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Novell this week upped the volume of the South African open source campaign during its annual Brainshare conference in Johannesburg.
The open source revolution has taken root in SA. The future for open source software - particularly Linux - is rosy. There are a number of drivers for this phenomenon.Inus Gouws, a senior information management (IM) consultant at Computer Associates (Africa), looks at the trends and patterns that have developed over the past year and makes his predictions for 2004 and beyond.
How does Linux help IT companies make money, while at the same facilitating computer access among the world's "havenots"? In a special session at the CeBIT America, sponsored by the Business Council for the United Nations, representatives from IBM, Red Hat, Oracle and other organizations explored some manifestations of the paradoxical role played by Linux in today's global economy.
By Larry Greenemeier. Linux creator Linus Torvalds last week added a requirement to the process for submitting code for the operating system's kernel.
The JBoss application server and MySQL database will both get a boost from Hewlett-Packard Co. on Tuesday, when the Palo Alto, California, computer company plans to begin offering technical support for the two open-source projects.
Your article describes a very different speech from the one I gave, one that emphasizes primarily how patents would hurt free software.
By RICHARD WOOD. Dick Smith Electronics is the first retailer to join a Linux certification scheme launched by New Zealand's Open Source Society.
PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, better known as PHP, is a highly popular, server-side scripting language that can be embedded directly into HTML coding.
News reports now say that maybe the Mexican pilots just saw ball lightning and not some manifestation of otherworldly intelligence. At least for now, we might have to rely on the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution for that.
Intel will work with CollabNet to release open-source code designed to make the boot-up process for PCs and servers more predictable and faster.
Sun is highlighting the lower price for Solaris compared with Red Hat, whose popular version of Linux is resold by IBM, Hewlett-Packard and others.
Open source adoption within companies has occurred in a series of waves, each moving free software successively closer to the heart of the enterprise. First, there was Apache, whose rise is documented vividly in the Netcraft server survey. After the Web server, open source began to find favour for file serving, typically using GNU/Linux and Samba. GNU/Linux was also used to run proprietary databases like Oracle and DB2, but more recently open source databases like MySQL have proved increasingly popular with companies.
We selected MySQL because we were small, it was free, and because it was well integrated with PHP, our language of choice.”.
The best way to mess up a migration to Linux is to keep users in the dark and replace their systems while they are not watching, says Novell's James Thomas.