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OpenParallel Week3 / Week 4

Has been a pretty busy few weeks. We have had meetings during the past week to decide on our various roles within the team. We divided up the work for Phase 1 of the project as much as we could tonight and are working towards our goals for next week.

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OpenParallel – Week 2

Had the call to Intel this week. Overall a very positive outcome – got introduced to James Reinders and Vasanth Tovinkere. We have also managed to get a custom function “yo” to work with hip-hop. It basically does the same thing an echo does, but this small step has allowed us to learn a whole […]

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OpenParallel – Week 1

I am part of this great team of people who are currently working on a project for intel. We are basically trying to make large scale php based web sites such as facebook and wordpress work better by utalizing multicore processors. It is an extremly interesting project escpecially for me since I have always been […]

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SMTP Relay Server with Gmail

This is a brief guide on installing a SMTP relay server on Fedora 12. I have taken these instructions from various sites and tried to merge them into one. These are the sites I used in my research: Soup to Nuts G-loaded Journal Carlton’s Online Notebook The commands and things used in this guide are […]

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Add Custom source to IPCOP Cache

Inorder to cache updates with IPCOP you need to download and install the update accelerator plugin. By default the plugin will cache Adobe, Apple, Avast, Linux (deb/rpm), Microsoft, Symantec and Trend Micro updates. While this is a pretty good list of vendors there might be situations where you need to cache other updates, for example […]

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Linux Based Thin Client

I recently had to turn a few old pc’s at work into thin clients to bring them back to life. To do this I used PCTSC and puppy linux. At first everything installed fine but there were a few issues once everything was installed. In this article I will go through the Issues we faced […]

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WIMP Server

I will soon be converting my current Windows XP server which functions as a web server and ftp server to a windows 2008 server. The following will be replaced: Apache -> IIS Filezilla -> IIS FTP Features that will be added: WSUS – Windows update service DNS – Domain name resolution DHCP – This will […]

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