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OPLIN 4Cast #129: Virtual Servers, Xoopit, Twitter Tools, WiFi Security

Posted in 4cast, Security, Twitter, and wireless

1. Server virtualization allows you to use a single set of hardware to drive multiple virtual servers. These virtual servers appear to the outside world as normal, stand alone machines, but all share the same resource pool allowing you to utilize server hardware to its full potential. While virtualization can be a savior for those short on space and servers, it can come at the cost of overall complexity. Here are some links to free software to get you started:

2. Xoopit for Gmail is a Firefox plugin that lets you browse your files, photos, videos, e-mail, etc. all in one spot.

3. Twitter tools

4. WiFi security – the basics