News Category: Enterprise

Data Storage Market Shows Signs of Thawing

Article Source Enterprise Storage Forum It's been a tough year for the data storage industry, but several analysts have reported hopeful signs for the sector in recent weeks. "We are hearing from our North America sales contacts that enterprise spending in storage has finally started to thaw...
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Cisco, Red Hat in the Cloud: Friends or Enemies?

Article Source internetnews.com What is the operating system of the cloud? Linux vendor Red Hat would like it to be Linux. But networking giant Cisco, despite working closely with Red Hat in a number of areas, may be going another direction entirely. Both Red Hat and Cisco were busy last week...
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InsideTrack: Former Employees Confirm Quadrics Officially Out of Business Last Week

Article Source insideHPCJuly 6, 2009, 2:23 pm In late May we reported on rumors at The Reg and the New York Times (here) that interconnect maker Quadrics was heading for a shutdown of operations in June. Subsequent Googling turned up a big fat zero, except that the rumors hadn’t yet been...
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Former Red Hat Execs Start Axial to Open Source Healthcare

Article Source The Open RoadJuly 6, 2009, 10:35 am It was bound to happen. With the US government promising truckloads of cash to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, while simultaneously making positive noises around open source, it was just a matter of time before someone connected the dots...
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Gran Canaria Desktop Summit Opens

Article Source KDE.NewsJuly 6, 2009, 9:24 am Today the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit has started, bringing KDE and Gnome developers together in the biggest conference of its type. It is situated on the beautiful Atlantic island of Gran Canaria and housed in the spectacular Alfredo Kraus...
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bashreduce: A Bare-Bones MapReduce

Article Source Linux MagazineJuly 6, 2009, 5:57 am In late 2004, Google surprised the world of computing with the release of the paper MapReduce: Simplified Data Processing on Large Clusters. That paper ushered in a new model for data processing across clusters of machines that had the benefit...
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Debian Developer Clarifies Mono Position

Article Source The HJuly 6, 2009, 12:27 am Alexander Reichle-Schmehl, a Debian developer who stated Debian's position on Mono in the default Debian install last week, has clarified his statement on the issue in a new posting. Reichle-Schmehl, also known as "Tolimar", pointed out that what he...
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Milepost GCC Released

Article Source LWNJuly 3, 2009, 6:16 am IBM has announced the release of Milepost GCC, an extension to the GCC compiler which uses machine learning techniques to improve application performance on embedded processors. "'Our technology automatically learns how to get the best performance from...
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Open Source and the Cloud: Where’s the LAMP?

Article Source RedMonkJuly 3, 2009, 5:54 am Let’s accept up front that the next Amazon, Google or Microsoft is not going to be able to purchase hardware as cheaply as the last Amazon, Google and Microsoft. That’s strike one. Bandwidth is also going to be a bit more dear. Strike two....
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Open Source Paves The Way For The Next Generation Of Enterprise IT

Article Source FOSSBazaarJuly 3, 2009, 2:06 am In October 2008, Bull commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the upcoming paradigm change of open source software enterprise adoption. In conducting in-depth interviews with 132 senior business and IT executives from large companies that...
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