Track Bandwidth Usage with RTG
If you're interested in monitoring bandwidth and
have done a little research, you've probably run across
MRTG, RRDtool, and Cricket. While these three packages
are all fantastic and popular tools, you should also
consider a lesser known tool named RTG.
AFGHANISTAN: 'Taliban Taking Over'
The Taliban have regained control over the southern
half of Afghanistan and their frontline is advancing
daily, a group closely monitoring the Afghan situation
said in a report Tuesday.
N. Korea may test this weekend
Japan's top government spokesman says Tokyo is stepping
up monitoring of North Korea amid speculation that the
communist nation could carry out a nuclear test as early
as this weekend. Media reports have speculated that
a test could come as early as Sunday, the anniversary
of Kim Jong Il's appointment as head of the Korean Workers'
Party in 1997.
Baboon "Gangs" Run Wild in Suburban South
Conflicts between baboons and humans in the suburbs
of prosperous Cape Town have gotten so bad that monitoring
teams have been deployed to keep the animals away. The
large monkeys invade people's homes in the coastal Table
Mountain region, sometimes confronting people who try
to scare the baboons off.
Secunia warns of 'highly critical' Skype
"Updating to the latest version of Skype for Mac
OS X solves a "highly critical" vulnerability that could
lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code, vulnerability
monitoring firm Secunia said Monday in an advisory."
Tipster Picks is a sports picks monitoring system
for any individual or professional sports handicappers
who join us. TipsterPicks.com is also a sportsbook simulation.
Registered users of our site can place simulated bets
and compete to win prizes.
Information Extraction of Opinions
A consortium of major universities, using Homeland
Security Department money, is developing software that
would let the government monitor negative opinions of
the United States or its leaders in newspapers and other
Monitor IP calls cheaply
IP call recording and monitoring costs have traditionally
been high and in many cases it has proved more cost
effective to stick with the traditional methods of call
Server Monitor: Many servers, one browser
Server monitoring itâ��s a time consuming task
for system administrations. If you have one, two or
maybe three boxes, that isnâ��t a difficult task,
although many servers leads you to many troubles. The
more the complex your network is, more problems youâ��ll
Space Image of the Day: Antarctic Ozone
This image from September 29, 2006, shows the ozone
concentration in the stratosphere above the South Pole
observed by the Ozone Monitoring Instrument on NASA's
Aura satellite. Greens and yellows show areas with the
highest ozone amounts, while blues and purples show
where ozone amounts are lowest.
Map Your Environment
The EPA's website lets you map the area you live
in giving you details about regulated sites dealing
with toxic materials and air emissions in your area.
The site also gives you information about water monitoring
and a whole bunch of environmental related stuff concerning
whatever zip code or area you put in.
Blair: IRA campaign is over
The Irish Republican Army's campaign in Northern
Ireland is over, the British prime minister has said,
following a report into paramilitary activity that raised
hopes of reviving self-rule.Northern Ireland's ceasefire
watchdog, the Independent Monitoring Commission (IMC),
said in the report that it believed the IRA..
Google Search Engine Spam Report and Monitoring
Spamseum Beta launched. Spamseum is the first search
engine spam reporting website. Their mission is to help
search engines to keep their index clean by reporting
bad websites to them. The beta version is able to report
and track the results of the report, currently they
support Google, Yahoo! and Live.com.
GPS New Weapon In Fight Against Avian Flu
"As wild birds ready to take to the skies for their
winter migration, birds from space will be monitoring
their movements in order to help scientists fight the
spread of H5N1—the deadly strain of avian flu virus."
IMSafer, catching Foley's
Review of the recently launched IMSafer IM monitoring
solution... I don't know of any other solution that
keeps kids lives private and keeps them safe.
Cisco, Cognio Partner to Fight RF Interference
Cisco Systems is partnering with Cognio to bring
new RF monitoring capabilities to Cisco's Wireless Control
System. Cognio will integrate its Spectrum Expert with
WCS so that administrators can see information about
their RF environment as a part of their management screens.
