New Products

Walter Goralski's The Illustrated Network (Morgan-Kaufmann)

This new book from Walter Goralski and Morgan-Kaufmann, The Illustrated Network: How TCP/IP Works in a Modern Network, updates the classic TCP/IP Illustrated from W. Richard Stevens to apply to 2008 equipment, OSes and routers. The book contains 330 illustrations, such as screenshots and topology diagrams, which portray examples from a real, working network configuration including servers, routers and workstations. The publisher says the illustrated approach “allows the reader to follow the discussion with unprecedented clarity and precision”. The Illustrated Network is device- and platform-agnostic.

Rupert Howell and Jonathan Wong's Apache OFBiz Development (Packt)

If you're setting off on an open-source enterprise-automation project, first download Apache's OFBiz, and then grab the new book Apache OFBiz Development: The Beginner's Tutorial. The book is authored by the team of Rupert Howell and Jonathan Wong and published by Packt. Apache OFBiz contains ERP, CRM, POS, e-business and e-commerce, SCM, MRP, CMMS/EAM and other applications. The book's design is to give newcomers a hands-on introduction to OFBiz, covering the main modules and employing illustrated examples that show how to build applications rapidly. In addition to the Model-View-Controller framework, readers will gain working knowledge of Widgets, Entities and the Service Engine. Finally, readers will learn how to tweak OFBiz as well as get tips on performance enhancement and development.


James Gray is Products Editor for Linux Journal

One Click, Universal Protection: Implementing Centralized Security Policies on Linux Systems

As Linux continues to play an ever increasing role in corporate data centers and institutions, ensuring the integrity and protection of these systems must be a priority. With 60% of the world's websites and an increasing share of organization's mission-critical workloads running on Linux, failing to stop malware and other advanced threats on Linux can increasingly impact an organization's reputation and bottom line.

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Linux Backup and Recovery Webinar

Most companies incorporate backup procedures for critical data, which can be restored quickly if a loss occurs. However, fewer companies are prepared for catastrophic system failures, in which they lose all data, the entire operating system, applications, settings, patches and more, reducing their system(s) to “bare metal.” After all, before data can be restored to a system, there must be a system to restore it to.

In this one hour webinar, learn how to enhance your existing backup strategies for better disaster recovery preparedness using Storix System Backup Administrator (SBAdmin), a highly flexible bare-metal recovery solution for UNIX and Linux systems.

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