EnterpriseDB, enterprise open source database company, announced that, for the second consecutive year, EnterpriseDB Advanced Server, the company's flagship product, has won the Linux Journal Product Excellence Award at LinuxWorld in the Best Database Solution category.
For years, high-end telephony systems and the apposite capabilities were reserved for large corporations that could afford to pay for them — small and mid-sized businesses were largely left with sub-par solutions for their communications needs.
Novell announced that a home furnishings retailer in the United States is installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 from Novell on all of its in-store sales terminals across more than 320 stores.
Open source may have its merits, but a market analyst advises businesses not to consider the technology based solely on its namesake.
Disgruntled Yahoo! advertisers who were hoping for just compensation from the Pay-Per-Click fraud settlement may as well get over it. Here's the short version: Yahoo! names an insider to watch ad traffic, invites 3 advertisers a year to chat, promises to make an effort to come up with industry-wide standards, extends its fraud claim period, and gives you an advertising credit... if you can prove you were harmed. I almost forgot the best part. Your class action attorneys walk away with nearly five million bucks. D'oh!
Getting NGOs and free software geeks to meet and bond is not easy. But it is something the "Source Camps" have done extremely well. Now the team behind the Source Camps has released detailed instructions and guidelines to running your own Source camp.
Although many college kids these days have a laptop, a surprising number of high school students also have their own portable computers. Colleges and universities expect students to bring their own equipment and, by and large, have the facilities, policies, and infrastructure to securely support a variety of users.
Newly appointed Web Developer's & Designer's Journal Editorial Board member Aral Balkan of OSFlash.org answers a few brief questions about the amazing promise that the Flash Platform holds in the age of Web 2.0 and the role that Balkan sees for open-source Flash in that equation
Faced with the allure of open source applications among its customer base, Microsoft has toned down its .Net-only rhetoric. "It's a myth that open source and Windows can't work together," said Ryan Gavin, a director of platform strategy at Microsoft. "Customers just aren't religious about these things."
PalmSource is promoting the Access Linux Platform, Palm's latest operating system, designed for Linux
A group of visually impaired campaigners have brought a temporary halt to plans by the US state of Massachusetts to move to open source document format (ODF), because the software to read them does not work with screen magnifiers.
Join me as I talk to Pandora’s CTO Tom Conrad about his OpenSource initiative and the Music Genome Project. Pandora is primarily based on open source software - from the PostgresSQL [sic] database running in Debian Linux to the web client developed in OpenLaszlo.
Scalix announced version 11 of its rival to Microsoft's ubiquitous email software, adding features such as real-time indexing of email for fast searching. Meanwhile, Zimbra released version 4.0 of its Zimbra Collaboration Suite with a new tool that lets users embed fully functional documents and spreadsheets in email.
When you sit down at a client computer that’s not hooked into a locked-down corporate network, there’s a drill. There are email rules that block potentially hazardous attachments, including JPEGs and Office documents.
Lenovo and Novell showed off the first Linux ThinkPad, and Hewlett-Packard pledged its support for Debian Linux. Yet despite the show of big-name vendor support at last week's LinuxWorld conference, the biggest buzz involved the prospect of Linux virtualization taking over more of the data center.
Any lingering doubts about corporate America's willingness to trust Linux and other open source tools were erased at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in San Francisco last week.
Peace has been established on one IT front: XenSource and VMware are working together on virtualization in the Linux kernel. The two companies, which originally disagreed on how to build support for virtualization into the Linux kernel, are committed to working together on a common approach, says Simon Crosby, CTO at XenSource, the company that builds products around Xen virtualization software.
With the advent of mobile Internet age, it is not uncommon to find even common people with sophisticated devices. Thanks to the mobile revolution, the prices of both the devices as well as the services are coming down.
Most Debian GNU/Linux neophytes find that distribution's default installer a bit difficult and ugly. While developers are working on a new installer for Debian Etch, there is a fully baked command-line alternative today: debootstrap.
August 21st, 2006: "VMWare has done a great job of educating the market", says XenSource as it goes after what CEO, it claims is the 96% of that market not currently served by the competition. But VMware could still benefit from in-fighting.