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- Save energy with DB2 10.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows data compression
Learn how data compression not only reduces storage space and improves performance but also reduces electricity consumption per unit of work, thereby cutting the cost of database maintenance and making your database "greener."
- Learn Linux, 101: Create partitions and
Divide and conquer your disk space with formated partitions that you use as swap or data space on a Linux system. Study for the LPI 101 exam for Linux system administrator certification, or just learn more partitions and Linux filesystems. Updated to include Objective Changes for the LPI 101 exam as of July 2, 2012.
- Learn Linux, 101: Find the right Linux boot manager:
GRUB, GRUB 2, or LILO
Choose and configure a boot manager (GRUB, GRUB 2, or LILO) for your Linux system. Study for the LPI 101 exam for Linux system administrator certification, or learn for fun. Updated to include Objective Changes for the LPI 101 exam as of July 2, 2012.
- Learn Linux, 101: Plan Linux hard disk layout and
Design a partition layout for disks on a Linux system. Study for the LPI 101 exam for Linux system administrator certification, or learn for fun. Updated to include Objective Changes for the LPI 101 exam as of July 2, 2012.
- Aakash2 - A $20 (the world's cheapest) Android tablet
Learn about Aakash (sky) version 2 or Aakash-2, an inexpensive Android-based tablet computer developed by the Indian government to equip every student and improve the education scenario for poorer students.
- Zsh - The new Linux/Unix shell everyone's talking
What really is Zsh? Zsh (Z Shell) is a UNIX shell with a powerful shell scripting engine. Zsh is an improvement over the Bourne Shell and includes some of the features of bash, ksh and tcsh.
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M. Tim Jones is an embedded firmware architect and the author of Artificial Intelligence: A Systems Approach, GNU/Linux Application Programming (now in its second edition), AI Application Programming (in its second edition), and BSD Sockets Programming from a Multilanguage Perspective. His engineering background ranges from the development of kernels for geosynchronous spacecraft to embedded systems architecture and networking protocols development. Tim is a platform architect and author living in Longmont, Colorado.
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