Sun may have the MySQL name, but every one has its open-source code and MySQL co-founder Monty Widenius is taking the popular open-source DBMS (database management system) and forking it in a new directions.
Open source community in spain protests national plan for school PCs The Spanish free software association Hispalinux is protesting plans by the Spanish government to massively introduce Microsoft’s operating systems and applications on school computers.
Interview with Oracle’s CEO Larry Ellison What Oracle will do with Sun’s open source products and initiatives, it does make very clear that Oracle will retain and extend Sun’s hardware business, focusing on “designing hardware and software to work together.” That’s going to be a complicated proposition for Oracle, and, as one observer notes, it […]
What is Open Source Observatory and Repository for European public administrations ? The IDABC Open Source Observatory has now become OSOR.EU – the Open Source Observatory and Repository for European public administrations
The French national police force has slashed its IT costs by 70 per cent by cutting Microsoft out of the equation. There are many arguments for or against switching from Windows to Linux. Many times these arguments are based more in fanaticism than fact. In a recent report, the French national police force, Gendarmerie Nationale, […]
2012: The End of the Internet According to research that’s supposed to be published later this year, growing demand for Internet use will soon outstrip the stamina of the infrastructure supporting it, and the