2012 / July (832 releases)

July 2012

Download Website 28 Jul 08:13 cego 2.13.6

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Cego implements a relational and transactional database system with support for the SQL query language. The current release contains the most common database features for basic table manipulation and data retrieval. Indexes, foreign keys, views, and stored procedures are also implemented. Future releases (2.0 and above) will support a multi-node database concept with log file shipping for an automatic database application failover.

Release Notes: Small problems were fixed.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:54 Visualization Toolkit 5.10

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The Visualization ToolKit (VTK) is an object oriented software system for 3D computer graphics, image processing, and visualization. VTK includes a textbook, a C++ class library, and several interpreted interface layers including Tcl/Tk, Java, and Python. VTK supports a wide variety of visualization algorithms including scalar, vector, tensor, texture, and volumetric methods. It also supports advanced modeling techniques like implicit modeling, polygon reduction, mesh smoothing, cutting, contouring, and Delaunay triangulation. Moreover, dozens of imaging algorithms have been integrated into the system. This allows mixing 2D imaging / 3D graphics algorithms and data.

Release Notes: Additions include chemical structure visualization code, new 2D chart and plot features in VTK, a new set of image rendering classes, and updates to the LSDyna reader. Additionally, there is a new crop of NetCDF readers, and VTK now has true support for netcdf4 readers. Also added is support for new compilers, such as Visual Studio 2011 and Clang. There are a number of bugfixes and code speedups.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:54 ITK 4.2.0

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The National Library of Medicine Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK) is a software system to support the Visible Human Project. Segmentation is the process of identifying and classifying data found in a digitally sampled representation. Registration is the task of aligning or developing correspondences between data. For example, in the medical environment, a CT scan may be aligned with an MRI scan in order to combine the information contained in both.

Release Notes: ITK now supports the latest GCC 4.7.0, as well as Visual Studio 10 without requiring any workarounds. The team also added GPU modules for Finite Difference, Smoothing, Thresholding, and Registration. The new patch-based denoising filter improves noise reduction by calculating and applying parameters locally, thus accommodating noise variations within an image. The infrastructure to support Remote Modules was added along with a new physics-based non-rigid registration technique.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:54 Interactive Spectral Interpretation System...

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The Interactive Spectral Interpretation System (ISIS) is designed to facilitate the interpretation and analysis of high resolution X-ray spectra. It is being developed as a programmable, interactive tool for studying the physics of X-ray spectrum formation, supporting measurement and identification of spectral features and interaction with a database of atomic structure parameters and plasma emission models.

Release Notes: A new parallel_map function, support for Mac OS X 10.7, and assorted bugfixes.

No download Website 28 Jul 04:53 Integrated Data Viewer 3.0u2

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The Integrated Data Viewer (IDV) is a framework for visualizing and analyzing geoscience data. It includes a Java-based software library and applications made from that software. It uses the VisAD library for data and display models as well as other Java utility packages. It brings together the ability to display and work with satellite imagery, gridded data (primarily from model output), and surface, upper air, and radar data within a unified interface. The IDV "reference application" provides many of the standard 2-D data displays that other Unidata packages (e.g. GEMPAK and McIDAS) provide. It also provides 3-D views of the atmosphere and allows users to interactively slice, dice, and probe the data to create cross-sections, profiles, animations, and value read-outs of multi-dimensional data sets. Computation and display of built-in and user-supplied formula-based derived quantities is supported as well.

Release Notes: Minor enhancements and bugfixes.

No download Website 28 Jul 04:53 HPC Toolkit 5.2.1

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HPC Toolkit is a suite of multi-platform tools for profile-based performance analysis of applications.

Release Notes: Assorted bugfixes and enhancements.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:53 Image-Guided Surgical Toolkit 5.0

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The Image-Guided Surgery Toolkit is a high-level, component-based framework that provides common functionality for image-guided surgery applications. The framework is a set of high-level components integrated with low-level open source software libraries and application programming interfaces (API) from hardware vendors. IGSTK provides, among other things, the ability to read and display medical images, an interface to common tracking hardware, and GUI and visualization capabilities.

Release Notes: This release added support for the Certus optical Tracker, Polaris Classic, CamBar B2, easyTrack 500, and monocular tracking using ArUco.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:51 HOL 7

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Higher Order Logic (HOL) is a programming environment in which theorems can be proved and proof tools implemented. Built-in decision procedures and theorem provers can automatically establish many simple theorems. An Oracle mechanism gives access to external programs such as SAT and BDD engines. HOL 4 is particularly suitable as a platform for implementing combinations of deduction, execution, and property checking.

