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Linux Journal Issue #127/November 2004


OSCAR and Bioinformatics  by Bernard Li
Use the software that the big labs use, and put a decade of Linux cluster management experience to work for you.
Scientific Visualizations with Pov-Ray  by Leigh Orf
Here's how a much-needed patch turned the popular rendering package into a scientific power tool.
Improving Application Performance on HPC Systems with Process Synchronization  by Paul Terry, Amar Shan and Pentti Huttunen
It's a simple concept that gives big results. A team from Cray takes a leap forward in the struggle to keep all processors in the cluster occupied efficiently.


Readers' Choice 2004  by Heather Mead
Evolution or mutt? Vim or Kate? Old school or eye candy? And what's your favorite beverage for coding sessions? Heather has the answers.
MyHDL: a Python-Based Hardware Description Language  by Jan Decaluwe
Design hardware in Python? Why not? New features of the language are making it a simple, readable choice for new hardware ideas.
Revision Control with Arch: Introduction to Arch  by Nick Moffitt
Get started with a new, flexible working style that's convenient for far-flung projects and hacking on your laptop.


Linux and RTAI for Building Automation  by Andres Benitez and Vicente Gonzales
Simple commodity units and Linux do the work of a big expensive system. Sounds familiar, but we're talking about air conditioning.


At the Forge   Aggregating with Atom  by Reuven M. Lerner
Kernel Korner   AEM: a Scalable and Native Event Mechanism for Linux  by Frédéric Rossi
Cooking with Linux   Performing at the Speed of Light  by Marcel Gagné
Paranoid Penguin   Linux Filesystem Security, Part II  by Mick Bauer


Linux for Suits   We're Going to Be a 90% Linux Shop  by Doc Searls
EOF   No 2.7 Kernel?  by Greg Kroah-Hartman


GumStix WS200X  by Michael Boerner
Mastering UNIX Shell Scripting  by Marco Fioretti


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