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June 1, 2011  10:40 PM

Oracle passes OpenOffice.org on to the Apache Software Foundation



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Apache, open source, OpenOffice, Oracle, sun microsystems

Oracle has contributed the OpenOffice.org code to the Apache Software Foundation's (ASF) Incubator, marking the end of Oracle ownership of the popular Sun legacy open...

September 7, 2010  6:51 PM

Supreme irony: Google as open source champion



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Enterprise Linux, Google, Java, lawsuit, Linux, Oracle

It’s easy to paint Oracle as the villain in its legal scuffle with Google.

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April 21, 2009  6:13 PM

Open source community reacts to Oracle-Sun deal



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Innobase, Java, MySQL, open source, Open source Solaris, Oracle, PostGreSQL, sun microsystems

Yesterday’s news that Oracle had entered an agreement to buy Sun sent a bit of a shock wave through the open source community. After weeks of pondering what an IBM buyout of Sun would mean, the IT community now had an entirely different scenario unfolding. The news was the first thing I...


December 22, 2008  3:54 PM

Java virtual machine performance: Ubuntu wins over Windows



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Java, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Ubuntu Linux, Windows

In May we reported results of a Windows Server 2008 power test conducted by Michael Larabel at Phoronix. Last week he released the results of his most recent open source versus Windows test, a...


November 18, 2008  7:32 PM

LAMP stack story overlooks impact of cloud, reader says



Posted by: Dkr
Apache, Cloud computing, Development, Java, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Open source applications, scripts, TechTarget Blogs


January 31, 2008  3:11 PM

More Linux commands for your scripting pleasure



Posted by: SAS70ExPERT
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux basics, scripts, tips

One of our users, James Lowden, emailed us to say that our recent 77 useful Linux commands and utilities guide missed a couple of his favorites:

I'm a NetBSD...


November 6, 2007  1:23 PM

Red Hat makes Java contribution — what was the hold up?



Posted by: ITKE
Java, Red Hat, sun microsystems

JavaIt took them about a year, but Red Hat finally got on board with Sun...


October 11, 2007  2:41 PM

Script tracks Perl modules for you



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, scripts

Michael Hurley shares a script that he wrote called modlister. I’ll let him explain:

It’s a script to tell you what Perl modules you have installed and where, to query whether you have a particular module installed, to see associated files, etc. For...


October 4, 2007  11:28 AM

Handy script protects Linux against traffic spikes



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, scripts

We received another user-submitted Linux script for our "Share scripts... win Starbucks" series. This one comes from David Witham, who writes:

I administer a consumer VoIP switch for a VSP. The switch acts as a SIP registrar and proxy. Many thousands of devices register and re-register...


September 28, 2007  10:48 AM

Does this script work for you?



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, scripts

Recently, we asked our readers to share some of their Linux scripts with us. Our first script comes to us from Diethard Ohrt, who sent us a script named “survf”. He writes:

The script "survf" monitors a file so you can check whether this file is growing (e.g. during ftp transfer)....


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