Data Centers

Is your data center converged, virtualized, cloud-enabled, and software-defined? Or full of legacy and high-TCO equipment? Find out how to build an infrastructure that keeps you ahead of the competition.

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Code faster. Create faster code.

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Collect rich performance data to tune for hotspots, threading, locks and waits, DirectX, bandwidth, and more. Gain fast insight into performance bottlenecks. Automate regression tests. Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Jan 2015

    Tired of getting asked if the Internet is down?

    Turn to SolarWinds® Bandwidth Analyzer Pack (BAP) the next time you’re told the Internet is down. SolarWinds BAP gives you visibility into how much network capacity is being used and why bottlenecks are happening. Find which users, applications, and protocols are consuming the most bandwidth Highlight the IP...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    How to maximize the efficiency of your staff

    ShiftExpert by ClickSoftware optimizes the planning, management and execution of your employees' work shifts and timesheets across all departments. Incorporating rules, regulations, absences, demand and company policies to schedule shifts that maximize the efficiency of your staff. As a native Salesforce1 app, ShiftExpert provides employees, shift managers and planners...

    Provided By ClickSoftware

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    Check VM Health in Minutes. It's FREE!

    It's time for your FREE VMware & Hyper-V Healthcheck with Virtualization Manager. So much change occurs in your VM environment, it can be hard to stay ahead of potential problems like: Storage I/O bottlenecks Memory & CPU over-utilization VM sprawl wasting resources Capacity shortfalls Over & undersized VMs And on...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    Find the Root Cause of Your Toughest SQL Server Performance Issues in 4 Clicks!

    Slow SQL Server performance? Server health dashboards keep you guessing. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds® Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint the root cause of slow SQL...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    You're A Few Steps Away From Future-Proofing Your Career

    Prepare for the future of networking today with free 60-day trial software, web-based training, and a Brocade Network Function Virtualization Certification ($650 value). BE A BROCADE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL NOW. Build your skills by creating a virtualized network with the Brocade Vyatta vRouter Stay ahead of the industry's...

    Provided By Brocade

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Your FREE 60-Day Trial Starts Here

    Get instant access to the Brocade Vyatta 5400 vRouter. Download your free virtual router trial now and enjoy 24/7 support. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Advanced IPv4 and IPv6 Unicast and Multicast Stateful firewall, IPsec, SSL-Based OpenVPN and DMVPN Linux-based extensible network OS Hypervisors Supported: VMware ESX, Citrix...

    Provided By Brocade

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Find, Analyze and Resolve Your Toughest Performance Issues on SQL Server - FAST

    Slow SQL Server performance? Don't let yourself get tangled up in volumes of server health metrics. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Replace a Failed Critical Network Device in Under One Hour

    Replacing a failed network device can be stressful because of the potential downtime and cost to your organization. Too often, replacing a failed device takes too long because you don’t have a backup of the configuration files. For critical devices the configuration files can be very difficult and time consuming...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Comprehensive Virtualization Management - From VM to Spindle

    SolarWinds Virtualization Manager delivers integrated VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V capacity planning, performance monitoring, VM sprawl control, configuration management, & chargeback automation. All in one awesomely affordable product that’s easy to download, deploy, and use. Virtualization Manager auto-discovers the virtual machines in your environment making the creation of your monitoring environment...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    AppAssure 5 Trial

    Download your trial of AppAssure™ - an advanced data protection tool that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. It offers a variety of flexible recovery options so you can retrieve your data quickly, whether it resides on physical or virtual servers, or in the cloud.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    Download a Trial of SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor!

    Why is the app slow? Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out. 3 reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Out-of-the-box monitoring for almost everything – servers, virtual infrastructure & 150+ apps. Easy customization for your enterprise needs – customize templates,...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    It’s Time for Your Free Active Directory Health Check!

