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Shortages force network vendors into creative product redesigns

Scarcity of mundane hardware components have Cisco, Arista, Juniper, and others looking to redesigns, re-engineering, and alternate sources.


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Single-core vs. multi-core CPUs

Some apps need CPU clock speed while others need multiple cores, so base your server purchases accordingly.


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Using 'break' and 'continue' to exit loops in bash

As nice as looping in Linux scripts can be, you might just want to interrupt it sometimes, and the break and continue commands can do this.


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A third of Australian population likely affected in Optus cyberattack

Breached information includes names, dates of birth, phone numbers, email addresses, and, for a subset of customers, addresses, ID document numbers such as driver's licence or passport numbers.


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Weekly internet health check, US and worldwide

ThousandEyes, which tracks internet and cloud traffic, provides Network World with weekly updates on the performance of three categories of service provider: ISP, cloud provider, UCaaS.


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IoT technology is hitting an inflection point for businesses

New data from Omdia shows that IoT deployments are on the rise, with a strong majority of companies already in the process of deploying IoT technology to enhance their operations.


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Nvidia strikes AI consulting deals with Deloitte, Booz Allen Hamilton

Consultancies bring experience that enterprises may not have to develop their AI strategy and products.


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Broadcom's VMware acquisition sparks concern

But chip leader Broadcom vows to learn lessons from its CA, Symantec deals: This time it will be different.


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Digital-twin tech at crux of Schneider Electric's $10.7B deal for Aveva

Schneider touts synergy, reference-agnostic data platforms, but insists that Aveva will continue to operate much as it has in the past.


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Linux Foundation to blaze a path forward for mainframes

The Linux Foundation's Open Mainframe Project is targeting the development of mainframe applications and skill sets, and now has its own Big Iron to work with.


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Former Broadcom engineer gets eight months in prison for trade secrets theft

Peter Kisang Kim admitted to stealing Broadcom data related to its Trident family of network switching and cloud networking chipsets, while working for a Chinese startup.


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Nvidia GTC: Hopper processor in full production

The H100 Tensor Core GPU is in full production, and the first servers based on Nvidia's new Hopper architecture are due next month.


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Survey: Outages, staffing challenge data centers

Data center operators are working to increase IT infrastructure reliability, keep key talent from being poached, and stay ahead of environmental regulations, Uptime Institute reports.


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Kyndryl service integrates, automates infrastructure resources

The Kyndryl Bridge service brings the company's engineering expertise and vendor alliances to bear on integrating enterprise tools and platforms to provide better performance.


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Using the Linux apropos command – even if you have to fix it first

The apropos command can help you find commands or discover some you don't yet know, but if you get the response "nothing appropriate", it might need some help.