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  • Open files in Linux (2011-01-19 21:34:17)
    Linuxaria: "I had recently problems with servers running application server Java and suddenly began to see strange errors like "broken pipe" or exausted resources, this is often due to the high number of open files that a modern server can bind"

  • Building A Central Loghost On CentOS And RHEL 5 With rsyslog (2011-01-19 20:34:17)
    Howtoforge: "Gathering log messages is important. In a lot of situations you'll want to store all entries of logfiles on another server. If a server crashes or gets hacked you want to be able to browse through logfiles from this machine and you want to be sure these log files are not altered in any way."

  • Control Your Network Traffic with Wondershaper in Ubuntu/ Debian Linux (2011-01-19 19:34:17)
    Linux and Microcontroller Tips: "If you are a Network Administrator with little knowledge in Network Protocols and IPtables, don't worry you can also control your network traffic with a simple tool named wondershaper. It Works on Linux 2.4 & higher."

  • Rackspace's CEO on Open Source and OpenStack (2011-01-19 19:04:17)
    Computerworld: "I wrote about the open source OpenStack back in October, based largely on wandering around the main OpenStack site. But there's no substitute for talking to people involved - especially when they are Lanham Napier, CEO of Rackspace"

  • More Deep Discovery on your Linux Server With /proc (2011-01-19 18:34:17)
    Linux Planet: "Linux's amazing and powerful pseudo-filesytem proc isn't just for peering into a running kernel. Juliet Kemp shows how Linux admins can also change kernel parameters on the fly. "

  • Xeround Expands Cloud Database Platform (2011-01-19 15:04:17)
    Datamation: "The MySQL database is headed to the cloud, thanks to software vendor Xeround. Starting this week the Xeround cloud database is being made available as a public beta."

  • The Fall of Wintel and the Rise of Armdroid (2011-01-19 12:04:17)
    Harvard Business Review: "The main story — which almost nobody covered — was that this year's CES marks the beginning of the end for Microsoft and Intel."