Toshiba reveals 5TB drive spinning at 7200rpm, enterprise class drive. Soon after HGST announced 6TB helium filled drive, Toshiba decided it’s time to lift the curtains on their offering. Unlike HGST, Toshiba uses AIR inside the drive. New drives will be available in capacities in 2TB, 3TB, 4TB and 5TB. Sustained transfer rate is claimed […]
LibreOffice 4.2 was released with major improvements for business use. LibreOffice has a steady release cycle, they push a new version every 6-7 months. From version 4, LibreOffice gained a lot of features that are important for business users. But what makes LibreOffice different to pervious releases is that project started using Coverty source analysis […]
Synology released official DSM 5 beta. It was for the first time that they set up events in Apple WWDC style. But why such fanfare? While features that were announced are not revolutionary they are evolutionary, polish, polish, speed, usability… like it should be done. Downside of Synology evolution is that they are increasing technology […]
It’s hard not to think about HDD reliability when more and more data is consumed. Just think how backup evolved. I still remember fresh stash of tapes for backups. Now, only I only care about disk backup. Should you do a backup to another high end storage? Nah, it doesn’t make sense, only the most […]
Not long ago Synology introduced new DSM 5 features. Currently details are scarce but good news is that soon we will know more. Synology is constantly improving Diskstation Manager. With version 4.3 it seems that they have reached limit on usability, features and GUI response. But like I said in my first post on Synology DSM, […]
Nginx pronounced engine X, is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. Looking at Netcraft December 2013 web survey study, I was amazed at nginx market share. Nginx is very good at handling high load. Compared to Apache it’s more flexible, lightweight and performs better than Apache. […]
If you remember when Valve announced Linux support, media was was talking that Windows days are doomed as Linux is free and that the only problem it has is support for games. Games were THE factor for increased Linux Market share. With first Steam client release, it only had support for couple of great games. If […]
French national police announced that they have moved 43,000 desktops to linux (customised Ubuntu called GentBuntu). In 2014, they plan run all of their 72,000 desktops on Linux operating system.
South Korea is looking to replace Windows XP with Ubuntu. Windows XP support ends on April 8, 2014. Security updates won’t be available unless you pay Microsoft serious money to provide you with urgent patches. Companies and Government face serious problem what to do.
Office 365 administrators will be glad to know that Microsoft released Office 365 Admin Apps for iOS and Android. Office 365 Admin application is used to monitor Office 365 status of services from mobile devices. Initial user response is very mixed, some applaud Microsoft for the first step taken for Office 365 monitoring, while others are […]