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  • 12 ethical dilemmas gnawing at developers today

    The tech world has always been long on power and short on thinking about the ramifications of this power. If it can be built, there will always be someone who will build it without contemplating a safer, saner way of doing so, let alone whether the technology should even be built in the first place. The software gets written. Who cares where and how it's used? That's a task for somebody in some corner office.

  • Oracle identifies products affected by Heartbleed, but work remains on fixes

    Oracle has issued a comprehensive list of its software that may or may not be affected by the OpenSSL (secure sockets layer) vulnerability known as Heartbleed, while warning that no fixes are yet available for some likely affected products.

  • Boxee.tv still silent after mystery 158,000 database breach of forum users

    The hacking Vikings have hit Samsung-owned web TV sharing service Boxee.tv, reportedly pillaging a 158,000 user database of forum users later posted to a Tor Internet site and at least one researcher.

  • SQL and NoSQL come together with new MariaDB Enterprise offerings

    Hoping to give database managers and developers more flexibility in handling vast amounts of data, SkySQL is releasing versions of its MariaDB-based Enterprise and Enterprise Cluster products that offer integration with NoSQL databases.

  • Oracle doubles the speed of MySQL query handling

    For the next release of its open source MySQL, Oracle is making a number of changes designed to vastly boost the speed of the open source relational database management system.

  • Facebook, other Web giants unite to scale MySQL

    Facebook has joined a number of other Internet services heavyweights, such as Google and LinkedIn, to better equip the MySQL relational database management system for large- scale work.

  • Red Hat to take on Microsoft with .NET hosted service

    Challenging Microsoft's Windows Azure on its own turf, Red Hat is ramping up services that would offer Microsoft .NET and SQL Server capabilities on its OpenShift platform as a service (PaaS).

  • AMD's ARM chips not yet HSA compliant, but support is coming

    Advanced Micro Devices' first ARM chips code-named Seattle will not initially be compliant with specifications from the HSA Foundation, which can boost overall system performance, but support will be added in future generations of the server chips.

  • AMD debuts first ARM processor

    ARM's emerging challenge to the x86 architecture in the server space just picked up some serious momentum as AMD announced it will start shipping sample 64-bit ARM processors, along with associated development kits, to partners in the upcoming months.

  • SkySQL aims for high-availability database clusters with MariaDB Enterprise

    Finnish software vendor SkySQL has launched the first version of MariaDB Enterprise, a subscription product which combines the MariaDB database with clustering software.

Latest Features

  • In-memory technologies move databases to real time

    Last week, application-performance monitoring service provider New Relic launched an offering that allows customers to mine its operational data for business intelligence.

  • Greed is good: 9 open source secrets to making money

    Low-cost marketing, hard bargains, keeping competitors in check -- profiteering abounds in the open source community

  • Fedora Linux 19 - Will Cinnamon be the default desktop?

    It was just last week that Fedora Linux 18 "Spherical Cow" made its official debut, but since then the Red Hat-supported distribution has been all over the news for a variety of reasons, not all of them complimentary.

  • 11 predictions for enterprise software in 2013

    The end of each year sparks an occasion for rumination on the past, as well as a longing gaze into the future. We shined up our crystal ball, rubbed our chin for a while, and sought opinions from industry analysts on what the future holds for the enterprise software market.

  • Red Hat, Xen, Java, Cloudera software support ready for 64-bit ARM

    There's been a lot of talk from hardware vendors about 64-bit ARM servers, but without software the fledgling platform won't get very far. Several big vendors made announcements this week that show software support is on its way.

  • Flame malware server password cracked by Kaspersky researcher

    Researchers have cracked the password protecting a server that controlled the Flame espionage botnet giving them access to the malware control panel to learn more about how the network functioned and who might be behind it.

  • Boost your web store with an open source shopping cart solution

    For businesses that rely on online transactions, open source shopping carts are a good alternative to proprietary ecommerce software: They are a fraction of the cost and are supported by large communities of users and developers.

  • Red Hat - The virtualisation path less travelled

    To update an old IT saying about IBM and job security, few IT managers may get fired for choosing VMware to virtualise their infrastructure. VMware, after all, is the safe bet: the company currently enjoys 80% of the server-side virtualisation market, according to IDC.

  • Ten essential tools for MySQL admins

    The MySQL community is a hotbed of free, open source tools to enhance the performance and health of your MySQL systems

  • Top data visualisation and management tools

    You may not think you've got much in common with an investigative journalist or an academic medical researcher. But if you're trying to extract useful information from an ever increasing inflow of data, you'll likely find visualisation useful, whether it's to show patterns or trends with graphics instead of mountains of text or to try to explain complex issues to a non-technical audience.





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