IT Management Linux News for Aug 13, 2009
Linux Migration Guide: Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Linux Maintenance (Aug 13, 2009, 23:02)
Linux.com: "There's no avoiding it, if you're
using a computer (or just about anything else) the operating system
needs to be maintained. This article addresses Linux maintenance
issues and techniques, along with things you would expect to deal
with, coming from a Windows background."
7 Ways To Crash a Database (Aug 13, 2009, 22:32)
Database Journal: "Many articles on database
administration take the perspective of trying to help you do your
job better. We thought we might take a different tack and poke a
little fun at some of more egregious mistakes we've seen over the
years at IT shops."
Oracle Juices Linux Virtualization (Aug 13, 2009, 20:02)
InternetNews: "Do enterprise apps make for good
virtual appliance apps? According to enterprise software vendor
Oracle, they sure do, but they need to have the right technology
Finding and Trimming Linux Bloat (Aug 13, 2009, 17:14)
LinuxPlanet: "When you eat too much pizza,
stepping on the scale the next day will tell you right away if
you're getting bloated. It should be just as easy with Linux
programs, right? Well, not quite, but you can track down memory
hogs on Linux, and Akkana Peck shows us how."
Parted Magic 4.4 Adds Dial-Up Networking and Sound Support (Aug 13, 2009, 15:02)
Softpedia: "This version features a special
program for dial-up networking, sound support through ALSA, Unionfs
compression to reduce RAM usage, SSH server initialization upon
boot and, last but not least, Super Grub Disk to take care of
Dell: Linux v Windows netbook returns a 'non-issue' (Aug 13, 2009, 07:32)
The Register: "Todd Finch, Dell senior product
marketing manager, said the number of Linux returns are
approximately the same as those for Windows netbooks. He
categorized the matter of returns as a "non-issue"."