    Get to the root cause of your Active Directory performance issues with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor (SAM). SAM gives you the visibility needed to maintain peak performance for your applications, hardware and operating systems. With the new AppInsight for SQL feature, SAM helps eliminate blind spots by providing an...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Composer XE 2013

    Now it’s simpler to recompile for greater improvements by using pre-optimized, pre-threaded performance libraries. This performance-oriented developer tool includes Intel C++ and Fortran compilers, and threading and math, multimedia, and signal processing performance libraries. It’s compatible with leading development environments and compilers on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X and...

    Provided By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013

    Efficiently boost application performance. This development suite offers industry-leading compilers, along with highly tuned performance libraries for math, crypto, imaging, compression, and others. Harness performance from the latest processors simply by recompiling your code. Scale for multicore and many-core architectures with Intel® Threading Building Blocks and Intel® Cilk Plus™ parallel...

    Provided By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® VTune ™ Amplifier XE 2013

    Advanced performance and thread profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Java, and MPI developers. New pre-sets deliver easier ‟point and shoot” profiling set-up. A threading timeline, data filtering, frame analysis, and source display make it easier to tune your application for today’s and tomorrow’s processors. Powerful bandwidth and memory access...

    Provided By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2013

    Free 20-day Trial: Netwrix Auditor Change Auditing for Your Active Directory

    Uncontrolled changes in Active Directory can lead to unauthorized additions to groups, modifications to objects and permissions, or even worse, deletions of your OUs. Netwrix Auditor provides complete visibility over changes to Active Directory configurations, automatically auditing management of every object, giving answers to the questions around when changes...

    Provided By netwrix

  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free AppAssure 5 Trial

    Designed for virtual, physical and cloud environments, Dell AppAssure 5 provides continual data and application backups and flexible recovery options for unparalleled data protection. Download a Free Trial!

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // May 2013

    Active Administrator Trial

    Take Active Administrator for a spin and see for yourself how this powerful, all-in-one solution allows you to control auditing, security, recovery, and health for Active Directory. It offers centralized management of Active Directory and Group Policy, saving you time and putting you in control over your critical AD...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Nov 2012

    AccessNow HTML5 RDP Client - Browser access to Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop

    Deliver universal, browser-based access to Windows desktops and applications hosted on Citrix XenApp (4.5 and higher) and XenDesktop - from Chromebooks and any other endpoint device with any HTML5 browser - including PC, Mac, iPad, Android device, locked down Windows workstations, plus more. No Citrix or operating system upgrades required!...

    Provided By Ericom Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2012

    Server Backups and Configuration Management at Light Speed

    Don't allow simple tasks to delay your business processes and cost you money. Find out how to backup, transfer and secure your files with no effort at all. The need to automate new configurations and configuration backups has never been more important. As organizations expand internationally and more and...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Aug 2012

    FREE TOOL - SharePoint performance monitor alerts

    Know at a glance if you're running on low disk space with this free and easy-to-use SharePoint performance monitoring tool! You can watch your performance in real-time from an easy to read graphical console. The best part is that you will receive an email alert any time an issue arises.

    Provided By Idera

  • Downloads // Jul 2012

    Free Network Monitoring FOREVER

    Only Foglight NMS provides powerful, comprehensive network monitoring that won't cost you a dime ever. Talk about limitless. Download it for FREE.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Jun 2012

    PHD Virtual Citrix XenServer Backup Software Trial Download

    Complete a simple form to download a free 15 day trial of PHD Virtual Backup for Citrix XenServer. Within minutes you can test how well this software can backup, replicate and recover virtual machines in your XenServer environment. This award-winning software is your best solution for XenServer backups, and requires...

    Provided By PHD Virtual Technologies

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Smart Tools to Keep Your Data Clean

    This toolkit of programming APIs for .NET will verify addresses, phone numbers and email addresses at point of entry or in batch so you have clean contact data to power your applications, reduce waste and maintain contact with customers and prospects. Download a free trial now!

    Provided By Melissa Data Corp

  • Downloads // Apr 2012

    Diskeeper 12 Server Edition - FREE 30-day trialware

    SAN-attached servers require specific best-practice file optimization to allow the SAN to achieve its best performance. This pre-configured variation of Diskeeper Server edition is separately available and comes set and ready to optimize server data performance in a SAN environment without actually touching the SAN layer.

