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Kernel Interface (9)

Jun 11th, 2010No Comments



SQL – not dead yet!

Mar 28th, 2014No Comments

Just when you thought it was safe to dump all your MySQL tools, switch SQLAdministrator for RoboMongo and dump ApachePHP for Node.js, it appears someone has thrown a thumping great spanner into the works!

CRYSIS [not] for Windows

Mar 12th, 20141 Comment

So with the advent of Valve porting all their games to Linux, the first Domino fell. Here comes the next one, Crytek have just announced that their game engine will now run natively on Linux, so watch out for games like Crysis and Ryse coming to a Linux box near you soon!

Netcraft

Mar 12th, 2014No Comments

I’ve been following Netcraft for many years and they’re a company who produce some very interesting and useful (free) Internet metrics and are often overlooked. Each month they produce a report detailing some of the more technical aspects of the Internet and what’s going on. Here’s a sample of their Newsletter (reproduced with permission) take a look!

Linuxbox Consultancy

Jun 11th, 2013No Comments

Offer technical support and consultancy in a range of Linux areas (including performance, security and scalability); either in the form of hands-on programming and administration, [&hellip

OpenShot 1.4.3 released

Oct 2nd, 2012No Comments

OpenShot have released a new version of their open source video editor. Version 1.4.3 comes with more bug fixes and new features than any other release to date. See below for a list of new features, and a promotional video

SPOF #2 – Clustered Filesystem

Sep 27th, 2012No Comments

For true resilience, we need at the very least to be able to re-locate a virtual machine to different physical hardware without restarting it, which [&hellip

SPOF #1 – Storage Node

Sep 26th, 2012No Comments

To start with we’re going to need a minimum of two storage servers, although the system should scale to any (?) number of storage nodes. [&hellip

No single point of failure …

Sep 24th, 2012No Comments

Over the last 20 years, practically since on-line services came about, I’ve been chasing the holy grail of computing in the Internet age ..