Get flash to fully experience Pearltrees
The CIO of NASA, the U.S. space agency, said on Friday that her organization estimates that it's saved almost a million dollars over the year after it moved several of its applications to the cloud. Linda Cureton wrote in a blog post that NASA moved some of its enterprise infrastructure to Amazon Web Services after setting out to become more efficient and improve economies of scale, integration, goal alignment, security, oversight, and accountability. "This cloud-based model supports a wide variety of web applications and sites using an interoperable, standards-based, and secure environment while providing almost a million dollars in cost savings each year," she wrote. That's not a decision taken lightly for a government agency. She also shared recent cloud-based ventures for NASA:
A 1st of its kind Innovation means Faster Conversions for You Express Conversion Options More about CCN
You probably bought a USB flash drive so you could transport files between PCs, or maybe make the occasional on-the-fly backup of important documents. Great stuff, but those handy functions barely scratch the surface of what your drive can do. Indeed, a flash drive is like a digital Swiss Army knife, able to perform a circus tent’s worth of amazing feats. That single pinky-size gizmo can lock down a PC, store important passwords (safely, of course), run an entire operating system, and more. Turns out your little drive is kind of a big deal.
March 23, 2012, 11:32 AM — So you think you know OpenSSH inside and out? Test your chops against this hit parade of 16 expert tips and tricks, from identifying monkey-in-the-middle attacks to road warrior security to attaching remote screen sessions. Follow the countdown to the all-time best OpenSSH command! [ Running SSH on a non-standard port ]