NAS devices using Linux will be more widely adopted in the small office and home office market than Windows, say reports coming out of Taiwan. NAS and Open SAN storage should grow to 60 per cent of the total network storage market in 2005 from the current 40 per cent, whereas the direct attached storage (DAS) market is likely to drop below 40 per cent from its current 60 per cent.
Linux clustering is catching on in corporate America, thanks to newfound support from major systems and software vendors, says Chuck Foley, executive vice president for clustering solutions vendor InfiniCon Systems of King of Prussia, Pa. Of course, where success goes, Microsoft follows. In this interview, Foley covers the clustering waterfront, from Microsoft's involvement in clustering to InfiniCon's new partnership with Penguin Computing to the turnaround in the fortunes of Linux clustering resulting from Unix vendors' facing of some hard facts. InfiniCon and Penguin have teamed up to bring Linux clusters on Intel to high speed network infrastructures, switching and virtualization systems.
Gentoo Linux is proud to announce Gentoo Linux 2004.1, the new and exciting version of Gentoo Linux.
Daniel Robbins has resigned from his development responsibilities for Gentoo, including his role as chief architect and as manager of release engineering.
As Microsoft focuses on merging its Web browser and operating system software, open-source competitors are mulling a proposal to join forces and beat the software giant to the punch.
The Mozilla Foundation is looking for a graphic designer to design its new online donations site, with the aim of raising US$1,000,000 over the next year. So far almost US$100,000 has been donated online and the Foundation is keen to build on this success with its Mozillion campaign, which borrows from the recent Internet fundraising efforts of several US presidential candidates. Interested designers must submit a Mozillion logo, homepage mockup and a design for one internal page of the campaign site by midnight Pacific Daylight Time on Friday 7th May.
Welcome to this year's 17th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. In light of recent events Nathanael Nerode is working hard on splitting binary firmware blobs out of the Linux kernel so they can be loaded via the request_firmware command which would resolve incompatibilities with the Linux license. Steve Kowalik announced a new major release of linda, a policy checker, that adds full support for internationalisation.
The Linux Business Directory has expanded its offerings for its members and visitors. The new additions include a community Blog, a member updatable events calendar, and over 200 new business classification categories.
"If I'm curt with you, it's because time is a factor. I think fast, I type fast, and I need you guys to act fast if you want to get the best out of this. So, pretty please, with sugar on top, try the test release!"
The LUG is a fantastic part of the Linux culture and a great way to share your Linux experience with people in your area. The LUG forum is a resource that LinuxQuestions.org is proud to offer to the Linux community...
Spam filters (such as SpamBayes and bogofilter) based on the principles of Bayesian inference have changed the face of spam fighting, by bringing intelligent learning to mail clients. Can the same concepts be applied to other areas, namely Linux news aggregation?
A recent news item: Lindows, Inc. announces that it wants to make an initial public offering (IPO) of its stock on NASDAQ. Might this signal the end of the four-year slump in IPOs that's still dogging the IT industry?
It looks like Sun is indeed going to re-run Caldera, right down to creating a Linux distro (Java Desktop) with lots of proprietary addons in an attempt to enforce per-seat/per-employee licensing. Deja vu all over again. And they hope we will all be foolish enough to not care about the GPL and thus forsake Red Hat and SuSE, etc. Dream on, Sun, dream on. The real question is, when that fails, then what will Sun do?
Novell today announced the Novell and HP Solution Seminar "Delivering & Deploying Linux Across the Enterprise." The 33-city tour runs May 4-13 for customers in the United States and Canada, and it will furnish a road map for deploying Linux in the enterprise. Novell and HP will provide a methodology for assessing internal readiness, identifying hardware and software opportunities, and developing a rollout plan that works. To register, visit http://www.novell.com/linux/tour.
How Bugzilla can help any project tracks job tasks as well as bugs.
In this weeks PHP Weekly Summary Zend covers the newly released PHP 5.0.0 RC2 covering the biggest changes in RC2 along with Sebastians success as he managed to build PHP with Microsoft's Visual C++ Toolkit 2003.
This article, first in a technical series, defines six strategies for grid application enablement. It explains the characteristics of applications suitable for these strategies and the benefits to the organization that runs the application with that strategy.