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Virtual Desktop

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is poised to change the face of client support on enterprise networks. We talked to Virtual Bridges CTO Leonardo E. Reiter about VDI and the promise of the virtual desktop.

Btrfs

Btrfs is winning over the experts with advanced features like subvolumes, snapshots, and dynamic volume resizing. Read full article as PDF »

John the Ripper

Easy to remember but difficult to guess isn’t just a catchy phrase for choosing passwords, it’s the law of the Net. Learn how to check your password using a tool network intruders use every day: John the Ripper.

Many Clouds, One API

With the recent rise in cloud computing, most cloud providers have offered their own APIs, which means cloud users sign up for the services of individual providers at the expense of being able to migrate easily to other providers at a later stage. Apache Deltacloud addresses this issue by offering a standardized API definition for infrastructure as a service (IaaS) clouds with drivers for a range of different clouds.