Data Shovel Pinnacle Performance Utilities is a collection of utilities for large input/output tasks. bare takes line feed-separated file names on standard input and concatenates the file contents on standard output. baresha512 takes line feed-separated file names on standard input and provides the SHA512 message digest for the concatenated file content on standard output. Both can optionally open and read files with O_DIRECT, bypassing the kernel's block cache. cock provides a digital petcock. It relives I/O pressure on the kernel by rate limiting data throughput. It can auto-throttle to mitigate lag spikes, or use a specified megabytes-per-second rate limit.
glNetViz is a tool for visualizing computer network topologies with WebGL. With the abilities of real time visualizing network traffics flowing around the local network and to/from the Internet, you can manage the various network more easily and efficiently. glNetViz is intended to be a convenient tool that can easily visualize the network topology from the serialized data in YAML or JSON.
xllmnrd is an IPv6 LLMNR responder daemon (primarily for GNU/Linux operating systems). It allows Microsoft Windows clients to get the IPv6 address of a server on the same local network without any DNS configuration and effectively complements IPv4-only NetBIOS name resolution provided by Samba.
Cock provides a digital version of a petcock. A petcock is a valve or faucet used to drain pressure, as from a boiler. Cock drains I/O pressure from the kernel. Without parameters, the output rate automatically adjusts; cock defers output when necessary in order to mitigate I/O spikes. Otherwise, a numeric parameter specifies megabytes per second.
Groonga is a fast and accurate full text search engine based on an inverted index. Newly registered document instantly appears in search results, and updates are allowed without read locks. These characteristics result in superior performance for real-time applications. It is also a column-oriented database management system (DBMS). Compared with well-known row-oriented systems, such as MySQL and PostgreSQL, column-oriented systems are more suited for aggregate queries.
Serv-U is a powerful and easy-to-use file server which supports the FTP, HTTP, and SFTP (via SSH2) protocols to ensure maximum compatibility with the widest range of transfer client software. It supports SSL encryption, provides a Web-based interface to allow administrators to remotely access and configure the file server, includes a built-in transfer client to allow users to upload and download files from their Web browsers, provides photo sharing capabilities, integrates with Active Directory (providing levels of security based on Organizational Units), and can be accessed and administered in 13 different languages simply by choosing an appropriate language upon login.
Rho is a small, very powerful console-based POSIX text editor and mini-IDE with Bash/Emacs key bindings. A configuration file allows the user to create macros using not only any internal function but anything available to a shell command. Keyboard macros (Ctl-Alt-A through Z) can be sourced into the editor for each kind of task, the next sourcing overwriting the last. Rho also allows an unlimited number of templates (sh, awk, python, etc.) to be injected into executable buffers which trap stdout and stderr.
pam_ttylog is a PAM module to log console output of a login shell. pam_ttylog takes an approach that makes a script-like environment in the PAM session section of /bin/login. Thus, the log files are in a user-unreachable directory and have user-unreadable/unwritable permissions. As PAM module, it doesn't need to modify or replace the original /bin/login, getty, telnet, or libraries for its installation and operation.
Gfarm is a distributed filesystem, generally used for large scale cluster computing. It's implemented in userland, and can be mounted by FUSE. It utilizes locality of a file to access a data node, and supports Globus GSI for Wide Area Network. Users can explicitly control file replica location on Gfarm. Gfarm can be used as an alternative storage system to HDFS for Hadoop, Samba, MPI-IO, and GridFTP. Monitoring via ZABBIX and Ganglia is also supported.