Turnkey Linux 2009.1 Released

October 26th, 2009
The guys at Turnkey Linux have just released a new set of appliances, along with updates to their existing ones. They've added a whopping 25 new appliances, all of which we will have available shortly at GigaTux for install on our VPS systems. They've… more »

Xen vs Virtuozo - the choice really matters

October 12th, 2009
Your choice of underlying virtualisation technology really matters. Headlines from other VPS providers offering hundreds of megabytes of burst memory, along with simply fitting more VMs onto a physical server, do make it difficult to compete on raw… more »

Bogus SSL Certificate Free-for-all

October 6th, 2009
Oh dear - why do large companies, such as Microsoft, have to wait for the exploit to be demonstrated before doing something about poor code. Things like this are serious and undermine everything about about HTTPS/SSL. Poor effort from the certificate… more »

XMPP: A upcoming revolution in Internet communications?

September 21st, 2009
A very interesting article on what XMPP is really capable of. Sounds like something every technology company should at least know about, if not think about how communications could well change in the near future. Google Wave: You need to pay… more »

Features OpenSolaris offers differently from Linux

September 16th, 2009
A very neat, consise posting detailing some of the fancy features in OpenSolaris. News to those that know Linux well, but have been out of the Solaris loop for some time. So you've been playing around with alternative OSes for a while and you reckon… more »