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IT Management Linux News for Apr 19, 2010

  • Tech Work Pays Best in Bay Area, Seattle Second (2010-04-19 18:32:28)
    Datamation: "Seattle area high-tech firms typically pay less than those in the San Francisco Bay area, although the cost of living is lower in the rainy city. However, both are still out front of tech pay in the rest of the nation"

  • Linux-powered BI appliance arrives (2010-04-19 17:32:28)
    ZDNet UK: "An open-source business intelligence appliance powered by Suse Linux has been released by database maker Ingres and Italian infrastructure software provider Engineering Ingegneria Informatica."

  • 7 Useful Linux Networking Commands (2010-04-19 15:02:28)
    Linux Planet: "Eric Geier introduces us to to seven powerful commands for troubleshooting and configuring Linux networking, both wired and wireless."

  • Keeping Linux File Systems Clean (2010-04-19 13:02:28)
    Security Blanket: "SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS ROUTINELY "CLEAN" their file systems by removing unused files and organizing files into directories. The term "clean" is also associated with performing file system checks to ensure structural integrity with tools such as fsck.ext3(8). In addition to these critical activities, you should routinely "clean" file system access controls -- ownerships and permission"

  • Closed source vendors hijack the term "open" (2010-04-19 12:32:28)
    Network World: "News flash to old-school software vendors: an "API" doesn't make your product "open" and it certainly doesn't make it "open source." For the second time in two days, I've seen product marketing claiming a product was open because the vendor supplies an application program interface. Phooey."