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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

What Does "Fast" Mean? | Linux Journal - 0 views

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    "What Is Speed? Many non-technical people will say "I want to have a fast Web site." From a technical perspective, however, that's not a very useful statement, because it neither differentiates between the different types of speed, nor does it consider the multiple layers involved in a modern Web application, nor does it take into consideration multiple people and the crunch that comes from a sudden surge of interest in the site. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

​Supercomputer leaders come together on new open-source framework | ZDNet - 0 views

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    "Linux has long ruled supercomputing. In the latest TOP500 supercomputer ranking, 97 percent of the world's fastest supercomputers were running Linux. There's more to running a high-performance computer (HPC) than the operating system, and open-source software is getting organized to support it."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

20 Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux Performance - 1 views

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    "It's really very tough job for every System or Network administrator to monitor and debug Linux System Performance problems every day. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Tested: How Flash destroys your browser's performance | ITworld - 1 views

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    "We tested the effects of browsing with and without Flash on several major browsers. Enabling Flash is, in a word, catastrophic."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How to Update Linux Kernel for Improved System Performance - 1 views

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    " The rate of development for the Linux kernel is unprecedented, with a new major release approximately every two to three months. Each release offers several new features and improvements that a lot of people could take advantage of to make their computing experience faster, more efficient, or better in other ways."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

8 Reasons Why Singer/Songwriter Shows Are Boring - Digital Music NewsDigital Music News - 0 views

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    "I just played a new songwriter series billed as #songwritersundays at The Fox and Hounds in Studio City, CA. They have built up quite a supportive crowd of musicians and music lovers for this Sunday series. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

United's woes show what's hard about networking | ITworld - 0 views

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    "SDN and cloud technology may cut down on big glitches, analysts say"
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    "SDN and cloud technology may cut down on big glitches, analysts say"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Command Line Tool to Monitor Linux Containers Performance - 0 views

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    "ctop is a new command line based tool available to monitor the processes at the container level. Containers provide operating system level virtualization environment by making use of the cgroups resource management functionality. This tool collects data related to memory, cpu, block IO and metadata like owner, uptime etc from cgroups and presents it in a user readable format so that one can quickly asses the overall health of the system. Based on the data collected, it tries to guess the underlying container technology. ctop is useful in detecting who is using large amounts of memory under low memory situations."
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    "ctop is a new command line based tool available to monitor the processes at the container level. Containers provide operating system level virtualization environment by making use of the cgroups resource management functionality. This tool collects data related to memory, cpu, block IO and metadata like owner, uptime etc from cgroups and presents it in a user readable format so that one can quickly asses the overall health of the system. Based on the data collected, it tries to guess the underlying container technology. ctop is useful in detecting who is using large amounts of memory under low memory situations."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

5 Linux Laptops for Small Business - 0 views

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    "A Linux laptop makes all kinds of sense for a small business. Not only is Linux the most secure computing platform, it's highly efficient, which means that computing power goes toward doing actual work instead of powering a bloated operating system."
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    "A Linux laptop makes all kinds of sense for a small business. Not only is Linux the most secure computing platform, it's highly efficient, which means that computing power goes toward doing actual work instead of powering a bloated operating system."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

​No reboot patching comes to Linux 4.0 | ZDNet - 1 views

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    "With Linux 4.0, you may never need to reboot your operating system again."
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    "With Linux 4.0, you may never need to reboot your operating system again."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Best Linux Distros for First Time Switchers from Windows and Mac - 1 views

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    Linux has an intimidating image, making it seem like it would be difficult to start using it. But the switch from Windows and Mac is actually pretty easy, if you can ease yourself into it.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How to fix preferences that won't save | Firefox Help - 0 views

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    "Sometimes, your Firefox preferences may not be saved after you change them. For example, you may change a setting in the Preferences window only to have it set back to its previous value when you open the Preferences window again"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Why prominent 'hobbyist' operating systems face an existential crisis | PCWorld - 1 views

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    "Do you think Linux is an alternative, hobbyist operating system? Ha! Linux is mainstream. If you're looking for the next niche OS, you'll need to dive deep into the cracks and crevices: passion projects worked on by a handful of developers in their spare time." [# ! #Explore… # ! #Hack… #Create… # ! … #open The W@rld to #Computing… and vice versa. # ! And the more #Open, the #Better.]
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    "Do you think Linux is an alternative, hobbyist operating system? Ha! Linux is mainstream. If you're looking for the next niche OS, you'll need to dive deep into the cracks and crevices: passion projects worked on by a handful of developers in their spare time."
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