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[30 May 2012 | No Comment | 2,005 supporters]
Fedora 17 Provides Potent Virtualization, Cloud Features and Enhanced Desktop and Developer Functionality

The Fedora Project, a Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration, today announced the availability of Fedora 17, the latest version of its free open source operating system distribution. The Fedora operating system is free of cost to download and includes free and open source software for users to enjoy and share. Developed by a worldwide community, the Fedora Project collaborates closely with upstream free software project teams to provide a compelling experience for users and to access and integrate improvements and innovation rapidly.
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[4 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 1,156 supporters]
How to Check the High Availability of a Server

Whenever we deal with a physical system constructed by man the term of availability is mandatory. The availability of a system represents the time for which the users have access to that system. The term is mostly used when speaking about servers or other type of hosts. If a user wants to access the server, but the server cannot respond to the request it is said that the server is down. The availability of the server is the total time for which that server is not down. The two notions …

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[8 Jul 2009 | No Comment | 1,077 supporters]
Microsoft Security Advisory

Vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft is investigating a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. When using Internet Explorer, code execution is remote and may not require any user intervention.
We are aware of attacks attempting to exploit the vulnerability.
Our investigation has shown that there are no by-design uses for this ActiveX Control in Internet Explorer which includes all of the Class Identifiers within the msvidctl.dll that …