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February 6, 2008  7:38 PM

Overheard: Drupal is like a giant bin of free Lego blocks for building a Web site



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CMS, Drupal, Open source, Technology

jeff_robbins.jpg If you are unfamiliar with Drupal, just imagine it as a giant bin of free Lego-style building blocks for...

February 6, 2008  2:53 PM

Overheard: Drupal runs on any OS that supports PHP



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

drupal.gif The operating system is at such a low level in the stack that Drupal does not care much about it. Drupal runs...


February 6, 2008  2:25 PM

Overheard: SPICE is multi-million dollar industry



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
circuitry, simulation, Technology

spice1.gif Let me begin this talk with an explanation for those in the audience that think that SPICE is a cable TV channel that...


February 6, 2008  1:14 PM

Overheard: How atomic clocks work



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

first_atomic_clock.jpg Without atomic clocks, GPS navigation would be impossible, the...


February 6, 2008  12:01 PM

Overheard: HP bullet-proof server



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

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February 6, 2008  11:55 AM

Overheard: The exploding Web server



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/bfQabSJGsak" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] We decided to give a web server early retirement in a manner that allowed us to "feel good" because it had kept support staff up for many nights trying to sort it...


February 6, 2008  11:50 AM

Overheard: Top 10 ways to kill your server



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Marketing, Servers, Video

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Scalent Systems builds software that can take 1 or 1000 machines "From Dead Bare Metal to Live, Connected Servers in 5 Minutes or Less". But we were sitting...


February 6, 2008  1:04 AM

Quiz: Ten areas of technology you can’t afford to ignore



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
quiz, Technology

Gartner issued predictions highlighting ten areas of technology that could cause a company to lose its competitive edge if ignored. Does your crystal ball measure up? Take the quiz and find out. 1) Gartner predicts that by 2011, this company will double its U.S. and Western Europe unit market...


February 5, 2008  11:33 PM

Overheard: Nature boy succumbs to Videophilia



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

videophilia.gif The replacement of vigorous outdoor activities by sedentary, indoor videophilia has far-reaching consequences...


February 5, 2008  11:12 PM

Overheard: Intel’s Skulltrail is more than just a pretty name



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Intel, Technology, Workstations

intel-v8-skull-trail.gif Skulltrail. We're not sure who thinks up these names. It brings to mind visions of worlds...


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