Miscellaneous

Understudy

Understudy is a software-based server clustering utility that implements load balancing and failover protection for Linux (Red Hat, Debian and Slackware), Solaris, Cobalt, FreeBSD and Windows NT. more>>

High Tech Heretic

It is becoming increasingly important to consciously debate and consciously control the effect of computing on culture. more>>

And Now for Something Completely Different...

With the exploding popularity of this clean, robust language, we decided it was time to provide our readers with a supplement dedicated to Python. more>>

Interconnections, 2nd ed.

One of the best books available on networking today. more>>

The Generation Gap

An examination of the issues involved with the use of open-source software components in closed-source applications. more>>

Canon Fodder

“Of all the practical implements common to the Texas ranchman and cowboy, nothing equaled the branding iron in matters of ownership on the open range. The cattle brand was the key to ownership in a business where ownership was everything.” --Vincent C. D'Amico more>>

Building the Ultimate Linux Workstation

We went to hardware experts to find the best and fastest components for building your own Linux workstation. Here's how to make a responsive system with high-performance 3-D, fast disk, lush sound and the little things to keep it trouble-free. more>>

The Next Bang: The Explosive Combination of Embedded Linux, XML and Instant Mess

As potential soars for the collaboration between embedded Linux and instant messaging, we are bracing for a deluge of new applications and services. More importantly, we stand on the threshold of a new way to think about—and use—the Internet. more>>

The Bullet Points: Linux 2.4 - Part Deux

Introducing the new DevFS: Linux 2.4 will change the way you access your devices. more>>

Linux Apprentice: Linux Tools for the Web

A look at some tools to help you easily create and maintain your web site. more>>

We Talk to Everybody

A quick look at some of the people who helped make Linux possible. more>>

Letters

LJ readers sound off. more>>

Running the Numbers

According to Benjamin Disraeli “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies and statistics.” But, according to Jon “maddog” Hall, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies and benchmarks.” more>>
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