News Category: Enterprise

Atom makes the leap into servers

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 11, 2009, 12:33 am Super Micro is promoting the use of Intel's Atom processor in servers. The "X7SLA" motherboard is designed to be mounted in a 1U rack (left) or minitower chassis, offers single or dual gigabit Ethernet ports, and includes four SATA ports with...
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Linux: The Operating System of the Cloud

Article Source FOSSBazaarMay 8, 2009, 2:49 am The Linux Foundation has released a white paper arguing that Linux is the operating system of the cloud: "Linux is the natural technology for enabling cloud computing: it's modular, it's performant, it's power efficient, it scales, it's open source...
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SugarCRM CEO Roberts replaced by board member

Article Source The Open RoadMay 7, 2009, 2:00 pm John Roberts on Wednesday resigned from his post as CEO of open-source CRM vendor SugarCRM, leaving board member Larry Augustin to assume the role of interim CEO while the company conducts a formal search for his replacement. Roberts, whose...
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Routers use Linux for proximity marketing

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 7, 2009, 12:05 pm Â¬â  Libelium is shipping two Linux-based WiFi and Bluetooth routers designed to offer proximity marketing services. The outdoor-mountable N-Vio and indoors-only N-Vio Lite devices offer public WiFi access, as well as Bluetooth or WiFi-based...
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Moonlight 2 preview shows promise, still needs work

Article Source Ars TechnicaMay 7, 2009, 8:22 am The developers behind the Moonlight project, an open source implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight media framework, have released a preview of Moonlight 2.0. The new version of Moonlight introduces compatibility with critical Silverlight 2.0...
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Linux Picked in Gendarmerie Lineup

If the process of migrating away from Windows is a bit trial and error, then La Gendarmerie Nationale, France's national police force, have practiced it until perfection over the last ten years. What started as the realization that their IT infrastructure had become rigid and inflexible,...
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Libferris and SQLite--A Powerful Combination, Part 2

In Part 1, we discussed how to mount SQLite as a filesystem so you can manipulate it with the familiar command line tools (ls, cat, redirection). Let's now turn our attention to doing the opposite: exposing libferris as a relation to SQLite. You might have some data in an XML file that you need to...
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Micro-Frameworks: Big Things in Small Packages

Article Source Linux MagazineMay 5, 2009, 4:25 pm I love working in Ruby on Rails. Given migrations, routes, and its foundational classes, virtually every Web application decomposes to a set of small, finite, tractable problems: What am I storing (models)? What must be shown (views)? And how...
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Incremental Twiddling

Article Source Linux MagazineMay 5, 2009, 3:40 pm I have a theory. It goes something like this. At one point there was the primal program. Let’s call it hello.c it does something very simple, it prints Hello World. My theory states that virtually every program is a variation of this program...
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Linux-ready network appliance targets SOHO market

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 5, 2009, 2:00 pm Â¬â  Axiomtek announced a 1U-height network appliance for the small and home office (SOHO) market. The NA-812A runs Red Hat Linux on an Intel Core2 Duo, offers up to 4GB of memory, and is equipped with six gigabit Ethernet ports, says the...
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