Recently Mailroute, a company that provides virus and spam filtering for businesses, switched its GNU/Linux-based servers from SCSI to Serial ATA disks and saved itself a lot of money. The switchover wouldn't have been possible without Broadcom's new SATA RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) controller, the RAIDCore BC4852.
Rsync is a command line utility traditionally used in synchronizing files between two computers, but rsync can also be used as an effective backup tool. This free and powerful tool is simple enough for anyone to use on their Linux desktop.
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the premier Linux certification organization world wide (http://www.lpi.org), together with its affiliate LPI-German, announced that Hewlett-Packard Education Services had become its most recent sponsor. Hewlett-Packard Germany was providing the sponsorship to LPI international to assist with LPI-German marketing and business development activities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
A bug in a Microsoft system compounded by human error was ultimately responsible for a three-hour radio breakdown that left hundreds of aircraft aloft without guidance [...] In one case, a pilot had to take evasive action.
Deal with your relational databases with a cross-platform, object-oriented layer that takes the hassle out of Model-View-Controller application development.
If you're looking for a broad understanding of Linux clusters, this might be the reference text for you.
Is the U.S. federal government moving toward adoption of Linux and open source solutions? The answer is yes. The only question is "how fast?"
The Atlanta company, which calls itself a "professional open source" company, said JBoss AS 4.0 has achieved certification for J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) version 1.4 for which it had to pass more than 23,000 tests of the Test Compatibility Kit.
Linux is expected to make steady gains over the next few years on the desktop PCs of small businesses, according to a new report.
Open-source software is rapidly creeping into all aspects of the corporate infrastructure, and management tools appear to be the most recent invaders.
What seems to be a blunder by the Motion Picture Association of America in its hunt for online pirates has prompted Linux Australia to contact its legal representatives and warn of a possible breach of Australian law.
The Gentoo User Survey has been released. This survey is meant to get some feedback from Gentoo Linux users and give us a feel on how Gentoo is being used and what we can do to improve. The survey should take around ten minutes to complete and will be available through the rest of September. Upon registering for the survey at our new Survey site an activation code will be sent to your email address.
The KOffice team is happy to bring you the third bugfix package that builds upon the previous 1.3.x versions, with many fixes, mainly in the core libraries and in some filters. But there is also a fully new and complete translation for KOffice: Welsh. See the release notes and the complete list of changes.
Using its strengths in virtual machine technology, VMWare Inc. on Monday unwrapped new beta software for the desktop that allows administrators to more securely deploy and mange work environments outside the corporate network.
MandrakeSoft SA has updated its version of the Linux operating system and has announced plans to raise $7.3m via a capital share increase and move to the Euronext Nouveau Marche in order to fund and facilitate new acquisitions.
The Vector Linux team is proud to announce the release of VectorLinux 4.3. This small 326 MB download provides you a complete and fast desktop solution, even suitable for older hardware.
New Zealand’s local authorities have come out in support of open source software to encourage more IT use in the community. In their collective response to the government’s draft ICT strategy, local authorities point to government’s broad agreement with the principles of last year’s Worldwide Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
Most companies with more than 25 people have their own information technology personnel, hardware, and infrastructure. Where does that leave the small and medium business (SMB) for IT services and systems? Microsoft's Windows Small Business Server 2003 seems like an obvious choice for businesses that already have a big commitment or investment in Windows-based systems, and Novell offers a Small Business Suite for the NetWare faithful, but open source software offers its own small and medium business server options.
Sun's partners and customers welcome open-source initiative, but hurdles remain.
Coming soon to a site near you... for the first time, it's the new, digitally remastered, Fedora Core 3 Test 2!