    Provided By Condusiv Technologies

  • Downloads // Apr 2012

    V-locity 3 Virtual Platform Disk Optimizer - FREE 30-day trialware

    Virtual infrastructures must be dynamic, efficient and above all else, fast because they process the most critical company data. But underlying resource use must be optimized or the platform can slow to a crawl. V-locity 3 brings an unprecedented depth of resource awareness and new technology for peak performance in...

    Provided By Condusiv Technologies

  • Downloads // Jan 2012

    Foglight NMS

    Free Network Monitoring Isn't Senseless - It's Centsless! Free network monitoring? Seems too good to be true. Foglight NMS helps increase network performance and availability while improving IT efficiency. It's scalable, installs in 15 minutes and incredibly easy to use. And it's free - forever. No kidding. Get your...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2011

    Cloud Cross Program - IBM Cloudburst Overview (demo)

    IBM CloudBurst is a family of built-for-purpose, workload-specific cloud computing packages that provide IT executives with the capabilities required for a Dynamic Infrastructure.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2011

    IBM Cloudburst Overview (demo)

    IBM CloudBurst is a family of built-for-purpose, workload-specific cloud computing packages that provide IT executives with the capabilities required for a Dynamic Infrastructure.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Sep 2011

    Free Virtual Data Protection! Get Your vRanger Trial

    Cut your backup time in half - while using less storage space - for free! vRanger is powerful, easy to use, grows with your needs and is blazing fast. Change your approach to virtual backup and recovery. Get your free trial.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2011

    IT Consultant Client Triage Decision Tree

    Whether responding to downed email servers, failed VPNs, malware outbreaks, broken printers, dead terminal servers, or other critical issues, technology consultancies frequently resemble an emergency room where all injured parties want immediate attention. This flowchart is a great resource for consultants dealing with clients' crises.

    Provided By Erik Eckel

  • Downloads // Jan 2011

    10 things to look for in a data center

    Going to the cloud might make a lot of sense for your organization -- but only if you choose a secure, reliable data center that can handle your needs. Erik Eckel runs through 10 essential criteria for data center evaluation. This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Erik Eckel

  • Downloads // Jan 2011

    Cloud Security Guidance IBM Recommendations for the Implementation of Cloud Security

    Cloud computing is a flexible, cost-effective, and proven delivery platform for providing business or consumer IT services over the Internet. Cloud resources can be rapidly deployed and easily scaled, with all processes, applications, and services provisioned "on demand", regardless of user location or device. As a result, cloud computing gives...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    Connectivity Video: Customer Reference Video-Mothercare

    IBM? WebSphere? technology provides a more flexible and dynamic way to handle your electronic business applications. Watch this video to see how Mothercare?, a leading retailer with 1,000 stores across 50 countries, reaped huge IT benefits and reduced their costs with WebSphere Message Broker and Websphere MQ.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    An updated guide to Microsoft software versions

    In this Excel table, Scott Lowe lists numerous versions of Windows, SQL Server, Exchange, System Center Configuration Manager, System Center Data Protection Manager, and System Center Operations Manager. He also outlines the release date, version, and build number for most of the entries. For more details about the table,

    Provided By Scott Lowe

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    10 things I miss about Big Iron

    Many IT pros got their start surrounded by massive mainframes, flashing lights, punched cards, and the sound of tape drives revving up and spinning down. Jaime Henriquez looks back at what he liked best about those days.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog....

    Provided By Jaime Henriquez

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    WebSphere Lombardi Edition - Taking the Tour - Product Demo

    Take control of your key processes with our industry leading BPM suite (BPMS). Build, optimize and manage your process applications. Take the product demo tour of the Websphere Lombardi Edition by clicking through here.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2010

    How to set up OpenVPN server and create Linux and Mac OS X clients

    Vincent Danen takes you through the steps and configuration to set up an OpenVPN server and also create both Linux and Mac OS X clients on OpenVPN.

