Linux Journal Contents #127, November 2004
on November 1, 2004
Linux Journal Issue #127/November 2004
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