Runtime Revolution announced the release of Revolution 2.0, a multiplatform development tool. Revolution uses an interface builder, an English-like programming language and built-in internet and multimedia features, so users can write a single application that will run on any target OS. Features new to version 2.0 include a Jaguar-friendly interface, Unicode text entry and manipulation, spreadsheet/table text fields, a new XML library, new SOAP support, a new report printing engine, an integrated debugger including scripting support, improved database access on all platforms, Perl-compatible regular expressions, and MIDI music file-creation and playing tools.
Nuxeo Collaborative Portal Server (CPS) is a web content management system (CMS) implemented on top of Zope. CPS can be used to implement collaborative intranet, extranet or internet applications. In CPS, the generation of web pages and hierarchy structures are dynamic and rely on a separation of content, presentation of data and logic that applies it. Indexation and previewing of office automation documents in a variety of formats (StarOffice, OpenOffice, PDF, RTF, XML, etc.), an integrated search engine and meta directory, versioning and mailing lists are all available. CPS is free software that can be downloaded from the Nuxeo web site.
CommuniGate Pro Groupware messaging server offers e-mail, calendaring, scheduling and sharing capabilities. Targeted as enterprise-level use, the Groupware product can replace or run in conjunction with Microsoft Exchange and offers more stable and secure functionality. Groupware operates on 26 OSes, allowing them all to connect to one another through a message store and transport MAPI provider that composes and parses MIME messages. CommuniGate Pro Groupware supports SMTP, POP, IMAP, folder sharing, webmail, LDAP, S/MIME, mailing lists and spam/virus protection for connected clients.
Ampro Computers and TimeSys have partnered to produce a series of certified, production-quality Linux distributions and development environments for the design and deployment of embedded real-time OEM devices. The first joint release, called a QuickStart Kit (QSK), is for Ampro's PowerPC ISA-based EnCore PP1 module. QSKs for MIPS and x86 boards and modules will follow. Each QuickStart Kit comes with a TimeSys Linux distribution with the OS, device drivers, GNU development tools, Windows (Cygwin) and Linux workstation development environments, a root filesystem (RFS) and a verified boot loader. In addition, QuickStart Kits include evaluation copies of Loadable Kernel Modules (LKMs) to add the real-time reservations capabilities of TimeSys Linux Real-Time, TimeSys Linux CPU and/or TimeSys Net.
Contact: Ampro Computers, Inc., 5215 Hellyer Avenue #110, San Jose, California 95138, 800 966-5200 (toll-free), www.ampro.com/linux.
Xandros has released the Xandros Desktop, a desktop environment developed by the former Corel Linux Business division team, which Xandros acquired in 2001. The main features of Xandros are compatibility, ease of use, high security and network updates. Xandros is interoperable with Windows, UNIX and Linux networks. File sharing between these systems also is possible. Desktop also features CodeWeaver's CrossOver technology so users can run Windows and Linux applications simultaneously. In addition, the five-step graphical installation program allows users to resize NTFS partitions.
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