News Category: Enterprise

It’s About Time

Article Source Linux MagazineJuly 15, 2009, 11:02 am I was half way through this weeks column when I noticed Rumor SGI Terminates PFLOPS Deal and then I read The Business Side of HPC on Joe Landman’s blog. I need to chime in on this story. In case you did not read about it, I’ll summarize...
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Apache and the Future of Open-Source Licensing

Article Source The Open RoadJuly 15, 2009, 8:07 am If most developers contribute to open-source projects because they want to, rather than because they're forced to, why do we have the GNU General Public License? That's the question that hit me last night as I tried to sleep in the shadow of...
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DHCP Server Can Take Over Client

Article Source The HJuly 15, 2009, 7:53 am Specially crafted DHCP servers can take control of a PC if the PC is running the DHCP client supplied by the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) (dhclient). This is the default set-up in Ubuntu, BSD and many other Linux distributions. According to an...
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File System Evangelist and Thought Leader: An Interview with Valerie Aurora

Article Source Linux MagazineJuly 14, 2009, 4:18 pm There are many people who are influential in Linux. Many of them you are already aware of, but there are some, who are very influential, that you might not be aware. Valerie Aurora is a very influential thought leader in the Linux and FOSS...
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Open Source Could Create Better Election Software, Jobs

You may know the Federal Election Commission if you've ever been involved with national politics. The FEC is the regulatory agency that administers and enforces federal campaign finance laws; it's sort of like the IRS but specifically for congressional and senate campaigns. Any serious candidate...
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Is Oracle Getting Ready To Kill Unbreakable Linux?

Article Source ONLampJuly 14, 2009, 4:06 pm People outside of IT seldom think of Oracle as a Linux company, probably because it isn't. Oracle has always been considered a database and application company. Their main bread and butter is the Oracle database (currently at version 11g), and the...
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Seaside: Your Next Web Application Framework

Article Source Linux MagazineJuly 14, 2009, 3:27 pm A Web application framework provides classes, tools, and techniques to rapidly build dynamic websites and Web services using modern programming techniques. A framework typically abstracts away common, Web-related operations, like interpreting...
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Media Center Appliances Network HD Video

Article Source LinuxDevicesJuly 14, 2009, 2:17 pm LaCie is shipping two Linux-based, WiFi-enabled HD media players, providing 500GB or 1TB of storage and UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) access to media content. The LaCinema Black Play offers 1080p HD playback, while the LaCinema Black Record...
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Has Virtualization Made Capacity Planning Obsolete?

Article Source Linux MagazineJuly 14, 2009, 11:09 am Out with the old and in with the new or so the story goes. New technologies call for new strategies, new thinking and new ways of dealing with old problems. Yes, that is the definition of a paradigm shift and that’s exactly what we’re...
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Vibrant Community Propels KDE Forward at Akademy 2009

Article Source KDE.NewsJuly 14, 2009, 11:00 am Akademy 2009 was held as part of the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria last week. During the week the KDE community attended conference presentations and was engaged in meetings, informal discussions and of course a great...
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