Solaris Virtual Consoles
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Virtual consoles (or virtual terminals)
is a feature where you can run multiple virtual terminals
on the console.It's a handy feature to have for recovery if your X...
Intel AES-NI Optimization on Solaris
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This AES encryption flash animation
is useful to visualize AES encryption
and understand how AES operates
(Enrique Zabala, Universidad ORT, Uruguay)
ToorCon 12: Computer Security Conference
Fifth Ave., downtown San Diego
It's fall, and you know what that means—anotherToorCon in San
ToorCon, of course, is the annual computer security conference held
here every year a week or so before Halloween.It's a smaller-scale,...
is one example platform
2 Intel Nehalem
with 4 cores, 8 threads each
Amitabha Banerjee of the Performance Group wrote 4 blog articles
about improving OpenSolaris performance on Intel's "Nehalem"
Nehalem is the codename for Inte...
One thing's that not immediately apparent when using OpenSolaris
crypto functions is where are the crypto libraries?
The OpenSolaris Cryptographic Framework API is based on thePKCS#11
industry standard from RSA
Laboratories.However, the PKCS#11 crypto libraries aren't shown by...
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border="0" />Our Golden Retriever
For the past year or so I've been optimizing OpenSolaris encryption
on x86-64bit systems using open source software.The open source I used is hand-coded amd64...