I noticed that during the moving of the blog to wordpress.com I lost the Blifpad page. By the way it wasn't a real loss since I had it in the backups (always make backups!), and then I could easily recreate it. The new Blifpad page is found at: https://coviello.wordpress.com/blifpad/ . Feel free to contact me for … Continue reading Blifpad is back!
Time flows inexorably
It is one year since my last post. I don't have too much to tell, I wanted just to mark time.
UniParthenope OpenSource Lab Party
On the occasion of the new release of our main products, GVirtuS and JaClouX we are pleased to announce the first “UniParthenope OpenSource Lab Party”. The party will be held on March 16 2011 in the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Napoli “Parthenope”. The party will be organized as a conference … Continue reading UniParthenope OpenSource Lab Party
Changed the format of the gVirtuS configuration file
Starting from the changeset 266 gVirtuS doesn't have anymore an XML configuration file, the new format is the simple .properties one. A .properties file is just a collection of key-value separated by a colon, like in: key: value Comments are supported, a comment starts with the "#" character and ends at the end of the … Continue reading Changed the format of the gVirtuS configuration file
VMShm, a mechanism for accessing POSIX shared memory from QEMU/kvm guests
VMShm is a mechanism that enables qemu virtual machines to access to POSIX shared memory objects created on the host OS. VMShm make it possible to an user space application running in a virtual machine to map up to 1M of a POSIX shared memory object from the host OS. It can be used as … Continue reading VMShm, a mechanism for accessing POSIX shared memory from QEMU/kvm guests
gVirtuS 01-beta2 released, supporting cudatoolkit 3.1 and 3.2
From this release (01-beta2) we support cudatoolkit >= 3.1. The legacy compatibility for cudatoolkit versions older than 3.1 is not guaranteed. In this release there are also some minor changes and bugfixes. The frontend now is named "libcudart.so.3", so it is not needed anymore to rename it or to preload it. The AfUnix communicator now … Continue reading gVirtuS 01-beta2 released, supporting cudatoolkit 3.1 and 3.2