Release Notes: HolSmtLib now also supports Z3 proof reconstruction for goals that involve fixed-width words and a translation from HOL into SMT-LIB 2 format. HolQbfLib supports checking for both validity and invalidity of certificates for Squolem 2.02. wordsSyntax.mk_word_replicate computes the width of the resulting word when applied to a numeral and a fixed-width word. The system supports syntax for decimal fractions. This syntax maps to division terms of the form n / 10m. In the core system, this syntax is enabled for the real, rational, and complex theories.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:50 GridWay Metascheduler 5.10.2

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GridWay is a workload manager that performs job execution management and resource brokering on a grid consisting of distinct computing platforms managed by Globus services. It enables large- scale, reliable, and efficient sharing of computing resources managed by different Local Resource Management systems within a single organization (enterprise grid) or scattered across several administrative domains (partner or supply-chain grid).

Release Notes: BES and CREAM drivers were improved. Execution drivers for OGSA-BES and CREAM were also improved, in terms of performance, scalability, and reliability. Some functionality bugs have been fixed. Installation is now FHS-compliant.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:49 Globus Toolkit 5.2.2

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Globus is a project to provide robust, secure, peer-to-peer distributed computing on supercomputers, clusters, and other high-performance systems. It differs from other such network toolkits in that it is tuned to the needs of high-end machines.

Release Notes: Numerous bugfixes and enhancements.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:49 Geometry Description Markup Language 3.0.1

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GDML is a markup language specifically designed for geometric data exchange, primarily written with physics in mind. It consists of a language schema, means of manipulating the geometric data, and I/O.

Release Notes: The GDML schema for materials was updated to include ionisation potential. A minor update was made to the User's Manual.

No download Website 28 Jul 04:48 Generic Mapping Tools 4.5.8

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Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) is a free, public-domain collection of about 60 UNIX tools that allow users to manipulate (x,y) and (x,y,z) data sets (including filtering, trend fitting, gridding, projecting, etc.) and produce Encapsulated PostScript File (EPS) illustrations ranging from simple x-y plots through contour maps to artificially illuminated surfaces and 3-D perspective views in black and white, gray tone, hachure patterns, and 24-bit color. GMT supports 25 common map projections plus linear, log, and power scaling, and comes with support data such as coastlines, rivers, and political boundaries.

Release Notes: Bugs were fixed.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:47 Geant4 4.9.6 beta-01

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Geant4 is a toolkit for the simulation of the passage of particles through matter. Its application areas include high energy physics and nuclear experiments, medical, accelerator, and space physics studies.

Release Notes: A new model of gamma nuclear interactions using the Bertini cascade was added. The Bertini model for pi-, K-, and Sigma- for nuclear capture at rest was introduced, along with the WentzelVI model for multiple scattering of e+ and e- above 100 MeV in all physics lists for HEP applications. Shen and Ion/proton cross-sections for ions are used. The cross-section for light ions including deuteron was improved. The INCL cascade model can now handle heavy-ion collisions. A new electro-nuclear interaction model has been added. A combination of FTF and Precompound models is used for anti-proton and anti-Sigma+. There were other enhancements and bugfixes.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:43 FreeRTOS 7.1.1

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FreeRTOS is a scalable miniature real time kernel designed specifically for very small embedded systems that run on microcontrollers or FPGAs.

Release Notes: The Cortex-M3 Tasking port was added. The separately distributed ports for Cortex-M0 IAR, Cortex-M0 GCC, and Cortex-M4F GCC were merged in. The Windows simulator was fixed to reduce usage of trace macros. A new trace macro was added, traceMOVE_TASK_TO_READY_STATE(). The FreeRTOS MPU port was updated. The xQueueReset() and xSemaphoreGetMutexHolder() functions were introduced.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:41 CFITSIO 3.31.0

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CFITSIO is a library of C and Fortran subroutines for reading and writing data files in the FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) data format. It simplifies the task of writing software that deals with FITS files by providing an easy to use set of high-level routines that insulate the programmer from the internal complexities of the FITS file format.

Release Notes: A 32-bit limitation on low-level table reads was removed. Much faster byte-swapping algorithms were implemented, accelerating FITS on little-endian machines. Data type conversion on losslessly compressed files was improved. Support for IBM System Z mainframes was improved. Numerous bugs were fixed.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:40 CFD General Notation System 3.1.3-4

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The CFD General Notation System (CGNS) provides a general, portable, and extensible standard for the storage and retrieval of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis data. CGNS is designed to facilitate the exchange of data between sites and applications, and to help stabilize the archiving of aerodynamic data.

Release Notes: ADF relative links and cmake/configure issues were fixed. Functions were added for reading and writing GridLocation data for boundary conditions. CPEX 0027 (Time-dependent Connectivities), CPEX 0030 (Zone Sub-Regions), and CPEX 0031 (General SIDS Improvements) were implemented. A Fortran-specific bug with reading element name strings was fixed. Minor HDF5 bugs were fixed.

