IT Management Linux News for Mar 10, 2010
Intro to IO Profiling of Applications (Mar 10, 2010, 18:02)
Linux Magazine: "One of the sorely missing
aspects of storage is analyzing and understanding the IO patterns
of applications. This article will examine some techniques for
performing IO profiling of an application to illustrate what
information you can gain."
Unified network administration using eBox (Mar 10, 2010, 17:32)
Linux User and Developer: "eBox (or eBox
Platform, to give it its full name) can play multiple roles. It can
act as a network gateway, an infrastructure manager, a unified
threat manager, an office server, a unified communication server or
a combination of any of these."
Is Microsoft Afraid to Say the “L”-word? (Mar 10, 2010, 16:32)
Open Enterprise: "It seems that, having lost
its position as monarch of the world of computing, Microsoft has
decided to become the industry jester."
Conquer Video on Linux with MPlayer (Mar 10, 2010, 14:02)
Linux.com: "MPlayer is not your run-of-the mill
video player. It's a multi-platform codec-chewing monster truck of
a video player for the connoisseur of video players. It has options
galore and has the flexibility to play almost anything under the
NewEgg Confirms Fake Core i7s, Apologizes (Mar 10, 2010, 13:02)
PC Magazine: "Online retailer NewEgg said late
Monday that it has confirmed that a shipment of Core i7s were
indeed fake, and that it had broken off its supply relationship
with IPEX, the supplier."
Open Source Saves the Day (and Lots of Dosh) (Mar 10, 2010, 00:02)
Open Enterprise: "It seems every day we hear
about hideous cost overruns on public sector projects in the UK.
What makes it even more frustrating is that open source, a real
no-brainer for many applications, is rarely given the chance to
prove itself here."