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Linux Now Powers 100% of the World’s Top 500 Supercomputers

That’s according to the latest stats out from supercomputer hawks TOP500, who post a biannual list of the world’s most powerful commercially available computer systems.   Linux has long dominated the TOP500 list, powering the majority of the machines that make it. At last count, back in June, 99.6% (or 498) of the top 500 fastest supercomputers ran Linux,…

5 Reasons to Use Linux for Development

For years now, Linux has earned a reputation as a popular platform among IT enthusiasts. It’s attracted everyone from system administrators to experimenting students. Yet, not enough is said about Linux power as a programming platform. Here are five reasons why this open source operating system should be at the top of your list when choosing a…

Google could soon integrate an ad blocker in its Chrome desktop and mobile browsers

In what sounds like the irony of all ironies, a Wall Street Journal report states that Google is planning to add an ad blocker to Chrome browsers – both desktop and mobile versions – and it’s likely that it will be turned on by default.   Google’s own ad blocker would…

Windows Server 2008 Configuration Check List

This is the first time that I actually come into deep on Microsoft Window Server 2008 RS Enterprise Edition setup after the fresh installation done. There are about 10 new machines that I need to configure with, so initially I plan to come out with my own checklist, but finally…

Enabled the confirmation alert before delete in Window 8

The new Microsoft Window 8 which changed a lot from the previous version Window 7, it make the operating system more smart, easy to use as well as cutting down some step. One of the example of the cutting step is the confirmation before deleting any file from your window…

Microsoft surface pro now available in Malaysia

Microsoft Surface Pro Windows 8 Pro tablet is now available in Malaysia for RM2749 (64GB) and RM3049 (128) at participating retail outlets from 7 June 2013 onwards. tech.david-cheong.com Microsoft Surface RT was launched in Malaysia in April 2013. It has pre-installed MS Office Home and Student 2013 RT but only…

Viber announced their first Desktop version application

Viber, one of the free mobile messaging in Mobile platform had release their latest version 3.0 for Andriod as well as iOS mobile user, come together with the release, they also announce the newly launched Viber Desktop application for PC and Mac Users. tech.david-cheong.com In a media release, the company…

Ubuntu Unveils OS for Mobile Devices

The platform promises a more immersive experience, less cluttered screen, and lets you flow naturally from app to app with edge magic. When docked, the phone becomes a full PC and thin client. Because it only integrates all-native core apps without any Java overhead, Ubuntu runs well on entry-level smartphone,…

Manage Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

In Windows Server 2003, Microsoft introduced the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration feature. In many organizations, the first task that admins take is to disable this “feature” as it can very quickly become a hindrance to getting work done. To disable the feature, you had to use Add/Remove Programs, select…

[Download] Introducing Windows 8 (Free eBook): An Overview for IT Professionals

Ahead of its official release, Microsoft Press just made available a free preview of the upcoming book “Introducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT Professionals”. This free PDF download eBook has eleven chapters and it is specifically focus on Windows 8 for companies and Enterprises.   Even though, this book…