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Tuesday, April 04, 2006
links for 2006-04-03
APRIL 03, 2006 (COMPUTERWORLD) - Increasing power densities of networked storage, communications equipment and servers all contribute to the power and cooling problem. However, servers have become the biggest issue because server farms have grown so large
The idea behind the Wikipedia, a collaborative, community-built encyclopedia, is being applied by a tools vendor for untangling system problems.
Industrial Light & Magic found an innovative way to gain power efficiencies and reduce heat in some of its blade-server racks.
Although group policies are an extremely powerful security mechanism, it can be a bit tricky to deploy them in an effective manner. That’s because the effective group policy is made up of multiple and sometimes contradictory group policy elements that a
The Virtualisation Academy (vacademy™) is a unique establishment that is an initiative supported by all the major virtualisation vendors in the market today. It offers a FREE service to organisations wishing to evaluate the opportunities presented by ad
THE COMMUNITY effort hosted by the Apache Software Foundation to create an open source, J2SE 5.0 compatible java runtime / virtual machine is progressing slowly but steadily. Despite some indifference and prejudice by some OSS pundits, the project has bee
Improving the performance of your applications is rarely a wasted effort, but it's not always clear which functions the program is spending most of its execution time on. Learn how to pinpoint performance bottlenecks using gprof for both user-space and sy
First, a little background on me: my PhD was one of the earliest on the automatic creation of optimizing compilers from formal machine descriptions ("Machine-Independent Generation of Optimal Local Code", CMU Computer Science Department, 1975). After my P