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 »
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.