    Provided By Vincent Danen

  • Downloads // Oct 2010

    Windows Server 2008 Trial

    Windows Server 2008 free trial.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Code faster. Create faster code.

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Collect rich performance data to tune for hotspots, threading, locks and waits, DirectX, bandwidth, and more. Gain fast insight into performance bottlenecks. Automate regression tests. Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Mar 2005

    Evaluate external data center providers with this 36-point checklist

    Building your own data center may be prohibitively expensive, but leasing space could be a viable alternative?assuming you choose the right facility. Before making your decision, take a careful look at what the data center offers. Is it located in an area that's reasonably safe from seismic disturbances, floods, and...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2008

    How do I... Install and configure a DNS server in Windows Server 2008?

    As many of you are probably aware, DNS is now the name resolution system of choice in Windows. Without it, computers would have a very tough time communicating with each other. However, most Windows administrators still rely on WINS for name resolution on local area networks and some have little...

    Provided By Steven Warren

  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    Network, PC, and server audit checklist

    IT consultants should complete the fields within this checklist to catalog critical client network, workstation, and server information, identify weaknesses and issues that must be addressed, prioritize the issues the checklist reveals, and assign cost estimates to needed upgrades and repairs. This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Erik Eckel

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Sample storage service catalog

    This sample Excel worksheet allows administrators to quantify the storage offering for their storage area network (SAN) and data protection infrastructures. The material is an adaptation of the Storage Networking Industry Association's Tiered Services Catalog. Read the related entry in our Servers and Storage blog.

    Provided By Rick Vanover

  • Downloads // Jun 2007

    Price comparison: Zimbra vs. Exchange

    Get a detailed look at how the cost of implementing Zimbra compares to the cost of using Exchange. This worksheet looks at base OS cost, base application cost, total user cost, total upfront cost, and additional yearly cost -- as well as total cost for one through five years.See "Introducing...

    Provided By Justin James

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    Setting up a dynamic DNS service part 1: named

    Vincent Danen shows you how to configure the BIND side of a dynamic DNS service. (In part 2, he will configure DHCPd and put them both together.)

    Provided By Vincent Danen

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    How to maximize the efficiency of your staff

    ShiftExpert by ClickSoftware optimizes the planning, management and execution of your employees' work shifts and timesheets across all departments. Incorporating rules, regulations, absences, demand and company policies to schedule shifts that maximize the efficiency of your staff. As a native Salesforce1 app, ShiftExpert provides employees, shift managers and planners...

    Provided By ClickSoftware

  • Downloads // Jan 2011

    Cloud Security Guidance IBM Recommendations for the Implementation of Cloud Security

    Cloud computing is a flexible, cost-effective, and proven delivery platform for providing business or consumer IT services over the Internet. Cloud resources can be rapidly deployed and easily scaled, with all processes, applications, and services provisioned "on demand", regardless of user location or device. As a result, cloud computing gives...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Jan 2011

    10 things to look for in a data center

    Going to the cloud might make a lot of sense for your organization -- but only if you choose a secure, reliable data center that can handle your needs. Erik Eckel runs through 10 essential criteria for data center evaluation. This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Erik Eckel

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    WebSphere Lombardi Edition - Taking the Tour - Product Demo

    Take control of your key processes with our industry leading BPM suite (BPMS). Build, optimize and manage your process applications. Take the product demo tour of the Websphere Lombardi Edition by clicking through here.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    Connectivity Video: Customer Reference Video-Mothercare

    IBM? WebSphere? technology provides a more flexible and dynamic way to handle your electronic business applications. Watch this video to see how Mothercare?, a leading retailer with 1,000 stores across 50 countries, reaped huge IT benefits and reduced their costs with WebSphere Message Broker and Websphere MQ.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    An updated guide to Microsoft software versions

    In this Excel table, Scott Lowe lists numerous versions of Windows, SQL Server, Exchange, System Center Configuration Manager, System Center Data Protection Manager, and System Center Operations Manager. He also outlines the release date, version, and build number for most of the entries. For more details about the table,

    Provided By Scott Lowe

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    10 things I miss about Big Iron

    Many IT pros got their start surrounded by massive mainframes, flashing lights, punched cards, and the sound of tape drives revving up and spinning down. Jaime Henriquez looks back at what he liked best about those days.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog....

