The success of High Performance Computing (HPC) relies in no small part on the OpenPOWER Foundation, which was founded in 2013. The reason this open ecosystem is so important is that it provided members open access to the IBM POWER8 technology, which resulted in huge advances in innovation.
Server Technology says that although the engineering challenge was
significant—adding per outlet power measurement into its popular
High-Density Outlet Technology (HDOT) power distribution unit (PDU)
family—product quality and manufacturability were not sacrificed. more>>
Organizations that rely on compelling imagery to help clients make
informed decisions face challenges presenting it appropriately across
devices. To assist, Nventify launched Imagizer Cloud Engine, a new
cloud-based image manipulation platform that removes the complexities of
dynamically delivering best-sized images to end users.
Teradici's Cloud Access Software and Cloud Access Platform enables enterprises and solution providers to migrate desktops, workstations, workloads, workflows, and graphics-intensive applications to any cloud, public or private – including, for the first time, Linux instances.
Blistery cold weather is sinking in, which ought to ignite
an instinctual desire to get your house in order and monitor it so the
water pipes don't freeze and burst. So, let's take a timely look at
a project setting up some temperature probes in various areas, reading
them and reporting in a custom dashboard. more>>
Stories of compromised servers and data theft fill today's news. It
isn't difficult for someone who has read an informative blog post to
access a system via a misconfigured service, take advantage of a recently
exposed vulnerability or gain control using a stolen password. more>>
I like Pandora. I like it because it doesn't require me to know anything
other than whether I like the current song. I'm sure other music
services offer more features or a larger catalog, but Pandora is
simple. So am I.
With Facebook's Parse mobile back end as a service shutting down, developers are in a bind. The vise is squeezing tighter since the
open-source Parse Server product released by Facebook, asserts Buddy
Platform Limited, was not designed to support high volume, commercial-grade
apps from organizations seeking the breadth of the original platform.
In a previous
article, I talked about an add-on
card for the Raspberry Pi called the ControlBlock. It allows game
controllers to be connected as regular joystick devices, but it also has
a really incredible power switch feature. more>>
Pretty much anything in the O'Reilly spin-off Make: series is like catnip
to us Linux cats, and the new book Making Things Smart is no exception. The
book is subtitled Easy Embedded ARM Programming For Transforming Everyday
Objects Into Intelligent Machines and is authored by Gordon H. Williams.
How would you find out how much RAM is free on your Linux desktop? That's
a really easy question with a lot of answers—free, any of
the implementations of top and
Glances all are valid responses. more>>
"A brilliant combination of ergonomics, comfort and
thunders Goldtouch, a leader in desktop ergonomics, about its new
Semi-Vertical Mouse. "Perfectly sloped at 66 degrees" to prevent
wrist stress and provide the ultimate comfort fit for healthy computing, the
Semi-Vertical Mouse is Goldtouch's newest addition to its mouse library.