IT Management Linux News for Dec 01, 2008
Scottish Open Source Awards 2008 (2008-12-01 23:26:16)
Red Devil's Blog: "I WAS honoured recently to
be asked to help judge this year's Scottish Open Source Software
Awards and, if I am being honest, more than a little daunted by the
MySQL Founder Warns 5.1 Not Ready (2008-12-01 21:04:17)
Linux Magazine: "MySQL founder Michael "Monty"
Widenius warns in his blog against putting the current version 5.1
of the popular database package into production. He's critical of
the release policy and fears that the product's quality may
Is IT Offshoring an Overhyped Myth? (2008-12-01 20:34:17)
Datamation: "Jerry Luftman, the SIM VP of
academic affairs and a professor at Stevens Institute of
Technology, says the extent of offshoring is greatly exaggerated.
Various parties have stoked fears of offshoring for their own
Blocking Zombie Spam Netblocks (2008-12-01 19:04:17)
BeginLinux: "You will need to have an iptables
firewall and add this section to the firewall which will use the
information found in the list to drop the subnets thus taking the
load off your Postfix mail server."
Microsoft Cuddles up to Open Source (2008-12-01 17:17:17)
Linux Magazine: "Another model of transparency
that Microsoft likes to present is OOXML, the open documentation
standard, according to Sandra Schaefer, manager of interoperability
strategy at Microsoft."
First Dedicated Netbook Summit to be Held in Paris (2008-12-01 16:04:17)
World Netbook Forum: "On December 1st, the
first international conference dedicated to the Netbook market will
be held in Paris at the Maison de la Chimie."
Intel Rethinks Netbooks: 'Fine for an Hour' But... (2008-12-01 13:04:17)
Nanotech - The Circuits Blog: "Intel is
re-evaluating the Netbook market as possibly not The Next Big
Thing. This from the company that makes the Atom processor and
accompanying silicon that go into most of the Netbooks sold
Honeywell's Kitchen Computer remembered: The $62,550 machine no one bought (2008-12-01 12:04:17)
The Register: "With the holiday spirit in mind,
we return to the Computer History Museum in Googleton Mountain View
for a very special edition of This Old Box."
Upgrading to Trac 0.11 (2008-12-01 08:04:17)
Linux System Admins Blog: "The TracUpgrade
official documentation describes this in detail, but unfortunately
misses some important steps that can leave you with a broken trac
environment while trying to upgrade."