Libraries in Windows 7 can group physical directories logically and offer a shared view of the files they contain, improving visibility of important data and increasing efficiency in document management.
Sometimes you have to be cruel to be kind: To avoid letting broken nodes in a Pacemaker cluster cause damage, you really need to let cluster nodes kill each other. A couple of details are very important.
Mobile devices require special security considerations. In combination with IEEE 802.1X, Network Access Protection can ensure that mobile devices maintain the necessary security standards before they're granted access to the enterprise network.
The Tomoyo Linux security module locks each process away into a separate jail, monitors all of the process's actions, and even helps with debugging, if so desired. Unlike other security solutions, Tomoyo is fairly easy to manage.
Lua is a small, lean, and fast scripting language – ideal for working with web servers. Version 2.4 of the Apache web server is the first to offer a matching module that has a few quirks – and pitfalls, if you dig more deeply.
A market based on multisourced commodity hardware and openly available software might significantly reduce the cost of HPC systems, but it could also conceal costs of ownership in time and money. We'll show you how to avoid common hazards when building your own HPC installation.
VMware vSphere is still the most comprehensive virtualization solution on the market, and the manufacturer has made it even easier to install on the latest crop of hardware by adding the Image Builder and an option to install from a USB memory stick.
With just a couple of command-line tools and DIY scripts, you can easily clone and manage your virtual machines. Dynamic DNS updates ensure that your virtual servers are immediately accessible on the network.
AppLocker lets administrators of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 use policies to block individual applications. This prevents users from smuggling in undesirable programs on USB sticks or by email.
Windows administrators, like Unix or Linux administrators, look for ways to perform their duties with ease and elegance through automation, which makes PowerShell a Windows administrator's best friend.