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Tuesday, March 21, 2006
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MARCH 20, 2006 (COMPUTERWORLD) - Network World's IT Roadmap conference kicks off Monday in Boston, and the network management track appears to be the most popular one that attendees have pre-registered for. Jim Metzler of Ashton, Metzler & Assoc. will lea
Sar is the "system activity report" program found on *nix systems. In Linux, you can usually find it in the sysstat package, which includes programs and scripts to capture and summarize performance data, then produce detailed reports. This suite of progra
While pundits argue about when Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) will take over the world, there is a reasonable consensus that this is the way much of the business IT implementations world is moving. Given that, the world of the applications developer
At long last, Sun Microsystems will fire up its retail grip computing service and give any US customer access to a supercomputer class system.
The Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 5.0 release provides comprehensive monitoring and management support. It not only defines the management interfaces for the Java virtual machine, but also provides out-of-the-box remote monitoring and managemen
Novell kicked off its BrainShare 2006 customer and partner conference in Salt Lake City yesterday, and the company's top brass spent the opening keynote sessions explaining Novell's technology and business strategy, often reiterating themes we have had he
As Intel promised it would do at the big Intel Developer Forum shindig a few weeks ago, the company last week delivered its first very low power Xeon chip for servers, one that consumes a lot less electricity and generates a lot less heat than a normal Xe
There is no doubt that Hewlett-Packard was hoping to make a big splash with its third generation "Arches" sx2000 chipset for Itanium servers and launch the Integrity servers based on the dual-core "Montecito" Itanium processors as a single package. But wi
Red Hat's announcement March 14 of its integrated virtualization push, starring Xen, didn't take anyone by surprise: Red Hat, along with just about everybody else, has been tooting the Xen horn ever since the fledgling open-source virtualization technolog