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Performance Technologies (PT) is shipping a Linux environment and development kit for its intelligent shelf management (ISM) cards for high-availability systems. NexusWare ISM includes a 2.4.x-based kernel designed specifically for PT's CPC7301 intelligent shelf management (ISM) card, along with a software stack and tools.
Microcross has updated its commercially supported GNU toolchains for embedded Linux development. GNU X-Tools 3.40 includes tested, modified, commercially supported toolchains based on stable releases of GNU compilers, linkers, and other tools. It is available for 15 architectures -- optionally with a visual development environment.
The Xandros Desktop Management Server, xDMS is an attempt to fill the void between the roll-your-own Linux shops and the prohibitively expensive Enterprise offerings from the likes of IBM et al. Xandros has tied together its Xandros Desktop OS with a server based management system, that promises the following...
Infrastructure software developer Gluecode Software Inc. today released a new Java application development platform that ties a number of open-source components into one integrated system. Gluecode's Joe uses technologies from the Apache Software Foundation's portfolio, including its portal technology, Geronimo application server, Derby database (formerly known as IBM Cloudscape) and Agila business process management engine.
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- OK, so Sun Microsystems, which claims to be the second-highest contributor overall in the open source software community (BSD is No. 1), is seriously getting back into the open source mix, thanks to the newly opened Solaris 10. In the past, anybody who had to sign a licensing agreement with Sun involving either Solaris or Java software would certainly not agree with the assessment that Sun was open source anything. Times have changed, and so has Sun. Apparently.
NewsForge had the opportunity to speak with Christophe Ney, executive director of ObjectWeb and Benjamin Mestrallet, CEO, of eXo Platform SARL, yesterday on the eve of today's announcement that eXo Platform has joined the ObjectWeb consortium. The eXo Platform Enterprise Portal, due early next year, fits nicely with the other ObjectWeb offerings.
From CP/M to OpenVMS, one of the best things to do with a Linux box is to run programs for other operating systems on it. It can simplify your life considerably. Emulations of a wide variety of operating systems are available for Linux. More than mere academic exercises, these "hosted OSes" are practical investments for many server rooms. Also see Cameron Laird’s notes on emulators.
The LinEx operating system is more than a localized Debian version; it's an essential part of a much bigger project.
Software execution efficiency is a highly coveted characteristic for any application, as it enhances response time, hardware utilization, and scalability, among a wealth of other resource-saving practices. PMD is an open source project designed to inspect Java code and point out inefficient structures such as unused local variables, duplicate import statements, or empty try/catch blocks. PMD gives programmers a preemptive approach to cleaning their code.
Today the IDA, an administration of the European Union, published the answers of his inquiry on the office suite productivity, and especially, the file formats.
Novell Inc. last week began shipping a desktop version of Linux that is designed for business users and comes with a bundled set of open-source applications as well as technical support, training and consulting options.
LinuxQuestions.org recently interviewed Red Hat Vice President of Open Source Affairs and former CTO Michael Tiemann. The interview covers who Red Hat thinks are its biggest competitors, their thoughts on the desktop and home user Linux markets, the recent Netscape acquisition and his thoughts on some of the recent Open Source litigation.
A former Microsoft executive who helped shape the company's initial response to Linux has joined a company selling open-source media software.
Mainstream media are eating up Firefox's success.
Speaking on the eve of Gartner's annual Symposium/ITxpo, which begins in Sydney today, [Gartner research vice-president Bob Hayward] said 2005 would be an "interesting" year for Linux on the desktop.
Most of the content has appeared here in one form or another, however, for the general population this includes a fair amount of detail on the history and goals of Mozilla and the FireFox browser vis a vis the Internet Explorer.
While open-source software is new to the Middle Kingdom, Beijing is looking to change that. Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik explains why.
South African steel pipe and fitting merchant AIG Sales previously used a Dos-based accounting and inventory system to run its business. But a growing customer base and a need to trade electronically with customers meant the company needed to upgrade its systems. After evaluating the options, Phillips says AIG chose to work with Sage Line 500 on Linux, configured, installed and supported by Sage Enterprise Solutions authorised business partner, Unisource.
BEA Systems today claimed "significant milestones" in its open source efforts including code releases, updated tools and additional support for its Apache Beehive web applications and services development platform.
The Knoppix LiveCD GNU/Linux distribution is a valuable tool for such tasks as Web browsing, system administration, enthusiast experimentation and tinkering, and free software advocacy. "Knoppix Hacks," written by Kyle Rankin and published by O'Reilly, is a companion book to Knoppix that includes a CD of Knoppix 3.4 2004-05-17. It's a fine complement to a useful distribution.