Supporting protected computing on IBM Power Architecture

This article describes the changes to the IBM Power Architecture that can be used to provide enhanced protection of virtual machines from other software running on the same system. A new higher privilege mode called Ultravisor mode is being introduced, along with the concept of secure virtual machines (SVMs). This mode is supported by the Protected Execution Ultravisor which will be open sourced. An SVM is protected at rest, when transmitted over a network as a file, and while executing. In this article, we discuss the impact of this new architecture for SVMs. There is near-zero impact on VMs.

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4 command line note-taking applications for Linux

When you need to save a code snippet or a URL, an idea or a quote, you probably fire up a text editor or turn to a desktop or web-based note-taking tool. But those aren’t your only options. If you spend time working in terminal windows, you can use one of the many note-taking tools available for the Linux command line.Let’s take a look at of those four apps.tnoteread more

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How to Install Pydio Web File Manager on Debian 9

Pydio is a powerful open source web file sync and file share solution software for online collaboration, similar to Gdrive or other online file-sharing services. In this tutorial, we’ll cover the installation and configuration process of the Pydio Community Edition from source on Debian 9 release, on top of LAMP stack.

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