News Category: Enterprise

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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Linux SOHO NAS Offers iSCSI

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 5, 2009, 11:00 am Â¬â  Qnap Systems announced a network-attached storage (NAS) device, aimed at SMB/SOHO users, that supports two 2TB hard drives. The Linux-based TS-239 Pro Turbo NAS is notable for its iSCSI (Internet SCSI) target service, enabling the NAS to be...
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Google, Mozilla, and enterprise software disruption

Article Source The Open RoadMay 5, 2009, 7:07 am Who would you work for if not for the company that currently employs you? For many right now this is a somewhat pointless question: with so many people unemployed, the answer is, "I'd work for anyone that could cut me a paycheck every other week...
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ScaleMP Announces SLES 11 Support

Article Source insideHPCMay 5, 2009, 6:58 am ScaleMP, today, announced support for NovellâÃôs SuSE Linux Enterprise Server version 11 with their vSMP Foundation product.Â¬â  vSMP Foundation allows one to aggregate multiple industry-standard x86 server nodes into a single symmetric...
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The Business of Open Source Development, Part 6

The itch you started scratching some time ago has taken you on a strange and exciting journey so far: you've polished your code, picked an open source license for it, released it to the community, and even devised some ways to earn some money from it. It may be earning you a little bit of...
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IBM Pays Customers To Ditch Sun Servers

Article Source InformationWeekMay 4, 2009, 7:39 am Amid uncertainty over Sun Microsystems' future under Oracle, IBM is upping the ante in a competitive campaign that aims to convince businesses to switch from Sun servers to Big Blue's hardware. As of last week, IBM doubled the monetary value...
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