IT Management Linux News for Jun 02, 2009
Retailer PC World drops Linux netbooks for Windows (Jun 02, 2009, 22:33)
PC World: "PC World's store shelves will only
feature netbooks with Microsoft's Windows operating system, the
retailer has said, and will stop selling Linux-based machines in
Supreme Court to rule on "methods" patents (Bilski) (Jun 02, 2009, 21:33)
SCOTUSblog: "The Supreme Court agreed on Monday
to consider writing a new, modern definition of the kinds of
inventions that are eligible for patent rights. It accepted for
review a test case on when, if ever, an invention that involves a
method of doing business can be patented."
Linux Performance Administration even for beginners (Jun 02, 2009, 19:33)
Really Linux: "With this latest article, I
provide a quick and easy first guide for those getting started with
Linux performance administration. I personally use these commands
and tools in my own context and continue to find them of value when
dealing with enterprise Linux performance."
Moblin: A Netbook OS to Watch (Jun 02, 2009, 18:33)
Technology Review: "The latest version of a
Linux-based netbook OS called Moblin could be set to challenge this
dominance. Originally developed by Intel and optimized to run on
its Atom netbook processors, Moblin version 2 beta was released
The State of MySQL (Jun 02, 2009, 17:33)
Linux Magazine: "Robust development from
outside the Sun/MySQL sphere, new storage engines and the return of
Monty are just some of the signs that MySQL is healthy, despite may
reports to the contrary."
Microsoft strikes back at Linux netbook push (Jun 02, 2009, 17:03)
Cyber Cynic: "The very next day, Asus'
chairman, Jonney Shih, after sharing a news conference stage with
Microsoft corporate VP, OEM Division, Steven Guggenheimer,
apologized for the Android Eee PC being shown."
OpenSolaris Changes Shows What's Next for Solaris (Jun 02, 2009, 01:33)
InternetNews: "Sun Microsystems today announced
a major new update to its OpenSolaris operating system. Technically
called OpenSolaris 2009.06, the new release includes enhanced
networking, virtualization and storage capabilities for the open
source operating system."
The State of MySQL (Apr 19, 2008, 04:00)
tecosystems: "For the first time in several
years I didn't find myself in California for the MySQL conference;
the vendor and project's largest gathering of developers, ISVs, and