Speed Daemons (BSD Magazine 2011-11)

A new issue (November 2011) of the free BSD Magazine is now available: Speed Daemons (pdf).

From the table of contents:

PC-BSD 9 Turns a New Page

Since 2005, PC-BSD has striven to make BSD accessible to the desktop user. Offering a slew of improvements and added features, this release brings a more accessible BSD operating system than ever. Read the review and find out more about it.

- Mark VonFange

A Beginner’s Guide To PF

OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and PC-BSD use a built-in firewall called “Packet Filter (PF)”. This article is intended for a PF beginner to get a beginner’s understanding of how to use PF in OpenBSD.

- Toby Richards

Creating Your Own PBI Repository

In this article author describes the steps required for setting up and maintaining your own repository on a FreeBSD system.

- Kris Moore

Speed Deamons

From this article you will learn how by using advanced networking mechanisms in FreeBSD build a high performance, highly available web application server.

- Lars R. Noldan

A GIS Strategy For Web-Enabled Business

In his final article of our GIS series, the author will show you how to successfully manage and commission a complex GIS project.

- Rob Somerville

Equip Your CA With a HSM For

The CA is used for identification and authentication of servers, clients and users. Together with author take a closer look at the security of Certificate Authority in his own network.

- Erwin Kooi

Terminals Served Up BSD Style

You may have your own reason for wanting a BSD terminal server. There are two solutions to this goal: FreeNX or XRDP. This article will show you how to use both solutions.

- Toby Richards

OpenBSD Kernel Memory Pools: Monitoring Usage With Systat

This article explains how to understand memory usage statistics for kernel memory pools as they are displayed by the systat(1) command on OpenBSD.

- Paul McMath

FreeBSD 8.2 Against Ubuntu Server

An Objective Comparison of two Power House Open Source Server Platforms, BSD Unix and Linux.

- Bill Harris

EuroBSDcon 2011 From An Organizers Perspective

Have an inside look at the EuroBSDcon and get to know about events and speeches that took place in the beginning of October 2011 in Netherlands.

- Jeroen van Nieuwenhuizen

Read and download: BSD Magazine: Speed Daemons (2011-11)

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