Parrot 1.0 Said to Speak Your Virtual Language

Mar 19, 2009

After years of development, version 1.0 of the Parrot virtual machine has arrived for Perl, Python and other dynamic languages. Whether the Parrot will take a firm foothold in software development is still up in the air.

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Cisco Provides Server for Data Centers with Linux from Red Hat

Mar 19, 2009

Under the name Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco hopes to cost-effectively remold the data center. The Linux operating system for this scenario will come from Red Hat.

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IDC Study: Economic Downturn as Linux Growth Engine

Mar 17, 2009

A market study by the International Data Group (IDC) has come to the conclusion that the worldwide financial crisis is a growth opportunity for Linux, both on servers and desktops. Novell was the sponsor for the survey and whitepaper.

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Skolelinux for Germany's Rhineland-Palatinate Schools

Mar 16, 2009

From now on, the schools in Germany's Rhineland-Palatinate federal state will be running Skolelinux on their computers, based on a decision made a year ago. The project is now announcing its next phase.

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Windows under Linux: CodeWeavers Has CrossOver Plans for 2009

Mar 10, 2009

Commercial Wine variant provider CodeWeavers peers into the crystal ball and sees Direct X 10, PhotoShop CS3 and Quicken 2009.

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Gartner: EMEA Server Market Shrinking

Mar 09, 2009

The Gartner market research firm attests that the server market in Europe, the Middle East and Asia (EMEA) has shrunk by 9.2% in the fourth quarter of 2008 compared to the same quarter the previous year.

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CeBIT 2009: OpenStreetMap Wins Two Linux New Media Awards

Mar 06, 2009

Linux New Media AG has presented its annual awards for outstanding contributions to Open Source at CeBIT 2009 in Hannover. The OpenStreetMap project ended up garnering two of the six Linux New Media awards.

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Governance with FOSSology and FOSSBazaar: Rights and Licensing

Mar 06, 2009

At CeBIT Open Source 2009 Martin Michlmayr, past Debian project lead, presented his current projects FOSSology and FOSSBazaar, and spoke about the role his employer Hewlett-Packard is giving him in the governance project and how the FOSSBazaar work group is organized within the Linux Foundation.

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