QoSDB is a QoS registry designed for supporting QoS management in realtime SOAs. It can be exploited for gathering QoS data related to different functional behaviors of the application (application operating modes) and for predicting future performance based on historical data. A modular architecture allows for defining various models for the prediction of resource requirements under a set of conditions which has not been observed yet. This allows for achieving nearly-correct resource allocation (self-configuration) for the application with a great reduction of needed observation/benchmarking points, especially in those contexts in which the space of possible configuration parameters is big (e.g., multimedia applications supporting arbitrary resolutions). By leveraging the QoSDB, SOAs can be built with auto-tuning capabilities, for better exploitation of internal resources while guaranteeing the QoS required by users.
Arx Libertatis is a cross-platform, open source port of Arx Fatalis, a 2002 first-person role-playing game developed by Arkane Studios. Arx Fatalis features crafting, melee and ranged combat, and a unique casting system where the player draws runes in real time to effect the desired spell. The Arx Libertatis source code is based on the publicly released Arx Fatalis sources. This does however not include the game data, so you need to obtain a copy of the original Arx Fatalis or its demo.
The ERPXE project simplifies the process of installing and customizing a multi-boot PXE server. Over 100 different plugins are available for download, including Windows, WinPE, Hiren’s Boot CD, Acronis True Image, Symantec Ghost, FOG, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, openSUSE, Gentoo, RIP Linux, Slackware, Backtrack, PartedMagic, and many more.