    Provided By Jaime Henriquez

  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    Focus your DR planning by using these five levels of disaster classification

    Nearly everyone involved in disaster recovery planning has some idea of the types of disasters that could strike, but few have concrete ideas on how to apply those concepts to the plan itself. This classification system defines disaster levels and what your response should be for each one. An...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2003

    Disaster recovery white paper

    This PowerPoint presentation on disaster recovery includes steps to take for disaster recovery and a sample DR plan.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2004

    Compare three disaster recovery solutions

    Choose the disaster recovery solution that is best for your organization. Evaluate the pros and cons of the three basic options: tape backup, high availability, and remote availability.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Windows Server 2003 services that can be disabled

    One of the most effective ways to secure Windows Server 2003 is to turn off unnecessary services. This detailed Excel spreadsheet lists 102 Windows Server 2003 services, describes each service's function, specifies whether you can safely disable the service, and outlines the ramifications of doing so. The spreadsheet also lists...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2005

    Step by step: Configure a Windows Server 2003 VPN?Server side

    Set up a Windows Server 2003-based PPTP virtual private network (VPN) with this step-by-step installation and configuration guide. No matter how small or large your network may be it is a safe bet that as the administrator you will be asked to configure a virtual private network (

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2005

    Disaster recovery plan update checklist

    A disaster recovery plan isn't a static document. For the plan to be effective in a crisis, you need to review and reevaluate your recovery strategies and periodically update them to reflect organizational changes and the current state of business operations. This checklist steps through the major DRP practices that...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2003

    Roles and responsibilities template

    As with any large project, ensuring that every team member understands what they have to do is key to success. This template is designed to give your team members guidance when migrating from NT 4.0 to Windows 2003 Server.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2007

    SolutionBase: Backup Linux reliably with rsync and tar

    If you want to have a successful disaster recovery plan in place, you've got to start with backups. There are several utilities you can use to back up Linux servers, but one of the most basic ways is by using some common built-in utilities such as rsync and tar. Jack...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // May 2007

    SolutionBase: Configuring a DNS server with SuSE's YaST

    Linux can be intimidating for a Windows administrator because a lot of configuration for network services must be done from the command line. Jack Wallen shows how to configure a DNS server using GUI tools in Linux.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // May 2007

    SolutionBase: Set up a Linux proxy server with ease using Webmin

    You want to control where your users can go on the Internet, but you don't want to buy an expensive proprietary solution. Nor do you want to fiddle with complex .conf files or Linux commands. What do you do? Check out this article by Jack Wallen.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Apr 2008

    How do I... Install and configure a DHCP server in Windows Server 2008?

    Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is an invaluable service when you have a network larger than a handful of computers. It's also a standard component of enterprise networks and sub networks. Microsoft Windows Server 2008's built-in DHCP server allows Windows machines (and any other TCP/IP-based machines and devices) to obtain...

    Provided By Steven Warren

  • Downloads // Apr 2008

    How do I... Publish a custom application performance counter in C#?

    One important aspect of enterprise level application development is the need to monitor processes and determine if those processes are working as intended. This can be solved many different ways -- from logging transactions to a database to sending e-mail alerts. One often overlooked solution to this problem is to...

    Provided By Zach Smith

  • Downloads // Apr 2004

    Business Continuity Planning Software Tool Box

    Business continuity planning means going beyond tape backup systems, storage systems, and hot sites by developing a comprehensive, cost-effective plan that ensures the continuity of your key business processes, delivery services, and IT services during an emergency. To help you develop such a plan, several vendors offer business continuity planning...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2007

    SolutionBase: Setting up a VPN server with OpenSWAN

    If you want to set up a VPN, you don't need to buy an expensive VPN appliance or invest in Windows Server 2003. Here's how you can set up a Linux-based VPN using OpenSWAN.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Feb 2008

    How do I... Connect a Mac OS X machine to a Samba share?

