Oracle's takeover of Sun Microsystems hasn't been fully sanctioned by anti-trust entities and Oracle already has a message for customers: we'll continue to care intensively about SPARC and Solaris. Something's missing here: MySQL.more »
Windows Integration Intro Smart tools for staying ahead of the Windows challengeJul 31, 2009
This month we feature some new ideas for Windows integration.more »
KDE's Kexi Database Building a database with KexiJul 31, 2009
Kexi, part of the KOffice suite, allows anyone to create, populate, and maintain a database.more »
Market researcher Forrester Research investigated the suitability of database systems for enterprise deployment and found that the Ingres and MySQl alternatives take the lead positions after IBM, Oracle and Microsoft.more »
Developer Andrew Tridgell has made known that he devised a patch to avoid the possible patent issues with the VFAT filesystem in Linux.more »
Workspace: OpenOffice.org Base Creating a submission tracker with OpenOffice.org BaseMay 31, 2009
Writers who submit papers to publications can create a database to track and report the status of their projects.more »
IBM's new System S analyzes business data at their creation.more »
MySQL founder Monty Widenius and the Finnish MySQL services and support company Percona have joined forces to create the Open Database Alliance. The intention of the new consortium is to protect the open source status of essential MySQL components.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics