New Kernel Firewall Nftables to Succeed Netfilter

Mar 20, 2009

The Netfilter team has long been mulling over rework of firewall code in the Linux kernel. Now team lead Patrick McHardy ends months of work by announcing nftables.

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WebhostingDay: Open-Xchange to Initiate Open Data Cloud

Mar 20, 2009

Rafael Laguna de la Vera, CEO of Open-Xchange AG, gave Linux Magazine Online a preview of his upcoming Open Data Cloud at the WebhostingDay 2009 (WHD09) in Cologne, Germany

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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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WebhostingDay 2009 and IPv6: "Spread the Love"

Mar 19, 2009

Rackspot, a spinoff of the Portuguese Internet service provider NFSI, is making a plea for IPv6 to participants at the WebhostingDay 2009 (WHD09) currently happening at Phantasialand in Bruehl near Cologne, Germany

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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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Video: Open Source for Car Infotainment

Mar 16, 2009

Up to now the automotive branch has not been famous for its engagement in Linux and Open Source. Now the chairman of the new open source alliance Genivi is talking about motives and plans.

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