Internet Security Threat Monitoring Portal
Integrated e-mail and Internet content security
provider Marshal, has today launched its TRACE Center
Web site to provide a wealth of up-to-date statistics
and information on spam, phishing, viruses and other
Internet security threats.
How to oversee an army of servers with PortSensor,
a new monitoring tool
PortSensor stands on the shoulders of Unix/Linux
and the GNU Project, ingenious examples of combining
individually simple tools to do unimaginably useful
and creative things. With tools like automated SSH Sensors
you can centrally monitor nearly anything you can do
at the console of each machine: server load, disk space,
mail loads, log files, etc
German Police Told to Target Scientologists
On a side note, the German police are monitoring
Scientology and the German government has labeled it
a "cult." The German police never monitored Hitler's
National Socialist movement nor did they name it a cult.
This proves my theory that Scientology is more dangerous
than Nazi-ism and that Tom Cruise is worse than Adolf
Toyota Launching "ECO Drive Indicator"
oyota is introducing a new feature in its Japanese
market automatic vehicles called “Eco Drive Indicator”
which alerts the driver when they are driving the vehicle
in an ecological manner. The “Eco Drive Indicator”
feature turns on a dash mounted display showing the
driver is driving the car efficiently by monitoring
MySQL Monitoring Service In The Works
Developers at open-source player MySQL are hard
at work on a project code-named "Merlin", which is designed
to make it easier for customers to manage and maintain
the company's database software, a source close to MySQL
says. Merlin is a server-based database monitoring and
advisory service which continually scans a user's database
network for ...
Magic marker monitors malicious movements
Monitoring troop movements could be made much easier
with the introduction of a luminous chemical which works
like a gigantic magic marker. German chemical company,
Lanxess, have developed a product called Rapidogen,
which is invisible to the naked eye, but glows under
Worldwide call grows for release of Cuban
The international campaign to free the Cuban Five
— five Cuban nationals who were arrested by the U.S.
for monitoring Miami-based exiles trying to bomb and
otherwise wreak havoc on Cuba — has sparked solidarity
actions in more than 80 countries.
External system status LCD readout for Mac
A popular system monitoring app for Mac OS X known
as Hardware Monitor has recently added support for external
LCD readouts. All you need: an IO-Warrior USB LCD controller,
a compatible LCD panel, a little solder, and - voila!
A rolling system status display that can be seen even
when running fullscreen games. Can you live without
Tracking Live Data Goes Wireless
UC Berkeley scientists are taking advantage of the
rapid information transfer provided by wireless communication
to improve real-time monitoring for everything from
measuring rainfall in a meadow to tracking the health
conditions of hospital patients.
HP read instant messages of reporter
WASHINGTON--Hewlett-Packard's effort to plug news
leaks included monitoring at least one employee's instant-messaging
exchanges with a reporter, according to documents provided
to Congressional investigators.
MySQL database monitoring service
A server-based database monitoring and advisory
service which continually scans a user's database network
for any likely system crashes, bottlenecks or security
vulnerabilities, the source said. Under development
at MySQL for 22 months, and due to debut late in the
fourth quarter of this calendar year or early in the
first quarter of 2007.
Psychological Warfare in Elista
After a dramatic start of the World Championship
the play on the board has given way to heavy psychological
warfare. Our past three reports bear testimony to that.
In Elista our correspondent Misha Savinov saw it all
developing, including the monitoring of the player's
rest rooms and the restrictions of toilet use. Pictures
Mercury LoadRunner Architecture
Here are concise notes on using LoadRunner for performance
testing. This is a companion to pages on Vu Scripting,
performance monitoring, performance tuning, and reporting.
Blaze Trails from Argentina to Vietnam,
Source and Graph Macroeconomic Data
ISI Emerging Markets extended their coverage of
the emerging markets by releasing CEIC Data Manager
(CDM), an application that gives users a foothold in
Eastern Europe, Latin America, North Africa and beyond.
Individuals in the field of economic, industrial and
financial trend monitoring can utilize powerful graph
and chart tools to compile data
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