In this Linux tip, learn how you can use the grep command to cheat when you play Wordle. Linux systems can be very helpful in this because of the many commands it provides and the fact that it includes a lengthy words file.
In this Linux tip, learn how to use the strace and ltrace commands. They provide information on the system and library calls that a Linux process makes and this information can help when you're troubleshooting a process that's not behaving as you'd expect.
In this Linux tip, we’re going to look at the btrfsck command. It provides file system checking for btrfs file systems – sometimes referred to as the "better" file systems, but actually named for its B-tree underpinnings.
In this Linux tip, we’re going to look at using the date command to run tests. You can always use the date command to see what day it is, but you can also use it in scripts to test what time, day of the month or month of the year it is (and a lot of other things too).
As the push for sustainability across all businesses intensifies, so too will the push for greener IT infrastructure. Data centers are notorious for giving off thermal energy and being somewhat energy inefficient. Researchers at Rice University are looking for solutions to turn this heat into something a little more useful. In this episode of TECH(feed), Juliet discusses the push for green IT and how data centers could become much more energy efficient.
The panel talks about serverless systems, which spin up a snippet of code that runs on demand to perform a business operation. It's a step toward a more developer-friendly approach to code development.
Blockchain continues to evolve and grow, as more companies test it out. It's now seen as the heart of a new global shipping platform that could save companies billions of dollars and as the underpinning for a P2P cloud storage endeavor.
Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where this week's Cisco Live is under way. The big story: Cisco's efforts to move from hardware to software, security and "intent-based networking."
Sony's latest PS4 System Software now supports external hard drive support for the game console, letting you expand the storage from its original 500GB. Network World editor Keith Shaw shows you how to add the storage without needing a screwdriver (before this update, you could expand storage capacity by installing an internal drive).
At the AWS re:Invent show, Network World's Brandon Butler takes a closer look at the AWS Snowball offering. The ruggedized appliance helps enterprises migrate very large amounts of data to Amazon's cloud.
At the 2016 Interop show, David Chalupsky from the Ethernet Alliance chats with Network World about its six new data rates and 2016 Ethernet Roadmap. Chalupsky also explains why the networking standard is not only getting faster, but slower for some particular applications and use cases.