    Working (or living) within a Linux-based network is become more and more commonplace. And with the popularity of Mac OS X rising, Apple-based computers have to play well inside a Linux network. With the help of Samba this is not only possible, it's easy to configure and establish. Jack Wallen...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    Send mail with eSMTP for a simple, single-user system

    Programs like Sendmail or Postfix work great for multi-user systems or servers, but this setup may be more complex than you need for a single-user desktop system. Vincent Danen introduces you to eSMTP, which is a more lightweight mail solution, but that also allows per-user configuration files, making it useful...

    Provided By Vincent Danen

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    Free Software Trial Enables Chargeback and Cost Visibility for VMware

    Traditional physical server chargeback models do not work in today's dynamic virtual server environments. VKernel Chargeback, a unique and patent-pending solution, delivers an affordable and simple-to-use tool that gives users immediate cost visibility of their VMware ESX data center ? "who is using what resources and how much it costs."...

    Provided By VKernel

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    Free Software Trial Allows Capacity Planning for VMware

    In virtual server environments where all resource capacity (CPU, memory, storage, network) is shared, simple additions and changes can drastically affect server performance. For proper capacity planning of your VMware ESX infrastructure, you need a capacity modeling tool that emulates your dynamic data center. The patent-pending VKernel Modeler enables you...

    Provided By VKernel

  • Downloads // May 2009

    Nehalem now: 10 reasons to upgrade to the new Intel microarchitecture

    Intel's Nehalem processor architecture offers some impressive new technologies, including enhanced Hyper Threading, TurboBoost, and Quick Path Interconnect. See why Deb Shinder says a Nehalem-based system will let you do more and do it faster -- and at the lowest operating cost ever.This download is also available as an...

    Provided By Deb Shinder

  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    Use Makefiles for more than handling source code

    The make command is not just for programmers. Vincent Danen shows you other handy tasks that you can perform with this versatile command.

    Provided By Vincent Danen

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    A computer geek's guide to building a 64-bit server on a budget

    Building a new 64-bit server from scratch doesn't have to break the bank. In fact, Erik Eckel built one for less than $775. Here's how he did it. This download is also available as an entry in our Microsoft Windows blog and as a photo gallery.

    Provided By Erik Eckel

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    Setting up a dynamic DNS service part 2: dhcpd

    Vincent Danen follows up his tip on configuring BIND for a dynamic DNS service with part 2 on configuring the DHCPd service, which will serve the DHCP-based IP addresses to clients and update the DNS records.

    Provided By Vincent Danen

  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    How do I... Configure Windows Home Server for remote access?

    Microsoft Windows Home Server brings many of the server-side applications available to enterprises and small businesses to the home. One of the more useful features of the WHS is the ability to securely connect to your home network remotely. Steven Warren shows you how to set up a remote connection...

    Provided By Steven Warren

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    Assess Your Network for Vulnerabilities with Lumension Vulnerability Scanner

    In today's Web 2.0 IT environment, the risks to your business systems and vital information continue to rise. Vulnerabilities across operating systems, applications and system configurations are exploited at a faster rate than ever before. And more than 90 percent of attacks exploit vulnerabilities for which a patch existed. Take...

    Provided By Lumension

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Using dnsmasq for DNS and DHCP services

    Vincent Danen introduces an open source solution called dnsmasq, which provides both DNS forwarding and DHCP services for a small network or home office.

    Provided By Vincent Danen

  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    How to use Virtual Machine Manager on Fedora 11

    Vincent Danen covers the basics of virt-manager, a user interface for managing virtual machines in Linux. KVM and virt-manager will be the default virtualization solution in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, so it will be solid and well supported. Here's how to get started.

    Provided By Vincent Danen