News Category: Enterprise

Five Ways Linux Saves Older PCs

Article Source LinuxPlanet Don't throw away those old PCs yet. Whether you're cleaning out or upgrading the computers in the office or at home, you should be able to find something to do with them. As we'll discuss, you can use them for experimentation, routing, security, file or Internet serving...
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Sun Shareholders Approve Merger With Oracle

Article Source InformationWeekJuly 17, 2009, 10:50 am By a margin of 3 to 2, or 62 percent, at a special meeting at Sun Microsystems' headquarters in Santa Clara Thursday, Sun shareholders gave the Oracle merger a green light. Pending approval by the Justice Department, database titan Oracle...
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Why GNOME Do Is Built With C#

Article Source LinuxPlanet With all the recent heat generated about Mono and the C# language, it only seems appropriate to take a look at the issue from a programmer's perspective. There are a number of open source projects written in the C# language. Banshee, F-Spot and Tomboy are three of the...
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On the Right rPath: An Interview with Billy Marshall, Part 1

Billy Marshall founded 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. He is currently spending the summer as a consultant at EMC in its Cloud...
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PC Sales Down in Q2, Likely for All of 2009

Article Source internetnews.com The latest market research from iSuppli and Gartner show continued softness in the PC sales market, with sales expected to shrink year-over-year in 2009 for the first time since the Dot Com bubble burst in 2001. Market research firm iSuppli predicts that global PC...
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Bull To Do Homegrown Nehalem EX Chipset

Article Source The RegisterJuly 16, 2009, 3:09 am French server maker Bull is getting serious about the server racket, and is doing the engineering needed to back up its ambitions. Only two weeks ago, Bull announced that it was creating its own line of extreme-scale blade supercomputers with...
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Open-Source Lucene Threatens Microsoft and Google Enterprise Search

Article Source The Open RoadJuly 16, 2009, 2:55 am It must be depressing to be Microsoft these days. You spend $1.2 billion to acquire enterprise search leader FAST in January 2008 and then another $100 million on semantic search vendor Powerset in July 2008, only to have Doug Cutting's...
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Extend Your Scripting Language with SWIG

Article Source Linux MagazineJuly 15, 2009, 9:24 pm Modern scripting languages combine the best features of compiled languages with the immediacy of interpreted languages. For instance, Python and Ruby have a rich object model, yet require no compilation. You can write and execute an entire...
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Likewise, Managing Heterogeneous Environments

Who would have ever imagined that the creators of an open source bridge between the Microsoft and Linux worlds would have come from the ranks of the Redmond colossus itself? Stranger than fiction perhaps but that’s how Bellevue, Wash.-based Likewise Software came into being nearly five years...
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QLogic, Dell, and others standing up (another) cluster test center

Article Source insideHPCJuly 15, 2009, 11:24 am Michael Feldman over at HPCwire posted a short entry yesterday about an announcement from QLogic and others due later this week …QLogic will announce a partnership between itself, Dell, Microsoft, AMD and ANSYS to offer an HPC cluster that will...
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