Developer Linux News for Jul 30, 2010
Lockheed Goes Open Source. Blankenhorn Hates It. (2010-07-30 21:34:43)
OnePeople: "I was really pleased to read the
announcement that Lockheed Martin's social networking platform,
EurekaStreams, was released as an open source project today.
Lockheed is a very conservative company, and while they're happy to
use open source internally and on projects for their customers,
this is their first experiment with actually running a project
Adding periods to SCHED_DEADLINE (2010-07-30 20:34:43)
LWN.net: "The Linux scheduler, in both the
mainline and realtime versions, provides a couple of scheduling
classes for realtime tasks. These classes implement the classic
POSIX priority-based semantics, wherein the highest-priority
runnable task is guaranteed to have access to the CPU."
Speeding up Ruby on Rails (2010-07-30 20:04:43)
IBM Developerworks "Ruby on Rails, a popular
Web development framework based on the Ruby programming language,
makes it easy to access your database, but it does not always do so
efficiently. Learn more about common performance problems with
Rails and discover how you can fix them."
Richard Stallman answers your top 25 questions. (2010-07-30 18:04:43)
Reddit: "1. corevette: If you could have one
proprietary package/software released as Free Software, which would
it be and why?"
Dell release OpenManage Server Administrator for Ubuntu (2010-07-30 17:04:43)
The H Open: "Dell has announced the release of
its proprietary OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) 6.3 for
Ubuntu 9.10 or later."
Ubuntu Linux solution stack implementation, Part 1: Introduction to the UNIX environment (2010-07-30 14:34:43)
IBM Developerworks: "Learn how to download and
install a Ubuntu image and then go through some basic shell
commands to help you navigate through the UNIX® environment.
This is part 1 of a 4 part demo series to show you how to implement
a solution stack..."
Announce: Rakudo Star - a useful, usable, "early adopter" distribution of Perl 6 (2010-07-30 12:34:43)
Rakudo: "On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6
development teams, I'm happy to announce the July 2010 release of
"Rakudo Star", a useful and usable distribution of Perl 6."
The PHP Content Management/Framework Upgrades in ExpressionEngine 2 (2010-07-30 10:04:43)
PHPBuilder: "A few months ago I wrote a series
of articles highlighting PHP-driven content management systems and
frameworks, and I singled out ExpressionEngine as one particularly
impressive solution that effectively balances the best features of
both. This popular Web development solution recently took another
major step forward with the July 12 release of ExpressionEngine
MeeGo Selected as Platform to Power In-Vehicle Infotainment Devices (2010-07-30 00:04:43)
Linux Pro Magazine: "GENIVI, the nonprofit
industry alliance that was founded by BMW, Delphi, Intel, GM, PSA,
Wind River and Magneti-Marelli, announced that MeeGo would become
the operating platform for the next generation of In-Vehicle
Infotainment (IVI) devices."