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Issue 1 • Date Jan. 2005

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  • Self management: the solution to complexity or just another problem?

    Publication Year: 2005
    Cited by:  Papers (10)
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    Traditionally, network and system management are manually controlled processes. It usually takes one or more human operators to manage all aspects of a dynamically evolving computing system. Several trends shaping the development of IT infrastructures have aggravated network and system management. This leads to the question of how we can administer systems of this complexity adequately. This quest... View full abstract»

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  • So where's the computation superhighway? [WWW computing resources]

    Publication Year: 2005
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    As the original Arpanet evolved, it opened to research communities and then to the general public. As the number of connected computers grew, so did the amount of resources. Nowadays this growth is nearly exponential, and many countries are still waiting to popularize Internet access. What we're arriving at is a planetary proliferation of networked equipment surrounding us that can run programs co... View full abstract»

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  • US supercomputing receives multifaceted boost

    Publication Year: 2005
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    For several years, notably since Japan's NEC Earth Simulator earned the top spot on the list of the world's fastest computers, the US-based high-performance computing community has warned that the federal government's lagging interest and investment could cause serious long-term consequences for both the public and private sectors in the US. Apparently, those warnings haven't gone entirely unheede... View full abstract»

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  • Web globalization effort growing

    Publication Year: 2005
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    Despite being referred to as the World Wide Web from its inception, it wasn't until relatively recently that the Internet reached true globalization. Byte Level Research's recently published 2005 Web Globalization Report Card, an analysis of 200 Web sites, only emphasizes the rapidity with which the Web has gone international. View full abstract»

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  • Blending E-Commerce Theory and Application

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 5
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  • A Cornucopia of Perl Techniques

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 6
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