IT Management Linux News for Aug 11, 2009
Where Are the Tech Jobs? (Aug 11, 2009, 20:03)
InternetNews: "What tech skills are in demand?
One measure comes from eLance, a global online workplace of
contract jobs. The company's monthly Top 100 Online Work Index for
August, set for official release Tuesday, shows a big jump in
several tech-related positions."
VMware: $420 Million SpringSource Deal Pressures Red Hat (Aug 11, 2009, 17:03)
The VAR Guy: "Red Hat’s fastest-growing
channel business — the JBoss middleware platform —
potentially faces new competition. The aggressor is VMware, which
has acquired SpringSource for $420 million. Here’s the
Hands on with SUSE Studio (Aug 11, 2009, 16:33)
TuxRadar: "Novell has launched SUSE Studio, a
service that allows anyone to create their own Linux distro respin
using nothing more than their web browser. But did you know Novell
already has plans to open source the new technology it
xTuple 3.3 Amps up ERP (enterprise resource planning) (Aug 11, 2009, 16:17)
xTuple press release: "xTuple Unveils Powerful
New ERP (enterprise resource planning) Features in xTuple 3.3 New
version of open source ERP software helps take growing businesses'
supply chains global, layering in international tax support and
distribution resource planning"
UK Government ditches Microsoft's Cloud in favour of Open Source? (Aug 11, 2009, 16:03)
ComputerworldUK: "Recently I reported that with
the move of Martin Bellamy from the NHS Microsft IT project to the
Cabinet Office to 'run' G-Cloud. It looked ominously like a step
towards a fully outsourced MS Azure project."
SYSSTAT Howto: A Deployment and Configuration Guide for Linux Servers (Aug 11, 2009, 12:03)
Linux.com: "SYSSTAT is a software application
comprised of several tools that offers advanced system performance
monitoring. It provides the ability to create a measurable baseline
of server performance, as well as the capability to formulate,
accurately assess and conclude what led up to an issue or