to larger modeling efforts using UML. QuickCRC also provides active simulation of an evolving design.
Madge Networks has announced the availability of open-source drivers for their range of Token Ring adapters. The new drivers include software that supports version 2.4.2 of the kernel, as well as precompiled drivers for implementations based on the 2.4.2 kernel. Supported by these drivers are Madge's Smart MK4 PCI family, RapidFire 3140 PCI family and the Smart CardBus MK2 Token Ring adapters. The drivers can be downloaded from the Madge Networks site at www.madge.com/software. The site also offers an on-line discussion group for Linux users.
Contact Madge Networks, 1 State Street Plaza, 12th Floor, New York, New York 10004, 800-US-MADGE (toll-free), www.madge.com.
EasiLiX SM is software for network security and administration management. Designed to be installed and maintained easily and quickly, EasiLiX includes tools for DNS, Web, e-mail, Squid proxy, FTP and DHCP services for intranet, internet and network needs. EasiLiX shares a single IP address across all computers on the network, and the network can be configured with the included DNS and DHCP servers. Other features of EasiLiX include intergration with kernel version 2.4; ReiserFS; Ethernet, xDSL, dial-up and cable modem support; 128bit SSL and OpenSSL support; Samba file/printer sharing with other desktop systems; MySQL database; and PHP, Perl and Python scripting support.
BOXX Technologies, providers of digital content creation systems, introduced the 3DBOXX R1 series of workstations and the RendorBOXX R series of rendering systems. Both systems feature the AMD Athlon MP processor 2000+ with QuantiSpeed architecture and Smart MP technology. They are available in dual-processor configurations, feature NVIDIA Quadro4 XGL graphics adapters and are optimized for creating and rendering 3-D content and animation using popular software such as Maya, Houdini and others. The AMD Athlon MP processor is designed for high-performance multiprocessing servers and workstations.
Contact BOXX Technologies, Inc., 9390 Research Boulevard, Kaleido II, Suite 300, Austin, Texas 78759, 877-877-2699 (toll-free), www.boxxtech.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