Linux Journal Contents #127, November 2004
Nov 01, 2004 By Staff
OSCAR and Bioinformatics
by Bernard Li
Use the software that the big labs use, and put a decade of Linux cluster management experience to work for you.
Scientific Visualizations with Pov-Ray
by Leigh Orf
Here's how a much-needed patch turned the popular rendering package into a scientific power tool.
Improving Application Performance on HPC Systems with Process Synchronization
by Paul Terry, Amar Shan and Pentti Huttunen
It's a simple concept that gives big results. A team from Cray takes a leap forward in the struggle to keep all processors in the cluster occupied efficiently.
Readers' Choice 2004
by Heather Mead
Evolution or mutt? Vim or Kate? Old school or eye candy? And what's your favorite beverage for coding sessions? Heather has the answers.
MyHDL: a Python-Based Hardware Description Language
by Jan Decaluwe
Design hardware in Python? Why not? New features of the language are making it a simple, readable choice for new hardware ideas.
Revision Control with Arch: Introduction to Arch
by Nick Moffitt
Get started with a new, flexible working style that's convenient for far-flung projects and hacking on your laptop.
Linux and RTAI for Building Automation
by Andres Benitez and Vicente Gonzales
Simple commodity units and Linux do the work of a big expensive system. Sounds familiar, but we're talking about air conditioning.
At the Forge
Aggregating with Atom
by Reuven M. Lerner
AEM: a Scalable and Native Event Mechanism for Linux
by Frédéric Rossi
Cooking with Linux
Performing at the Speed of Light
by Marcel Gagné
Linux Filesystem Security, Part II
by Mick Bauer
Linux for Suits
We're Going to Be a 90% Linux Shop
by Doc Searls
No 2.7 Kernel?
by Greg Kroah-Hartman
Practical books for the most technical people on the planet. Newly available books include:
- Agile Product Development by Ted Schmidt
- Improve Business Processes with an Enterprise Job Scheduler by Mike Diehl
- Finding Your Way: Mapping Your Network to Improve Manageability by Bill Childers
- DIY Commerce Site by Reven Lerner
Plus many more.
- Download "Linux Management with Red Hat Satellite: Measuring Business Impact and ROI"
- Unikernels, Docker, and Why You Should Care
- Happy GPL Birthday VLC!
- Giving Silos Their Due
- Handheld Emulation: Achievement Unlocked!
- Controversy at the Linux Foundation
- Don't Burn Your Android Yet
- Wine 1.8 Released
- Firefox OS
- Non-Linux FOSS: Snk