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IT Management Linux News for Jan 14, 2011

  • The Perfect Database Server: Firebird 2.5 And FreeBSD 8.1 (2011-01-14 21:04:44)
    Howtoforge: "Here is the guide on installing Firebird 2.5 from FreeBSD 8.1 Ports and creating your first test database; also we show you how to install Flamerobin GUI (administration tool) and the PHP driver for it. This was tested on fresh FreeBSD 8.1 on a virtual machine."

  • Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 14 (2011-01-14 18:34:44)
    Howtoforge: "Which led me athinking about Linux and innovation: has Linux ever truly innovated? Apart from the obvious Free Software development model, has Linux ever been ahead of McWindows on features?"

  • A Cautionary tale (or how NOT to backup your PC with RSYNC!) (2011-01-14 15:34:44)
    www.kmeckstein.com: "One thing that I won't mention there is the minor setback that occurred due to my stupidity and lack of thought. The problem was rsync!"

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 now out - EXT4 now fully supported (2011-01-14 14:40:06)
    Netat -vat: "Red Hat is out today with the GA release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 (RHEL)."

  • EECS News: Kicking the Cloud(s) (2011-01-14 03:34:44)
    OSU EECS: "Alex Polvi's career trajectory — from his first job running a chain saw on his family's Christmas tree farm outside tiny Amity, Oregon, through various student positions in computer science at Oregon State University, to being CEO of a recently acquired Silicon Valley startup — has been nothing short of stratospheric."