Wordpress version 2.7 has been released and available for download. From the announcement page:
The first thing you’ll notice about 2.7 is its new interface. From the top down, we’ve listened to your feedback and thought deeply about the design and the result is a WordPress that’s just plain faster. Nearly every task you do on your blog will take fewer clicks and be faster in 2.7 than it did in a previous version.
What is new in Wordpress 2.7
For a visual introduction to what 2.7 is, check out this video (available in HD, and full screen):
Download the latest release of WordPress version 2.7, released on 10 December 2008.
Every IT shop has a mix of Windows and Linux system. Sometime you need to authenticate your Linux desktop system against Microsoft Active Directory service. You can save time, effort and IT infrastructure by sharing authentication server. This article explains how to setup the Linux desktop computers with Active Directory using Samba and winbind.
You can easily start / stop / pause or take a snapshot from a shell prompt under a Linux / Windows host using vmrun command. This is useful if you do not want to run web interface for starting and/or stopping VMs.
A Redundant Array of Independent Drives (or Disks), also known as Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives (or Disks) (RAID) is an term for data storage schemes that divide and/or replicate data among multiple hard drives. RAID can be designed to provide increased data reliability or increased I/O performance, though one goal may compromise the other. There are 10 RAID level. But which one is recommended for data safety and performance considering that hard drives are commodity priced?
The convenience and reliability that monitoring programs offer system administrators is astounding. Whether at home, commuting, or on vacation, admins can continuously monitor their networks, learning of issues long before they become catastrophes.
Nagios, the most popular open source solution for system and network monitoring, is extremely robust, but it’s also intensely complex.
Useful comparison of MySQL and PostgreSQL open source database software.
MySQL vs PostgreSQL is a decision many must make when approaching open-source relational databases management systems. Both are time-proven solutions that compete strongly with propriety database software.
Learn from Google how to save electricity while serving millions of request across a globe. Google come up with 5-step approach to build efficient data centers.
Midori operating system is the code name for a microkernel-based operating system written as managed code, being developed at Microsoft, mooted as a possible successor to Microsoft Windows by many.
Midori will use the Internet to operate and data will be stored on central Microsoft server. It will remove the role of a single PC.