Cassandra is a distributed database with a BigTable data model running on a Dynamo like infrastructure. It is column-oriented and allows for the storage of relatively structured data. It has a fully decentralized model; every node is identical and there is no single point of failure. It’s also
Canonical’s Scott James Remnant (Ubuntu’s Development Manager) has published a blog post entitled Btrfs by default in Maverick? In that post Scott describes, “We are going to be doing the work to have btrfs as an installation option, and we have not ruled out making it the default.”
PhotoFilmStrip is an opensource software that help you create movies out of your pictures in just 3 steps. First select your photos, customize the motion path and render the video. There are several output possibilities for VCD, SVCD, DVD up to FULL-HD. Creates animated slideshows.
XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, Windows, and the original Xbox. While XBMC functions very well as a standard media player application for your computer, it has been designed to be the perfect companion for your HTPC. […]
VirtualBox 3.1.8 was released early this week by Oracle, This is a maintenance release so many items were fixed and/or added ( Read the Changelog). You can install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx by adding the non free repositories or by downloading and installing the .deb packages.
My today selection for Linux gamers are three nice opensource games, the games are Go Ollie! : At first sight Go Ollie! looks like a game for kids, but once you play it you realize it can be fun for anyone, no matter what age. Bos Wars : A futuristic real time strategy game (RTS) […]
Compiz is one of the first compositing window managers for the X Window System that is able to take advantage of OpenGL-acceleration. The integration allows it to perform compositing effects in window management, such as a minimization effect and a cube workspace. If you want to configure compiz in ubuntu9.10 Karmic koala and Ubuntu 10.04 […]
Announced today by Gnome activity Journal team the release of GNOME Activity Journal 0.3.4. Since the previous release there has been a major overhaul to allow the journal to display Zeitgeist events which lack a local file as its subject. This means that, with the correct data-source installed, Journal now displays web-page visits, tomboy notes, […]