News Category: Enterprise

Introducing Three Python Web Frameworks

Article Source Linux JournalMay 27, 2009, 9:29 am Take a quick look at three Web framework technologies from the Python community. What with all the hoopla surrounding Ruby on Rails, aspiring Web application programmers should be forgiven for assuming that Rails is the only way to go when...
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Linux 'Desktop' Still Too Geeky for Mainstream Users?

Article Source The Open RoadMay 27, 2009, 7:55 am There are companies like Intel, Canonical, Novell, etc. that are desperately trying to make Linux-based personal computers easier to use. Unfortunately, as Ubuntu fan Steven Rosenberg points out, there are often far too many decisions a lay...
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Put Your Web Hits on the Map with libferris and XQuery

Article Source Linux Developer NetworkMay 27, 2009, 6:49 am In this article, you will learn how to take the IP addresses and other information from an apache access.log file and see those IP addresses as place marks with Google Earth and Google Maps. We'll use XQuery to do this...
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Free Help for Implementing FOSS in the Enterprise

Article Source LinuxInsiderMay 27, 2009, 4:00 am There are clearly more reasons these days than ever before for companies to adopt free and open source Adopting it they are, too -- in droves, it seems. How else could vendor Red Hat, for example, surpass all expectations with its most recent...
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Sunspot: A Solr-Powered Search Engine for Ruby

Article Source Linux MagazineMay 26, 2009, 9:22 pm As your site amasses content — be it stories, SKUs, or statistics — a tailored, effective, and exacting search engine becomes increasingly vital. Imagine a bookstore that doesn’t index its tomes by title or author, or a clothing retailer...
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FS_scan: Getting Detailed with Your Data

Article Source Linux MagazineMay 26, 2009, 3:14 pm Just last week we walked you though a new tool, agedu, that allows you to get a snapshot view of your file system. agedu produces a very nice graphical display that provides an overview of the age and size of your data (either change or access...
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Government Users Start Looking Under Linux Hood

If you are a local government IT official in the U.S. today, it’s likely easier for you to pick up a phone and get easy, quick answers from proprietary software vendors to find technology products to fill your needs, rather than having to manually sort through the sometimes fragmented world of...
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Walsh: Introducing the SELinux Sandbox

Article Source LWNMay 26, 2009, 1:22 pm Dan Walsh and Eric Paris have been working on an SELinux "sandbox" which Walsh describes on his weblog. The basic idea is to use SELinux to restrict the kinds of actions a user application can perform. This would allow users to run untrusted programs...
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LinuxCon Promises to Bridge Developer and Business Communities

Article Source The Open RoadMay 26, 2009, 12:28 pm As the founder and program chair for the Open Source Business Conference, I know what a business conference looks like. And as a regular attendee of the excellent O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON), I know what a great developer event...
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Open-source tip: Require less developer time to earn more of it

Article Source The Open RoadMay 26, 2009, 11:33 am There is a couple living nearby who my wife and I try to avoid at all costs. It's not that we don't like them, it's just that they consume so much of our time. We know that saying "hi" is tantamount to opening a filibuster-proof, hour-long...
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