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There is a new DC-X virtual machine on our WebDAV Server. It replaces the existing virtual machine that is based on Debian 4.0. Two thirds of our existing DC-X customers use Red Hat Enterprise Linux (the remaining installations use SUSE Enterprise Linux, Debian / Ubuntu is not being used on production systems afaik) – and […]

Being a few months into a medium-sized DC-X installation, I’d like to share a few real-world numbers regarding image and text import speed. During mass import runs, the system had a relatively high load but was still usable. I’m quite happy with the performance so far: 50,000 images imported per hour (off-the-shelf DC-X importer); includes […]

I was excited when Apple anounced the new Mac mini Server, and was allowed to buy one for the company to install DC-X on it. It’s a beautiful computer, and very small, of course! The mini makes no noise at all and doesn’t require a keyboard, mouse or display after the initial installation. The perfect […]

DC-X is built on a solid foundation – well-established (and mostly open source) software. Here’s a list of the components that form the basis of DC-X: The DC-X source code is written in the open source language PHP. Its web browser user interface and web service API are delivered by the open source Apache web […]

[We’re currently preparing a Technical Whitepaper on our new DC-X product, and will write parts of it on this blog. Feedback is welcome. Please note: While we wouldn’t usually edit regular blog posts, we’ll probably modify the parts of this series regularly to mirror the evolving whitepaper.] This chapter summarizes the most important features and […]