Nagios Founder Comments on Icinga Fork

May 18, 2009

Nagios Enterprises founder and Nagios maintainer Ethan Galstad has admitted to development bottlenecks in his project and recognizes that Nagios developers want a stronger participation in the Icinga fork project. Nevertheless, he's disappointed that Icinga didn't engage with him before they struck off on their own.

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Open Database Alliance to Save MySQL

May 16, 2009

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.

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Citizens Referendum: Anti-Censorship Petition Before German Bundestag

May 08, 2009

The night of May 7 a petition against Internet censorship hit the magic number of 50,000 signatures required for consideration by the Bundestag, the lower house of the German Parliament.

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Patents, Protests, Plebiscites, and Protecting your freedom Lunch with Richard Stallman

Apr 28, 2009

When he attended a rally in Munich this month, Richard Stallman took time out of his busy schedule to talk with our News Editor, Britta W├╝lfing. The conversation covered everything from Software as a Service, to patents, protests, international politics, and protecting your freedom.

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Richard Stallman, Farmers and the German CSU Party Unite Against Patents

Apr 16, 2009

Members of the Foundation for Free Information Infrastructure (FFII), the Piratenpartei (Pirate Party), Greenpeace, the Misereor Catholic organization, and farmers' unions against the European Patent Office (EPO) recently assembled at a rally in Munich, Germany. Demonstrators included Richard Stallman, who added his own testimonial to those united against the EPO.

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Video Interview with Zend CEO Andi Gutmans

Apr 09, 2009

The PHP architect and CEO Zend Technologies, Andi Gutmans, about the future of the company and the scripting language.

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Linux at Your Fingertip

Mar 31, 2009

Finnish software developer Jerry Jalava uses Linux on a USB stick, although in a rather unusual way: the USB is part of his prosthetic finger.

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Video Interview with Kernel Developer Peter Anvin

Mar 26, 2009

Bootloader Syslinux developer Peter Anvin, since 1992 kernel developer, gives an insight into his work.

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