News Category: Enterprise

'Jaunty Jackalope' Ubuntu 9.04 Sets Out to Conquer Cloud, Netbook Territory

Article Source eWeekApril 23, 2009, 7:55 am LABS IMAGE GALLERY: Ubuntu 9.04 is the latest release in the line of popular Linux-based operating systems from Canonical and the Ubuntu community. This release, also known as the Jaunty Jackalope, is fairly modest in terms of new features, but it...
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LinuxCon Keynote Speakers Announced

Article Source Linux Developer NetworkApril 22, 2009, 12:29 pm The Linux Foundation is pleased to announce the confirmed keynotes for this year’s highly anticipated LinuxCon. LinuxCon is a new annual technical conference combining the developer and end user communities for more than 75...
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Novell, Sun, and Red Hat: Three degrees of open source

Article Source The Open RoadApril 22, 2009, 8:07 am Red Hat is an open-source company, while Novell is not, as Novell's CEO and CFO both emphasized in Novell's most recent earnings call. Sun, for its part, was desperately trying to reinvent itself as an open-source company, but struggled to...
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OLPC waves goodbye to AMD for new XO laptop, adopts VIA chip

Article Source Ars TechnicaApril 22, 2009, 5:15 am The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, which builds low-cost mobile computing devices for students in developing countries, has announced plans to update its XO laptop. The new model, which has been dubbed XO generation 1.5, will include a...
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Sunlit Oracle Could Become Formidable Hardware Vendor

Article Source InformationWeekApril 21, 2009, 2:05 pm Industry analysts predict the Oracle-Sun combo will shift the balance of power in the data center software and hardware sector.
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The Bash declare Statement

Article Source Linux JournalApril 21, 2009, 11:24 am Although rarely used, the bash declare statement does have a couple useful options. It can mark a variable as read only and also mark it as being a number only. read more
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rBuilder Aims Cloud Computing Tool At Enterprise

Article Source InformationWeekApril 21, 2009, 12:00 am Version 5 lets console users deploy the application to a variety of enterprise environments, from a bare server to a private cloud.
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Schwartz: Sun will 'operate independently' until deal done with Oracle

Article Source ComputerWorldApril 20, 2009, 9:00 pm Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz called it "one of the toughest e-mails I've ever had to write" when he told Sun's employees that the company was being bought by Oracle.
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Is Java as we know it doomed?

Article Source ComputerWorldApril 20, 2009, 9:00 pm With Oracle set to buy Sun Microsystems, some Java backers are questioning whether the software vendor might try to exert more control over the open-source technology than even Sun has.
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App developers could make better use of open source

Article Source ComputerWorldApril 20, 2009, 9:00 pm A Waltham, Mass.-based provider of tools for accelerating the use of open source in software development estimates conservatively that 10% of development spending is redundant given the open source code already available.
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