Defragmenting Linux Optimizing data organization on diskMar 25, 2013
Defragfs optimizes files on a system, allowing videos to load faster and large archives to open in the blink of an eye.more »
Even as the tech world works to figure out just what to do with the potential of cloud computing and big data, along comes a new bit of technology fueled by open source software: software-defined networks.more »
In-Memory DBMS Main memory database systemsJun 21, 2012
Thanks to powerful hardware, in-memory databases run without accessing mass memory devices, which means they handle transactions and evaluations at high speed, introducing a paradigm shift in the database market.more »
Controlled Delay Management A new aggregate queue length algorithm for network bottlenecks.May 31, 2012
The persistent and growing problem of bufferbloat is getting serious relief thanks to a new active queue management tool known as a Controlled Delay – a tool that, thanks to heroic efforts, is now ready for Linux.more »
LXC: Linux Containers Virtualization with LXCApr 24, 2012
LXC is fully integrated into the kernel, providing a fast and easy approach to virtualizing individual programs and whole systems on Linux without the need for patches and additional modules.more »
Key features of new Oracle Kernel release include: Btrfs filesystem, improvements in performance, scalability, virtualization and others.more »
Disk Cleaners Care and feeding of disk space on LinuxAug 03, 2011
You wouldn’t believe how much of the disk space on your system is wasted, filled with duplicate files, or cruft you don’t need.more »
WANdisco, makers of Enterprise Subversion, announced its acquisition of SVNForum.org, an 20,000+ Subversion user community, today.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.