From April 29 to April 30 the Open Source Data Center (OSDC) Conference will be held in Nuremberg, Germany. All talks of the two-day-conference will be available on live stream and video here on Linux Magazine.more »
Sun Microsystems is previewing its upcoming MySQL 5.4 and MySQL Cluster 7.0 database products.more »
The Infobright and Jaspersoft firms have combined their open source software into an integrated data warehousing and business intelligence solution.more »
Developer Ulrich Drepper has provided a preview of the upcoming version 2.10 of the free GNU C library glibc.more »
After weeks' long rumor mill, the word is finally out: database specialist Oracle is buying Sun Microsystems for around $7.4 billion. This just two weeks after IBM abandoned its bid to do the same thing.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: phpLogConMar 29, 2009
Using SQL to sift syslog data out of a database is an admittedly universal, but also fairly convoluted approach. phpLogCon, with its web interface, gives admins an easier option.more »
Under the name Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco hopes to cost-effectively remold the data center. The Linux operating system for this scenario will come from Red Hat.more »
SystemRescueCd, a LiveLinux CD for system repair and recovery, is now in version 1.1.5. It supports the new ext4 filesystem that is beginning to emerge in distros such as Fedora 11 and Ubuntu Jaunty.more »
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.