Download No website 28 Jul 04:38 ganglia-activemq 0.2.0

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ganglia-activemq monitors ActiveMQ queue sizes with Ganglia.

Release Notes: This release added optional VDED support for tracking enqueue/dequeue rates.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:38 ROOT 5.34/01

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ROOT is an OO framework for large-scale scientific data analysis and data mining. It contains an efficient hierarchical OO database, a C++ interpreter, advanced statistical analysis, visualization, introspection, documentation, networking, and GUI classes. The command/scripting language is C++, and large scripts can be compiled and dynamically linked in. Using the PROOF (Parallel ROOT Facility) extension, large databases can be analyzed in parallel. The system runs on all known POSIX platforms, Windows, and MacOS X.

Release Notes: Numerous bugfixes and enhancements.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:37 LEAF 4.3

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LEAF is a secure, feature-rich, customizable embedded Linux network appliance for use in a variety of network topologies. Although it can be used in other ways, it's primarily used as a Internet gateway, router, firewall, and wireless access point.

Release Notes: The highlights of this release are automatic loading of pre-requisite packages, an upgrade of BusyBox to 1.20.2, dnsmasq supporting dhcpd6 and router advertisements, various other new upstream versions, improved boot support for USB devices, and support for Apple Filing Protocol through netatalk.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:36 Exponent CMS 2.0.8

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Exponent CMS is a content management system for Web sites. It allows site owners to easily create and manage dynamic Web sites without necessarily directly coding Web pages or managing site navigation. Exponent uses an intuitive and flexible content editing system that allows Web pages to be edited on the page as it is displayed. This avoids the need for more back-end administration or for navigating many administration pages to add a simple line of text. You can simply visit the page you need to edit as if you were a site visitor, and make the change.

Release Notes: This release focuses on enhancing list management (tags, categories, comments) by adding bulk processing, adds manual sorting to the news module and random sorting to the links module, adds tabbed and accordion views to the photo album; adds a quick upload feature to the WYSIWYG editor, implements email alerts for the blog, news, and file downloads (subscribe to updates), plus many other tweaks, fixes, online documentation updates, and features.

Download Website 28 Jul 04:35 OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution 1.5.4.1

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OFED is a transport-independent software stack for high-performance computing and enterprise data centers.

Release Notes: Updated kernel support. Minor enhancements and bugfixes.

No download Website 28 Jul 04:34 Jodd 3.3.7

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Jodd is a Java utility library and set of frameworks. Jodd tools enrich the JDK with many powerful and feature rich utilities. It helps with everyday tasks, and makes code more robust and reliable. Jodd frameworks is set of lightweight application frameworks, compact yet powerful. Designed following the CoC, DRY, and SCS principles, it makes development simple, but not simpler; you get 90% of the features with 10% of the usual effort.

Release Notes: Important improvements and bugfixes! A HtmlStapler filter was added. Lagarto and Jerry now support conditional comments much better. DbOomManager introduced table and column naming strategies. Wildcard path-style matching was added everywhere.

Download Website 27 Jul 22:34 Network Simulator 3.14.1

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Ns is a discrete event simulator targeted at networking research. It provides substantial support for simulation of TCP, routing, and multicast protocols over wired and wireless (local and satellite) networks. It includes an optional network animator (nam).

Release Notes: The transport protocol implementations for IP have been refactored so they can support IPv4 and IPv6 connections. The LTE module has been reworked, with new LTE radio protocol models and an EPC data plane model. New propagation models and a buildings pathloss model have been added. An antenna module, which includes different radiation pattern models, has been added. The Random Early Detection (RED) queue model from ns-2 has been ported. A Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) protocol model for IPv4 has been added.

Download Website 27 Jul 22:33 Empire Server 4.3.30

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Empire is a game that is played against human opponents over a computer network. It is possible for a game to last from a few hours to many months. While the common goal of an Empire player is to win, there is no clear-cut definition of what winning is. Players may seek to achieve whatever goals they want to achieve.

Release Notes: This release fixes "navigate" and "march" so they don't wipe out concurrent updates, fixes buffer overruns in fairland, makes server shutdown wait for player threads to reach a safe state, fixes various stack smashes, and adds various tweaks to gaming rules.

No download Website 27 Jul 22:32 Emergent 5.3.10

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Emergent is a neural network simulator with a built-in scripting language which allows for the creation and analysis of complex, sophisticated models of the brain in the world. Networks and all of their state variables are visually inspected in 3D, allowing quick "visual regression" of network dynamics and robot behavior. Emergent is a direct descendant of the PDP and PDP++ neural network packages.

Release Notes: This release improves the build and adds assorted bugfixes.

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