The latest stage in Microsoft's quest to establish The Facts regarding open source software is a series of seminars to be held throughout the UK, and tantalisingly billed as "Microsoft Windows and Linux - An open and honest technology discussion." Feedback The Register has received from (admittedly partisan) spies at previous Microsoft attempts to engage the subject suggest that they might perhaps have been just a tad less than open and honest, so it's nice to see that Microsoft UK must have been getting the same message from its own feedback.
HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) -- Trustix (trustix.com), developer of the Linux-based server System is a key component of the company's digital certification services.
Another of the SCO Group's targets has flipped it the birdie and refused to produce the material that was requested in a subpoena.
Wind River reported better-than-forecast financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2005, citing a healthier economy, improving execution, and a strategic move to a dual-OS approach including embedded Linux. Subscription-based licensing, already the norm among embedded Linux tools and services providers, was also cited as a major factor.
BEA Systems this week said it will donate a chunk of its technology for building service-oriented architectures (SOAs) to the open-source community.
I only recently came across KSysguard, a great application for making productive use of the desktop real estate currently occupied by less useful things like end-user emails and the GAIM window, as a result of switching my desktop from Fedora to ...
The nonprofit organization that created the software license that governs Linux says that it will not produce all of the material requested in a November subpoena it received from The SCO Group Inc., as part of SCO's multi-billion dollar lawsuit against IBM Corp.
2do is, to quote its site, "A simple to-do list for the Web" based on PHP and MySQL. But it's more: 2do is a multi-user interactive to-do list capable of handling multiple projects easily while maintaining its simplicity. Designed for use by open source projects with hundreds of developers around the world, 2do implements many handy features for developers with virtually no learning curve.
Linux Australia has appointed its first official education officer in a bid to further promote education and certification within the Linux community.
A valuable resource for advanced users looking to deploy Samba in a production environment.
A follow-up to April's print article,"Real-World PHP Security".
Hyderabad based Everyone's Linux (ELX), which claims to be the first Indian Linux distribution company, is set to launch its range of Linux offerings in India.
No users of the popular open source operating systems such as Linux and FreeBSD have been infected. Nor were Apple Mac OS X or Unix users.
BEA Systems plans to start an open-source project around its WebLogic Workshop Java development tool in an effort to drive wider adoption of its software.
A new Open Source evaluation model will be published this summer that will finally shed some long-over harsh light on the key question: Can I use Open Source for that? This new hard-nosed evaluation tool, called the Open Source Maturity Model, will provide technical and non-technical IT managers a step-by-step, empirical way to "score" the enterprise-readiness of any Open Source project. With SourceForge now boasting some 70,000 projects, OSMM may be coming at just the right time to help Open Source advocates to cut through the clutter, without putting their own reputations on the line.
Open source proponents and a Microsoft official had varying perspectives on the value of the open source model during separate discussions at the 2004 SIIA Enterprise Software Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday.
The Linux Cluster Institute's 5th annual conference on Linux Clusters is underway this week in Austin, Texas. Tutorials were presented Monday at the Texas Advanced Computing Center of the University of Texas. The conference itself began Tuesday and ...