• November 28, 2006 28 Nov'06

    hardware clustering

    Hardware clustering (sometimes called operating system clustering) is a hardware-based method of turning multiple servers into a cluster (a group of servers that acts like a single system).  Continue Reading

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    SuSE (pronounced soo'-sah) is a German Linux distribution provider and business unit of Novell, Inc.  Continue Reading

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    Debian is a popular and freely-available computer operating system that uses the Linux kernel and other program components obtained from the GNU project.  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2006 28 Nov'06

    Utility offers rebate for liquid cooling systems

    Avista Corp., a Spokane, Wash.-based utility is offering rebates to data centers that buy liquid cooling systems and other energy saving technologies. The first product to qualify for the rebate is ISR's SprayCool M-Series.  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2006 28 Nov'06

    Ken Brill: Tune your data center engine

    Ken Brill, founder and executive director of The Uptime Institute, talks about why the group's next symposium, scheduled for March in Orlando, Fla., will focus on data center efficiency rather than uptime, as well as how more cooling can lead to ...  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2006 28 Nov'06

    Chapter 8, The Dating Game

    Chapter 8 -- The dating game -- of "Shell Scripting Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach" provides over a dozen functions for manipulating and formatting dates.  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2006 28 Nov'06

    OpenOffice workarounds for Calc, Writer

    In this tip, an expert demonstrates how to convert Writer documents to Word, suggests some open source alternatives to Microsoft products and explains a Calc workaround for editing spreadsheet headers.  Continue Reading