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Pundits expecting quick returns from Novell's recent forays into Linux are likely to remain disappointed as the combined entity sees little short-term revenue upside for the company in the Asia-Pacific in the near term.
A couple of years ago, Dynamic Graphics Group might have chosen network-attached storage (NAS) and not Linux for its new storage and delivery platform. But the company's IT gurus -- Todd Moore and Brian Kohles -- quickly discovered that NAS cost twice as much, delivers less I/O throughput and has fewer expansion options than a Linux cluster.
Sun Microsystems' Koby Lif explains how his company will win market share among small and medium-sized enterprises in Israel - and the world.
Whether it's cosmic developer equilibrium or just plain fate, the Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC) has been steadily shedding members while the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) has been drawing them in.
Open-Source pilots in the NSW government are gathering momentum, with the Department of Commerce the latest agency to kick the tyres of desktop applications.
Chip Steinmetz, Part 1: In an exclusive interview, the CTO of the UK travel portal says the open-source community provides better support than IBM or BEA
Linux-based hosting operations posted the strongest hostname growth in February, capturing the top three spots and seven of the top 10 in our monthly Hosting Switching Summary.
The College of Business at the California State University in Chico selected SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server to maintain its widespread hosting services. Today the school not only hosts SAP and SUSE for their students, they host similar installations for 13 other universities around the world, and they are the front-line tech support center for all 120 SAP charter business schools in North America.
A followup to "The Luxury of Ignorance: An Open-Source Horror Story" in which I discuss the community reaction, develop the concept of the luxury of ignorance further, and call for a sea-change in attitudes towards UI.
In what appears to be an econometric approach to the analysis of server compromises and website defacement, a London-based group is claiming that Linux is the most breached online server and the BSDs and Mac OSX the safest.
Con Zymaris from Open Source Victoria said Open Source Industry Australia had been developed as a response to increasing demand from governments, corporates, educational institutions and open source providers for the Melbourne-based group's services.
Open Source software, already in widespread use for server applications, may in future provide departments with a viable alternative to existing software suppliers for a broader range of functions including desktop applications, opening up the marketplace to wider competition and potential improvements in value for money.
IBM has been busy on the free-for-download development tool front in recent weeks. Its latest offering, released today on AlphaWorks.com, is a new Structural Analysis Java tool that automatically detects and pinpoints architectural weaknesses -- and even potential weaknesses -- in Java applications.
At the Desktop Linux Conference in Boston, Red Hat and IBM detailed their desktop Linux plans. And the Open Source Development Lab, which so far has concentrated on Linux for the data storage and processing computers called servers, expects to launch a new group to concentrate on desktop needs starting next year.
Gentoo Linux is proud to announce the release of Gentoo Linux 2004.0 for the x86, AMD64, PowerPC, Sun SPARC, and SGI MIPS architectures.
Last month, Pat read about some classics: Perl, Python, PHP and MySQL... Over the past month, I've read four books that I wanted to review for you: Learning Perl Objects, References & Modules, Text Processing in Python, Core PHP Programming, 3rd Ed. and MySQL 2nd Ed.. All of them are good books for the audience each is trying to hit. Take a look below for some more information.
Companies seeking to cost-effectively distribute information to a broad set of users can now utilize the low-cost of Linux in combination with Actuate Enterprise Reporting Applications to ensure 100% adoption of decision-making information into day-to-day activities, thereby improving corporate performance.
The Apache Software Foundation announced that some versions of mod_python contain a bug which, when processing a request with a malformed query string, could cause the corresponding Apache child to crash. This bug could be exploited by a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
There were 15 security alerts issued last week:
- 5 from Debian
- 1 from Fedora
- 1 from Immunix
- 3 from Mandrake
- 1 from Mozilla
- 2 from Red Hat
- 1 from SUSE
- 1 from Trustix
Open Source Version of Proven Performer Delivers Major Cost Benefits to Grocers
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