FreeBSD clustering

Cluster computing is often associated with Linux, but this is equally possible to set up with FreeBSD, which, in fact, can be used for a lot of specific purposes. Brooks Davis presented an interesting and helpful paper at the New York City * BSD User Group back in...

AsiaBSDCon 2008 – papers & photos

The AsiaBSDCon 2008 took place last month (27-30 March) in Tokio, Japan. According to reports it was a very successful and enjoyable get-together. If you’ve not been able to attend, check the presentations and photographs online. Enjoy. Some interesting (FreeBSD...

BSDTalk interview with James Cornell

Will Backman did an interview with James Cornell. They talked about their favourite BSD web sites and about shopping for BSD. Thanks for those who recommended this blog in the comments on the BSDTalk page. This reminds me, I should have a look at my links page and...

Google Summer of Code update

The Google Summer of Code organisers have tentatively allocated 20 students this year to work on FreeBSD. The winning students will be announced on Monday April 21, 2008. Check out my blog on Monday for the latest updates!!! Links:FreeBSD GSoC Summer Projects |...
Building a server with FreeBSD 7

Building a server with FreeBSD 7

No Starch Press has released its eagerly awaited Building a Server with FreeBSD 7 This modular guide to building a FreeBSD server is has been written to make it easy for (new) users to choose the packages that they need, with step-by-step directions for installation...

bsdnews.com – what’s happening?

bsdnews.com has been down for a few weeks now. Does anybody know the reason and if we’re going to see the site online again? Is it just a matter of upgrading the website or has the service gone down for good?