IT Management Linux News for Dec 02, 2009
Understanding NIC Bonding with Linux (Dec 02, 2009, 22:02)
Enterprise Networking Planet: "Network card
bonding is an effective way to increase the available bandwidth, if
it is done carefully. Without a switch that supports 802.3ad, you
must have the right hardware to make it work. In this article we
will explain how bonding works so you can deploy the right mode for
UNIX turns 40 (Dec 02, 2009, 21:32)
IBM Developerworks: "Many of us still remember
that Byte Magazine article in 1990 that wondered "Is UNIX dead?"
The timing was around the impending release of Windows NT."
Forensic Cop Journal 2(1): Ubuntu Forensic (Dec 02, 2009, 20:02)
Forensic Cop: "Ubuntu Forensic is the use of
Ubuntu for digital forensic purposes. As it provides a wide range
of forensic tools as well as anti-forensic and cracking tools, so
it is reliable to investigate a computer crime and analyse digital
evidence on it."
Why Red Hat doesn't see CentOS as a Linux rival (Dec 02, 2009, 19:02)
Netstat -vat: "One thing that isn't in the
posted story, that I've always been curious about, is why Red Hat
itself doesn't go after CentOS users in an effort to convert them
to paid Red Hat support."
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Clone CentOS Gets Commercial Support (Dec 02, 2009, 16:32)
Datamation: "Free, community-driven versions of
Linux don't often benefit from commercial enterprise support
efforts. For CentOS, that's now about to change. The clone of Red
Hat (NYSE: RHT) Enterprise Linux is now being commercially
supported by services vendor OpenLogic."
Solid State Drives Take Out the Garbage (Dec 02, 2009, 13:32)
Enterprise Storage Forum: ""SSDs suffer from a
difficulty that doesn't exist in HDDs — the flash must be
erased before new data can be written into it," said Jim Handy, an
analyst at Objective Analysis, a market research firm that predicts
148 percent unit growth for the enterprise SSD market."
OpenLogic offers CentOS Linux support for enterprises (Dec 02, 2009, 10:32)
The H Open: "OpenLogic have announced that they
are expanding their commercial support services for open source
packages to include CentOS Linux."
How to keep track of unused switch ports using Nagios or op5 Monitor (Dec 02, 2009, 07:32)
An It-Slave in the digital saltmine: "This
guide will describe howto get it running in op5 Monitor. op5
Monitor is vanilla Nagios with some addons so it should be no
problem to follow this guide in a Nagios environment"