Defragmentation 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 »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.