Back in July 2012, I had the privilege of talking with Dan Luedtke. He was busy working on a new project for his studies, developing a new filesystem called LanyFS (or LanyardFS). After Dan giving me a brief introduction as to the technical details and specifications of LanyFS, he was kind enough to provide me […]
Last week, I posted a “How To” on how to share files using an FTP server. Unfortunately, FTP is not what is considered secure, for over the internet file transfers. And especially when you’re transferring sensitive data. Thankfully, there is another secure option. In today’s How To, I’ll show you how to share your files […]
And we are on the verge to cross yet another year and blog posts regarding the year-in-review have already started to pour in on the web. The blog post, one of that kind, round-up top Linux (and open source) stories of 2012.
In today’s world, most of us have more than one computer device in the house. There is often at least one desktop PC and several laptops connected to the home network. And more recently, tablet computers have been introduced to our networks. Setting up internet access on all these devices is usually a pretty easy […]
Android is overwhelming. Its spreading and taking over its competitors. According to recent reports Android is poised to claim the crown from Apple in the tablet space. For the readers who don’t know, Android is actually Linux-kernel based operating system for mobile devices! That is Android integrates Linux kernel at the bottom of its software […]
So you got yourself a shiny new USB drive and are not too sure what file system to format it with. Sure, FAT is great for compatibility reasons with other operating systems, but there are better options for Linux users. Although the following choices may not be compatible with many other operating systems, if you’re […]
In our last few posts we discussed the fact that over 90% supercomputers (94.2% to be precise) employ Linux as their operating system. In this post, a sequel to our last posts, we shall attempt to investigate the potentials of Linux which make it suitable and perhaps the best choice for supercomputers OS.
Linux accounts for as much as 94.2% share as Supercomputer OS! This might come to you as a pleasant surprise, but indeed, Linux outshines anyother operating system when it comes to Linux. Investigation of the latest ranking released by Top500 (independent organization responsible for ranking supercomputers according to the LINPACK benchmark) yields some very interesting results. As it might be […]