MediaGoblin:: GNU MediaGoblin Mirror: The Coming War: ARM versus x86 » Van's Hardware Journal Note: This report was originally published at Bright Side of News* on April 8, 2010. After their server crashed, BSN* has not yet been able to recover the article after several weeks. We are reposting the report here to serve as a mirror of the original article. There are likely to be minor editing differences with the BSN* article. Note 2: Only a month or two after it was published, a detailed report that I wrote was wiped out during a BrightSideOfNews* hard drive crash. It took a little while and cost BSN* a lot of money to recover the data on the hard drive, but that report is now back up and can be read here. I’m currently working on a followup to that bit of analysis that will include even more hardware than the initial report. The computing landscape is changing rapidly and the war between x86 and ARM microprocessors is now underway. Introduction In this report we will discuss the emerging competition between ARM and x86 microprocessors. The Coming War: ARM versus x86 We thank C.J.
ARMdevices.net Status of Ubuntu for ARM Laptops and Servers Posted by Charbax – January 24, 2012 David Mandala, Manager of the ARM Team at Canonical talks about the status of Ubuntu Linux on ARM Laptops and Servers, and about their plans for Ubuntu on ARM until 2014 and beyond. Who wouldn’t want to buy an awesome $199 ARM Powered Ultrabook, 13.3″ screen, ARM Cortex-A9 1.5Ghz TI OMAP4460 or 1.8Ghz TI OMAP4470, thinner, lighter than Intel Ultrabooks, 2x longer battery life on a smaller thinner battery (10x with the sunlight readable Pixel Qi), 1GB or 2GB RAM for full speed Chrome and Firefox web browser speeds? Talking about the status of Ubuntu on TI OMAP3 (beagleboard), OMAP4 (pandaboard), Marvell, Freescale, Calxeda, plans for Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 optimizations by Ubuntu 12.10, ARM Cortex-A15, ARM Cortex-A7, ARMv8 64bit, the imminent inclusion of full hard-float optimization in Ubuntu 12.4 on ARM: Source: phoronix.com
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Crash course on OSE Overview for New People Start with our Main OSE Website. To see what we do, see the GVCS in 2 Minutes video. Open Source Ecology was founded in 2004 by Marcin Jakubowski. We have an ambitious program for product release of the 49 remaining technologies within 2 years and a 2.4M dollars budget - which we abbreviate as our 50/2/2 program. Key Features of the GVCS These are the Key Features of the GVCS, and if you want to see the full set of values, see Core Values of OSE. Scope of the GVCS Current Status last updated: February 1, 2012. See Status Brief (last updated 4/11/12) for latest technology development, and check the Flashy XM Platform for overall steps on organizational issues. The following prototypes and products are developed until end of 2011: In 2011, Marcin gave a TED Talk. We had a successful Kickstarter campaign and received grants from the Kauffman Foundation and Shuttleworth Foundation. We are working now on 13 machines. You can preorder the GVCS machines. Future Plans after 2013
Electrilite  Introduction Bernie Macdonald of Albion, California, developed the Electrilite personal transport vehicle. Here is a proposition for flexible fabrication of the critical components, the high-torque, low speed electric pancake hub motor and its respective motor controller. The natural spinoff of this enabling technology is three adaptations of the Electrilite: Pedal power assist electric vehicle, as in the prototype hereWaste vegetable oil powered, Babington burner, flash steam hybrid electric vehicle Open source babington burner technology available, including flash steam generation and another digest hereElectrilite hub motor is uses as an electrical generator Wheel motors power the car, and performance specification is a street vehicle Multi fuel capacity: gasoline, diesel, elcohol, waste oils, compressed gas, or others Hybrid electric tractor, with either battery or hybrid steam power 4 wheel drive  Business Model  Fabrication Capacity  Hub Motor Specifications:
The H: Security news and Open source developments How a DNS server/Service evolued to resolve host names to IP and vise versa Surendra Anne Servers No Comments BIND , DNS , FQDN , Hosts (file) , Top-level domain How DNS server evolved? To understand why we require DNS server we have to go back to initial stages of networking the computers around late 1960’s and early 1970’s where it all started in Universities(especially ). Initially there is single computer for university due to cost and other factors, then to multiple systems per university. Hosts File evolution(/etc/hosts or c:/windows/system32/etc/HOSTS): To make it easy to communicate with different systems they came up with hosts file concept. So if I say one lab is having 10 machines each machine should have 10 entries for these servers as show below. Hosts file content: So becomes easy to remember by users. Disadvantages of hosts file? One disadvantage from this hosts file is if we want to add 11th machine in the lab all the hosts files on each system to should be modified to add this host details. What’s the solution? Disadvantages of initial DNS server?
Notebook Processors The Intel Core 2 Duo class of processors is the successor to the Core Duo with longer pipelines, 64 Bit support, a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU). Because of these improvements, the Core 2 Duo CPUs should be 5-20% faster than a similarly clocked Core Duo. As the name suggests, the Core 2 Duo lineup consists of CPUs with 2 cores. Depending on the mode, the CPU features 2, 3, 4 or 6 MB Level 2 Cache (2 and 4 for Merom CPUs, 3 and 6 for Penryn). Every model features eX Bit (Execute Disable Bit) technology, SSSE3 (SSE4), and Enhanced Speedstep support. The mobile Core 2 Duo is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors, but with reduced core voltage (e.g., 0.95 V vs. 1.188 V) and slower FSB to save power. The Core 2 Duo lineup was presented in July 2006 with the Merom core and was produced in 65nm for the Socket P and Socket M. In 2008, Penryn and the Penryn refresh cores were introduced in 45nm. X ...