News Category: Enterprise

Sphinx: Search Outside the Box

Article Source Linux MagazineJune 14, 2009, 8:53 pm For many years, the only easy way to add decent search capability to a MySQL-backed web site was to use its full-text index support. It was fast, efficient, and reasonably configurable. But as more and more sites began to deal with larger...
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Tip: Fixing Your Servers From the Middle of Muddy Fields

Â¬â  Article Source LinuxPlanet Modern mobile phones and PDAs have increasingly sophisticated data/internet connectivity. This is particularly great for browsing the web on the train, but it's also good for keeping an eye on your servers while you're out and about. (I once fixed my web server from...
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Fit-PC2: Ubuntu Desktop In A Tiny Box

I have been working with the Plug Computer for a while now and have first hand experience with the diminutive size of the current crop of nano Linux machines. The latest Compulab Fit-PC2 offering carries on that fine tradition of micro-miniaturization. The Fit-PC2 has an Intel Atom Z530...
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Academic Source Code Dust-Up Symptom of CS Education Ills

Article Source Ars TechnicaJune 12, 2009, 1:12 pm When San Jose State University student Kyle Brady published the source code of his completed homework assignments after finishing a computer science class, his professor vigorously objected. The professor insisted that publication of the...
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New Release Model for MySQL

Article Source The HJune 12, 2009, 3:09 am The MySQL developers have presented a new release model for the development of the open source database. The aim of the changes is to create a more dynamic, accessible, open and understandable development model. This also means that the current...
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Hadoop Distribution from Yahoo!

Article Source The HJune 12, 2009, 1:27 am Yahoo! has announced the availability of its own distribution of Apache Hadoop framework for distributed computing. The source-only distribution of Yahoo's Hadoop is the version of the Apache Hadoop code that is used internally by Yahoo! on tens of...
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Penguin Computing Announces New Addition to Altus Server Series

Article Source insideHPCJune 11, 2009, 12:30 pm Penguin Computing today announced the latest addition to its Altus series of servers.Â¬â  The latest in the series will feature AMDâÃôs six-core Opteron processor, codenamed âÃúIstanbul.âÃÃ¹Â¬â  The complete upgrade to Altus includes the Altus...
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OpenSource World Offering Free Admission

Article Source ComputerWorldJune 11, 2009, 10:53 am Organizers of the upcoming OpenSource World conference broadened the event program and are offering free admission, hoping to attract more attendees in a time of slashed travel budgets and increased competition from similar shows. The...
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Red Hat: Go Big or Play It Safe?

Article Source The Open RoadJune 11, 2009, 10:07 am Red Hat appears to be held to a different standard than its peers, one that keeps it safe on a pedestal where it can do comparatively little damage to its competitors. The reason seems to be that it's an open-source company, and open-source...
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Microsoft and Novell Still Bosom Buddies

Article Source internetnews.com In November of 2006, Microsoft rocked the Linux world by signing a landmark patent and interoperability agreement with Novell. According to the two partners, it's an agreement that today, two and half years later is still paying off, even during the current...
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