Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 21, 2005
internetnews.com: Sleepycat Launches Latest Berkeley DB (Jun 21, 2005, 23:30)
"Sleepycat Software launched a new version of Berkeley DB Java
Edition and is offering the catnip of performance and usability
improvements with this release..."
KDE: KOffice 1.4 Announcement (Jun 21, 2005, 20:30)
"New Image Editor, New Database Management Application and OASIS
OpenDocument Support Highlight KOffice 1.4 Release for Linux and
PC Advisor: Computing Without Windows (Jun 21, 2005, 19:45)
"You don't have to run Microsoft's omnipresent OS, but why
should you try an alternative...?"
ZDNet UK: Opera: Firefox User Figures 'Inflated' (Jun 21, 2005, 17:30)
"A feature in Firefox could mean that its current market share
figures are unrealistic, claims a rival browser maker..."
Microsoft Challenges BitTorrent; Cohen Calls "Vaporware" (Jun 21, 2005, 14:30)
"Microsoft unveiled it's own file-sharing
application--code-named Avalanche--during an open house by its U.K.
researchers in Cambridge..." With a response by BitTorrent
creator Brad Cohen.
NewsForge: Jigsaw Puts Together Open Collaborative Database (Jun 21, 2005, 11:30)
"The open source philosophy is popular enough that it is
becoming a marketing cliche for some companies that don't have
anything to do with software production..."
Flavio's Techno Talk: Moodss: When Capacity Planning Becomes a Must (Jun 21, 2005, 10:00)
"Capacity planning is an important part of the work that Systems
Administrators perform on a regular basis..."
informIT: Working with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (Jun 21, 2005, 07:00)
"Working with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) requires an
understanding of the login process, including local account files,
system accounts, and managing identities..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Use Extended Attributes for Better File Management (Jun 21, 2005, 05:30)
"There are many organizational techniques that contribute to
efficient file management. Thoughtful and effective directory
hierarchies help users locate content with ease..."
Phoronix: The State of XGI Linux Display Drivers (Jun 21, 2005, 04:00)
"In this article, we're going to be sharing our thoughts
regarding XGI Technology's Linux display drivers..."
FrozenTech: LiveCD Boot Benchmarks: Round 1, Popular LiveCDs (Jun 21, 2005, 02:30)
"One of the most obvious differences between a LiveCD and an
operating system installed on a hard drive is the time it takes for
the system to start..."