When I think about service security – things like the recently broached Playstation Network, or any one of a number of such things that hold identity data, security credentials or that are trusted to provide critically important data (like the electronic voting machines in the USA). I’m persistently reminded of claw crane games.

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At the circus, we always liked seeing the server-balancing Earlier this month, Lex Linden announced that Linden Lab had replaced Linden Lab’s existing infrastructure management system for Second Life with open-source product, Clusto.

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May 9 2011

Second Life In software terms, a feature, function, library or program is deprecated when there are plans to eliminate it or do something which will prevent it from working properly in the future. The deprecated thing still works now, and might (potentially) remain working forever, but you should no longer rely on it to do so.

Linden Lab has deprecated the 1.x series of Second Life viewers since the release of Second Life viewer 2.2.

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May 6 2011

Second Life A posting on The Plex Foundation (“Innoventors of tomorrow”) Web-site indicates that Linden Lab has approached the foundation to discuss merging existing Second Life infrastructure with the Plex (“The programming language the world has been waiting for”) architecture.

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