AMD is poised to announce a new generation of processors, including the Bulldozer series, which is targeted for data centers and HPC implementations. We asked John Fruehe, AMD's Director of Product Marketing for the server and embedded space, for an inside look at what's coming with Bulldozer and what it means for HPC vendors and customers.
The common Apache benchmarking tool known as ab can carry off a highly effective DoS attack if you're not prepared for it.
Penetration Testing and security auditing are now part of every system administrator's "other duties as assigned." BackTrack Linux is a custom distribution designed for security testing for all skill levels from novice to expert.
The elegant Lisp is known as a beautiful, but not always approachable, programming language. Conrad Barski's Land of Lisp is a smart and accessible guide to the enigmatic functional programming language.
Intruders rely on arp cache poisoning to conceal their presence on a local network. We'll show you some of the tools an attacker might use to poison the arp cache and gather information on your network.
Google+ isn’t officially ready for corporate use, but users are already excited about what this new social networking platform means for the workplace. We look at how you can leverage Google’s latest product for business and work around its limitations.
The Intel VT and AMD-V extensions bring x86 virtualization to the 21st Century. Learn why hardware-assisted virtualization is important and what to watch for the next time you buy a computer. We'll also show you how to configure virtualization on a typical Linux system.
The Open Virtualization Alliance was founded three months ago to raise awareness about kernel-based virtualization and promote the adoption of KVM in the enterprise. We stopped in for a progress report.
The lean and fast KVM is now capable of passing physical PCI hardware through to the guest system. We take a close look at how to integrate PCI devices with KVM.
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.