Workspace: OOo with MySQL Creating a notebook application with OpenOffice and MySQL

Jul 10, 2008

You don’t need to be an expert to hook up OpenOffice Writer with a MySQL database.

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Ext4 The new Ext4 filesystem

Jul 03, 2008

The newest child in the Ext filesystem family provides better performance and supports bigger filesystems. Are you ready for Ext4?

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Charly's Column The sys admin's daily grind: RSyslog

May 31, 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?

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MySQL 5.1: Easier and Quicker

Apr 16, 2008

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.

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Gartner: Open Source Penetrating SaaS Segment

Apr 15, 2008

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.

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EnterpriseDB Open Sources GridSQL

Mar 26, 2008

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.

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Adobe to Sponsor SQLite

Feb 27, 2008

Adobe has joined the SQLite Consortium which promotes the development of the embedded database.

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OpenLDAP 2.4.8 with Bugfixes

Feb 20, 2008

The new 2.4.8 version mainly offers bugfixes for the free OpenLDAP directory service, while adding a Slap daemon encryption feature.

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