From April 29 to April 30 the Open Source Data Center (OSDC) Conference will be held in Nuremberg, Germany. All talks of the two-day-conference will be available on live stream and video here on Linux Magazine.more »
Sun Microsystems is previewing its upcoming MySQL 5.4 and MySQL Cluster 7.0 database products.more »
The Infobright and Jaspersoft firms have combined their open source software into an integrated data warehousing and business intelligence solution.more »
Developer Ulrich Drepper has provided a preview of the upcoming version 2.10 of the free GNU C library glibc.more »
After weeks' long rumor mill, the word is finally out: database specialist Oracle is buying Sun Microsystems for around $7.4 billion. This just two weeks after IBM abandoned its bid to do the same thing.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: phpLogConMar 29, 2009
Using SQL to sift syslog data out of a database is an admittedly universal, but also fairly convoluted approach. phpLogCon, with its web interface, gives admins an easier option.more »
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.more »
SystemRescueCd, a LiveLinux CD for system repair and recovery, is now in version 1.1.5. It supports the new ext4 filesystem that is beginning to emerge in distros such as Fedora 11 and Ubuntu Jaunty.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.