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WebScaleSQL: MySQL for Facebook-sized databases

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

In a Facebook engineering blog, Steaphan Greene, a Facebook software engineer, announced the creation of a new MySQL branch: WebScaleSQL. This is a version of Oracle’s MySQL for gigantic database loads. WebScaleSQL: MySQL for Facebook-sized databases. More>

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Tags: Database · Development · Open Source

Linux Kernel Panel: What’s what with Linux today

March 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Napa Valley, CA: At an exclusive gathering at the Linux Collaboration Summit, some of the crème de la crème of Linux developers talked about what’s going on with the Linux kernel today. Linux Kernel Panel: What’s what with Linux today. More>

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Tags: Development · Linux · Open Source · Operating System

Verizon jumps deeper into open source

March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Napa Valley, CA: We all know Verizon uses open-source operating systems and software in its products and services. As I write this from the Linux Foundation‘s Linux Collaboration Summit, I have a Verizon-enabled, Android-powered Droid 4 smartphone in my pocket. But, Verizon is now becoming a major working partner in open-source communities. Verizon jumps deeper into open […]

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Tags: Business · Development · Open Source · Verizon

Taking Red Hat Linux to the next level

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you’re a system administrator, what you really want is a stable operating system with long-term support, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). If you’re a system programmer, what you really want is the latest and greatest program. What to do! Taking Red Hat Linux to the next level. More>

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Tags: Business · Development · Linux · Open Source · Operating System · Red Hat

OpenDaylight Project finds industry wants open-source SDN

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s not too surprising that members of the Linux Foundation’s OpenDaylight Project believe that the networking industry thinks open source is the future for software-defined networking (SDN). After all, OpenDaylight is an industry consortium of technology powers, such as Brocade, Cisco, and Microsoft, devoted to open-sourcing SDN and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). The Project’s survey […]

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Tags: Data Center · Development · Infrastructure · Internet · Network · Network Services · Open Source