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July 7, 2011 by

Boston Green Power 2200-T

An affordable high-density server platform, the Atom-powered Green Power 2200-T can't match a conventional blade server on processing terms, but beats it hands-down on power and cooling. If that's important to you, and you don't need massively scalable servers, it could be just the ticket.

August 20, 2010 by

Forces of nature

Answering sparkle farkle - with a detour through history that should be about 10,000 words long but isn't.

May 28, 2010 by

AIX vs Solaris for job hunters

When choosing between taking courses in Solaris or AIX with a view to making yourself more employable, the key considerations have to do with the type and quality of job you're going after, not the quality of the OS technology you're hoping to study.

February 26, 2010 by

Oracle Solaris, Linux, and OpenSolaris

Some people have been speculating rather wildly about the fates of both OpenSolaris and Oracle's Linux support now that the company is lining up solidly behind SPARC/Solaris. The nay prayers are all wrong here: support for both will get stronger, not weaker, as Oracle responds to its markets.

August 9, 2009 by

Geek Sheet: Virtualizing Free Linux Distributions in Windows Server 2008 R2

It's been a while since we've had a hardcore Geek Sheet installment, and I promise that this one will be a real winner.Some of you may be aware that the updated Hyper-V bare-metal hypervisor virtualization layer in Microsoft's upcoming Windows Server 2008 R2 (Which is due to be released August 14th to MSDN and Technet customers) now has support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

June 29, 2009 by

Sun VirtualBox 3.0

Sun Microsystems released VirtualBox 3.0 today. One goal of this release is supporting workloads, such as database management systems, some collaborative applications and many web-based applications that rely on multiple processes running simultaneously.

June 19, 2009 by

Seven post holes and one thought

The real break through we need in science computing is a general way to build machines capable of doing one sequential job many orders of magnitude faster than we can now. Holographic computing is one possibility, some people think quantum computing is another .-personally? I think analog computing has the greatest potential..

June 10, 2009 by

Stratus bundles VMware vSphere Essentials

It is clear that the folks at Stratus Technologies understand that virtualized environments are likely to become the norm at organizations of all sizes. Helping smaller organizations realize that vision is going to take some help, however.


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