One of the exciting trends of the past few years is the emergence of Papers We Love. I have long been an advocate of journal clubs, but I have also found that discussion groups can stagnate when confined to a fixed group or a single domain; by broadening the participants and encouraging presenters to select papers that appeal to the heart as well as the head, Papers We Love has developed a singular verve.
The Xen Project descended on Toronto, Canada in late August for its annual Xen Project Developer Summit. The Summit is an opportunity for developers and software engineers to collaborate and discuss the latest advancements of the Xen Project software. It also gives developers a chance to better understand new trends and deployments in the community and from power enterprise users.
I have created an RPM package, and SRPM package, which I will share here, for smartmontools version 6.5 on RHEL 6. Note that the official version is 5.43 which is clueless with many modern SSD disks. I have yet to test it correctly, and in general – use at your own risk.
I am pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.5.5. Xen Project Maintenance releases are released in line with our Maintenance Release Policy. We recommend that all users of the 4.5 stable series update to this point release.
Xen 4.5.5 is available immediately from its git repository:
Today's guest blog is written by Andy Colvin, Infrastructure Principal Director, Accenture Enkitec Group, Oracle Diamond Partner.
As part of the infrastructure team at Accenture Enkitec Group (AEG), I get to work with Oracle Exadata and Engineered Systems every day. Our teams work with clients all over the world to install, configure, and optimize Exadata. It's a very exciting space in the technology landscape because there is really nothing else like it on the market today.
Penguins are coming to OpenWorld and you can take a piece of it home with you. We are starting our countdown to Oracle OpenWorld which will take place in San Francisco on September 18-22, 2016. If you have attended one of these events in the past you would know that it is packed 5 days- full of sessions, hands-on labs, demos, keynotes, networking events and fun! Here are some of the reasons why you should be part of this experience: