Three tenured professors were having a dialogue. The first argued that it is wrong to kill sheep because they provide us with milk and wool. The second argued that it is wrong to kill cows because they provide us with milk and plow our fields. The third argued that it is wrong to kill pigs because t
Using the S3 sleep state, even on a server
By way of slashdot, this Exoid article details how to make sure Windows uses the S3 sleep state, even for an always-on server. Also linked is this handy reference to the possible ACPI sleep states.
Perhaps something like this could be developed into a vehicle for low-utilization servers?
A great OS/systems web site
Clarkson University Prof Jeanna Matthews has one of the best round ups of system papers. It comes as no surprise that she received her training at Berkeley. Kudos to her.
Ubuntu 7.04 released
Ubuntu 7.04 was released today. You can get it from one of the official mirrors or from our unofficial mirror.
Okay, maybe this isn't "research" news, but I still like it.
The Parallel Workloads Archive
The Parallel Workloads Archive is an archive of real workload submission and execution data from real clusters from 1993 to the present. It supports a unified log file format (the Standard Workload Format, SWF) so that data from diverse sources can be analyzed together. With over 3 million jobs fr
Welcome to the OS Research News blog!
This is the inaugural post of the Operating Systems Research News blog. We hope to report on interesting developments in OS research, specifically within the domains of power-aware, high-performance, and commercial computing, as well as storage technology. This blog will cover industry and research