IT Management Linux News for Feb 23, 2010
Introducing Linux virtual containers with LXC (Feb 23, 2010, 23:03)
Tech Republic: "OpenVZ is great as it allows
you to run compartmentalized “servers” within an
operating system so you can separate systems, much like running
virtual machines on a host system. With OpenVZ, you can get the
benefits of virtualization without the overhead."
Linux Server Management Nightmare: Attack of the Killer Penguins (Feb 23, 2010, 21:03)
Serverwatch: "Imagine a monstrous, seven-foot
reanimated Tux-the-penguin with bolts though its neck, pursued
through the countryside by angry pitchfork-wielding villagers. It's
not an image you're likely to forget in a hurry."
Amazon pays Microsoft for Linux (Feb 23, 2010, 19:03)
Cyber Cynic: "What was Jeff Bezos, Amazon's
CEO, thinking? Amazon just signed a patent cross-licensing deal
that pays Microsoft intellectual property fees for, among other
things, patents that cover Amazon's Linux-based Kindle e-reader and
its Linux servers."
Microsoft/Amazon Deal: Nothing to See Here (Feb 23, 2010, 17:03)
Jim Zemlin's Blog: "Let’s avoid
second-guessing and implication. There’s nothing to see here.
We have real code to write."
Microsoft, Amazon strike patent deal covering Kindle and Linux (Feb 23, 2010, 16:33)
Tech Flash: "...as part of the deal, Microsoft
says it's granting Amazon patent-related "coverage" for its use of
open-source and proprietary technologies in its Kindle e-reader,
and its use of Linux-based computer servers."
Turning Patents Into ‘Invention Capital’ (Feb 23, 2010, 09:03)
NY Times: "Nathan Myhrvold, chief of
Intellectual Ventures, says patent holders are being treated
Android Gets Mobile Application for Video Ad (Feb 23, 2010, 07:03)
Enterprise Mobile Today: "After a successful
rollout on the iPhone, iVdopia's mobile video advertising platform
is now available to Android mobile devices. What kind of ads will
Want a job? Get a computer science degree (Feb 23, 2010, 05:03)
Network World: "Here's a tip for incoming and
current college students: If you want to have a high-paying job on
graduation day, study computer science."
XKCD: "Devotion To Duty" (Feb 23, 2010, 03:03)
XKCD: "The weird sense of duty really good
sysadmins have can border on the sociopathic..."