Ext4 The new Ext4 filesystemJul 03, 2008
The newest child in the Ext filesystem family provides better performance and supports bigger filesystems. Are you ready for Ext4?more »
Charly's Column The sys admin's daily grind: RSyslogJun 01, 2008
Well-used services write reams of log information to disk, which is not only bothersome from a storage perspective but also pushes grep and the usual group of statistics tools to their limits. Will hitching the syslog daemon up to a database help?more »
The Open Source MySQL database, which is now maintained by Sun Microsystems after Sun's acquisition, benefits from a performance boost and easier management following the update to version 5.1.more »
Open Source software is likely to dominate the Software as a Service (SaaS) segment for reasons of economy and community building says market researcher Gartner: Open Source is cheap, and communities keep it popular.more »
Today at the Open Source Business Conference, EnterpriseDB announced that GridSQL, the company´s business intelligence and data warehousing solution, is now available under the GPLv2 open source license.more »
Adobe has joined the SQLite Consortium which promotes the development of the embedded database.more »
The new 2.4.8 version mainly offers bugfixes for the free OpenLDAP directory service, while adding a Slap daemon encryption feature.more »
Oracle recently announced two acquisitions on the same day, with software vendor Bea Systems and document digitization specialists Captovation soon joining the database specialists.more »
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.
Klaus Knopper announces the latest version of his iconic Live Linux system.