IT Management Linux News for Mar 17, 2010
Get to Know MySQL Workbench (Mar 17, 2010, 23:32)
Ghacks: "Although MySQL works exceptionally
well from the command line (it's not as hard as one would think),
having a solid GUI tool just opens the user up to learning more
powerful tasks and getting more work done faster."
Thunderbird Secure Connections Using Postfix (Mar 17, 2010, 22:32)
Postfix Mail: "One great alternative client is
Thunderbird, Icedove if you are on Debian. Here is a step by step
approach to setting up the Thunderbird client for TLS and SMTP
IO Profiling of Applications: MPI Apps (Mar 17, 2010, 22:02)
Linux Magazine: "In the last article we looked
at using strace to examine the IO patterns of simple serial
applications. In the High Performance Computing (HPC) world,
applications use MPI (Message Passing Interface) to create parallel
applications. This time around we discuss how to attack parallel
applications using strace."
Regional Nagios Server Setup (Mar 17, 2010, 19:32)
BeginLinux: "The major goal of the regional
server is to distribute the results of all service checks to the
central server. The regional Nagios machines must use OCSP and OCHP
in order to send the proper updates to the central server."
Is Microsoft About to Declare Patent War on Linux? (Mar 17, 2010, 18:02)
Open Enterprise: "...now the industry is in the
process of sorting out what royalties will be for the software
stack, which now represents the principal value proposition for
Really? So the value proposition is not in delivering features
and services that customers want.--ed.
Are users right in rejecting security advice? (Mar 17, 2010, 16:32)
TechRepublic: "Should you change your passwords
often? What's the risk if you don't? Little did I know, listening
to one podcast would cause me to rethink how I would answer those
Understanding Samba security modes (Mar 17, 2010, 16:02)
Ghacks: " If you have read any of the Samba
content here on Ghacks you probably will have noticed that within
the smb.conf configuration file a line that begins with security =.
This is a very important part of Samba setup and generally the
section that gives users the most problems"
Microsoft licensing Linux (Mar 17, 2010, 12:34)
MyBroadband: "Proprietary giant is licensing
open source to its partners. What is going on? "
Linux on the Cloud: IBM, Novell & Red Hat (Mar 17, 2010, 12:04)
Cyber Cynic: "Today, Mar. 16, has been filled
with Linux and cloud news — which is great, I guess, if
you're ready to trust your data to the cloud."