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: RSyslogMay 31, 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 »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.