TextMaker, a word processor available from German company SoftMaker, now is available for the Zaurus platform. TextMaker for Zaurus enables direct document exchanges with other TextMaker platforms without conversion and without lost formatting. Document exchanges also are possible with various versions of Microsoft Word and other file formats, including HTML, RTF, ASCII and Unicode. Other features include a multilanguage spell-checker and hyphenation program, fully customizable keyboard mapping and control strips, an integrated dBase-compatible database and an integrated file manager. TextMaker for Zaurus can run on any Zaurus mode, supports high-resolution screens and landscape mode and can be installed to internal memory or to a memory cards.
SoftMaker Software GmbH, Kronacher Str. 7, D-90427 Nuernberg, Germany, email@example.com, www.softmaker.co.
Appro announced two new servers, the 1U-1142H and the 4U-4148H, built around quad Opteron processors. The 1U-1142H Quad Opteron Server features up to four Opteron processors with simultaneous 32-bit and 64-bit computing capability supporting up to 32GB of ECC 333/400 DDR memory, two IDE, SCSI or SATA HDDs, slim FDD and CD drives or DVD-ROM drive and a full PCI-X 64-bit/133MHz riser slot. The 4U-4148H additionally features eight SATA or SCSI HDDs, up to five PCI-X slots and a 3.25" FDD and 5.25" drive bay for CD/DVD-ROM or tape device. Both servers come with remote server management capabilities and high-speed interconnect options.
Appro Inc., 446 South Abbott Avenue, Milpitas, California 95035, 800-927-5464, www.appro.com.
Radiant Data Corporation released PeerFS, peer-to-peer continuous file replication technology for Linux-based enterprise applications. PeerFS is a POSIX-compatible filesystem that enables data to stay consistent and current across multiple sources and multiple targets. The data always is visible and usable by local applications on any node. PeerFS also enables simultaneous transactions on multiple servers in multiple locations with separate but identical data stores, for applications such as MySQL and other Web services components. Full 256-bit AES encryption is configurable for each endpoint, and PeerFS provides seamless failover among endpoints in the event of storage failures. PeerFS can interface with any application or database and is hardware agnostic.
Radiant Data Corporation, 6273 Monarch Park Place, Niwot, Colorado 80503, 866-652-0870, www.radiantdata.com.
The Adonis DNS/DHCP Appliance from BlueCat Networks plugs directly in to corporate networks to integrate DNS and DHCP services for the centralized administration of corporate-wide IP addresses, configurations and hostnames. New features in the latest Adonis appliance include crossover high availability (XHA) architecture to ensure failover for DNS and DHCP services; a lease viewer for managing, in tabular or graphical format, details of IP lease distributions; a data checker for resolving errors before deploying DNS and DHCP configurations; and simplified editing that allows for up to 100 levels of undo/redo with cut/copy/paste functionality.
BlueCat Networks, Inc., 9050 Yonge Street, Suite 401, Richmond Hill, Ontario Canada L4C 9S6, 866-895-6931, bluecatnetworks.com.
BiTMICRO Networks has introduced a new line of solid state disk-based iSCSI target appliances called E-Disks. E-Disks are available in Fibre Channel, Ultra320 SCSI, PATA and SATA versions. All versions can be used in enterprise installations, Internet communications and traditional industrial applications. The E-Disks are designed to offer a consolidated, interoperable and manageable Flash-based network storage solution that scales over long distances, provides easy connectivity to SANs, allows shared access for multiple users and handles existing user applications with ease.
BiTMICRO Networks, Inc., 45550 Northport Loop East, Fremont, California 94538, 510-743-3475, www.bitmicro.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