Ext4 The new Ext4 filesystemJul 03, 2008
The newest child in the Ext filesystem family provides better performance and supports bigger filesystems. Are you ready for Ext4?more »
Charly's Column The sys admin's daily grind: RSyslogJun 01, 2008
Well-used services write reams of log information to disk, which is not only bothersome from a storage perspective but also pushes grep and the usual group of statistics tools to their limits. Will hitching the syslog daemon up to a database help?more »
The Open Source MySQL database, which is now maintained by Sun Microsystems after Sun's acquisition, benefits from a performance boost and easier management following the update to version 5.1.more »
Open Source software is likely to dominate the Software as a Service (SaaS) segment for reasons of economy and community building says market researcher Gartner: Open Source is cheap, and communities keep it popular.more »
Today at the Open Source Business Conference, EnterpriseDB announced that GridSQL, the company´s business intelligence and data warehousing solution, is now available under the GPLv2 open source license.more »
Adobe has joined the SQLite Consortium which promotes the development of the embedded database.more »
The new 2.4.8 version mainly offers bugfixes for the free OpenLDAP directory service, while adding a Slap daemon encryption feature.more »
Oracle recently announced two acquisitions on the same day, with software vendor Bea Systems and document digitization specialists Captovation soon joining the database specialists.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.