News Category: Enterprise

The Fight Over Open Source 'Leeches'

Article Source ComputerWorldJune 1, 2009, 3:02 am "Leeches" -- that's how Dave Rosenberg, co-founder and former CEO of MuleSource, and now part of the founding team of RiverMuse, refers to companies that use open source technology but don't give back to the open source community. Companies like...
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Enabling Desktop Grids for e-Science and Industry Symposium

Article Source insideHPCJune 1, 2009, 2:27 am Over the email transom this weekend, news of an upcoming symposium in conjunction with ISC’09 in Hamburg this month …the Enabling Desktop Grids for e-Science and Industry Symposium will take place in Hamburg, Germany at ISC’09. The goal of...
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Setting the Priority for Your Linux Swap Device

Article Source Bright HubMay 31, 2009, 8:22 am Â¬â  When installing a shiny new Linux distro, setting up our swap space seems like just a formality. Did you know that Linux kernel 2.4 and later support up to 32 swap spaces? Read on to learn how to organize and prioritize multiple Linux swap...
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Which Language is Linux Written In? A Sequel

Article Source Bright HubMay 31, 2009, 5:55 am After the hot discussions on the (difficult) subject of what language Linux is written in, we follow up with a sequel, taking into account the discussions held in the Digg and Linux.com communities. "What language is Linux written in" is a very...
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Google Could Learn a Thing or Two from EMC

Article Source Enterprise Storage Forum One of the interesting (though increasingly tedious) parts about being a long-term technology analyst is seeing the same mistakes made over and over again. A young upstart company that is doing very well looks at a more mature firm and figures they can do...
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Vyatta Startup Takes on World

Vyatta, a feisty Linux networking startup with attitude, believes the current economic downturn and a confluence of technological shifts will enable it to overcome normally impossible odds of success. “We are the Red Hat of networking,” said Vyatta CEO Kelly Herrell. Vyatta is benefitting...
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Virtual Linux Desktops Tapped By UN

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 29, 2009, 1:22 pm NComputing announced a partnership with the United Nations to bring 1,000 Linux-based NComputing desktops to schools in developing countries, says the company. NComputing also announced that several electric utilities in the U.S. and Canada...
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Behind the scenes on SourceForge's acquisition of Ohloh

Article Source The Open RoadMay 29, 2009, 12:34 pm On Thursday SourceForge announced its acquisition of Ohloh, operator of Ohloh.net, an open-source data and community service. While the acquisition makes sense - Ars Technica dubs the move "the latest in a string of very smart moves that are...
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IBM Entices Sun, HP Customers onto Linux Mainframes (eWeek)

Article Source eWeekMay 29, 2009, 11:41 am IBM, which is seeing a continued resurgence in the mainframe space, is offering new migration services and financial incentives in hopes of luring away some HP and Sun Unix customers. IBM’s move comes at a time when its System z mainframe business...
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Born Free

Article Source The EconomistMay 29, 2009, 9:29 am Many technology firms are floundering amid the recession. But many of the ones that offer services tied to open-source software—free programs written by volunteers who collaborate online—are boasting double-digit growth. Sales at Red Hat...
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