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GNU Virtual Private Ethernet

A new article on using the GNU Virtual Private Ethernet (GVPE) service is available on IBM developerWorks: Providing a secure communication conduit implies many different issues and problems, such as how you provide an effective communication chan…

Optimizing AIX 7 Network Performance

A new series on optimizing the network performance within AIX 7 is now available on IBM developerWorks. The series is in three parts: Part 1, Network overview – Monitoring the hardware With AIX 7 and the new POWER7 architecture, you have to think …

Optimizing AIX 7 memory performance

As part of the continuing series on AIX 7, a new series on optimizing memory performance is now available. Part 1: AIX ? 7 takes advantage of the POWER7 CPU to improve memory usage within LPARs. While memory tuning might be more difficult to imple…

Xapian/Omega

A new article on indexing documents using the Xapian/Omega toolkit is now available. From the intro: Storing and providing access to documentation and information is an ever-growing problem for many companies. There are many solutions, including w…

Deep-protocol analysis of UNIX networks

A new article on deeper analysis of network packets, is now available on IBM developerWorks: Whether you are monitoring your network to identify performance issues, debugging an application, or have found an application on your network that you do…