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Facebook gives away homebrewed OS monitoring tool

Osquery watches for operating system state changes that might indicate a security issue


VMware releases vSphere Mobile Watchlist for Android and iOS smartphones

Free mobile app enables IT admins to monitor and remediate VMware vSphere environments remotely while on the go

Locked out of LogMeIn? Check out these free alternatives

If you depended on LogMeIn's free tier for remote access, don't despair; plenty of competitors are just as functional -- and free

New Fling installs VMware Tools on nested ESXi virtual machines

Free tool provides new capabilities and makes administration easier when installing a VMware hypervisor inside a VM

Flame graph shows system performance in a new light

A new form of data visualization created by a Joyent engineer can help administrators pinpoint CPU and memory resource hogs

New Relic to mine performance data for business insights

New Relic's Rubicon service provides tools to query and build reports on the fly based on application performance monitoring data

Splunk dives deeper into business analytics

Splunk now offers a way to easily build charts and graphs that reveal trends in machine-generated data

LinkedIn to buy Pulse, maker of mobile news reader app

With the acquisition, the professional networking site aims to boost its content-publishing capabilities

Best tools for social media analytics

How to tell if your Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn efforts are paying off

With Google Reader gone, can FeedBurner be far behind?

Google's gradual euthanasia of RSS products does not bode well for the future of RSS technology. Here's what you can do

10 new cool tools for Exchange admins

Lots of new tools are coming out from Microsoft and others to help the mail keep flowing and people working

The future looks bright for VMware Flings

Of the more than 45 free virtualization tools already created, one Fling has graduated to a fully supported product

5nine's free migration tool moves VMware VMs to Hyper-V

V2V Easy Converter is an alternative to Microsoft's new Virtual Machine Converter software to convert vSphere virtual machines

Top 10 Google business tools

Google is so ubiquitous in our everyday digital lives that it's easy to overlook the many tools it offers for businesses

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