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The BSD Certification group has posted a survey that is meant to help determine the tasks that should be a part of the BSD Professional Certification Exam (BSDP). The BSD Professional Certification Exam is a more in-depth exam than our … Continue reading
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD has been around for a while, but now it will be an official part of the distro, combining the strength FreeBSD kernel with the GNU C library and userland utilities. The Debian Project has announced that it sees … Continue reading
Dru mentiones thatWowza Media Server Pro, a commercial streaming server, was ported to FreeBSD. One may think that this is just another ported software to the already huge collection of FreeBSD’s ports. But this is something more, as FreeBSD has … Continue reading
Gleb Kurtsou has been working this summer working on FreeBSD kernel level cryptographic filesystem pefs as part of the Google Summer of Code. He thinks the project is now mature enough for public review and comments. I’m using it to … Continue reading
Is it worth upgrading to 8.0 to run mySQL or PostgreSQL databases? Graphs say more than 1000 words …what causes this massive speedup? FreeBSD 8 have superpages support turned on by default, and there was some hacking on the ULE schedulet … Continue reading
A small update to the PBI Builder software, version 2.4, has been released. This version adds a few new variables to the module creation process, which allows developers to pick “target” ports they wish to have autopopulated and added to … Continue reading