News Category: Enterprise

A Closer Look at the KIWI Imaging System

Article Source Linux Developer NetworkJuly 27, 2009, 8:39 am Ever jealously looked at the geeks carrying around their Linux system on a tiny USB stick? If the answer is yes you have probably also wondered about how to create one of these little gadgets for yourself. You may have even...
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Google Open Sources Heart and Soul of Google Wave Code

Article Source eWeekJuly 26, 2009, 4:14 am Â¬â  Google programmers continue to advance the Google Wave prototype application, which strives to put e-mail, instant messaging communication and file-sharing collaboration functionality in one palette. Google July 24 said it released to open source...
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Linux and Free/Open Source Software: Why Code For Free? (part 1)

Article Source LinuxPlanet Many tens of thousands of words have been printed over the years in attempts to answer the question "Why would anyone want to code for free?" Sometimes it is phrased more bitingly, like "Richard Stallman thinks programmers should work for free and starve to death!" With...
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HP's Ibrix Buy Cools NetApp Speculation

Article Source Enterprise Storage Forum You'd think after the takeover battle over Data Domain that the next big data storage acquisition would involve deduplication, but HP had other ideas. HP announced this morning that it will acquire clustered file storage specialist and long-time partner...
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Multicore Video Decoding with MPlayer, Part 1

Article Source Linux Developer NetworkJuly 24, 2009, 7:35 am MPlayer is a popular video playback application which is available for Linux. The h264 video codec provides good visual quality and small file sizes, but requires a fair amount of processing power to decode in real time. In this two-...
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Don't Repeat Yourself. Use Rails Templates

Article Source Linux MagazineJuly 23, 2009, 9:57 pm Few things are as exhilarating as typing rails project. With that one teeny command, you can launch an Internet startup. Well. Almost. Of course, you’ll need to write some code, push some pixels around, and power on a server or two. But...
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GPLv3 Hits 50 Percent Adoption

Article Source The Open RoadJuly 23, 2009, 3:31 pm In July 2007, version 3 of the GNU General Public License barely accounted for 164 projects. A year later, the number had climbed past 2,000 total projects. Today, as announced by Google open-source programs office manager Chris DiBona, the...
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Maybe Software Services Could Harm Free Software After All...

Article Source ONLampJuly 23, 2009, 3:05 pm I just returned from the first official event--lightning talks and open source awards--at the 2009 O'Reilly Open Source Convention. It was a brisk parade of brilliant people, culminating in a whirlwind presentation by Perl wizard Damian Conway, whose...
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On the Right rPath: An Interview with Billy Marshall, Part 2

Billy Marshall was founder of rPath a few years ago, pioneering the delivery of software appliances. Prior to that he spent several years at Red Hat as creator of the Red Hat Network and then as VP, North America Sales. Marshall is currently spending the summer as a consultant at EMC in its...
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SpringSource and MindTouch Seek to Redefine the Application Server

Article Source The Open RoadJuly 23, 2009, 7:51 am There was a time when vendors knew how to color inside the lines. A database vendor sold databases. An operating system vendor peddled operating systems. And application server vendors were in the business of selling application servers....
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