How can you make the C++ object model take advantage of thebenefits of shared memory? It isn't easy, but it is possible. Thisarticle by IBMer and C++ guru Sachin O. Agrawal shows how, with detailedcode samples, output log samples, tips, and caveats.
Linux is evolving as the predominant OS of the new millennium and legacy OSes like OS/2 are getting phased out gradually. This series of article(s) attempts to help the developers involved in the tedious process of migrating/porting the OS/2 system drivers/application to linux. It provides a one-to-one mapping of various OS/2 to linux calls related to threads, IPC, memory mgmt, timer handling, file handling etc. In addition it also captures the various preprocessor directives, compiler/linker options which can be mapped from OS/2 to linux. Part 2 covers mapping of system calls related to memory mgmt, file handling, and device driver interface.
This week's Gentoo Weekly Newsletter brings you an update on the Gentoo Documentation Project as well as some information about GLEP 26, which has to do with Portage's handling of kernels. Further down you'll find security announcements you'll want to peruse, community coverage, and a tip about renaming many files at a time. Enjoy!
Public awareness of open source software is due to get a healthy boost in South Africa over the next two years, thanks to the efforts of Mark Shuttleworth, The Shuttleworth Foundation, HP and the CSIR.
In this article, I will provide a tutorial that will allow you to enable IPv6 support on your Linux machine and connect it to the IPv6 backbone (also called IPv6 Internet or the 6bone).
Samim Group, an Abu Dhabi trading group of companies, has selected Linux as the deployment platform for Oracle E-Business Suite which will centralize and streamline the company's financial systems and distribution activities.
In Part 1 of this interview, we learned just how much Linus Torvalds and others have increased their productivity through the use of Bitkeeper to handle kernel patches. In this conclusion to the interview, we examine the consequences of that increase. Is it good or bad for the Linux kernel that more patches than ever are being applied? Both Larry McVoy, author of Bitkeeper, and Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, offer their opinions.
THE SAMBA team quietly released over the weekend versions 3.0.4 and 2.2.9 of Samba, the GNU open source code that works quietly under the hood in Linux and Unix. This allows share and access resources with other systems running Windows, Linux, Unix, FreeBSD, OS/2 and more, using the SMB and CIFS protocols.
MandrakeSoft recently emerged from the bankruptcy protection it sought last year. To find out what happened and why MandrakeSoft is enjoying success, I caught up with MandrakeSoft CEO François Bancilhon, and Mandrakelinux co-founders Jacques Le Marois and Gaël Duval.
In terms of time and space, shared memory is probably the most efficient inter-process communication channel provided by all modern operating systems. This article explains how to Use Shared Objects On Linux.
OpenEMR, an open source electronic medical record ("EMR") and practice management application is adopted by two medical clinics, while three additional medical practices announce pilot programs toward an implementation of the most popular open source EMR and practice management application.
TORONTO -- Day 2 of the KMDI Open Source conference started with Robert F. Young, cofounder of Red Hat, Inc. presenting a positive view about open source business models. At the end of a conference day lasting nearly 13 hours, Young returned to deliver the conference's keynote address. In between, Jason Matusow of Microsoft's Shared Source Initiative gave attendees a very differernt point of view about the value of open source in the enterprise. No real surprises there.
The Xiph.org Foundation has joined the Linuxaudio.org consortium, becoming the newest member and bringing the total number of members to nineteen. Linuxaudio.org is a not-for-profit consortium of companies and software projects using Linux kernel based systems and other libre software for audio work, with an emphasis on professional tools for the music, recording and broadcast industries.
So is it true that Sun Microsystems is now leveraging one of its bitterest rival/partners, IBM, to be its new marketing arm for the desktop products division? Sure sounds like it, if you talk to Sun Vice President of Desktop Solutions Curtis Sasaki.
Kontron claims to have created the first PC/104-Plus CPU module based on Transmeta's Crusoe TM5500 processor. The MOPSlcdTM CPU module exhibits "significantly higher performance per Watt" than previous designs, according to Kontron, with a total power drain of around 3W for the 800MHz board model.
Top-Selling Windows(R)-to-Linux(R) Software Now Supports 30 Popular Applications Including Lotus Notes 6.51, MS Project and More; New Standard Edition More Affordable Than Ever
An alliance was announced between NeTraverse and Mandrakesoft to bring Windows-to-Linux migration capabilities to users and organizations with dependencies on legacy Windows applications.
Welcome to this year's 19th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community.
Novell Evolution 2.0 coming in the third quarter with native GroupWise support; Novell's Connector for Microsoft Exchange Server will be integrated into Evolution 2.0 and is immediately available as open source.