Linux Journal Contents #187, November 2009
It doesn't matter how big your infrastructure is, even if it's planetary sized, Linux can handle it. Got massive amounts of data to analyze? Check out our article on IBM's InfoSphere Streams. Need a SAN on a budget, use Linux to provide it. Messaging problems, try AMQP (Advanced Message Queuing Protocol). In addition to our feature articles, don't miss our articles on RSpec, DEFCON, Ext3 vs XFS, Virtualization, HIPL, Pokerth, X-Moto and more.
IBM InfoSphere Streams and the Uppsala
University Space Weather Project
by Shawn Powers
Dealing with massive amounts of real-time data.
Use Linux as a SAN Provider
by Michael Nugent
Linux: the Swiss-Army knife of technologies.
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
by Joshua Kramer
Enterprise messaging with Python and AMQP.
IPv4 Anycast with Linux and Quagga
by Philip Martin
Improve availability with anycast!
Host Identity Protocol for Linux
by Abhinav Pathak, Andrei Gurtov and Miika Komu
HIPL gives your Linux box a name.
Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge
RSpec for Controllers
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell
Exploring Lat/Lon with Shell Scripts
Mick Bauer's Paranoid Penguin
DEFCON: One Penguin's Annual Odyssey
Kyle Rankin's Hack and /
Dr hjkl and Mr Hack
Kyle Rankin and Bill Childers'
Ext3 vs. XFS
Doc Searls' EOF
The Hacking of Infrastructure. And Vice Versa.
Virtualization Shootout: VMware Server vs. VirutalBox vs. KVM
by Bill Childers
In Every Issue
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.